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Superintendent's Corner

Happy New Year! I hope everyone enjoyed winter break.  We have a lot ahead of us in the upcoming months.  All teachers, parents, and students in 6th through 8th grades are required to take the fifteen minute Essential Schools survey .  The window during which the survey can be taken is January 12, 2015 through March 13, 2015. Everyone’s input is vital to the success of all of our schools.  If you do not have access to a computer, all principals will open their computer labs to ensure that every parent has an opportunity to take the survey.  Information about computer lab schedules will be forwarded home with students on Friday, January 9, 2015. STUDENT ASSESSMENTS The post assessment of Terra Nova is slated to . . .

Board President's Message

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Mrs. Darlene Gray Everett

 “I think there's no higher calling in terms of a career than public service, which is a chance to make a difference in people's lives and improve the world.”— Jack Lew The Dolton School District 149 School Board had the distinct pleasure of attending the 2014 Joint Annual Conference of the . . .

Congratulations to the Dolton School District 149 School Board Members

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The Illinois Association of School Boards has dedicated November 15, 2014 as School Board Members Day in Illinois.  This is a time to show our appreciation and an opportunity to better understand how boards work together to provide leadership for schools.  On Thursday, November 13, 2014 during our regularly scheduled board . . .

Current Highlights

PARCC Assessment Resources

PARCC/Pearson Website  

Standards and Assessment

Information and Key Resources

Click Here for Information and Key Resources on Standards and Assessment

Teaching Channel Resources

Planning to Assess:  How to Align Your Instruction Common Core Videos "Skinnying the Standards" English/Language Arts Videos Math Videos New Teacher Survival Guide 5 Key Strategies for ELL Instruction  

Zaner-Bloser Resources

  Strategies for Writers Free Resources Six Traits Downloadable Resources Writers Test for Conventions and Skills        

Revised Middle School Bus Routes

Effective January 26, 2015

Revised Routes January 2015        

8th Grade Graduation Activities

Revised Graduation Date

8th Grade Graduation Activities   Dance Friday, May 15, 2015 Middle School Gymnasium   Class Trip  Tuesday, May 19, 2015   Luncheon Wednesday, May 20, 2015   Graduation Thursday, May 28, 2015 Thornwood High School . . .