District Digest

Glen Ellyn School District 41

September 13, 2018

Upgraded Moody’s Rating to Aa1

Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded District 41’s general obligation unlimited tax rating to Aa1 from Aa2. According to Moody’s, the upgrade to Aa1 reflects the district’s strong and growing reserves, an affluent tax base in the Chicago suburbs, and a low debt burden. These attributes are balanced against risks associated with state support for the district's contributions to the underfunded Illinois (Baa3 stable) Teachers Retirement System (TRS) and the potential for a shift in pension costs to the district from the state.

Coffee and Conversation with the Board

The Board of Education will host Coffee and Conversation events five times throughout the school year. Two Board members will be present to answer questions and update the community on District 41 Board business.

Thursday, September 27, 6:30 p.m. - Churchill School

Thursday, November 1, 6:30 p.m. - Benjamin Franklin School

Tuesday, January 15, 6:30 p.m. - Abraham Lincoln School

Tuesday, March 12, 6:30 p.m. - Hadley Junior High School

Tuesday, May 14, 6:30 p.m. - Forest Glen School.

All community members are welcome!

Parent Camp, October 4 - Come for the conversation!

All District 41 parents are invited to Parent Camp on Thursday, October 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Churchill School. Parent Camp is an opportunity for parents across District 41 to participate in small group conversations with other parents and educators/teachers about topics of interest to them. The topics this year will focus on student social and emotional health and well-being. No registration required. All are welcome!

Benjamin Franklin School Hosts the Burke Family “Brave for Benjamin” Lemonade Stand

Join the Burke Family in supporting other Pediatric Oncology families during Pediatric Cancer Awareness month in September. Make a difference and donate blood, sign up to be a bone marrow donor, or just enjoy some lemonade on Sunday, September 16 from 10 a.m. to - 2 p.m. at Ben Franklin School, 350 Bryant Avenue in Glen Ellyn. For all event details and info on how to help out online CLICK HERE
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Glenbard Parent Series

The Glenbard Parents Series (GPS) is a free community resource of speakers related to all things parenting and education. Each year the series focuses on topics of interest to parents of children in all age groups. There is something for everyone! Click here for the list of upcoming speakers.
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