Long Grove Country School

Wonder - Learn - Play

  • 8/5: Open House:  9am-10am
  • ​8/31: Orientation & Back to School Picnic (10am-12pm)
  • 9/5: First Day of School
  • 9/13-9/15: Grandparent Week - Bring someone special for Show and Share.  Details to will be emailed from your teacher.
  • 9/21: District Holiday - No School
  • 9/22: District Holiday - No School
  • ​9/28: Picture Day (9am)
  • 10/9: Columbus Day - No School
  • 10/31:  Halloween Party - 10:15am-11:15am
  • 11/9: Open House - Family Event (4pm-6pm)
  • 11/17: Parent-Teacher Conferences - No School
  • 11/20-11/24: Thanksgiving Break - No School
  • 12/9:  Snowball Party (3pm-4:30pm)
  • 12/25-1/5:  Winter Break - No School

This year has flown by!  It is so great to see how much growth each student has made in their own way.  A big thank you to all the parents this year.  Thank you for raising such wonderful children.  It has been a pleasure to work with your child and I am confident they are beyond ready for kindergarten next year!    Please make sure to come back and visit your family here at LGCS! 

​Junior Kindergarten Highlights

  • Animal Encounters
  • Outdoor Classroom
  • Gardening Opportunites
  • Water Activities
  • Community Service Hours available for HS students
  • Jr. Counselor programs
  • ​Elementary and Preschool Programs available all summer


Jr. Kindergarten

(847) 438-4834

Drop-off and Pick-Up: If you need to bring your child to school late, please just walk them up to the Preschool classroom. If you are arriving late for pick-up, please walk up to the main door on the Kindergarten side to pick up your child.

Outdoor Clothes: We will go outside as much as possible. Please label all of your child's clothes and shoes.

Colder Weather: Please remember to send your child to school with a hat, gloves, snow boots and snow pants when necessary. You are welcome to leave an extra set at school if it easier for you.

Muddy/Wet Weather: We will still go outside unless it is raining. You are welcome to leave rain boots at school.

General Info

Sample Upcoming Dates


My kids love summer camp!  As a parent, I love that my children are doing several hands-on activities that you might not see in a traditional summer camp environment.  They especially love meeting the animals and exploring the gardens.