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    Ms. Gina Tenuta
    Mrs. Sharon Collins
    Assistant Principal/ED Program Coordinator
    Mrs. Ashleigh Gibler
    Special Education Coordinator 
    600 Grandview Dr.
    Normal, IL 61761
    Office: 309.557.4414
    Attendance:  309.557.4463
  • Monday, February 6, 2023


    Normal West Dance team will offer a dance clinic  for those students who would be interested in trying out for dance at the Jr. High.  It will go over what to expect with the audition and skills that  they can work on.  It is Feb. 18 from 1-4 at Normal West and is for 4th and 5th graders.  Cost is $20 and registration forms are available on the unit 5 website in the backpack or the Normal West Athletic website.  The form is also included here: Normal West Dance Clinic Student Information Form.pdf






    Reminder about Drop Off and Pick Up: Please see the attached document for additional information and a diagram. As always, please contact the Hoose main office if you have any questions. New Parent Drop Off & Pick Up Procedures



    • You can use lane 1 or 2 for drop-off

    • Child needs to exit the vehicle on the curb side.  Students should not be walking around cars to exit.

    • Please do not pass cars in the lane.  Stay in one line even after you have dropped your student off.


    • Parents should not be parking to walk up to get students.  Please stay in the pick-up line.

    • If your child is a walker the sidewalk gate off of Grandview Ave. is now open for you to use.

    • Please pull all the way forward to pick up your child.


    • Families with the last name A- L will pick up in lane 1 (first turn) 

    • Families with the last name M-Z will pick up in lane 2 (second turn)

    • On Friday, we will be sending home name tags to display in your car during pick-up





    Looking to communicate to a specific staff member?...You can find the staff emails at this link on the Hoose homepage.  Extra bonus: If you’re looking for the teacher Wish Lists, those can be found here too!! 

    Staff Emails and Wish Lists HERE






    Upcoming Important Dates:

    Tuesday, 1/31/2023                  Early Release Day–Students out at 10:45am

    Feb. 20th & 21st                       No School

    Monday, 3/6/2023                     Early Release Day–Students out at 10:45am

    Mar. 27th ~ Mar. 31st                No School ~ SPRING BREAK

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