District Digest

Glen Ellyn School District 41

September 9, 2021
Stronger Together

In this issue…

  • COVID-19 Dashboard
  • First SIP Day
  • SHIELD COVID-19 Testing Delayed
  • Help Wanted at D41
  • Vaccine Care Van

COVID-19 Dashboard

District 41 has created a dashboard as a way for the public to monitor both the number of positive covid cases reported for students and staff as well as the number of people quarantined in the district due to close contact with someone who has tested positive. The dashboard will be updated every Monday by the end of the day.

CLICK HERE for the District 41 COVID-19 dashboard.

School Improvement Plan (SIP) Day This Friday

This Friday, September 10, is the first scheduled SIP Day in District 41. On eight SIP Days throughout the year, students in 1st through 8th grade will have early dismissal at 11:30 a.m. to allow time for building staff members to work on school improvement activities. Kindergarten students will not attend school on SIP Days. September 10th, AM Pre-K students WILL attend school on this SIP Day from 8:15 a.m - 10:45 a.m. at Forest Glen. PM Pre-K will NOT have school on September 10. For the full list of 2021-22 SIP Day dates and the Pre-K SIP Day attendance times calendar CLICK HERE.

*Please note: A phone upgrade will take place on September 10 at 1 p.m. after students have cleared the building and the SIP day afternoon has started. There will be a brief period where district phones will be down. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Voluntary SHIELD COVID-19 Testing - Delayed Start

We have been informed by SHIELD IL that our testing process will be delayed by two weeks due to the volume of districts they are supporting with this program. From SHIELD, “To ensure we can deliver and provide a smooth transition to testing, we are needing to push your launch date back to 27 September. This will also allow enough time to ensure your site is staffed and supplied appropriately for your testing operations.” We will keep the community updated as we learn more.

Help Wanted at District 41

There are a number of job opportunities across the District. If you or someone you know is looking for work, please visit our vacancies web page today. Currently, District 41 is searching for classroom aides and substitutes as well as lunchroom help, technology assistance and more.


WHEN: Saturday, September 11 10 am - 2 pm

WHERE: Glen Ellyn Public Library Parking Lot

WHAT: The Care Van is a walk-up, free, mobile clinic traveling throughout DuPage County to administer COVID-19 vaccines to persons 12 years and older, including those who do not have health insurance or legal immigration status. The Care Van will offer either the Pfizer vaccine which requires two doses 21 days apart, or the single dose Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine.

Learn more about DuPage County Health Department Care Van: COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic.

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