District Digest

Glen Ellyn School District 41

March 7, 2019

Reminder: SIP Day March 22 and Spring Break

Friday, March 22 is a SIP Day. School will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m. and there is no attendance for Pre-K, Early Childhood and Kindergarten. District 41 spring break begins Monday, March 25. Classes will resume on Monday, April 1. For the full 2018-19 School Calendar click here.

Hadley construction continues


Coffee and Conversation with the Board in March RESCHEDULED to April 17

The next Board Coffee and Conversation will take place on Wednesday, April 17 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Hadley Junior High. All members of the District 41 community are invited to this opportunity to engage with Board members.
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Hadley Orchestra Prepares for IGSMA District Contest

Professional string clinicians helped the Hadley String Orchestra students prepare for the Illinois Grade School Music Association District Organization Contest that will be held on March 16. Ms. Virginia Dixon, bass professor from Elmhurst College, Ms. Ann Griffin, principal cellist of the Chicago Sinfonietta Orchestra, and Ms. Dorothy Shaw, concert violinist, assisted smaller sections of the orchestra. Mr. Frank Lestina, DePaul University Professor, assisted the full Hadley String Orchestra consisting of 70 students. "It is this type of experience that helps our orchestra grow to achieve higher levels of learning and performance skills," stated Ms. Georgia Alemis, Hadley Orchestra Director. Ms. Alemis and the orchestra students want to sincerely thank the Hadley PTA for their most generous donation and for providing this special educational experience. Thank you, Hadley PTA!

Churchill Presents ‘Alice in Wonderland Jr.’ Next Week

Churchill's Drama Club proudly presents ‘Alice in Wonderland, Jr’. Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, and enjoy updated songs from the movie Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr.

Show Details

When: March 14 & 15, 7 p.m.

Where: Glenbard North High School's Auditorium,

990 Kuhn Road, Carol Stream. Enter Door 1 off Lies Road

Tickets: All tickets are $8 and can be purchased at www.churchillpta.org

or at the door the nights of the show.

Don’t be late!

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Glenbard Parent Series This Month

A Day with Katie Hurley - Wed, Mar 13 @ 9:30 a.m., Noon & 7 p.m.

Joyful Children: Peaceful Families; No More Mean Girls or Boys: Raising Joyful Children in Stressful Times

VaLarie Humphrey - Sat, Mar 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Own Your Own Future & Leadership Recognition Event

Dr. Ferney Ramirez - Thu, Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Criando niños y adolescentes resilientes y seguros/Raising Resilient and Confident Children and Teens