Glen Ellyn School District 41
Transition to In-Person Learning
First Day of In-Person Learning Per Grade Level
October 15 - Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade
October 19 - Pre-K
November 2 - 6th grade
November 4 - Grades 3, 4, 5, 7, 8
Thank you to everyone who filled out the form in Skyward and made the best choice for your family to either have your child/children stay in full remote learning or come back to the buildings through the Blended AM/PM Model. The district continues to work on all of the logistics and details related to this transition. More information will be provided over the next several weeks. Look for communications from the district and your buildings principals.
The District 41 Pandemic Response Advisory Team (PRAT) has provided the following notable data for this week:
District 41 is on track to return to school as planned.
- DuPage County status is Blue (stable)
- Youth cases decreased by 24.5% from the previous week
- Trends to watch: Test Positivity Rate is up; New Cases per Hundred Thousand Residents remains high
For more detailed information, please view PRAT's full State of the Metrics report.
Board of Education Elections
Glen Ellyn School District 41 will have four (4) board of education seats open in April 2021.
Qualifications : U.S. Citizen; 18 years of age; registered voter. (10 ILCS 5/3-1) You must be a resident of the territory of the district for at least one year immediately preceding this election. (105 ILCS 5/10-3, 5/10-10)
Please visit the website of the DuPage County Election Commission for a candidate packet and information. Additional information and key dates can be obtained from the Illinois Association of School Boards.
Receive Text Messages from District 41
District 41 will use text messaging to share timely information and emergency communications. You can now opt in to receive these important text messages from District 41. Text Y or Yes to 67587.
Free Meals for Pick Up on Wednesdays
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District 41 is providing FREE meal service for all children enrolled at each of our schools as part of the USDA National School Lunch and Breakfast program.
Distribution of all meals takes place every Wednesday at Hadley Junior High. Parents/guardians have the option of picking up food at one of two designated times, 6:30 - 7:45 am OR 11:30 - 12:30 pm, in a drive thru format in the front of Hadley. Children do not need to be present for pick up. Meals for each child will be provided with 5 days of breakfasts and lunches to take to eat wherever they may be learning. CLICK HERE FOR THE FLYER
For the latest details and updates visit www.d41foodandnutrition.org.
If you are unable to come to pick up at either of these times, please contact Tess Ngo at email@example.com
Tech Support During Remote Learning
Resources are currently available on the District 41 Tech at Home webpage. The page can be found by clicking the D41 Tech at Home button on the D41.org homepage or by visiting www.d41.org/techathome.
At this time, parents can review suggestions on how to resolve problems using Chromebooks or communicate with the Technology Department directly for help. Additionally, families can find videos in English and Spanish about using Chromebooks and technological platforms, such as Google Classroom and Skyward.
District 41 is working to build a robust library of resources for families. The tools and videos posted on the webpage will continue to grow, so the webpage will be updated on a regular basis. Please review our current offerings and check back often to view newly added resources.
Hadley and the Glen Ellyn Public Library Partner to Provide Ebook Access
The Glen Ellyn Public Library has partnered with Hadley Junior High in providing access to thousands of ebooks through a mutual relationship with Overdrive, a leader in the ebook platform industry. Hadley students can now not only access Hadley's collection of ebooks through the Sora app, but also the Glen Ellyn catalog of ebooks as well! Students simply access Sora through the Hadley portal, and then they can easily search, locate, and borrow ebooks from the GEPL! Any questions can be directed to Hadley's Library Media Center Director Chris Abbott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parent University through CASE DuPage Provides Remote Learning Support
Free Flu Vaccine Voucher Program
Upcoming Glenbard Parent Series Events
The Technology and Training to Foster School Success/ La Tecnología y la Capacitación para Ayudar a los Estudiantes a Prospera
Luz Luna and Oscar Perez Sanchez
Thu, Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm MORE HERE
Community Reads: Long Way Down & Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You
Jason Reynolds, Library of Congress Youth Ambassador to Reading
Tue, Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MORE HERE
Differently Wired: Raising Unconventional Children in a Conventional World
Tue, Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MORE HERE