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Sidewalk Project FAQ

To view a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding the sidewalk projects near the school, please click here.  

Special Board Meeting

District 106 Community:

Tonight the D106 Board of Education held a special meeting to recognize the retiring board members and welcome the incoming board members that were elected on April 6. 

District 106 would like to say thank you to Natalie Watkins, Laurie Scheer, Dr. Nathan Phillips and John Corcoran for their time and dedication to our students, staff and community.  

“The last fourteen months brought unprecedented times because of the pandemic. With the guidance of our Board of Education, we were able to navigate some pretty difficult waters. We are thankful for its leadership.  Outgoing Board members John Corcoran, Nathan Phillips, Laurie Sheer, and Natalie Watkins made critical contributions to the Board and to make District 106 a safer and better place for children to learn," said Interim Superintendent Steve Griesbach.

As we say goodbye to four board members, we also say hello to four new board members. Kristi Bruno, Katy Fattaleh, Jodi Golm, and Jenny Mitchell were officially sworn in by Board President, Andy Taylor.  Andy Taylor will continue to serve as President, Jennifer Gusentine as Vice President and Katy Fattaleh as Secretary.   

If you missed tonight's meeting, please click here.  The next board meeting is May 18.

Sincerely,

District 106 Administration Team

2nd Graders Explore Robotics

2nd graders learned about robots and robotics. They used apps to code real robots and used their creativity to create their own robot with a specific purpose.

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April 27, 2021 Special Meeting

A Special Meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in-person in the LaGrange Highlands LRC, as well as simulcast on YouTube beginning at 7:00 due to the Covid-19 global pandemic and can be accessed on our website at this link

If you choose to attend the meeting, please keep in mind that in-person seating capacity will be limited.

The agenda for the meeting is available by going to Administration > Board of Education > Agenda

PARTICIPATION

Due to the recommended restrictions for in-person gatherings in Suburban Cook County, District 106 would like to provide our community with two ways to comment at the April 27, 2021 Meeting of the Board of Education.

Option #1: Written Comment Form

Board members will read each submitted statement, however, these comments are not read aloud at the meeting.

This form will stop accepting submissions at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in order to allow sufficient time to process and submit them to the Board of Education.

Option #2: Speak at the meeting

Please arrive at the LaGrange Highlands LRC and enter the requested information on the “Participation Sign In” form.

During the Communication, Visitor Comments, and Participation Agenda item, you will be called to the podium to make your statement. 

The Public Comment period will be limited to five minutes in order to allow for the rest of the agenda items to be discussed in a timely manner.

April Board Meeting Review

District 106 Community:

Tonight the D106 Board of Education held it’s regularly scheduled meeting for the month of April. The district recognized the 20-21 SCOTY(School Citizen of the Year) winners, Sophia Losavio (8th Grade) and Abrielle Welsh (4th Grade).  SCOTY awards are presented annually to students in both elementary and middle schools who display outstanding citizenship both at school and in the community.  

Katie Hannigan was introduced as the new Director of Finance and Operations.  Katie comes from Downers Grove District 58, where she was the Manager of Business Services.  Katie will replace Mike Duback, and will start her duties with D106 on July 1, 2021. 

Ali Beiermeister presented the board with a current learning update, an update to summer school learning and insight as to what the 21-22 school year might look like in the fall. To view the presentation, please click here

Mike Duback presented the tentative amended budget for 2021-22 which was approved by the board.  

Saliva screening will continue through the end of the school year for students. D106 staff will no longer be required to provide a saliva screening if they are vaccinated.          

If you missed tonight's meeting, please click here.  Thanks for your partnership and support.

Sincerely,

District 106 Administration Team

2021-2022 School Registration Now Open

Student Registration for the 2021-22 School Year is now open! Registration can only be completed on the District 106 website (www.district106.net) and you must be logged in as a parent!

  • Registration is only available online.
  • Registration will be open from April 19 - May 9 (11:59 p.m.).
  • Proof of residency will be required for new students and students transitioning from Elementary to Middle School.   
  • Registration information allows the school board and administration to make many important and timely decisions for the upcoming school year. 
  • Payments by credit card, check, or cash accepted. Payment due by August 1.

If you need any assistance or have any questions, please reach out to the appropriate school office.  Thanks for your timely response to this important request.  

 

 

April 20, 2020 Regular Board of Education Meeting

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in-person in the LaGrange Highlands Learning Resource Room (LRC), as well as simulcast on YouTube beginning at 7:00 due to the Covid-19 global pandemic and can be accessed at:  https://youtu.be/n4w_idvJYak

If you choose to attend the meeting, please keep in mind that in-person seating capacity will be limited.

The agenda for the meeting is available by going to Administration > Board of Education > Agenda

PARTICIPATION

Due to the recommended restrictions for in-person gatherings in Suburban Cook County, District 106 would like to provide our community with two ways to comment at the Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Regularly Scheduled Meeting of the Board of Education.

Option #1: Written Comment Form

Board members will read each submitted statement, however, these comments are not read aloud at the meeting.

This form will stop accepting submissions at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in order to allow sufficient time to process and submit them to the Board of Education.

Option #2: Speak at the meeting

Please arrive at the LaGrange Highlands LRC and enter the requested information on the “Participation Sign In” form.

During the Communication, Visitor Comments, and Participation Agenda item, you will be called to the podium to make your statement. 

The Public Comment period will be limited to five minutes in order to allow for the rest of the agenda items to be discussed in a timely manner.

7th Grade Science - Newton's 2nd Law Witnessed

Our 7th grade scientists enjoyed a beautiful day outside to examine and witness Newton's 2nd Law of Motion in action by creating  bumper cars! In this activity students were able to measure and calculate speed, distance, acceleration, and force of two objects colliding while altering the mass of the car rolling down a ramp.

Summer School Schedules Posted
Thank you for your patience as we completed Summer School schedules. To see your child(ren)'s schedule please use this link.  Then click on the "Summer School Classes" link next to a child to view the summer schedule.
 
We have tried our best to make sure families are as closely scheduled as possible. If you notice an error in your child(ren)'s schedule or if you need to cancel a class, please email me.   To complete the registration process, please submit payment by midnight on April 23.  Unpaid registrations will be canceled. Teacher and classroom assignments will be emailed closer to the start of Summer School along with other pertinent information. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.
7th Grade Science - Crash Test Dummy Lab

April showers did not stop our 7th grade science class from exploring Newton's First Law of Motion outside!  Our young scientists were able to analyze and calculate speed and inertia using a mock crash test dummy lab, while incorporating safe social distancing and great teamwork!  Even Thelma from Scooby Doo was involved.... as one of our guest crash test dummies!

New Board Members

On Tuesday, April 6 the Highlands Community elected four new board members to the District 106 Board of Education. District 106 would like to welcome Kristi Bruno, Katy Fattaleh, Jodi Golm and Jennifer Mitchell to the Board and we look forward to their contributions over the next four years. 

They will be filling the board positions of outgoing board members John Corcoran, Nathan Phillips, Laurie Scheer and Natalie Watkins.   

The new board members will be sworn in at the April 27 Special Board Meeting.

Kindergarteners learn about wind in Steam Class

In kindergarten steam class, students learned about wind storms and built houses to withstand a windstorm using a blow dryer to test their houses. Then they created wind socks to show wind direction.

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