News from CCSD15 Board of Education

August 18, 2020

Board Resolution: Return to Learn Plan

At its Aug. 11 meeting, the Board of Education approved a resolution approving the District’s 2020-21 Return to Learn Plan. The plan was originally shared with the community on July 10, and was adjusted Aug. 3.

The full presentation is available to view online.

Public Hearing for Tentative Budget

The Board of Education held a public hearing at its Aug. 11 meeting regarding the tentative 2020-21 budget.

The tentative budget of $189,335,687 provides for revenues of $6,031,506 over expenditures. The budget will be formally approved by the board later this year. To review the full tentative budget presentation, visit our website.

School Calendar Adjustments

A revised school calendar was approved by the Board at its Aug. 11 meeting. The first day of school was moved to Wednesday, Aug. 19 to allow for two e-learning plan days for teachers before the start of the academic year. The last day of school is tentatively scheduled for May 27. Review the full calendar online.

Meal Delivery Schedule

District 15 will continue to deliver meals through the distance learning period. Meals will be free today, Aug. 18, and will be available to only verified District 15 students beginning Aug. 19.

  • Meals will be charged to each student’s account upon pick-up. The delivery/bus stop routes are available online. Deliveries will be made Monday-Friday through Sept. 4. A new schedule will be available beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8.

    • Lunches will be charged at $2.60 ($0.40 for those qualifying for reduced price meals).

    • Breakfasts will be charged at $1.30 ($0.30 for those qualifying for reduced priced meals).

    • Nutrition services staff will scan student barcodes on-site upon pick-up to take payment from MealTime accounts. Barcode cards were given to most students during material pick-up. If you have a card, please bring it with you. If you do not have a card, a barcode will be scanned from a master list at the pick-up location.

    • If you need a replacement barcode card for your student, please call (847) 963-3930 or ask for the sign up sheet on any of the meal distribution buses. Cards can also be picked up at your school office.

    • Menus will be updated monthly and posted online along with any cooking instructions (if needed).

    • For questions on the menu, please call 847-963-3928. For questions on transportation, please call 847-963-3909 or 3912.

Virtual Learning Support

The first day of school is Wednesday, Aug. 19. All students will be learning virtually through at least Monday, Sept. 8 when the rolling re-entry by program and grade level begins.

For more information on virtual learning, including information on getting started, instruction expectations and technical assistance, visit our virtual learning website.