Rudyard Kipling Elementary School

Kipling Elementary School is a Chicago Public School educating students from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Welcome Letter from Mrs. Houze 2019

Dear Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grade Parents,

Welcome back to Kipling !! I am looking forward to having an outstanding year with your third, fourth, or fifth grader with Reading and Language Arts! I am very excited for our students and myself, since not only do I get to work with our new students, but I will be working with my former students as well! For my former students as well as new students , we will be immersed in all forms of literature such as poetry, novels, chapter books, scripts, folktales, historical fiction, mysteries…. and the list goes on! Building our vocabulary, critical thinking skills, and our written responses are only a glimpse of how we will approach literature. Therefore, in order to build on these skills, homework is necessary. Students will be responsible for handing in homework assignments that are neat and legible for me to read. If there is a conflict and your child was unable to complete the assignment, then please write an excuse note so that it will not count against their grade. Also, please sign up for Remind for one form of communication between us. For Room 106, third grade parents, the code is @5e3714. For Room 108, the fourth graders, the code is @mrshouze. For Room 105 , the fifth graders, the code is @86a4cb. My email is or call Kipling and I will respond when I can. We are going to have a great year!!

Mrs. Houze