October 1, 2021



The PTA will once again host the scholastic book fair during parent-teacher conferences on October 7 and 8. We are also including the October edition of the PTA newsletter below. 


October PTA Newsletter- ENG

October PTA Newsletter- ESP


Erin’s Law

Again, this year, we will be implementing a child sexual abuse prevention program in our schools as the result of the passage of Public Act 097-1147, also known as Erin’s Law.  This law expanded upon previous legislation and required child sexual abuse prevention education for child beginning in pre-kindergarten and continuing through all grade levels.  Our students will be participating in lessons in their classrooms in October and November.  Please contact our Social Worker or Psychologist with any specific questions.  Attached is a letter that provides additional details.


Erin’s Law Letter


Shield Testing

Due to parent-teacher conferences, there will be no SHIELD testing at Mac next week. Drive up testing will be available at the district office Monday-Friday from 7:30-4:30 PM. 

ESL Classes at Armstrong

Armstrong School is offering online Adult ESL classes this fall via Zoom. These classes are for all parents who are interested in learning basic English conversation skills as well as beginning reading and writing skills in English. Classes will take place on Wednesdays from October 6th through November 17th from 6-8pm. Click here to learn more in PolishSpanish, or English

Food Pantry

Our district provides many resources for families and one of those is a food pantry. The pantry is available for all MacArthur families.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions, families are not able to visit the pantry in person, however we are more than happy to fill an order for your pick up at Muir!  In order to access the pantry, fill out this Google Form.  Once we receive your order, it will be packed up and ready for pickup at Muir. We will call you to coordinate a pick-up time.  

Some of our new items include cereal, pasta, sauce, peanut butter, pop tarts, fruit snacks, ramen noodles, soups, protein bars, AND assorted toiletries! Keep up to date on when we have new food arriving by liking our Facebook Page. Click here to access the page. Order today before some of these amazing items are swept off the shelves!