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Main Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Attendance Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:25 a.m. -3:25 p.m.

(7:30 a.m. - 8:18 a.m. B/O/C)

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Office Contacts:

Fehrenbacher, Linda
Gail, Jeff
Assistant Principal
DeMare, Lucy
Lead Secretary
Nelson, Susan
Assistant Secretary
Tansor, Rosanne



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April 3 Late Arrival 9:58 AM No Before School Band/Orchestra/Choir
April 5 Term D Ends
April 19 Non-Attendance Day - NO SCHOOL
April 24 Late Arrival 9:59 AM No Before School Band/Orchestra/Choir
May 8 Late Arrival 9:58 AM No Before School Band/Orchestra/Choir
May 27 Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL
May 29 8th Grade Activity Day
May 30 8th Grade Promotion Day
Aug 5 7th and 8th Grade Walk Through
Aug 6  6th Grade Jump Start Morning 9:00 am-11:00am (incoming 6th grade only) 
  6th Grade Student and Parent locker set up time 11:00am - 2:00 pm



Dear Parents/Guardians,

Project Lead The Way classes will be available this summer for middle school students that were not able to fit them in their elective schedule. These introductory courses in engineering and computer science will run for 5 weeks. The maximum course size is 25 students, though additional students may put themselves on a wait list. The course details are as follows:
Cost: $170 (must reside within District 205 boundaries)
Dates: June 10 - July 11 (Mon-Thurs, off July 4)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Location: Sandburg Middle School
Course Descriptions:
Design and Modeling
Students apply the design process to solve problems and understand the influence of creativity and innovation in their lives. Using Autodesk® design software, students create a virtual image of their designs and produce a portfolio to showcase their innovative solutions.

Computer Science for Innovators and Makers
Throughout the unit, students learn about programming for the physical world by blending hardware design and software development, allowing students to discover computer science concepts and skills by creating personally relevant, tangible, and shareable projects.

If you would like to register your child for one of these courses you may do so by following this link:

Registration will remain open through Wednesday April 3rd. If you have any questions please contact Dr. Mark Cohen, Assistant Superintendent of Innovation & Growth, at (630) 617-8324 or email him at

Estimados padres / tutores:
Las clases del Proyecto Lead The Way estarán disponibles este verano para los estudiantes de escuela intermedia que no pudieron incluirlos en su horario electivo. Estos cursos introductorios de ingeniería e informática se llevarán a cabo durante 5 semanas. El tamaño máximo de la clase es 25 estudiantes, aunque los estudiantes adicionales pueden ponerse en una lista de espera. Los detalles del curso son los siguientes:

Costo: $ 170 (debe residir dentro de los límites del Distrito 205)
Fechas: 10 de junio al 11 de julio (de lunes a jueves, no hay clase el 4 de julio)
Hora: 9 am a 12 del mediodía
Ubicación: Escuela Intermedia Sandburg
Descripción de los cursos:
Diseño y modelado
Estudiantes aplican el proceso de diseño para resolver problemas y comprender la influencia de la creatividad y la innovación en sus vidas. Usando el software de diseño Autodesk®, los estudiantes crean una imagen virtual de sus diseños y producen un portafolio para mostrar sus soluciones innovadoras.

Informática para innovadores y creadores
A lo largo de la unidad, los estudiantes aprenden sobre programación para el mundo físico combinando el diseño de hardware y el desarrollo de software, lo que les permite descubrir conceptos y habilidades de informática creando proyectos personalmente relevantes, tangibles y compartibles.

Si desea inscribir a su hijo en uno de estos cursos, puede hacerlo siguiendo este enlace: La

Inscripción permanecerá abierta hasta el miércoles 3 de abril. Si tiene alguna pregunta, comuníquese con el Dr. Mark Cohen, Asistente al Superintendente para Innovación y Crecimiento, al (630) 617-8324 o envíe un correo electrónico a


Here is information about the 2019-2020 school year and student walk through, locker set up, and school pictures: If a student is absent during these times, there will be a picture make up day once school begins. If a student misses the scheduled days, they may come by between 9-3 on August 7 and 8, or August 12 and 13 from 3:30-4:30.


August 5th 9am-12pm/12pm-3pm- school pictures will be taken during these times

Walkthrough 7th and 8th grade

8th grade A-L 9am-10:30am

8th grade M-Z 10:30am-12pm


7th grade A-L 12pm-1:30pm -school pictures will be taken during these times

7th grade M-Z 1:30pm-3:00pm


August 6th 9am-11am/11am-2pm- school pictures will be taken during this time

Jump Start morning for 6th grade from 9-11 (incoming sixth grade students only)

11-2-6th grade students and parents locker set up time


Parents often have many questions about immunizations, and the diseases which the vaccines provide protection against,  Edward-Elmhurst School Health Services department is providing a program to support our parents who want to learn more about  current requirements and practices. Please see the attached program flier for additional information.


Chromebook take home begins on September 4, 2018.  Students must have a signed form on file in order to take home his/her chromebook.  Parents can access the form under the Spartan Resources Heading on this webpage.


Enrollment: 670

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The mission of Sandburg Middle School is to encourage students to become confident, independent, responsible and respectful learners by reinforcing and supporting their academic and co-curricular growth in conjunction with parents and the community.