The Board of Education has approved the 2019-2020 school year calendar. Winter break and spring break are common across New Trier Township. Click here to view a one page listing of major events for the upcoming school year.
No School on February 15th and 18th
Friday, February 15th is a non-attendance day for students in District 35. South School teachers will be holding Parent-Teacher conferences. All other teachers and teacher associates will engage in professional development opportunities during this day. There is also no school on Monday, February 18th in honor of Presidents’ Day. Enjoy the long weekend as a family and we look forward to seeing our students return on Tuesday, February 19th.
FAN Presents Reach for Greatness
Education in the Age of Smart Machines: Dr. Yong Zhao advocates that the goal of education is to help each child discover and develop their unique strengths and passions so that they can be best prepared to meet the challenges of the modern world. Please join on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at New Trier Northfield Cornog Auditorium. Click here for more details of the event.
Random Acts of Kindness Week
February 17 -23, 2019
All are welcome to participate in the Family Service of Glencoe 4th annual #KindnessChallenge. The goal of this initiative is about impacting our world by connecting with others through acts of kindness. Click here for more information about the week. The schools will be highlighting each day with opening announcements and discussion in our classrooms.
Do you know about the science behind kindness? Read more about the health benefits of being kind.
In addition, please consider joining in the community event on Saturday, February 17th from 1-4 PM at the Takiff Center. Click here for more information!
Winter Weather Reminders
Safety is always the primary focus in deciding whether to keep schools open and continue with learning in our classrooms. Please click here to read additional details about the factors considered for school closings in District 35. In the event that a school closing is warranted, we will make every effort to notify families no later than 5:30 am.
Health Reminders from our Nurses…
Here are some important guidelines to consider when you hear those words, “I don’t feel well; I can’t go to school today.” Please take a moment to review the important tips from our nurses in District 35. The number one tip to avoid sickness remains washing your hands throughout each day.
PTO Needs You…
Please share your interest by February 22nd…
Are you interested in getting involved with the Glencoe PTO? The PTO is comprised solely of volunteers and there are many, many roles to fill. Applications are due February 22nd and include Room Parent interest for the 2019-2020 year. Click here to complete an interest form online. Please contact Co-President, Natalie Brown, with any questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Safe Routes to Schools
District 35 is pleased to have partnered with the Village of Glencoe and the Active Transportation Steering Committee to develop updated Safe Routes to Schools information. Please view the routes here to be aware of crossing guard locations, stop signs, and recommended routes for our students. We encourage all families to consider ways to walk or bike to school as you plan for the new school year.
2018-2019 Student Registration Fees
Payment of student fees is online through Family Access. The detailed information regarding Student Accident Insurance, Free Lunch Application, and Student Registration Fees may be found by clicking here.
The school district may release directory information which includes:
Birth date and place
Parent(s)/guardian(s) name and address
Period of attendance in school
Additionally, student pictures without identifying information may be posted on the district web page with informational pieces. Any parent(s)/guardian(s) may prohibit the release of any or all of the above by delivering a written objection to the Building Principal.
If your child will be absent from school, please call the District 35 absence line (847-835-7801) to report the absence. In addition, if your child participates in a Park District class after school, please be mindful that you must also call and report your child’s absence to the Park District. Thank you!