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Dear Parents, Students, Staff, and Community Members:

Matthew Bishop, the 7th Grade Band Director at Dundee Middle School, has finished a video documenting this year's Midnight Mile.

The Midnight Mile is a 24-hour relay run challenge where Dundee Middle School students and parents are grouped into teams, with each running a one-mile leg of a continuous relay for 24 consecutive hours. Although runners may run as fast or slowly as they would like, walking is not permitted during the Midnight Mile.

In November, December and January, a variety of activities are planned to begin the transition from middle school to high school. Our goal is to make the transition as seamless as possible. Please review the resources on this page for more information.

Please click on the links below for an overview of transition activities.

Parents and students are invited to learn more about high school.

Date: Monday, December 4, 2017

Dundee-Crown High School
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Hampshire High School
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

District 300 is extremely proud to announce Dundee-Crown English Teacher, Alyssa Bichler, as the subject of the new Educator Spotlight Series.

The Educator Spotlight Series showcases innovative educators who go above and beyond the traditional call of duty, not only to educate students, but to inspire them, to dare them to dream big, and to empower them with the tools to succeed in the classroom and flourish in the workplace, and build positive relationships.

Over 40 Jacobs High School students enrolled in Mr. Steven Stunkenberg’s AP and Honors government courses demonstrated their commitment to education by attending a legislative forum hosted by State Representative Mike Tryon and State Senator Karen McConnaughay on October 30 at the Jacobs High School Auditorium.

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. 

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

NEW! Central Office Location:
2550 Harnish Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102
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