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To see a glimpse of Progressive Education in action in our classrooms, please follow the District’s social media platforms:
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To see a glimpse of Progressive Education in action in our classrooms, please follow the District’s social media platforms:
Facebook and Twitter: @Winnetka36
Instagram: @WinnetkaPublicSchools

 

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Welcome Back to School!
Kate Hughes

On August 24 we welcomed our students back to school. We look forward to an exciting year growing together! Thanks to all who helped ensure a fantastic our first week back together as a school community.

On August 24 we welcomed our students back to school. We look forward to an exciting year growing together! Thanks to all who helped ensure a fantastic our first week back together as a school community.

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2022 Downsized Capital Improvement Plan: Referendum
Kate Hughes

At the August 16 Meeting, the School Board approved a resolution to move forward with placing the $59.4MM referendum on the November 8, 2022 ballot. If this referendum should pass, it would fund the following work at our schools:

At the August 16 Meeting, the School Board approved a resolution to move forward with placing the $59.4MM referendum on the November 8, 2022 ballot. If this referendum should pass, it would fund the following work at our schools:

  • Updated safety components, including secure entry vestibules
  • Upgraded HVAC systems to improve air quality, air flow, temperature control and energy efficiency
  • Accessibility for all students, staff and visitors that complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Electrical wiring and panel upgrades to support technology and improve energy efficiency
  • Plumbing replacements to address fixtures that have reached the end of their useful life
  • The addition of a multipurpose room/cafeteria at Hubbard Woods
  • Removal of the temporary trailers at Crow Island and the subsequent addition of three permanent classrooms
  • ​​Repurposing of the current gym to serve as a multipurpose room/cafeteria and the subsequent addition of a gym at Crow Island
  • Extension of the useful life of existing facilities and proactive reduction of costly emergency repairs

This letter from the Board and Superintendent was shared on Wednesday, August 17 with the community.

For a summary of proposed improvements at each school, click here.

To view the Board presentation video, please click here.
To view the Board presentation slides, please click here.

In an effort to ensure that our community is well-informed, we look forward to hosting Informational Sessions on the following dates (all are welcome):

Virtual:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. (Zoom details to follow)

In person:

  • Weds., Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. (Crow Island--followed by tour)
  • Sat., Oct. 8 from 9-10 a.m. (Hubbard Woods--followed by tour)
  • Monday, October 17 at 9:30 a.m. (Crow Island)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. (Hubbard--followed by tour)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. (Crow)

Virtual:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 1 at noon (Zoom details to follow)