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Mark Twain Elementary School
5134 South Lotus Avenue
Chicago, IL 60638

Laura Paull, Principal
Mary Ann Correa, Asst. Principal

Tel: (773) 535-2290
Fax:  (773) 535-2248

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Calendar ~ September 2015


Supply Lists 2015-2016

LSC 2015/2016 BELL SCHEDULE 2015/2016


2015/2016 Summer Reading Lists

4th Grade Summer Reading 5th Grade Summer Reading
6th Grade Summer Reading 7th Grade Summer Reading
8th Grade Summer Reading  

Welcome to

Mark Twain School 
5134 South Lotus Avenue
Mrs. Laura Paull
Mrs. Mary Ann Correa
Assistant Principal
Mrs. Lynne Butler
Mrs. Colleen Reynolds
Ms. Cynthia Steward
Information for New Families
School begins on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.  It will be a full day so please bring your supplies and lunch if you prefer that to a school lunch.  This year all  students can receive lunch at no cost regardless of their status last year.  Each family will be asked to complete a fee waiver form which is used for accounting purposes by the Board of Education and the state.
  School Hours and entry doors  

All students enter through Door #3
Morning Class:      8:30a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
Afternoon Class:   11:55 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Students line up in the morning near playground and enter through Door #4
Parents pick up students from classroom at 3:15 – entering and exiting Door #3
8:30 - 3:15

Grades 1-8

Students may enter through Door #3 or Door #7
Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 8:40 a.m.
Students wishing to eat breakfast should arrive at 8:30 a.m.
All other students should be in the building before 8:40 a.m.
A free breakfast is available each day to all interested students

  School dismissal locations Door#
Preschool/Kindergarten South door of East building - 52nd and Lotus 3
Grades 1 & 2 Northwest doors on Linder near auditorium 9
Grade 3 Northwest doors on Linder near auditorium 10
Grade 4 Center door of East building near playground 5
Grade 5 & 6 West door of East building near playground 4
Grade 7 & 8  Southwest door on Linder near gym 7
Kindergarten dismissal time is 3:15

Grades 1-8 dismissal time is 3:30

After 8:40 a.m. all doors are locked so tardy students must enter the building
through the main door on Lotus – Door #1 and stop in the office for a tardy slip before reporting to their classroom.  For school safety, all visitors must stop in
the office for a pass before proceeding to any area of the school at any time.


School uniform must be worn daily/Gym uniform worn on scheduled days listed below:

Mondays: 257 205 266 207 106 206  
Tuesdays: 255 261 202 264 213 101 107
Wednesdays: 259 267 201 262 105 204  
Thursdays: 263 203 211 104 111 208  
Fridays: 250 265 268 209 103 109 210

Homework Assignment book ($2.00) can be purchased on the 1st day of school.
Uniforms may be purchased each day in Room 163: 8:30-9:30 and 2:30-3:30

Parents are asked to call the school if their child is going to be absent or tardy.
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