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Enrollment: Approximately 730

Attendance Line-24 Hours

Hours: 8:25 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Office Hours:
7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration Hours:
9:30-11:30 a.m.
1:00-3:00 p.m.

Next Early Dismissal Day:

Wednesday, May 7th at 2:00 P.M.

Early Dismissal the first Wednesday of every month.

TO REGISTER - Skyward Family Access

Skyward Family Access
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Dine & Share

Support our Dine & Share!
Go to our PTO page under the link above labeled "OUR SCHOOL" for all the information!





Dear Parents:
Online registration for the 2014-2015 school year begins April 1 and continues through April 30.  You may sign in to your Skyward Family Access account and complete the process, or come to your child's school if you need assistance.  Need your Skyward login or password?  Please contact your school building secretary.


Estimados Padres:
El registro por internet para el año escolar 2014-2015 comienza el 1 de abril y continúa hasta  el 30 de Abril. Puede iniciar su sesión en su cuenta Skyward Family Access y completar el proceso, o puede venir a la escuela de su hijo/a si usted necesita ayuda. ¿Necesita su nombre de usuario en Skyward o contraseña? Por favor, póngase en contacto con la secretaria de su escuela.


Student Lessons on Prevention of Sexual Abuse
District 59 schools will conduct lessons for students on prevention of child sexual abuse during the month of April. Please watch for communication from your child's school for the schedule in your building. You may access additional informati... Continue
Posted by: Barb DeMilio
Published: 4/1/14

Portfolio Sharing
Portfolio Sharing is being held on Wednesday, April 23rd from 4:30-8:30 P.M. and on Thursday, April 24th from 4:00-8:00 P.M.  Please click on the link below for more detailed information. Continue
Posted by: cathy czeszewski
Published: 4/1/14

Online Registration
Dear Parents: Online registration for the 2014-2015 school year begins April 1 and continues through  April 30. You may sign in to your   account and complete the process, or come to your child’s school if you need assistance.... Continue
Posted by: David Pohlmeier
Published: 3/31/14

Student Absence
Parents, please remember to call in your child's absence by 9:00 A.M. or they will be marked truant on their attendance record.  Our attendance line is available 24 hours a day (847) 472-3892 .   Continue
Posted by: cathy czeszewski
Published: 12/9/13

Breakfast & Lunch Menus

Student Drop Off and Pick Up

dont_forget.pngWe would greatly appreciate it if you would not drop your student off at school prior to 7:40 a.m.

Please remember to call in a student absence by 9:00 A.M.

Parents will be able to drop off and pick ...more

Our Vision

To increase success for all by providing a supportive environment and encouraging student, staff, and parental involvement.

2013-14 Calendars

2014-15 Calendars

2013-14 Report Cards

  • November 1, 2013
  • January 17, 2014
  • April 4, 2014
  • June 11, 2014*

*If all emergency days used.
Emergency days:
June 5, 6, 9, 10, 11

FMPA Dairy Queen Dine Out

Screen shot 2012-10-26 at 11.34.13 AM.pngFirst Friday of EVERY month at the Dairy Queen

on Elmhurst Rd and Cordial.

Simply tell the cashier you are with Friendship Jr. High and 20% of your purchase goes back to Friendship! Stop by for dinner, or just an ice cream treat!


@ Mrs. Jane Paterala
8th Grade Advisor
[email protected]

@ Ms. Woemmel
Assistant Principal
7th Grade Advisor
[email protected]

@ Mr. Navickas
Assistant Principal
6th Grade Advisor
[email protected]

@ Mrs. Westland
Administrative Secretary
[email protected]

@ Mrs. Czeszewski
Administrative Assistant
[email protected]

@ Ms. Hernandez
Administrative Assistant
[email protected]

@ Ms. Kafader
Health Care Assistant/RN
[email protected]


@ Mr. Verback
Athletic Director/ PE Teacher
[email protected]