In This Issue
CCSD93 strives to maximize the academic, social & emotional potential of each student.
Dear Friend of CCSD93,
Parents Learn with Students During American Education Week
This week, all CCSD93 schools celebrated public education with American Education Week. Each elementary and middle school hosted special programs or events for students and invited parents into the school to get a little closer look at their child's education.

Here are some of the terrific American Education Week programs from this week at each school. These are just a sample of a wide variety of events that took place around CCSD93.
Jay Stream Middle School advisory classes got into the spirit of the season by participating in Gratitude Circles, where they came together to share what they're thankful for.
Stratford Middle School students also showed thanks as the school hosted a table during lunch where students were invited to write notes of gratitude for any teacher that they wished.
Cloverdale's 1st grade invited parents to take part in math games at stations throughout the classrooms.
Carol Stream's 1st grade invited parents in for literacy activities, including teacher read alouds for students and parents.
Elsie Johnson held an all school assembly to celebrate the week that included performing Friday announcements live in front of the entire school.
Heritage Lakes 2nd graders invited parents in for coding activities in the classroom.
Roy DeShane kindergarten classes invited parents in for Thanksgiving turkey themed reading & art activities.
Western Trails 4th and 5th grade classes invited parents in for digital breakout activities!
I thank all parents who were able to visit our schools this week and see for themselves the kinds of relevant educational opportunities their children engage in every day. For even more on the week's events, visit our Facebook page.

Please be sure to read the following articles to keep up on the latest from CCSD93, and have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
David H. Hill, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
Congratulations Heritage Lakes & Elsie Johnson DARE Graduates! 
On Wednesday, 5th graders from Elsie Johnson and Heritage Lakes celebrated DARE Graduation! DARE stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, and these students have learned crucial lessons on the importance of remaining drug free. They DARE to make healthy, safe, and responsible decisions! Thanks to the Carol Stream Police Department for partnering with CCSD93 on the program.
Find Out More About Roy DeShane Dual Language Teacher Karen Lee in CCSD93 in 93 Seconds!
As CCSD93 continues to highlight its staff members and the wide variety of educator roles within the District in the CCSD93 in 93 Seconds series, you're invited to click the image above to find out more about Roy DeShane Elementary School Dual Language Teacher Karen Lee!

You'll learn what her Dual Language class is like, her favorite book, her favorite memories from the District, and more! This multicultural edition features students asking her questions in English and Spanish using the language skills they've acquired from Dual Language class and answers from Ms. Lee in both languages!
Attend a Free Parent Workshop!
Glenbard Parent Series (GPS) is offering the following upcoming FREE parent workshops as part of its ongoing series geared toward helping adults navigate parenthood in modern times.

They're terrific resources for our community, and even though it has Glenbard in its name, CCSD93 parents with or without students in high school absolutely are invited to attend.
Check out the GPS programming scheduled throughout the next few weeks that you may find valuable! Visit www.glenbardgps.org for more!
No School Next Week (11/25-11/29) for Student-Led Conferences/Thanksgiving Break
Online Student-Led Conference scheduling is closed, but If you haven't had a chance to schedule your child's yet, contact their school on Monday after 12 p.m. to see what availability is left.

Enjoy your Thanksgiving! 
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