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Upcoming Events
Today
Repeating Event - ESL for Adults
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tomorrow
- All Kdg. come in the AM
8:30 AM - 11:15 AM
- All-School Meeting
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
4/24/2015
- 6th Grade - Robert Crown
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
4/27/2015
 
District 105 Announcements
Did you know?
  • District 105 students made significantly better fall to winter progress on this year’s mid-term MAP reading and math assessments than they made in previous years.  The district-wide winter reading achievement was the highest since our district started administering a mid-year MAP assessment.
  • The District 105 English Language Learners program received the highest rating from the state based on our students’ performance on the Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAO) which measure English language acquisition and academic performance.
  • The Gurrie 7th-8th grade team won first place in the Math Olympiad Competition hosted by Gurrie Middle School on February 28th. Teams from sixteen area schools and districts competed in this event. 
  • Gurrie contestants took eight top awards in a West 40 Speech and Drama Festival involving 13 other school districts on February 28th.
  • The District 105 Jazz Band earned the Top Rating in Illinois Grade School Music Association District 7 Jazz Contest on March 8th.  The Jazz Band will compete in the State Competition on May 2nd
EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING SET FOR DISTRICT 105
School District 105, which serves the south LaGrange, Hodgkins, and Countryside communities, will be hosting a preschool screening for children ages 3 -5 years old on Tuesday, May 19th from 8:30 am-1:00 pm, at the Hodgkins Park District in Hodgkins.

The screening takes about one hour and requires an appointment.  Parents must schedule a time to be screened by calling 708-482-2760. A team of professionals from the district will assess each childs development in the areas of large and fine motor skills, pre-academic readiness, speech/language, vision and hearing.  The screening will help identify children who may qualify for one of the free district preschool programs, or those who would benefit from additional services prior to entering Kindergarten.

Children who are currently enrolled in a District Preschool program (ECE, Head Start, Early Learning or Preschool for All) do not need to be screened.If you know of a child in the District 105 area who would benefit from these services, please share this information with their family.
Current Topics
District Goals Update
Curriculum Director Kathryn Heeke presented mid-year math and reading progress and achievement results to the School Board at the March 23rd meeting.  To view this presentation, please click Here.                                                

District Newsletter

Click HERE to read the latest issue of the District Newsletter.
 
Upcoming PARCC Assessment - March and April
This spring, our 3rd-8th grade students will be taking the PARCC assessment.  This test, which replaces ISAT, will assess students on the new Common Core English-Language Arts and Math standards.  The test is broken into two parts, the Performance-Based assessment with testing sessions occurring between March 2nd-March 20th and the End-of- Year test administered in late April. Over the last two years, District 105 teachers have aligned classroom instruction to the new standards and are sharing sample test items with students.  
School Announcements
Friday Folder
Each Friday students bring home a collection of informational papers about things going on at Ideal and in our community.  Click below to see all the great information that went home in Friday Folders!
04/17/2015


 
Ideal Shout Outs
Monthly All-School Meetings
PTO NEWS