D103 News

Lincolnshire-Prairie View School District 103; Oct 1, 2021

School Board Highlights

September 28, 2021

Board/Teachers’ Association Contract Extended

The Board approved an Agreement with the Lincolnshire-Prairie View Teachers’ Association to extend its contract through the 2022-2023 school year. The contract was set to expire at the end of this fiscal school year in 2022.

D103 Blackboard Website Refresh

The Board approved a contract with Blackboard, the district’s website host, to provide a refresh to the site to improve design and functionality.

Superintendent Goals for 2021-2022

The Board approved the superintendent goals for the 2021-2022 school year:

  • Create more consistency across all three schools in policy in decisions and processes.

  • Complete the strategic plan that outlines the District goals through 2025.

  • Improve district communications regarding accuracy, coordinated content, and website ease of use.

  • Decrease growth gap among learner subgroups by 10% as measured by ECRA growth data.

  • Maintain a high-quality learning environment while navigating the changing landscape of COVID.

D103 Learning Updates

The Board discussed the following topics related to the D103 Learning Updates.

  • Changes to Operations

    • The district is working on automating communication to families of positive cases of COVID and close contacts

  • Support for COVID Operations

    • The district is hiring:

      • Nursing support

      • Health clerks for each school

      • Contact tracers

  • Metrics

    • COVID metrics are improving throughout Lake County

    • 1,185 students and 189 staff have signed up for weekly PCR testing

    • The number of students vaccinated is going up slightly

The slide presentation provides additional details on this school board discussion.

Broadcasting Board Meetings

The Board received a quote on broadcasting board meetings. The quote includes the cost of equipment and installation. The Board supported the project and the district will move forward with the installation.

The September 28, 2021, Board meeting agenda is available for additional information.

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Board of Education Meeting

The next Board of Education meeting will occur on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. The notice and agenda can be found on the District 103 Board meeting web page.

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D103 Calendar of Events

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