D34 Parent News

Timely news for District 34 families and the community

March 2019

Stay in the Know!

District 34 values our connections with parents and community members -- this monthly newsletter is designed to strengthen those connections! D34 Parent News is your source to learn about initiatives, activities and programs across the District, and out in the community. Look for it in your inbox during the first week of every month.
Big picture

Next Year Is Here! (At Least for Registration)

It's time to register for the 2019-2020 school year. Visit the registration page of the website for a step-by-step guide on how to complete registration.

We use our enrollment numbers to plan for sections for next year, so please register now! To encourage early registration, if you complete your registration by May 24, you'll receive a $50 discount!

If you have questions about registration, please contact the school office where your child will attend next school year.

Big picture

Registration/Residency Nights

If you have questions about registration or residency, or need help navigating the online system, plan to attend a Registration/Residency Night!

April 9 & May 23 | 4:30-7pm

D34 Administration Building

1401 Greenwood, Glenview

Computers and friendly staff will be on hand to help, and translation services will be provided.

A New Way to Pay!

You’ll notice something different next time you go online to pay lunch or District fees. The District has selected a new payment processor, e~Funds for Schools. It’s secure, easy to use, and your processing fees will be lower. Here’s all the information you need to set up an account and use e~Funds to pay your fees:

Create a New Account:

  1. Visit the e~Funds for Schools website (you also can access it through your PowerSchool account)

  2. Click Create an Account at the bottom of the left navigation bar

  3. Provide the requested information

  4. Click Create Account

Add Your Children:

  1. Select Manage Students under Manage Account

  2. Enter student last name and student ID number. Your student’s ID# can be found by logging into PowerSchool

  3. Select Add Student(s)

  4. Repeat to add additional students

Manage Payment Methods:

  1. Select Payment Methods under Payment Settings

  2. Select New Credit Card or New Direct Debit to add new payment information

  3. Read Consent and select Add to save information to account

Make a Payment:

  1. Select type of payment you would like to make

  2. Select student

  3. Enter amount of payment

  4. Select Begin Checkout

  5. Choose payment method or enter new method

  6. Review items and total

  7. Select Pay Now

Questions? Contact Cathy Kedjidjian.

Save the Date: Honor Retiring Board of Education Members

On April 8 at 5pm, the community is invited to an open house at the Administration Building to honor Sam Ach and Jackie Lutz, who both have served on the District 34 Board of Education for eight years. They have dedicated countless hours, along with their great talents and care, to setting D34 on a course for success. The contributions that Sam and Jackie have made to our schools and community will be felt for years to come.
Big picture
Big picture

D34 ParentConnect: Recap of Parenting in a Digital Age

On February 27, D34 ParentConnect hosted a program on raising children in a digital era. Please view the presentation and handouts. You’ll find a vast amount of practical advice and eye-opening information, and so many great resources you can tap into right now.

Take a minute to let us know the kind of future programming you would like to see in this area.

And, if you want to discuss the topic - your frustrations, worries and successes - further, plan to attend a D34 ParentConnect discussion group in March. The schedule is:

  • PK-2 Parents: March 7
  • 3-5 Parents: March 14
  • 6-8 Parents: March 21
Big picture

Events, Programs & Activities Around the Community

District 34 posts information about events, programs, and activities of interest to our students and their families on the Community Fliers page of the District website.

This month, look for fliers about:

  • Wesley Summer Camp
  • JCC Spring Break Camp
  • Indoor Triathlon
  • GBS Book Drive
  • And more!

Check back to the website regularly - we update the page as we receive new information.