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District 105 Announcements
Summer Food Service Program Waiver

Notice of Public Hearing
 
Click here to view the notice of public hearing regarding the District’s petition for a 2017 Summer Food Service Program waiver.  The hearing is scheduled for February 27, 2017 at the District Office of School District 105 at 11:00 a.m.
Black History Month
Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating black history (Click HERE for more.)
 
The celebration of Black History Month in District 105 consists of a variety of different activities at the school and classroom levels.  Many teachers have designed research projects focusing on the study of influential African Americans and/or the Civil Rights Movement.  School websites have included links to additional information on African American history, and district libraries support the research process by providing materials such as biographies and autobiographies for students to read.  District-wide, our fifth grade and 8th grade social studies curriculum focuses on American History.  Each year, our entire fifth grade visits Naper Settlement to further their study of the Underground Railroad.  In other classrooms in the district, as a study of the Civil Rights Movement, students have read novels written by African American authors such as The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 and One Crazy Summer.    
 
One outstanding site that offers a wealth of information on African American history and has been a support to our teachers is HERE.  This site offers videos, images, readings, primary resources, and many activities that could prompt great discussions at home.  We encourage you to visit this comprehensive site with your child! 
 
Kindergarten Registration
If your child will be five years old on or before September 1, 2017, he/she is eligible to enroll in kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year.  Plan now to attend Kindergarten Registration Night, a special evening introducing you to our Kindergarten Program.  This evening is designed for parents only.  A Kindergarten Tea will be scheduled later to introduce your child to the kindergarten room and teacher.
 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 6:30 PM at each neighborhood school
PARENTS ONLY


​Click HERE for more information.
 
Si su hijo(a) cumple cinco años antes o Septiembre 1, 2017, él/ella está elegible para inscribirse a Kindergarten para el año escolar 2017-18.  Planee ahora en atender la Inscripción, será una noche especial donde les presentamos nuestro programa de Kindergarten.  Esta noche es diseñada solamente para los padres. Tendremos un Té para Kindergarten más adelante para presentarles a su hijo(a) el salón de clase y la maestra.
 
Miércoles, Marzo 9, 2017
En cada escuela del distrito
Solamente Para Los Padres
A Las 6:30 p.m.

Haga clic AQUI para mas informacion.
 

 
District 105 Weather Related School Closings
             
Click HERE for a copy of the letter that was sent home with students last week that gives information concerning weather-related closings.
Congratulations to Illinois State Scholars
Congratulations to the following 17 former Gurrie students who have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars!
Marina Auwerda
Camille Copp
Ljupka Gjorgjevska
Joseph Hess
Kali Huynh
Iris Leahy
Maximillian Lux
James Miranda
Sarah Pavlick
​Madeline Prendergast
Leonard Prystalski
Stephen Romero
Brenna Sheehan
William Sloyan
Kathleen Westrick
Jason Williams
Joanna Zienkiewicz
 
Support D105 Foundation with your Amazon purchases
Support the D105 Foundation when you shop on Amazon.com
 #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/46-4176601 and Amazon donates to District 105 Foundation.
Did You Know?
Last spring, parents, staff, and students once again gave the district top ratings on the District 105 Satisfaction Survey.  The full survey report can be found on our district website.  
  • 96% of students report that they like going to school and that their school is a good place to learn.
  • 98% of students feel safe in school.
  • 90% of students report that they work with their teachers to set individualized learning goals and that they develop plans to accomplish these goals.
  • 98% of students respond that their teachers expect them to do their best work.
  • 98% of parents report that they are welcomed in their school and that their assistance is sought by the schools.
  • 95% of parents respond that their child receives the appropriate instructional challenge.
  • 95% of teachers report that they understand and support district goals and priorities.
  • 100% of teachers and support staff report that quality work is required of them.
2016-17 School Board Presentations
Language Diversity
District 105 is a diverse community of families with 22 different languages spoken by our students: Albanian (3), Arabic (4), Bosnian (1), Chinese (1), Croatian (3), Czech (1), Danish (2), English (862), Greek (1), Gujarati (3), Italian (1), Lithuanian (2), Macedonian (8), Pilipino/Tagalog (1), Polish (7), Portuguese (2),   Russian (1), Serbian (43), Spanish (417), Turkish (1), Ukrainian (3), and Vietnamese (4).

The official language used for the content of the District website is English. To help address our diversity, readers of our website can use the "Google Translate" tool below to translate the website content to many of the above languages. The tool generates a computerized translation. The translation should not be considered exact and in some cases may include incorrect language. While not a perfect translation, it should assist many non-English website readers.

Click HERE to enable and use the Google Translate tools to translate web pages and email messages.
Comcast Internet Access for Your Student at $9.95 per Month

If your child receives a free or reduced lunch at school, you may qualify for a reduced price on basic internet access from Comcast at the low rate of $9.95 per month including free installation, free internet training and an optional low cost computer at $149.99 plus tax.

For more information on Comcast's offer, click HERE or call 1-855-846-8376.

See below for a Comcast video on the importance of internet access for your student.


Acceso al Internet por medio de Comcast por solo $ 9.95 al mes

Si su hijo recibe almuerzo gratis o precio reducido en la escuela, usted puede calificar para un precio reducido en el acceso básico de Internet de Comcast, por solo $ 9.95 por mes, incluyendo instalación gratis, entrenamiento del internet gratis y una computadora opcional  por solo $ 149.99 más impuestos.

Para obtener más información en español sobre la oferta de Comcast haga clic AQUÍ o llame al 1-855-765-6995.

Vea abajo para un video de Comcast sobre la importancia del acceso a Internet para sus estudiantes.