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The District 300 Foundation for Educational Excellence received a record number of nominees for Distinguished Educator and Employee of the Year awards.  All nominees will be recognized during the Foundation’s annual Awards Ceremony at the Boulder Ridge Country Club in Lake in the Hills. This year’s nominees are:

District 300 is happy to announce a new app, “Durham Bus Tracker” that will improve communication for parents and students who ride District school buses.

Our transportation partner, Durham School Services, has developed a phone app allowing parents to securely view the location of their child’s bus in relation to their assigned bus stop.

The District 300 Foundation for Educational Excellence is proud to announce their fifth annual Cultural Arts on the Fox event. This event showcases the talented students of District 300 in the fields of visual and performing arts. It will, once again, take place along the scenic Fox River on the property of Otto Engineering, the site of the old Illinois Iron & Bolt Foundry in Carpentersville, Illinois.

District 300 invites staff, students, parents, and community members to participate in the 6th Annual Relay for Life at Jacobs High School (6601 Bunker Hill Drive, Algonquin) on Friday, April 10 at 6pm.

Relay for Life is a 12-hour, overnight walk to raise funds supporting the American Cancer Society’s mission to fight cancer through research, education, advocacy, and patient services.

Participants will create campsites filled with food, games, and family-friendly activities while taking turns walking a track to symbolize how cancer never sleeps.

Dundee-Crown High School is excited to announce they have partnered up with Comcast Cares, a charitable branch of Comcast to improve the appearance of the stairs leading from the school grounds to the football stadium.

Each year, Comcast hosts over 800 Comcast Cares Day projects all over the country with over 80,000 volunteers assigned to these projects.

It’s almost performance time for our students in grades 5–8.  At this link, you can find the performance booklet with student performance times and rooms.  Any questions related to student performances should be directed to your child’s music teacher.

We look forward to hearing you perform on Saturday!

District 300 invites all students, staff, and community members to wear blue on Thursday, April 2nd to support World Autism Awareness Day. Thousands of communities, businesses, and homes across the globe will unite on April 2nd by wearing blue in honor of the millions of individuals and families around the world affected by autism.

District 300 parents, students, and community members are invited to attend the 5th Annual District 300 Adapted Physical Education Track and Field Meet at Dundee-Crown High School on Saturday, April 11 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm.

Infinite Campus will be down on Friday, March 27 for routine maintenance.

Any D300 parents or guardians who still need to activate their Infinite Campus Parent Portal accounts (one per household by March 31) are encouraged to request an Activation Key today by clicking here:www.d300.org/ActivationKey

Jacobs High School’s Technology Department has been heralded as one of the best in Illinois.

The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) have awarded Jacobs High School the 2015 Program Excellence Award.

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