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Our middle school start and end times (i.e. bell times) have consistently been 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. since the 2008-2009 school year.   Prior to the 2008-2009 school year, bell times for the middle schools was 9:10 a.m. to 3:55 p.m.  Under the current schedule, we have struggled with our ability to support “on time” afternoon transportation at middle schools. These delays have also impacted after school athletics and other activities that rely upon availability of drivers to support their transportation needs.

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We have received confirmation that a third Jacobs High School student who had been awaiting test results has tested positive for mumps.

The student has been out of school since May 14th and, as a result, there is minimal chance that other students were exposed during the period of time that he may have been contagious.

In District 300, we believe that students should enjoy reading and have the opportunity to choose a summer reading book that interests them. 

That’s why, in the summer of 2017, we are giving you, the student, the ability to select one of 10 exciting books including:

District 300 Staff, Students, and Community,

One of the things we pride ourselves on is that regardless of which school a child attends, District 300 is one large family. Baskets of purple ribbons will be available inside the Sears Centre for all of our graduations. All graduates are invited to wear a purple ribbon to show their support for the Hampshire community.

Dear Parent and Guardians,

We have just received notification from the Health Department regarding a second confirmed case of the mumps at Jacobs. In addition, we were also made aware of a possible third case pending test results early next week.

This Saturday, May 20, is a very exciting day for all of our students, families, and staff. I would like to provide some reminders about the graduation event and outline the procedures should we encounter any severe weather. 

At the conclusion of each ceremony, students will be directed to exit from the northwest corner of the Sears Centre while parents and family exit out the main entrances at the same time. Families will reunite with their graduate on Hoffman Blvd.  This process is necessary to allow staff adequate time to reset for the next graduation event.

District Office
Phone: 847-551-8300
Fax: 847-551-8413
Community Unit School District 300

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