4.28.23 Family Newsletter

Here is the latest news from our Main Office. 

Important Dates 

  • May 5th-May 12th- AIM Expansion tours!(Must be signed up) 

  • June 7th- LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!!

  • The AIM Expansion Project is happening AND nearing completion! There’s still time to get a sneak peek at the Expansion Project if you haven’t gotten the chance already. Click here to sign up! 

  • To avoid tardy/absent messages, it is imperative students arrive and are SEATED in community class by no later than 8:00am. Arrivals after 8:00am must enter through the main door at the red stairs. 

  • *REMINDER*Any students arriving after 10:00am must be escorted by a parent/guardian to avoid detention. Students arriving without an escort will automatically be given detention to serve the following school day. 

  • No early dismissals will be permitted after 3:00pm Mon,Tues,Thurs, and Fridays and 12:30pm on Weds. 

  • Art in Motion will be providing the opportunity to recover credits and receive academic support through our Academic Recovery and Tutoring(ART) Program.The program will meet Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3:45-5:30 on the East End Campus. Please reach out our school counselor, Vanessa Villafuerte, if you have any questions or concerns at vvillafuerte@distinctiveschools.org

  • *REMINDER*All documents that have yet been turned in are now PAST DUE and must be submitted ASAP. Payment plans are no longer being offered and all payments made must be paid in full. Please reach out to Ms. Rivers @yrivers@distinctiveschools.org or call (773)828-9012 for all payments and documentation.

8th Grade Graduation:

  • Graduation will be on June 5th, 2023 at 5:30 pm. 

  • ALL graduation activities costs will be covered in the Graduation fee of $180.00. Payments can be made in two installments of $90.00, three installments of $60.00, or in full. 

    • The graduation fee is separate from school fees that were due at the beginning of the school year. 

    • Graduation fees cover the student’s; cap, gown, diploma, graduation, ceremony, luncheon, and field day festivities. 

  • Payments can be made online, before or after school with Ms. Hudson or Assistant Principal Brown (cash or money order). If you are paying online the links are:

  • Upcoming payment dates will be:

    • May 1st 

  • Graduation Pictures

    • There is a $10 nonrefundable fee that can be paid online. Packages and paylink will be sent via email from Ms. Hudson.

    • Photos are now live and available for order. If you are interested in placing an order, please visit here

  • ACTION ITEM: Please fill out this form ASAP with cap and gown size so that we can place orders.