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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:


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:

We would like to remind the public about the opportunity to become a substitute teacher in our school district. Click here to apply, and click here for details on job requirements.  All substitute teachers in D300 must hold a current teaching/substitute certificate, among other requirements.  Thank you for your interest.

District 300 has major case of football fever as all three high school football teams are competing in the state playoffs for the first time in district history. Catch the fever this Friday night (November 1) during first-round playoff action:

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) recently unveiled to the public a new, simpler, and more user-friendly School Report Card.

Four items from one School Board meeting in one minute!

Four Items from One School Board Meeting in One Minute!

1.  School Board members and staff wore pink shirts to honor the district’s Together on Tuesdays breast cancer awareness campaign, which is an early kick-off to the 2014 D300 Relay For Life (April 4-5 at Dundee-Crown High School).  The final two Tuesdays for this all-staff campaign will be Oct. 22 and Oct.
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