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With Friday, August 30, being the first "elementary early release" date for this year, we wanted to ensure everyone has access to the 2013-2014 Supplemental Calendar.  This covers all grade levels and includes early releases, late starts, and other dates of partial/no student attendance.  As noted, please visit the school website for specific bell times.  Thank you.

Four Items from One School Board Meeting in One Minute
 
1.       The School Board and audience enjoyed a music video showcasing the first week of school through photos taken by faculty, staff and students.  The video is available on the CUSD300 YouTube channel
 
2.       The back to school celebration continued as teachers and administrators shared their excitement about this year’s lower cla

You’re on the go.  And now, so is District 300!  We are pleased to announce that the D300 mobile app is live and ready to download. It is available for free on the App Store and Google Play.  Search for District 300.  For other mobile devices, click here.    

Thousands of people are buzzing about the free MOBILE APP that's coming very soon to D300!  Check out the NEWEST video starring D300 parents and students: http://bit.ly/16FFPLe.  Keep up with sports scores.  See secure student info.  Add school dates to your phone calendar.  Find musicals and other upcoming performances.  Connect with your elected School Board.  Send safety tips from the app.  Customize the news you want to receive.  Available for Apple, Android and Windows devices.  You're on the go ...

The public is invited to vote for their favorite graphic design to represent the D300 Multicultural Festival. Click here to see the five finalists. Then vote for your favorite at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/D300multicultural.  All designs were submitted by D300 staff, parents, and students.  The winning design will be revealed during the festival, which begins at 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 20, at Spring Hill Mall.  Vote today! 

District 300 high school students are starring in a fun commercial about the new mobile app that's coming soon to D300.  Here is the video: http://bit.ly/16bSWlg

The district mobile app will synthesize all of the informational resources D300 schools already offer you, and much more, into a one-stop communication shop that you can customize to your personal interests and needs. You're on the go. And soon, so are we! 

After an in-depth conversation between Board members and administrative leaders during a public meeting on Monday, July 29, 2013, the Board unanimously approved new long-range strategic goals and objectives for the district.  These goals and objectives were drafted by the independent research firm ECRA Group Inc.

D300 elementary schools are planning to conduct four additional “early release” dates this school year to support school improvement efforts, provide district-wide professional development for faculty, and continue implementing the new Common Core State Standards.  These four dates will be August 30, 2013;  October 31, 2013; February 5, 2014; and April 17, 2014.  Early release days occur on varying days of the week to reduce the impact on teacher planning time and on “specials” programming.

The Board of Education meeting orginally scheduled for Monday, June 22 has been changed to Monday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Westfield Community School, 2100 Sleepy Hollow Road, Algonquin, IL.

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