Back to School Info 2015-2016

Welcome to the District 158 Early Childhood Education Center! We are excited to welcome you and your child to our program. Please read this back-to-school letter for important information on starting off the school year right!

For information regarding the session times, new location and open house please read this letter.


District 158 Early Childhood Center
Located at...
May Chesak Elementary School
10910 Reed Road
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

Main Number: (847) 659-5400

Fax Number:     (847)  659-5316

Absentee Line:       (847) 659-5411

Screening Hotline: (847) 659-6156

Office Hours:          7:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

School Day:

Session 1:  7:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Session 2:  10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
SNAP Program: 7:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.


If your child will absent from school,
please call the 
Preschool Absentee Line
.  Please call Transportation if your child will be absent.


Car Rider Drop Off: TBA

Car Rider Pick-Up begins: TBA


Please review the drop off and pick up times.
Please DO NOT pull out and drive around the
cars that are loading and/or unloading.
This is very dangerous to the students and staff.


Please DO NOT  let your child leave the
car before a staff member arrives at your car.


Click to review the car rider procedures.



Please make sure that your child has an extra set of clothes and everything is labeled with your child’s name.


Need to update contact information for your student? Please email and include your child's student number.


Creating A PowerSchool Account

 Click here for instructions on creating PowerSchool account. another copy. Any questions contact registration at 847-659-6158.

Mission Statement
The purpose of the Huntley Community School District 158 preschool program is to create an educational experience that will provide the foundation for later learning, by addressing the unique developmental needs of children, through experiences and interactions with materials, adults and peers.


Just for YOU...
The Preschool Lending Library


What is the Lending Library? The library consists of  educational packets to use with your children to reinforce concepts, as well as informational books and DVD’s for parents  on a variety of topics. 


Click here to learn all about the Lending Library.


Click here to see available resources

for your family to check out.












District 158 Preschool is     NOT an open enrollment    program. You MUST qualify for our program. For preschool enrollment and screening information click here.

D158 Early Childhood Center Porcupines


Join the PTA today...don't delay!

 To learn more about the PTA       click here.

Performances by Rock "N" Kids


August 26 Open House
  -Location: Chesak Door 4
  -Session 1 and ECC SNAP Families 5:00-5:45 p.m.   

  -Session 2 Families: 6:00-6:45 p.m.

August 27 D158 ECC's first day of school

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September 7            Labor Day-NO SCHOOL



October 9                Institute Day-NO SCHOOL

October 12              Columbus Day-NO SCHOOL ummer



November 25          Non-Attendance Day-NO SCHOOL

November 26-27     Thanksgiving Break-NO SCHOOL




Parent Education Days are for parent education & parent/child activities. These are NOT REGULAR SCHOOL DAYS AND SCHOOL IS NOT IN SESSION. Mini workshops are scheduled for parents while staff provide activities for their preschoolers. After the workshop, parents, children, and staff participate monthly themed activities.


Parent Ed Dates for 2015-2016

September 18th       October 23rd

December 18th     January 22nd

February 19th     March 18th     May 13th


Check back for monthly Parent Ed Day flyers.


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