1) Elementary Classroom Teachers: Data review and collaboration on effective instructional strategies used to meet the needs of diverse learners. 2) Hauser Staff: Curriculum updates. 3) LRC Staff: Continue developing a professional development workshop on text-based questioning strategies. 4) ELL Staff: ACCESS test preparations and student data review. 5) Related Services Staff: Presentation on effective social emotional learning strategies. 6) Reading Specialists: Implementation of Fountas and Pinnell prompting guides and correlating the ELA Anchor Standards to each ELA Unit. 7) Elementary Music Staff: Assessment alignment and final preparations for upcoming student performance. 8) QUEST and Math RTI: Continue Common Core curriculum and assessment alignment. 9) Elementary PE: Incorporating Fitness Gram into the curriculum. ... See MoreSee Less
District 96 is very pleased to announce that it will be updating the design of its website over the Thanksgiving holiday break. The new design was created in an effort to provide a fresh look to the website while increasing access to information and communication to district stakeholders via a more intuitive, icon-based site navigation structure. This launch is only the first phase of the new design. In the coming weeks and months, stakeholders will see the creation of additional pages to provide greater access to resources and district related information. ... See MoreSee Less
Today's professional development will focus on: 1. Elementary grade level teachers will be Introduced to an internally developed formative assessment system for grades 1-5. Grade levels will collaborate on how to use these very brief formative assessments to drive instructional planning decisions. 2. 5th grade classroom teachers and LIST staff will participate in professional development on implementing our final component of the Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) program. 3. Special Education staff and paraprofessionals will increase their familiarity with the PARCC assessment. 4. Middle school staff (outside of ELA and math teachers) will continue working on their curriculum scope and sequence and aligning to the Common Core State Standards. Middle School ELA and math teachers will review past units/lessons and use the information to enhance future lessons. ... See MoreSee Less
District 96 honored it's Veterans with memorable programs at each school. Hauser had 26 veterans recognized by a student or staff member who invited them to attend the morning recognition. Central students performed patriotic songs in honor of those who have served our country. Thank you to ALL of our Veterans- we appreciate your service and dedication! (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
Final asphalt coating at the intersection of First Avenue and Forest/Ridgewood started December 2, 2014. Click on the Press Release below for details.
Riverside Police News Release Final Asphalt Started ...more
Riverside School District 96 will have four (4) school board seats to be filled at the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election. Candidates who are elected will fill four-year terms expiring in April 2019.
Candidates for the office of school board can begin to circulate nominating petitions for signatures beginning September 23, 2014. The period for filing nominating ...more