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Welcome! If you have a student at Libertyville High School...then YOU are a Parent CAT! The ParentCATS is an organization that serves the student body, supports school policy and partners with the staff of LHS. ParentCATS seeks to support a positive educational and high school experience at LHS by enhancing school-home communication and providing volunteer services.  All parents or guardians of a LHS student are automatically members.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

MARCH PARENT CATS MEETING - RESCHEDULED FOR WED 4/18
Amy Belstra, Director of the College Resource Center, will join us Wednesday, April 18th in the Library Classroom at 7p. Amy will discuss college planning and parent concerns at each grade level.  

"AN EVENING WITH DR. KOULENTES"
Thank you to all who joined us for this special event! Dr. Koulentes was interviewed by President Joy Bach and shared with parents some D128 initiatives that were implemented this year, changes for this summer (flexible work spaces) and programs that will begin next year (RAD-systems, Green Dot, etc.)

STUDENT HEALTH ISSUE: VAPING
A topic parents are discussing and hearing more of is vaping. What exactly is vaping and why should we be concerned for our kids? Here is an article from LHS Health & Wellness Director Dr. Brenda Nelson to learn more.

REVISED BYLAWS
Please review the revised bylaws and provide any feedback to parentcats@gmail.com by Monday, March 12th.  Thank you!

NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2018-2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Please see our "Board of Directors & Committees" tab for positions and descriptions. If you are interested in running for an Officer or Committee Chair position, please email 1st VP Kathleen Salemi at kathleensalemi3@gmail.com.

"ASK PRINCIPAL KOULENTES" SERIES
Keep those questions coming! This month's topics included report cards, transcripts, Honor Roll letters and how the lists are distributed (posted on LHS wall and sent to media), LHS' endorsement of CLC as a great alternative to bigger universities.

"Ask Principal Koulentes" is a new initiative this year that gives parents direct access to Dr. Koulentes. He leads a discussion at the end of every meeting that is based on parents' anonymous questions and concerns. Please submit any topics of discussion for Dr. Koulentes at parentcats@gmail.com.

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR MONTHLY EMAIL AND NEWSLETTER 
You may have heard or seen some of our new communication initiatives.  To subscribe to our monthly email and upcoming newsletter, please email us at parentcats@gmail.com with "Subscribe" in the subject header.

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING? 
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ASK PARENT CATS!
Do you have a question, comment or suggestion for Parent CATS?  Click on the button below and fill out the form.  We will get back to you with an answer via email.
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