December 16, 2022
Dr. Emily Tammaru is Next Superintendent
Dr. Emily Tammaru was the unanimous choice of the District 30 Board of Education to serve as our next superintendent, beginning on July 1, 2023.
With 27 years in education and 18 years of administration, she currently serves as Superintendent of Community Consolidated School District 89.
“I am incredibly honored and excited to serve the Northbrook and Glenview communities,” Dr. Tammaru said. "I look forward to partnering with the students, staff, the Board of Education and community to build upon the strong academic and social-emotional foundation the district has established.”
Sensational Winter Sing!
Check out video and pictures from our District-wide Winter Sing at Maple School!
Summer School 2023 Dates & Information
Mark your calendars for the 2023 District 30 Summer School Program! The program will run for five weeks starting Tuesday, June 13 through Friday, July 14. We will observe holidays on June 19, July 3, and July 4 with no student attendance.
Registration for in-district families will open in February. In the meantime, please visit our website and if you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stay tuned for more information to come later in January and have a wonderful winter break!
Calendar of Events
NO SCHOOL - Winter Break
Tuesday, January 3
Friday, January 6
School Spirit Day - Wear Red & White
Wednesday, January 11
PTO Ice Cream Day - pre-orders only
Friday, January 13
HALF DAY OF SCHOOL - 11:45 am dismissal
School Improvement Day
Monday, January 16
NO SCHOOL - District Holiday
Reminders from the Health Office
For those participating in the SHIELD program, testing will resume on Tuesday, January 3.
Please keep your child home when they are not feeling well. They should not return to school until they have been fever free for 24 hours (without use of fever-reducing medication) and/or free of vomiting/diarrhea for 24 hours.
*For any of the below symptoms, please arrange COVID-19 testing prior to your child's return to school. Per IDPH guidelines, testing should be done within 48 hours of symptom development. At this time, rapid antigen testing is accepted, including home testing, as long as your child has not had any recent close contact with a person known to have COVID-19. If recent close contact has occurred, please contact the health office to discuss testing options.
COVID-19-like symptoms include:
- Fever above 100.4
- New cough/congestion
- Sore Throat
- Muscle/Body Aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Unexplained fatigue
Please call or email the health office if your student tests positive for COVID-19 at 847-400-8760 or email@example.com
Happy Holidays! Stay well!
Author Visit for K-1
Teacher-author Jamie Zeller Bitton will visit Wescott Kindergarten and 1st-graders the morning of Thursday, January 5 to discuss her book, The New Kid. Purchase a copy of her book here. Students may bring their books in that day to have them autographed.
About Jamie Zeller Bitton: "Jamie Zeller Bitton is a Teacher and Children's Book Author who enjoys rhyming and writing. Her purpose is to teach children about diversity, kindness, inclusion, respect, and other life lessons she has learned from her parents that she would like to pass on to future generations. Jamie loves dogs, photography, traveling, and swimming. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Illinois." (Amazon)
Please contact Mrs. Janavicius with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Lew Blond Run Committee
The Lew Blond Memorial 5K Run/Walk is seek new committee members to help plan this fantastic race that raises funds to fight ALS! This spring's race is Saturday, May 20 at Maple School. You can help with coordinating, volunteers, publicity, sponsorship and more. Interested in joining our committee? Take this quick survey to share your names and contact info. All meetings can be attended in person or via Zoom on: Jan. 9; Feb. 13; March 13; April 17; May 1; May 15 & Race Day, May 20. Hope you will join us!
News from the Wescott PTO
International Night 2023 - Sign Up for a Table
2023 School Board Elections
Nominating Petition Deadline is Dec. 19
Northbrook/Glenview School District 30 will have four school board seats to be filled at the Consolidated Election on April 4, 2023. Candidates who are elected will fill four-year terms expiring in April 2027.
Candidates for the office of the school board can now circulate nominating petitions for signatures. The period for filing nominating petitions runs from December 12 through December 19, 2022.
A candidate for the school board is required to file the nominating petitions, Statement of Candidacy, and receipt for filing their Statement of Economic Interests with the applicable county election clerk and not with the school board secretary or the administrative offices of the school district. The county clerk may have petition forms available, or blank petitions may be downloaded from the State Board of Elections website: elections.il.gov.
Candidates may also want to consult the “2023 Candidate’s Guide” (https://www.elections.il.gov//Downloads/ElectionOperations/PDF/2023CanGuide.pdf), which can be downloaded from the Illinois State Board of Elections website, or contact the county clerk or board of election commissioners regarding the requirements of filing. Candidates and voters can get information about District 30 from our website and learn about being a school board member from the Illinois Association of School Boards at: iasb.com/elections.
SHIELD Testing - All Schools on Tuesdays
SHIELD Saliva tests must be turned in to your child’s school before 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays.
Wescott - Tuesdays
Willowbrook - Tuesdays*
Maple - Tuesdays*
Throughout the year, packs with multiple testing kits will be sent home with your child
Use one each week and save the remaining for future use
Only return samples in the bag with the QR code and your child’s name
Instructions are available here and on the website at District 30 Health and Safety Guidance
Future supplies will be provided only to students who have participated in testing, therefore, hold onto your supplies if you think you may use them at some point
Please reach out to your school’s Health Office should you need additional supplies
Opt-Out of SHIELD Testing
Contact Lauren Schulman email@example.com
Return testing supplies to your child’s school
Want to know what's going on around the community? District 30 uses a "Virtual Backpack" to share community information while saving paper, costs, and lightening the loads our students bring home. Please click the button below to view upcoming Community Events.
School Hours are 8:40 am to 3:10 pm.
Half day dismissal time is 11:45 am.
Main office: 847-272-4660
Health/Attendance Office: 847-400-8760
Location: 1820 Western Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062, USA