From December 11 through 17, Glenbrook South and Pleasant Ridge Elementary will partake in Random Acts of Kindness Week. As the third Random Acts of Kindness Week hosted by Glenbrook South, this year marks the week's first as an official Illinois initiative, designated by Illinois Bill HR1199. This is also the first year Glenbrook South was able to partner with another school.
Interim Superintendents Dr. Griff Powell and Dr. Patricia Wernet sent a letter to all District 34 staff and families on Thursday, December 8 regarding the anticipated resignation of Pleasant Ridge Principal Frank Rottman. To read the full letter, please click the headline above. - Read More -
Parents have a unique opportunity to provide feedback to their school through the Illinois 5Essentials Survey . This survey was designed to generate a detailed picture of the inner workings of your child's school. As a parent, this opportunity will allow you to share your thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness.
Following several months of carefully recruiting critical representatives from various stakeholder groups, the Superintendent Math Task Force charged with evaluating the district's current math placement process held its first meeting last week. - Read More -
Director of Communications Jenn Nimke and Executive Director of Instructional Technology Brian Engle presented to the Board on Monday the final design of a new district website that will officially launch December 1. - Read More -
Following the state release of all PARCC scores on October 31, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction Beth Tsoumas shared with the Board of Education on Monday a comparative analysis that the shows the district’s growth from last year and in relation to comparable districts. - Read More -
Members of the Glenview District 34 Board of Education approved on Monday, November 14 the district’s proposed tax levy. The 2016 estimated levy will be adopted December 12 following a public hearing process. However, the actual tax extension– meaning how much the district will ultimately collect on property tax bills – will not be determined by the Cook County Clerk’s Office for several months following the hearing. - Read More -
During periods of inclement weather or in emergency situations, our first priority is the safety and welfare of our students and staff. At the same time, the closing of school can be burdensome to families due to child care and work schedules. We consider cancelling school to be an exception and we place a strong emphasis on keeping our schools open. - Read More -
Following numerous focus groups and a community survey, the firm conducting the superintendent’s search for Glenview District 34 presented Tuesday a superintendent-candidate profile. This profile is a representation of priorities and characteristics for the incoming superintendent. - Read More -
Moody’s assigned Glenview District 34 with Aaa status, the highest possible rating for municipal bond issuance and one of the strongest indicators of fiscal responsibility. More specifically, a rating of Aaa is awarded to entities that possess “an extremely strong capacity to meet financial obligations.” Nationally, just 70 of 3,346 of school districts have earned the Aaa rating. - Read More -
A flood relief project aimed at addressing historic flooding issues in the Bonnie Glen neighborhood is moving forward, following approval of an easement agreement October 18 by the Glenview School District 34 Board of Education and the Village of Glenview Board of Trustees. - Read More -
Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Eric Miller provided an updated, tentative FY17 budget to the Glenview District 34 Board of Education on Monday, noting the most substantial changes are related to the new teachers’ contract, health insurance, special education and other items. - Read More -