Family Newsletter

May 2021


EXAMS – JUNE 1                                               

7:45 –  8:15  Study Period 1

8:20 –  9:50  Period 1 Exam

9:50 – 10:05 Break

10:10- 10:40 Study Period 2

10:45- 12:15 Period 2


Study Period 3: 7:45-8:15

Period 3 Exam: 8:20-9:50

Break: 9:50-10:05

Study Period 4: 10:10-10:40

Period 4 Exam: 10:45-12:15

Lunch: 12:20-12:40

Study Period 5: 12:45-1:15

Exam Period 5: 1:20-2:50

EXAMS – JUNE 3                                                                 

7:45 –  8:15  Study Period 6

8:20 –  9:50  Period 6 Exam

9:50 – 10:05 Break

10:10- 10:40 Study Period 7

10:45- 12:15 Period 7

MAY – AP TESTING 5 Physics 12pm
3 US Gov 8am 7 Chemistry  8am
4 Calculus 8am 11 Spanish 8am
4 Ger.Lang.12pm 12 Eng. Lang. 8am
5 Eng. Lit  8am 13 Statistics 12pm

Band Pops Concert:  The concert originally scheduled on May 20 has been moved to May 17.

Computer Skills Test:  June 7 and August 13.

June 7 – August 6:   The office will be open from 8:00 a.m.  –  2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Viking Academy:  July 12 – 30

Freshmen Orientation:  August 17

School Begins:  August 18


PROM – May 28:  Information regarding tickets for the PROM was emailed to all juniors and seniors, and their parents, on April 20.  Ticket sales will take place May 3 – 6.  Guest forms are due May 14.

  • On the day of the PROM, juniors and seniors will be dismissed after 5th
  • The PROM begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Halls of St. George in Schererville IN
  • The Dance begins at 9:00 p.m. A letter from the parent sponsors of the dance was emailed on April 13.

GRADUATION:   Graduation will take place at Illiana Christian High School on June 4 at 7:30 p.m.   The ceremony will be held outside, weather permitting.  Admission is by ticket only.  In May graduates will receive a packet containing their cap and gown and tickets.

REPORT CARDS AND DIPLOMAS:    We plan to have report cards ready by June 11.   Graduation packets for the seniors will be available to be picked up in the office after June 18.  These packets will contain their signed diploma, and an unofficial copy of their transcript.

2021-2022 CLASS SCHEDULES:  Student schedules should be ready by the end of May.  Copies of schedules will be available to view via the Family Portal of RenWeb.  You will receive an email when schedules are ready to view.   If you have questions regarding your student’s schedule, please contact their counselor.  Students whose last names begin with A – K should contact Mrs. Benes at Students whose last names begin with L – Z should contact Mr. Zandstra at


  • Attention families of current juniors: The Indiana State Department of Health requires that all incoming seniors receive a 2nd MCV4 (Meningococcal) vaccine.  Please mail, email or drop off an updated immunization record BEFORE school starts in August. You may email records to
  • Any family that has filled out a Religious Objection Form for vaccinations must complete a new form EVERY YEAR. Please send an updated form, for the 2021 -2022 school year, to the office before the school year starts.  You may email updated forms to, or bring them to the office.

COMPUTER SKILLS TEST:  Illiana offers an optional Computer Skills Test for incoming freshmen.  Detailed information was shared through a communication from the feeder schools (Calvin, Lansing, Highland, Crown Point and Providence).  If you have an incoming freshman, and would like to sign up for the test use the the online form linked here.

VIKING ACADEMY: Illiana is once again offering Viking Academy, a summer camp program for elementary and middle school students. We will offer various academic and athletic camps for three weeks in July. Camps include but are not limited to the following:  Drama, Space Science & Engineering, Self Defense, Dancing, Cooking/Baking, various sports camps and more! To register go to the form on our website.


CURRENT ILLIANA FAMILIES! Do you have an incoming freshman? If the answer is yes, and you haven’t done so already, NOW is time to fill out Illiana’s admission application. All incoming freshmen are required to fill out the online application and enrollment packet. Class schedules will be created soon so please complete the admissions process and select courses as soon as possible.

Application Instructions: Current Illiana families can access the application in their ParentsWeb/Family Portal under Apply/Enroll and start a new application. (Remember, current Illiana students do not need to fill out an application.) New families should visit the Admissions page on the Illiana website.

After you have submitted your student’s application, you will need to enroll them by completing the online enrollment packet. Instructions for completing this packet will be emailed to you once the application for admission is submitted.

When the enrollment packet and fee are submitted, you’ll receive instructions about choosing your freshman student’s classes. Contact Director of Admissions Marie Limback, at 219-558-7066 Ext. 49 or with any questions or concerns.

  • HOST FAMILIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: At this time we are seeking families interested in hosting an international student for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are thankful for the opportunity to welcome students into our community for an academic year and in some cases, an entire high school career. Please prayerfully consider being a host family for the upcoming academic year. Contact Marie Limback for more information. Host families receive a stipend that covers the cost of tuition for one of their own children.
  • PREVIEW ILLIANA: Preview Illiana is back! This is a great opportunity for parents and students who are considering Illiana Christian High School to get an up close view of the school, and have all their questions answered. And, we think it’s just a lot of fun too! Plan to join us on Tuesday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m. Middle school students will receive a free Illiana T-shirt. Please invite neighbors, friends, family, and anyone else to this event! Due to ongoing Covid restrictions, seats are limited and preregistration IS necessary at this link:
  • BUS SIGN UPS: The 2021 – 2022   bus registration link is open if your student will need bus transportation next school year, please take a moment to register them.  There is transportation from South Holland, Lansing, and Highland.  The bus registration fee for next year is $215 and will be billed on your August tuition statement.

2021 – 2022 TUITION, GRANTS, and EFT:

The tuition rate is $10,945.00, a $100 enrollment fee credit will be reflected on your August tuition statement.

  • The first tuition payment for each student is due by August 15.
    · Payments for August – June will be $995.
    · The gratitude grant of $650, for supporting church families, will be applied towards your June tuition.
    · The Foundation Fund makes an optional discount of $215 available to all students, please complete and return

   the form with your August payment.
· The Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) form is linked here. To sign up for EFT payments, return the completed form to

the office with your first payment via check or cash by August 15. EFT payments will begin with your September



VOLUNTEER HOURS:    May is the last month to complete your volunteer hours. Visit link to sign up.

SCRIP:   Scrip tuition credit will not be paid out until the end of May.  It will be posted on your June statement. The last monthly SCRIP order will be submitted on June 1 at 8:00 a.m.  Online orders must be placed online by 8:00 a.m. on June 1.    They will be available for pick up the followingTuesday.    There will be no online scrip order for the month of July.  You may still order from the SCRIP store during the summer months.


  • Fall 2021 coaching openings are:  Boys JV Soccer Coach and Boys Varsity Tennis Coach  All interested parties should contact Darren DeBoer at
  • Tryouts:
    • Boys and Girls Soccer – August 2, 3, and 4.
    • Girls Volleyball – August 2, 3, and 4.
    • Boys Tennis – August 2, 3, and 4.
    • Girls Golf – August 2, 3, and 4.
      • The times for tryouts will be announced later.
    • Cross Country will begin practicing on August 2.
    • SPORTS PHYSICALS: The Athletic Department will be offering sports physicals here at Illiana to all incoming freshman and returning sophomore, junior and senior students on Thursday, June 3 for $30.  Please contact Bonnie Trepton at if you are interested or for more information.






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