• Monroe School Celebrates International Peace Day

    Posted 09.25.14

    On September 19, the students of Monroe School joined children around the world in the tradition of celebrating International Peace Day. In a special assembly, students sang, read poetry, and staff members displayed the school's giant dove.

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  • HMS Teacher Completes Iron Man; Shares Life Lessons

    Posted 09.25.14

    On September 7, Hinsdale Middle School 8th grade science teacher Jane Fetty achieved a goal nearly two years in the making – she completed the Iron Man with a smile on her face.

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  • "Queen Bees and Wannabees" Author Comes to D181 Community

    Posted 09.25.14

    All families are invited to attend the next event in the Family Education Series, which is the first event in the District 86 Community Speaker Series. Rosalind Wiseman, author of “Queen Bees & Wannabes” and “Masterminds & Wingmen” will speak at the Hinsdale Central Auditorium on Tuesday, October 7 (7pm) and at the Community House on Wednesday, October 8 (10am). Both presentations are free but advance registration is required. Visit www.d181.org > Learning > Family Education Series to register today.

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  • Proposed District 181 Policy Revisions on Public Display; Policies Approved

    Posted 09.25.14

    Parents, staff and community members have the opportunity to review and comment on Community Consolidated School District 181 Board of Education policies that have been placed on public display.

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  • District 181 Announces Preschool Program Openings

    Posted 09.12.14

    Residents of Community Consolidated School District 181 are invited to register for the District’s Preschool / Early Childhood Education Program. The program is a blended classroom for 3-5 year-old students with and without disabilities. Classes are held at Oak School (950 S. Oak Street, Hinsdale) and run Monday through Friday. Morning and afternoon sessions are open to three and four year-old children. Limited openings are still available for the 2014-15 school year.

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  • D181 Shares Candidate Information for April 2015 Election

    Posted 09.12.14

    District 181 has posted information on its website related to the April 2015 election to provide resources for individuals interested in running for an open seat on the District’s Board of Education. The new webpage (www.d181.org > Board > Elections) includes a variety of important web links and documents from the Illinois Association of School Boards, the Illinois State Board of Elections, and the Cook and DuPage County Clerk’s Offices.

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  • New Math Pilot Page Posted

    Posted 09.10.14

    In the fall of 2013, District 181 embarked on a five-year curriculum renewal cycle for mathematics. In year one (2013-14 school year), the District 181 Math Committee worked to research best practices, gain a deep understanding of the Common Core, develop a philosophy statement, and write curriculum aligned to the new standards. In the spring of 2014, the Math Committee completed the last phase of year one by recommending materials to be piloted for the first semester of the 2014-15 school year. The recommended materials were presented at the May 27, 2014 Board of Education meeting. We have established new communications to engage families in the math pilot progress, including adding a new section of our website, available here. The page includes links, resources, and FAQs.

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  • D181 Earns Financial Reporting Award of Excellence

    Posted 09.03.14

    District 181 has received the Association of School Business Officials International’s (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for having met or exceeded the program’s high standards for financial reporting and accountability. The District was recognized for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending 2013.

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  • D181 Announces Openings for Part-Time Positions

    Posted 09.03.14

    Community Consolidated School District 181 is announcing vacancies for two part-time positions - crossing guards and lunchroom / playground supervisors. Walker School (Clarendon Hills) is currently welcoming applicants for a crossing guard to serve in the morning, during lunch, and in the afternoon. Several District schools are seeking additional lunch/playground supervisors who monitor and assist students during their lunch period and while at recess.

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  • D181 Publishes 2014 Annual Report

    Posted 09.03.14

    Community Consolidated School District 181 residents will soon receive a copy of the District’s 2014 Annual Report via bulk mail. The publication highlights pictures and news from the District’s nine schools and 4,000 students. The Annual Report also features information about key aspects of the District, including learning, finances, staff, community engagement, the Board of Education and partner organizations such as the District 181 Foundation and the Parent-Teacher Organization. The online edition can be accessed at www.d181.org > Our District.

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