Parent Updates

Click HERE to download the 2018-2019 Vine Calendar

Special Notes:

  • Camera Recommendations: Many parents have asked for Amy’s camera recommendations as the holidays approach. She’s put together a comprehensive list here.

  • Vine Literary Journal, Volume 1: Our first Vine Literary Journal has been published! To order your copy, click here! Note: you'll want to order the matte, medium-sized, full-color version, which comes out to about $22 with shipping.

  • Spirit Wear: Spirit wear is available anytime to our Vine families at this online store:

Contacting Us:

If you'd like to email about an absence, illness, or early pickup, please email To call in an absence or early release, please call 630-423-5916, x2.   

You can also use forms to report absences and early releases: 

  • If you'd like a copy of our sharable directory, please email Ms. Amanda.

 To Sign up for Gourmet Gorilla:

  • Go to Gourmet Gorilla and click on the “Register” button to create a profile

  • Create a new account & add a credit card.

  • At the top right, you will see all organizations you have children enrolled in. You may add a child by clicking on “Add Child” and entering VA003. 

  • Clicking on “Place Order” next to the child’s name will take you to the ordering menu. The left side of the screen shows a calendar with all days available for ordering. 

  • When you’ve completed your order, click on the “Check-out” button on the top right of the screen. Select the credit card you wish to pay with and click“Checkout.” You’ll receive an email confirmation with the orders you placed!