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All District 300 piano students in grades 3 through 12 are invited to register for the upcoming D300 Piano Festival.

The following message was sent by email, phone and mobile app to D300 families and staff members at 12 noon on Sunday, January 5:

The following news release was issued by The White House on Dec. 20, 2013:

President Obama Honors Outstanding Math and Science Teachers

Update re/weather and road conditions: District 300 officials are continuing close contact with local and county authorities to monitor road conditions in the district throughout the day. As of 9:30 a.m. this morning, there have been no major transportation issues to report, and students have been transported safely to their respective schools. We will continue to provide updates to the D300 community as necessary via the mobile app and the D300 website.

Four Items from One School Board Meeting in One Minute!

1. The Dundee-Crown High School Robotics Program was featured during the Secondary Showcase.  As introduced by Division Head Michelle Buhrow, Teacher David Mensching and Students Joseph Ayala and Nicholas Bergman shared the history of this exciting new program, which is being expanded to other locations in D300. They provided a live demonstration with robotic cars.

On Monday, Dec. 2, District 300 is celebrating National Special Education Day, recognizing the hard work and efforts that all parents, educators and community put forth to support students with disabilities.  Special Education Day began in 2005 to mark the 30th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) signed by President Gerald Ford. 

Next week (Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 25-26), parents throughout District 300 will be meeting with teachers for annual Parent-Teacher Conferences.  These important conversations provide a unique opportunity for parents and teachers to meet face-to-face for discussions about student strengths, challenges, and ways that parents and teachers can partner together in supporting each student.  To make the most of your conference time, please consider the following ideas:

BEFORE YOUR CONFERENCE:

Will your child be in kindergarten in the 2014-2015 school year? Are you interested in learning about the D300 Dual Language program, which is held at Liberty Elementary School and open to students throughout the district?  If you answer "yes" to both questions and you don’t have another child in this program, please be sure to attend one of the following information sessions at Liberty (6500 Miller Road, Carpentersville):

Four Items from One School Board Meeting in One Minute!

1. Students who recently earned the “Golden Grizzlies” honor at Gilberts Elementary School led the Pledge of Allegiance.  As introduced by Principal Craig Zieleniewski, these outstanding Gilberts students included Cody Adamczyk, Ben Arvia, Sophia Calinski, Jackson Gillespie, Kiersten Grutzius, Jessica Haugen, Ashtyn Jensen, May Kimura, Hayden Leib, Abigail Lentz, Makayla Maurer, Kayli Nordstrom, Kayla Sonn, and Kristion Tomlin.

District 300 schools went the extra mile to learn about and celebrate Veterans Day this year.  We are so proud of all who have defended our liberty, and we enjoyed honoring those who have sacrificed on our behalf! Here are a few examples of the activities that took place:

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