The District 25 Dish

Fourth Edition, 21-22 School Year | September 17, 2021

what you'll find, as you scroll...

This edition of the District Dish features the following:


Thank you! Click around and enjoy!

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RULER

What is RULER and why has it come to District 25?


Dr. Marc A. Brackett, Founding Director of RULER, joined Sharon Nelles, Literacy Coordinator, for a Parent Zoom session to discuss how RULER is being implemented at District 25. RULER is an evidence-based approach to social-emotional learning (SEL) developed at the Yale Center for Emotional intelligence.


Click here to watch the recorded meeting.

Click here to view the presentation slides.

Out & About | PTA's Impact
How can you have a major impact on your community without leaving your couch? It's simple... Join your local PTA! Listen as PTA President, Nicole Barbieri, describes the ways PTA dues directly support your community.
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FEEL GOOD STORY

Dryden | Learning the Word Can

This little unicorn learned how to spell C-A-N in her class. Check out what else she learned.

We're on Instagram!

Follow us on Instagram to view a recap of Olive’s Funnel Friday!

You can also catch up on our previous events by viewing the highlights on our profile.

IG: AHSD25Social

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Food Service Employee

Arlington Heights School District 25 has an opening for a part-time (3 hours/day, Monday-Friday) Food Service Employee.
Starting salary is $15.00/hour.

Click here to apply for the Food Service Employee position at any school.

Special Education Teaching Assistant

Arlington Heights School District 25 has an opening for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Communications Special Education Teaching Assistant at Windsor Elementary School, Ivy Hill Elementary and Olive- Mary Stitt for the 2021-22 school year. Starting salary is $17.05/hour.

Click here to apply for the Special Education Teaching Assistant position in any of the three schools.

Crossing Guards

Have a few extra hours in the day and want to make some extra cash? District 25 is looking for crossing guards at South Middle School, Patton Elementary and Olive-Mary Stitt Elementary. Click here to apply directly.

Administrative Assistant to the Department of Student Learning

Arlington Heights School District 25 has an opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant for the Department of Student Learning. This is a 12-month position with full benefits. Please click here to apply and for more information.

Social Science Teacher | South Middle School

Arlington Heights School District 25 has an opening for a full-time (1.00 FTE) 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher at South Middle School, beginning September 27, 2021. Please click here to apply and for more information.
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SHIELD Update

You should have received Dr. Bein's email letter today updating the community on the SHIELD Testing program. If you have not seen that letter, please click below:


SHIELD Update Letter

  • Start Date
  • Testing Schedule
  • Testing Process
  • Help Needed

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This year, all students will attend school in-person, 5 full days a week. As guidelines and protocols change throughout the year, we will continuously update our COVID-19 Protocols & Guidelines Q&A Document.


Since the previous District 25 Dish, the following categories have received updates:


That document and all other COVID-19 related topics can be found on the COVID-19 Hub section of our website: www.sd25.org/COVID19.


Check out the video below for an overview of the quarantine options the District offers.

Quarantine Video | 21-22

COVID-19 Dashboard

The District 25 COVID-19 Dashboard is now live and available to access on our website under the COVID-19 hub (www.sd25.org/COVID19) or by clicking here. This Dashboard will report weekly, on Mondays, the positive COVID-19 cases per school from the past week, as well as the positive case trend district-wide for the year. This Dashboard will also report the District's SHIELD testing data.
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Upcoming BOE Meeting:

BOARD AGENDAS:

As a reminder, our board agendas are made public the Tuesday before each board meeting and can be accessed via our BoardDocs online program. To access BoardDocs, visit our website: www.sd25.org/BoardAgenda or click here.


UPCOMING BOARD MEETING:


Please be advised, there are two separate links to livestream the September 23, 2021 BOE meetings.


Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm | Committee of the Whole Meeting (NO ACTION)

THIS MEETING IS THE RESCHEDULED MEETING FROM AUGUST 12.

No action can be taken at a Committee of the Whole meeting. This Committee of the Whole meeting will focus on the Board's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training. Click here to watch this meeting live: https://youtu.be/GQDTot272i8


Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 7:30 pm | Regular Meeting of the Board

This meeting will be held at the Dunton Administration Building and will be live-streamed via YouTube. Click here to watch this meeting: https://youtu.be/MDBZesJOQ44.

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OUT & ABOUT IN DISTRICT 25

Out & About | 9/11 Reflection by our 6th Graders
What does our youth think about 9-11? These two Thomas sixth graders, both born nine years after the attacks on the World Trade Center, share their perspective after reading the novel Ground Zero by Alan Gratz.
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Food Menus & Labels

Elementary and Middle School food labels are now available our website (www.sd25.org/FoodService) and by clicking the links below.


*PLEASE NOTE, due to the supply chain disruptions and shortages, items linked below could change without notice.*

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Our teachers teach from a personal place. #d25ItsPersonal has become a way for our teachers and staff to share daily occurrences, and reasons why they do what they do for a living and why it's fulfilling, right here in District 25. Here is a look at a few tweets that show our staff's personal side!