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2250 North Clifton Avenue, Chicago IL 60614
Main Phone: 773-534-5535

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Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, August 30 – 8:00am – 10:00am – Supplies can be dropped off. Friday, September 2 – Meet the Teacher – 12:00pm – 12:30pm.  Supplies can be dropped off. Monday, September 5 – no school – Labor Day Tuesday, September 6 – first day of school for kindergarten through 8th graders Thursday, September 8 – […]

BooHoo Breakfast- Monday, September 12

We know it’s hard to send your child to school for the first time!  After drop-off on Monday, September 12, please join us at Floriole (1220 W. Webster) for snacks, along with smiles and shoulders to lean on from other new Oscar Mayer parents.  Coffee and treats provided.  Representatives from Friends of Mayer will be […]

Supply Lists Available Now

Supply lists are posted at If you would like to drop off your child(ren)’s school supplies early, please bring them in bags labeled with your child’s name and room number.  Supplies can be dropped off on Tuesday, August 30th between 8:00am-10:00am or on Friday, September 2nd, between 12:00pm-12:30pm (during the meet the teacher gathering).

Meet the Teacher, Friday, September 2

Come meet up with old and new friends to kick off the school year. New Early Childhood students (preschool and kindergarten) and their families are invited to a brief meet the teacher/visit the classroom gathering from 11:30am – 12pm in their child’s classroom. Parents will be receiving communication via email early next week, if their […]

$25,000 Grant!

Good Afternoon Mayer Community! I am reaching out with some AMAZING NEWS.  Earlier this summer I applied for the Roberts Award through New Leaders for New Schools.   New Leaders presents the Roberts Award for School Innovation to recognize outstanding New Leader Principals who develop innovative solutions to address critical challenges within their school communities.  The […]

Budget Update

Dear Mayer, As we enter August and begin final preparations for the upcoming school year, I would like to take this time to provide our community with an update regarding our recently approved budget.  Mayer did experience a significant budget cut slightly over $300,000.  This cut came through the per pupil fund, the State Chapter […]

Class Placement Update

2250 N. Clifton Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60614 Telephone 773/534-5535 Fax 773/534-5777 Chicago Public Schools Katie B. Konieczny, Principal and Bilquis A. Thomas, Assistant Principal August 4, 2016 Good afternoon Mayer I wanted to send along an update regarding classroom placement.  We will be moving the announcement of classroom placement from August 19th to Friday August […]

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