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SCHOOL IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER
Tuesday, August 23 is the first day of school in District 34 for the 2016-17 school year. The staff at District 34 look forward to another wonderful year learning and growing together!
Current News
Board Selects Firm For Superintendent Search
The Glenview School District 34 Board of Education took the first step in its search for a new long-term superintendent. The Board decided to engage the services of School Exec Connect to conduct a national search for a new superintendent, who would begin July 1, 2017. At meetings July 5 and July 7, the Board listened to presentations from five search firms: BWP & Associates, Illinois Association of School Boards, School Exec Connect, Ray and Associates, Inc., and Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA). Each firm, which had earlier submitted a written proposal, gave a 20-minute presentation followed by 10 minutes of questions from board members.
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Second student services administrator named in District 34
The Board of Education announced the appointment of Michael A. Meyers, who will share the role of Interim Executive Director of Student Services. He will work part-time alongside Kathleen Hart, who is returning to the district after retiring five years ago.
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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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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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District Targets Support for English Language Learners
In an effort to provide needed support to the key area of student learning, the Glenview District 34 Board of Education on Monday, May 16 agreed to the addition of a new administrator position called Director of English Language Learners/Bilingual Support.
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District 34 Names New Springman Principal
At the June 13, 2016 Board of Education meeting, Jason Kaiz was appointed as the new Springman Middle School Principal effective July 1, 2016. A 13-year middle school administrator, Kaiz is well known in the Glenview community where he served as assistant principal of Attea Middle School from 2007 to 2012. He has been principal of Lincoln Middle School in Mount Prospect District 57 since July 2012.
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Two administrators named in District 34
The Board of Education announced the appointment of two administrators at their June 20 meeting.
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New Teacher Contract Strengthens Compensation Package While Protecting Fiscal Health
The District 34 Board of Education approved a three-year contract with the Glenview Education Association (GEA) providing uniform salary increases for all teachers, a restructured health care benefits plan, and a reduction in the total number of teacher and student attendance days. The GEA membership ratified the contract on June 16.
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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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Administration makes recommendation on kindergarten program
Following a full year of evaluation and research into the district’s kindergarten program by a committee of teachers and administrators, a recommendation was presented to the Glenview District 34 Board of Education at its May 16 meeting.
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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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