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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. 

District 300 and the Illinois Parent Education & Resource Center are proud to offer AD/HD and Executive Function Deficits: Practical Tips and Strategies for Parents on October 16 at 7pm at Westfield Community School (2100 Sleepy Hollow Road, Algonquin, IL) presented by Eric Tivers (LCSW, MSSW) of Tivers Clinical Specialties.

On September 20, the Board of Education approved the District 300 budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015.

The budget has been posted to the District 300 website and can be viewed at

District 300 would like to invite community members to a special celebration of orchestra music. On September 24, orchestra students from Hampshire Middle School, Westfield Community School, Jacobs High School, and Hampshire High School will share their collective talents during the Westside Orchestra Festival at 7pm at Jacobs High School.

The Westside Orchestra Festival will feature 156 students in grades 7 through 9 playing the work of music masters Beethoven, Holst, Mozart, and many others.

The event is free and open to the public.

October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. District 300 invites the entire community join us in solidarity to stop bullying by wearing blue on Monday, October 6th.

October 6th is Blue Shirt Day® World Day of Bullying Prevention and kids, teens, and staff members from District 300 schools will support bullying prevention by wearing a blue shirt.

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Community Unit School District 300

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Hampshire, IL 60140

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