News & Notes

For Maercker School District 60 Families

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Maercker D60 Welcomes New Staff

We are so excited to welcome some amazing new members to the D60 team for the 2023-24 school year. Be sure to say hello to these amazing educators and support staff and welcome them to the Maercker community!

Meet our new staff:

District Office

  • Akram Almasri - Behavior Intervention Specialist

  • Amy Bailey - Certified School Nurse

  • Patrick King - Chief School Business Official

Holmes Primary School

  • Sylvia Caraballo - Instructional Assistant

  • De Heinrich - Instructional Assistant

  • Olivia Diaz - Nurse

  • Richie Frasz - Teacher

  • Rebecca Griffin - Teacher

  • Elizabeth Jason - Teacher

  • Arlene Lopez - Teacher

Maercker Intermediate School

  • Thanuja Nerella - Instructional Assistant

  • Colleen Lundstrum-Crawford - Nurse

  • Michael Keigher - Social Worker

  • Aleasa Green - Teacher

  • Noora Hazou - Teacher

  • Kamila Obrzut - Teacher

  • Frayana Simms - Teacher

Westview Hills Middle School

  • Kristin Novotny - Media Specialist

  • Taylor Collins - Teacher

  • Julie Damon - Teacher

  • Tyler Hosman - Teacher

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Meet the Teacher Night is Tuesday, August 22

Don’t miss this great chance to meet your child’s teacher, see their classroom, and get ready for the 2023-24 School Year! Meet the Teacher Night takes place at all three schools on Tuesday, August 22 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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PTA Day is Monday, August 21

Maercker PTA is hosting a PTA Day on Monday, August 21 from 4-7 p.m., at Holmes School! Parents are invited to pick up their school supply kits that they may have ordered earlier in the year, see spirit wear options, join the PTA and learn what is planned for the year, and visit an after-school activities fair.

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Summer Construction Updates

Summer has been a busy time in our district with some projects taking place at all of our schools. Things are wrapping up and looking great and facilities will be ready for students on August 24!

Below is a summary of projects completed at each school:

Holmes Primary School

  • The parking lot was patched, sealed, and re-striped
  • Back playground area was leveled and re-sodded
  • Grease traps were replaced in the kitchen
  • One rooftop unit was replaced

Maercker Intermediate School

  • The parking lot was patched, sealed, and re-striped
  • Sidewalk repairs were completed
  • Roof repairs were completed
  • New floors have been installed in every hallway, common area, and in the main stairwell

Westview Hills Middle School

  • The parking lot was patched, sealed, and re-striped
  • Fluorescent lights were with high efficiency LEDs in main office
  • Three rooftop units were replaced
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Back to School 2023-24 Information

The new school year is just around the corner and lots of information is being added to the district website.

Some important dates to know:

  • Friday, August 18 - Student Schedules will be released in Skyward.
  • Tuesday, August 22 - Meet the Teacher Night from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 24 - First day of School!

Visit the button below for a variety of important things to know including school times, calendars, and more!

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Working with Maercker District 60

Maercker District 60 is a great place to work! We have vacancies for this school year and are looking for outstanding educators and support staff members who want to work with a diverse population and collaborate to create student success. We are looking for instructional assistants, registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, lunch/recess supervisors, and physical education assistants.
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Virtual Backpack

New items have been added to the Virtual Backpack. Check them out!

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