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Hauser Jr. High Shines in National History Bee

By |April 13th, 2016|News|

Congratulations to the following Hauser Jr. High students that took part in the Chicago-South Regional Finals of the National History Bee this past Tuesday: Emily Kowal, Theo Moriarty, James Berger, Tess Obuchowski, and Liam Mathews. All 6 participants qualified to participate in the National History Bee Finals this summer.

Liam Mathews took 1st place in […]

District 96 to Launch New Online Registration at Kindergarten Information Night 

District 96 will launch new online registration services beginning with the parents of incoming Kindergarteners on March 3rd at Kindergarten Information Night.

Parents of incoming Kindergarteners who register no later than April 15, 2016 will receive a discounted registration fee of $42.

Parents of children who will be 5 years old by September 1, 2016 are also […]

Consolidation of D96 Website Menus – 3/1/2016

By |February 17th, 2016|News|

This afternoon at 3:00pm, the icon-driven “quick links” menu (consisting of Calendar, Backpack, Powerschool, Lunch, etc.) will be moved to the District-Wide menu at the top of the page. The “main menu” for each building’s website will be shifted upwards.  See the attached animation for a preview.

Access the District 96 Backpack Archive

By |February 10th, 2016|News, Technology|

Learn how to search, access and browse the D96 Backpack Archive.

Board of Education Special Meeting (If Necessary) 1/23/16

By |January 21st, 2016|News|

The Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting( If Necessary) on Saturday, January 23, 2016. Click on the link below for details.

Canceled: 1/15/16 Board of Education Special Meeting

By |January 15th, 2016|News|

The tentative Special Meeting for the Board of Education has been canceled tonight. Please visit the BOE Agenda and Minutes page to see when the Board of Education will next meet.

Local PARCC Scores Released

By |December 11th, 2015|News|

The local PARCC scores were released today and our State Superintendent, Dr. Tony Smith, cautioned people not to read too much into the results of the first-time tests. As State Superintendent, Dr. Tony Smith, emphasized when the statewide results were released, this is a completely different type of assessment than we’ve ever had and […]

Friday Fizz 11.13.2015

By |November 13th, 2015|Friday Fizz, Technology|

This week’s Friday Fizz features:

The (upcoming) Bullying Awareness and Prevention page
The Paint Format tool in Google Docs
Using WeVideo as an iMovie substitute (w/ examples from Steve Elgeness’s 5th Grade students)

Our next edTech96 session: Social Media: PD on Your Terms (RSVP)

Friday Fizz 11.6.2015

By |November 6th, 2015|Friday Fizz, News, Technology|

This week’s Fizz features:

Upcoming edTech96 PD sessions
How to book a member of edTech96 for technology integration needs
2nd Graders using Nearpod for interactive lessons and immediate feedback

Friday Fizz 10.30.2015

By |October 30th, 2015|Friday Fizz, Technology|

This week’s Fizz features:

Jesse Lee as the new Instructional Technology Specialist
Google Slides as an alternative to Apple Pages or Microsoft Publisher
Twitter as a communication tool in a 5th grade classroom