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Upcoming Events / News

WSSRA - Summer Day Camp
Programs and Registration Information
  (Link in Spanish listed below)




BEST BUDDIES is now at Hauser!!

Best Buddies (formally Cougar Buddies) Mission Statement:

Connecting students with disabilities and their peers through friendships and activities.  


Meetings will be twice a month from 3:15-4:15 in the Hauser Library. 

Please look at the Best Buddies GoogleSites for additional information and to see the calendar of dates. If you have any questions please contact Ms. Harrington: harringtonm@district96.org

Ms. Kovar: kovarj@district96.org or Ms. Staib staibc@district96.org



Best Buddies GoogleSites:  https://sites.google.com/district96.org/bestbuddies2018-2019/home





2018 Best Buddies Friendship Walk

Members of Hauser Cougar Buddies participated in the Best Buddies Friendship Walk held at the Brookfield Zoo on Saturday, May 5th, 2018.  Hauser Jr. High students and staff walked for inclusion and showed their support!



2018 Special Olympics Track

The Hauser Special Olympics Team competed in the 2018 Spring Games Track Meet

held at Marmion Academy High School:






Here are the Awards Won: 

(1st place) 100M Run - 2 Awards

(1st place) in the 25M Walk 

(1st place) in the 10M Walk

(2nd place) in the 200M Run - 2 Awards

(6th place) in the 100M Run 


In addition, 2 of our Hauser students advance to the State Summer Games held at ISU on June 15th!


CONGRATULATIONS to ALL of our award winners and athletes!! 





On March 3, 2018, Hauser Cougars took the plunge and supported Special Olympics!!! 


Please view this video about the Polar Plunge, supporting Special Olympics and how students AND staff can get involved!  

WSSRA - 2019 Summer Day Camp 
Programs and Registration Information




Special Olympics Basketball

Special Olympics Basketball Athletes and Mentors

January 18, 2018 game against Brooks Middle School in Oak Park, IL









2017 Special Olympics Track


Congratulations to Hauser Jr. High
State Gold Medal Winner!!
Gold Medal – 1st in Long Jump
Gold Medal – 1st in 100 Meter Dash

Spring 2016

District 96 First 
Special Olympics Team 
brought home the GOLD!

Gold- 100m Dash
Gold- 50m Dash
Bronze- Long Jump 

Awards Won:
(1st place) 100 M Racewalk
(2nd place) Tennis Ball Throw
(1st place) Long Jump
(1st place) 100 M. Run
(1st place) 25 M Walk
(4th place) Tennis Ball Throw
(1st place) Mini Javelin
(1st place) 100 Meter Race


Hauser Cougar Buddies – “SPREAD THE WORD TO END THE WORD"

Spring 2016
Please check out this amazing video created by the members of Hauser’s Cougar Buddies to “Spread the Word to End the Word” at Hauser Jr. High School!
Great job everyone!!!