Welcome Back to Illinois Lutheran!

Illinois Lutheran is excited to welcome students back for the 2019-2020 school year. We have some fun events planned to help make coming back this year a little easier for students and parents. Our list of events are below. Questions? Call the Elementary School office at 708.672.5850 or the Junior High/High School office at 708.672.3262. We look forward to seeing you soon!

2019-2020 School Year Calendar

2019-2020 Athletics & Activities Calendar

High School Parent & Student Micahtam Meeting

  • Sunday, August 11 @ 6 PM – High School Campus
  • Mr. Josiah Willitz – jwillitz@ilhs.org
  • Parents and students will meet with Mr. Willitz.

High School Parent, Student & Coach Meeting Fall Sports (Golf, Soccer & Volleyball)

  • Monday, August 12 @ 6 PM – High School Campus
  • Mr. Nate Hinz – nhinz@ilhs.org
  • Parents and students will meet with their coaches.

High School Freshmen & New Student Orientation

  • Tuesday, August 13 from 9 – 11 AM – High School Campus
  • Mr. Joe Archer – jearcher@ilhs.org
  • Freshmen and new students at the high school are invited to pick up their schedules, meet their teachers, find their lockers, bring their supplies and ask questions.

Elementary School – Back-to-School Night (Grades K – 6)

  • Tuesday, August 13 @ 6 PM – Elementary School Campus
  • Mr. Jeff Falck – jfalck@ilhs.org
  • All K-6 families are invited to stop by the school, drop off classroom supplies, reconnect with classmates you haven’t seen all summer, and especially meet new friends. Did we mention there will be ICE CREAM? All of the classrooms will be open, and the teachers will be here to help students settle in so they’re ready to go on the first day of school.

5th & 6th Grade Orientation

  • Tuesday, August 13 @ 7 PM – Elementary School Campus
  • Mr. Jeff Falck – jfalck@ilhs.org
  • 5th & 6th grade Orientation will be held in the upstairs classrooms from 7—8 PM. All 5th & 6th grade families are expected to attend the orientation.

Preschool Back-to-School Night

  • Wednesday, August 14 from 2 – 4 PM or 5:30 – 7:30 PM – Elementary School Campus
  • Mrs. Lisa Rick – lrick@illinoislutheran.org
  • Preschool families are welcome to join us for their back-to-school event.

7th Grade Orientation

  • Wednesday, August 14 @ 7 PM – High School Campus
  • Mr. Joe Archer – jearcher@ilhs.org
  • 7th grade Orientation will be held in the High School gym. A presentation will be made by the ILS staff and students will receive their schedules. Students may then go to their homeroom to open their lockers and leave their school supplies. 8th graders are also welcome to come pick up their schedule and place their school supplies in their locker.

K – 12 First Two Days of School – Half Days

  • Thursday, August 15
    • Kindergarten thru 6th grade begins at 8 AM and will be dismissed at 11:15 AM
    • Junior High & High School begins at 8:17 AM and will be dismissed at 11:30 AM
  • Friday, August 16
    • Kindergarten thru 6th grade begins at 8 AM and will be dismissed at 11:15 AM
    • Junior High & High School begins at 8:17 AM and will be dismissed at 11:30 AM

Junior High & High School Picture Day

  • Friday, August 16
  • Students at the Junior High and High School will take their school pictures on this day. Order forms will be sent home on Thursday, August 15.
  • Preschool and Elementary School students will take their school pictures a few weeks after school starts. You will receive notification beforehand.

Preschool First Day of School

  • Monday, August 19 @ 8 AM

Elementary School & Junior High Parent, Student & Coach Meeting Fall Sports (Soccer & Volleyball)

  • Tuesday, August 20 @ 5 PM – High School Campus
  • Mr. Nate Hinz – nhinz@ilhs.org
  • Parents and students will meet with their coaches.