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Assistant Village Manager of Carpentersville, Joe Wade, made a surprise visit to Lakewood School on October 29 to present Laura Factly with the Village of Carpentersville’s 2014 Community Service Award.

The Community Service Award, sponsored by the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce, recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond to give back to the community.

District 300 Paraeducators are proud to host their 5th annual Veterans Day collection for military men and women.

All donations support OSOT.il (Operation Support Our Troops, Illinois) and the soldiers who have personally requested the items mentioned in this year’s collection drive.

Today through November 13, each school will collect different items, including: snacks, socks, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, beef jerky, and deodorant.

Donations can be delivered to the Main Office of each building or sent with a student.

Fifth Grade students at Neubert Elementary recently conducted an Ellis Island Simulation during as part of their American immigration unit. 

During the simulation, each student assumes the identity of a real immigrant and has the choice of sharing information through role-playing that pertains to their class identity or their own family history.

Students make passports, write diary entries, and pack their most special belongings in preparation for their journey to America. 

State Representative Mike Tryon and State Senator Karen McConnaughay invite you to an SB 16 Impact Forum on Thursday, October 30 from 6pm to 8pm at the Jacobs High School Auditorium (2601 Bunker Hill Drive, Algonquin).

SB16, approved by the Illinois Senate, would redistribute General State Aid for schools and take millions away from most McHenry and Kane County school districts. 

Fourth graders from Hampshire Elementary addressed over 20 common core standards during their three-week biography project.

Students selected a celebrity that had a positive influence on society and studied their histories from birth to death.

The project culminated with “Celebrity Coffee,” held in the 4th grade classrooms where parents and grandparents were invited.

While there, guests had an opportunity to mingle with the celebrities and even ask for their autographs! 

The 43rd Annual District 300 Choral Festival is just around the corner. Join us on Monday, October 20th at the Blizzard Theater on the Campus of Elgin Community College for an evening of delightful choral music.  Middle and High School students will celebrate the music of Thomas, Forrest, Byrd, and Zimmerman. 

Featured conductors for this evening include Dr. Barrington Coleman and Mrs. Amy Branahl.

Doors open at 6:15pm and tickets can be purchased at the door for $7. 

Community Unit School District 300, Spring Hill Mall, and the Dundee Township Park District have finalized the schedule for the 2nd Annual Multicultural Festival on Sunday, October 19 from 11am to 5pm at Spring Hill Mall.  The festival is free and open to the public.

 The 2nd Annual Multicultural Festival Schedule:

11:00am: Opening ceremony featuring The Parade of Nations

11:30am: Los Chinelos performs traditional dances from the Mexican States of Morelos and Puebla

While a relative newcomer to Illinois, it hasn’t taken long to realize the deficiencies within the state’s school funding formula.

Orchestra students from Algonquin, Carpentersville, and Dundee Middle Schools, along with students from Dundee-Crown High Schools will share their collective talents  in District 300's Eastside Orchestra Festival. 

The Liberty Elementary School Chorus, an after-school vocal group comprised of 46 fifth-grade students, welcomed Dr. Maria Kanyova as a guest presenter during its regular rehearsal on Wednesday, October 1st.  

A widely-acclaimed soprano, actress, vocal professor at the University of Kansas School of Music, and mother of three current District 300 students, Dr. Kanyova shared her performance background, education, and love of music with a wide-eyed, enthusiastic audience. 

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Hampshire, IL 60140

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