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Current News
Precautionary Water Testing
As a follow-up to our communication last week, we wanted to share with you today the results of the additional, precautionary testing that was conducted on the water fountains and kitchen faucets located in all nine of our buildings.
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Teacher Recognized for Year Long Work
Amanda Martinsen, a fifth grade teacher at Glen Grove, has been recognized by two notable organizations for her incredible work on The Nora Project. These organizations include the Illinois Education Association (IEA) and Illinois Chapter/National School Public Relations Association (INSPRA).
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Kindergarten Committee Presents Preliminary Results
The Glenview District 34 Board of Education heard and discussed the preliminary findings from the district’s Kindergarten Study Committee at the November 16 meeting.
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District 34 Discusses PARCC Scores
During the December 14 Board of Education meeting, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum Assessment and Instruction Beth Tsoumas presented District 34’s PARCC results. The 2014-15 school year was the first year of the state-mandated PARCC assessment. Although no distinct conclusions will be made using this first year of data, the scores provide an important baseline-- or starting point -- for District 34.
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District 34 Board of Education Adopts 2015 Tax Levy
Following a public hearing on Monday, December 14, members of the Glenview District 34 Board of Education approved the district’s estimated tax levy. The district is seeking a 3.6 percent increase over the 2014 tax extension. The estimated levy would result in the district collecting an estimated $49 million in revenue, excluding the debt service levy.
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Kindergarten Committee Discusses Timeline
As a follow-up to the November Board presentation, Christy Crabtree and Denise Hildebrand, co-facilitators of the Kindergarten Committee, shared what the timeline of work will look like leading up to the May Glenview District 34 Board of Education meeting.
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District 34 Students Participate in All-Illinois Junior Band
Three District 34 students were recently selected to participate in the first-ever All-Illinois Junior Band (AIJB) at the University of Illinois in Champaign.
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Student Wins District 34 Spelling Bee
District 34’s top young spellers squared off on Tuesday, January 19 for the District Wide Spelling Bee. Representatives from Glen Grove, Hoffman, Pleasant Ridge, Attea and Springman displayed great intellect and poise as they battled for victory.
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11th Annual GEF Recital Night
The 11th Annual Glenview Education Foundation (GEF) Recital Night will be held at Attea Middle School on Tuesday, February 2 from 6:15-9pm. This is a great evening featuring over 500 District 34 musicians and professional ensembles from the Elgin Symphony Orchestra.
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Kindergarten Registration Begins in February
Parents of children who will be kindergartners this fall, along with parents of first and second grade students who will be new to the district in 2016-17, should enroll their child on February 18.
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Financial Projections Show Potential for Deficit Spending, Legislative Impacts
A five-year financial forecast provided by the Citizens Finance Advisory Committee (CFAC) to the Board of Education on February 8 shows District 34 will move from a position of modest budget surpluses over the past three years to gradually increasing deficit spending, assuming there are no changes enacted by the administration.
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Board Reviews Goals, Looks Ahead to Kindergarten Program Changes
As part of the Glenview District 34 Board of Education’s annual review of the Superintendent’s Goals & Indicators for the coming school year, board members discussed Monday what kindergarten work should be included.
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2016-17 School Calendar Approved
The Glenview District 34 Board of Education approved the 2016-17 school calendar. The first day of school for students will be Tuesday, August 23. Should no additional snow days be needed, the last day would be Tuesday, June 13. To view the parent calendar, please click here .
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District 34 Names New Hoffman School Principal
At the March 14 Board of Education meeting, Selene Stewart was hired as the new Hoffman Principal beginning July 1, 2016.
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PARCC Information and Testing Dates
During the month of April, District 34 will administer the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) for all students in grades 3-8.
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