109 News

February 28, 2023 - Issue 13

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5Essentials Survey - Last Call!

The Illinois 5Essentials Survey is administered online by UChicago Impact at the University of Chicago on behalf of the Illinois State Board of Education. The survey gathers data related to five indicators that can predict important student outcomes, including improved attendance and larger test score gains. Click the pic to take the survey now!

BOE Meeting Recap

The Board of Education met on February 16th. Click to read the meeting recap and watch the live stream of the event.
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Master Facility Planning

Click the pic to learn more about our master facility planning as we examine the long-range future of our schools in 109.

Kindergarten Registration

Know an incoming kindergartener? Click the pic and SIGN THEM UP! The early we know who's coming, the better we can plan for 2023-2024!

The Sun Will Come Out... on March 17!

Kind of ironic considering all the rain we just got... but CMS is proud to present Annie Jr. the Musical! It runs March 17-19. Click on the poster on the right for ticket and showtime information.
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We like to share What's Good in 109 in every newsletter, at every board meeting, and on social media as much as possible. Below, watch an interview we did with 6th grade scientists at Caruso who faced an interesting curveball during their cardboard challenge. Below that, you can read an article from Deerfield Public Library's Browsing Magazine, which featured Wilmot 5th graders talking about our district's Tournament of Books!
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The Month Ahead - Upcoming Dates to Know

  • March 6th - No School
  • March 16th - Board of Education Meeting, 7 p.m.
  • March 27th-March 31st: Spring Break
  • April 3rd: School Resumes