District 109 Community Update

April 16th, 2021

Meet Mike: Part 2

The second installment of our short video series where you will learn more about the new leader of DPS 109.
Meet Mike: Part 2

FRIDAY FEEL GOOD: Hold on... I'm too busy dancing.

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It's Not Too Late To Register for 2021-2022!

Did you miss our drop-in Kindergarten Registration events earlier this month? It's not too late to register! Fill out the online application in Skyward at www.dps109.org/2021registration.

Questions? Contact Katy Ruocco at kruocco@dps109.org or 847-945-1844 x7223.

NOTE: If you have registered, you will NOT have access to our Family Access system until May to pay fees and such.

School Fees for the 2021-2022 School Year

Mark your calendars - May 15th your fees for the upcoming school year will be posted online. Please see details HERE, and make sure you complete your fee payments by July 1, 2021. Please note that until May 15th you will not see any fees for the upcoming school year.

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COVID News Update

You will find the same information in the video as you do written below. Watch or read, you choose!
DPS 109 COVID News Update: Friday, April 16


A reminder that the Village of Deerfield has announced that the Patty Turner Center Vaccination site is available to everyone that lives and/or works in Lake County and is 16 years or older. You must register first! Read here for more info: http://www.deerfield.il.us/civicalerts.aspx?AID=484


A reminder that we update our COVID dashboard statistics, both SHIELD testing and the external numbers from LCHD and IDPH once a week on Fridays. The positive case numbers connected to each school and the on-site PCR testing numbers are updated more frequently. You will be able to see the timestamp on the testing table as to when it was updated last.

-5-day SHIELD positivity rate is 0.05%. (April 8, 12-15)

-Overall SHIELD positivity rate is 0.08% (out of all valid samples collected since Feb 17)

-New cases per 100K (as of 4/14) is 78.89 for zip code 60015 (orange range)

-New cases per 100K (as of 4/14) for Lake County is 99.33 (orange/red range)

-Positivity rate (as of 4/10) for Lake County is 3.7% (blue range)

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DPS 109 STUDENTS - Help name the new Lake County Sheriff's Office canine! Submit your idea for a name beginning with the letter 'D' by April 28. Students who selected the winning name can participate in the new canine’s swearing-in ceremony. Click below for the form!