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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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Dr. Michael Nicholson to Take on a New Role
The 2015-16 school year will be the final year for Dr. Michael Nicholson as superintendent as part of a mutual agreement between him and the Board of Education. While Dr. Nicholson resigned as superintendent effective June 30, 2016, he signed a six-month contract with District 34 to serve as the Executive Director of Assessment Analytics and Instructional Support.
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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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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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State Board Announces New Science Assessment
The Illinois State Board of Education recently announced that to comply with federal testing requirements, all Illinois public schools must administer the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) to students enrolled in grades 5 and 8.
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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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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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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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