22-23 Back-to-School Reminders

22-23 Back-to-School Reminders

Registration Fee Discount Reminder

This is a reminder that fees for all returning students will increase to $220 on August 1. The registration fee is currently $185. This discount period will end on Sunday, July 31, 2022.

Please log into Skyward Family Access before August 1 to receive the discount which has been automatically applied. Any and all fees can be paid in Skyward Family Access using the “Fee Management” tab at any time.

If you have already paid registration fees, you can disregard this message. Please contact the registrar with any questions at or 708-857-5020

Family Meet & Greet / School Supply Drop Off

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Kindergarten - 5th Grade: 12:30 - 2pm
(Covington, Hannum, Hometown, Kolmar, Sward)

6th - 8th Grade: 2 - 3:30pm

Kindergarten - 8th Grade: 6 - 7:30pm
(Covington, Hannum, Hometown, Kolmar, Sward, OLHMS)

School Supplies

School supply lists for each District 123 school can be found by clicking the links below:

Free & Reduced Lunch Reminder

The federal program that has allowed school districts across the country to offer free breakfast and lunch to all students regardless of income expired on June 30, 2022. Since 2020, this program has eliminated the need to collect payments for school meals for any student attending District 123.

At this time, the federal government has not extended the waivers for next school year to allow free meals for all students. As a result, schools across the nation will be reverting back to free and reduced-price meals based on income eligibility guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Beginning with the 2022-23 school year on August 17, families who do not qualify for free or reduced lunch will have to pay for school meals. Students whose families are eligible for free or reduced-price breakfast or lunch will be able to access meals next school year at no cost or a discounted rate.

Since this adjustment may create a financial burden on some of our families, we are writing to give you advance notice of this change. Between now and the start of next school year, D123 will continue to explore ways we can help families with this adjustment. At no point would we ever want any child to go hungry at school.

If you would like to apply for free or reduced priced meals, please click here.

Student Device Insurance

The student device insurance policy provides full replacement cost coverage and protects the item worldwide (on and off school grounds) for only $25/year. The policy will be transferred to any replacement device that your child may be issued. Without insurance D123 families are fully responsible for the costs associated with the repair/replacement of their student's device. Insurance coverage is for the device only and does not extend to the case or the charger.

Families of students in all grade levels can sign up for this insurance program by adding the optional “Student Device Insurance” fee through Skyward Family Access. You have until September 30 to purchase device insurance every year. Additional information about the student device insurance program and deductibles can be found at:

Please view either the written or video tutorial on how to add Chromebook / iPad insurance to your student's account.

Teacher Assignments & Schedules

Homeroom assignments and schedules will be posted in Skyward Family Access on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at Noon.

Health Examination and Immunization Requirements

There are specific requirements for students entering preschool, kindergarten, second grade and sixth grade, as well as for all new students. Visit our Health Forms & Guidelines page for more information. Please note that these vaccinations and/or health examinations are required by state law.

School Offices

All District 123 school offices will reopen on Monday, August 1, 2022. You can access contact information for each school office by clicking here.

This site provides information using PDF, visit this link to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software.