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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

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.

Senator Karen McConnaughay is offering an intern program in her West Dundee district office.  This internship is open for rising Juniors and Seniors in High School and college students.  It is available for 4 sessions throughout the year and is flexible as far as times/dates.  This internship is unpaid, however the experience is well worth the time.  

In an effort to expedite the school registration process for all families, District 300 will transition to an online registration process this spring.

Starting in April of 2015, parents of students attending Gilberts Elementary School, Hampshire Elementary School, Hampshire Middle School, Hampshire High School, and Wright Elementary School will register for the 2015-2016 school year online.

In the spring of 2016, parents of students attending any District 300 school will complete an online registration process for the 2016-2017 school year.

District 300 would like to congratulate Wright Elementary School and Hampshire Middle School for teaming up for a great cause.

Last weekend, both schools teamed up to participate in Lake Bluff’s Polar Plunge and raised $5,200 for the Special Olympics.

The Wright Elementary School and Hampshire Middle School Polar Plunge team included:

Staff Members:

Hampshire Middle School Principal Kurt Rohlwing

Wright Principal Don Wicker

Ryan Andersen

Ashley Crates

Matt Getz

Matt Joslyn

Peter Marek

This is Fred Heid, Superintendent of District 300, with an important message regarding the distribution of third quarter report cards. As you know, District 300 has modified the third quarter calendar to reflect five days previously lost to weather-related closures (you may view the most recent calendar here:

In order to ensure the integrity of instructional time, District 300 has modified the distribution timeline for third quarter report cards as follows: 

The Physical Education department at Dundee Middle School recently saw through their vision of converting their school stage into a modern fitness center.

“At DMS, every staff member is charged with finding ways to improve the school experience for students,” says Gina Hurley, Physical Education Department Leader. “As a Physical Education department, we saw great value in adding fitness equipment and repurposing existing space to optimize cardiovascular components into our curriculum.”

On March 17th, Hampshire High School will host Rachel’s Challenge, at 7pm in the auditorium. 

Rachel’s Challenge is an organization dedicated to making a positive change by breaking down barriers between students, preventing bullying, and equipping students and teachers will skills to create a more caring and supportive learning environment.

Based on the life and writing of Rachel Scott, the first victim of the Columbine tragedy in 1999, Rachel's Challenge provides a continual improvement process for schools designed to awaken the learner in every child.

Join District 300 Superintendent Fred Heid, Dundee-Crown Principal Lynn McCarthy, incoming Dundee-Crown Principal Devon LaRosa, and Assistant Superintendent of High School Curriculum and Instruction Benjamin Churchill for a Town Hall meet and greet at the Dundee Crown Annex. The meet and greet is schedule for Wednesday, March 4th at 6:30pm.

The group will speak briefly about the current and upcoming transitions at Dundee-Crown High School. An informal Q&A will follow with light refreshments.

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