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2023 – 2024 Medical Forms

State of Illinois Health Form * – Due Aug 11, 2023, required for students entering Pre-Nursery, Kindergarten, 6th Grade and all New Hillel Torah students in Pre-Nursery through 8th Grade

  • For the health and safety of our school community and as mandated by the State of Illinois, students are required to have their medical forms submitted before they can start school.
  • As part of the health exam, state law requires immunization for communicable diseases for ALL students. State law mandates that no student be allowed entry to school without proof of immunization. Personal or religious exemptions are not accepted.
  • Physical Exam Extension Request – Please contact the office directly ([email protected]) if you have health exams scheduled beyond August 11.

 Note: All forms dated from October 2022 ARE valid for this upcoming school year until your child has their yearly physical, and a more current form is available. If you are unsure of which vaccinations your child has received, please contact your physician’s office.

Allergy Action Plan – Due Aug 11, if applicable

Asthma Action Plan – Due Aug 11, if applicable

  • Any student that has Asthma and/or an allergy to food or medications needs to have an action plan form filled out by their medical doctor and signed by both the doctor and by the parent. A new form is required every year.

Dental Form Due Aug 11, for all students entering Kindergarten, 2nd, and 6th grade 

Vision Form  – Due Aug 11, for all students entering Kindergarten and students new to Illinois

Please email all forms directly to [email protected] by August 11.

2023 – 2024 School Supplies

Pre-Nursery-4th grade: There is a $100 supply and activity fee to cover the cost of all supplies, special activities/events, and field trips for the entire year. No other requests for funds will be asked of you during the year. Please click here to pay the supply and activity fee by August 15.

Grades 5-8: Please click here for the supply lists for each grade (each grade is on a separate page). These lists represent a conservative estimate of the supplies Middle School students will need for the year. Please note that there is a possibility that your child’s teacher may request additional supplies within the year.  

5th Grade Yoman: A Yoman assignment notebook is required for 5th grade students. The cost of the Yoman is $12 – click here to order. A limited number are available for 6th-8th graders on a first come basis.

Grades 2-8:  Judaic Book List. Required books for each grade can be purchased at a Judaic bookstore. In some grades, some books will be the same as those used by your child last year and students should bring them back to school, as noted.

2023 – 2024 Technology Requirements

All Kindergarten through 5th grade students must use a school-issued device. Students in grades 6-8 can use their own device or rent one from the school.

Device Form: The device fee is $50 for Kindergarten and $125 for grades 1-8. If you have not already done so, please click here to complete the device form for all K-8 students.

Headphones: All K-8 students are required to have headphones or earbuds. Headphones need to have a microphone for voice recording. They should be placed in a Ziploc bag, labeled with the student’s name.

Device Cases: Device cases are highly encouraged for all devices (grades 1-8).

Suggested iPad case

Suggested Chromebook case option one or option two

Please contact Mr. Goldman ([email protected]) for all technology related questions.


Please take the time to read the handbooks carefully, especially those policies that are new or have been updated, to set your children up for a successful school year.


ParentLocker is our school information system that serves to enhance home-school communication through a user-friendly interface and great features for students, parents, and staff.  When logged in to ParentLocker, parents will be able to see academic information specific to their children in a private and secure environment.

All you will need is a computer or smartphone to view your child’s attendance, homework, class calendars of assignments and special events, hot lunch orders, online parent directory, and gradebook for middle schoolers.

Login Instructions

  1. Once your account is activated, go to ParentLocker
  2. Enter your username and password.
  3. Click login.


You can also download the free ParenLocker app via the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Questions?   Email [email protected] with a detailed subject heading.

2023 Summer Workbooks

If your student wants to use the summer months to retain new skills, read on a daily basis, and get a preview of new material, you can find all the Summer Workbooks below. 

Primary School

  • Incoming 1st Graders

General Studies

  • Incoming 2nd Graders

Judaic Studies | General Studies

  • Incoming 3rd Graders

Judaic Studies | General Studies

  • Incoming 4th Graders

Judaic Studies | General Studies

Middle School

All middle school students are required to read two books over the summer. One is an assigned book and one is free choice. The assigned book is the first book students will be studying in ELA next year.  Discussions, projects, and classwork about this book will start the first week of school! If the student has read the assigned book before, please read it again so it’s fresh in your mind.

  • Incoming 5th Graders

Assigned Book: Rules by Cynthia Lord

Ivrit | Chumash | General Studies
Rules by Cynthia Lord

Incoming 6th Graders

Assigned Book: Restart by Gordon Korman

Incoming 7th Graders

Assigned Book: Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick

  • Incoming 8th Graders

Assigned Book:The Wave by Todd Strasser

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences are an important time to communicate in person with your child’s teacher about his/her progress and to plan any needed adjustments. Please take advantage of this important opportunity.

Online Tools

Here you will find helpful resources and tools for grade-specific student learning, including Art, PE, Science, and Story Time, as well as links and suggestions for free learning resources available online.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Resources

Mazel Tov on the upcoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah of your child! Planning for this simcha is a wonderfully exciting time that can be filled with both anticipation and anxiety. We present this booklet as a guideline to serve as a resource as you begin to plan for your simcha.

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