*Please note: some retirees have expressed the desire not to be publicly acknowledged. Those individuals have not been included in this message.
New CCSD93 Board Members to Be Seated 5/27
After an application and interview process, CCSD93’s Board of Education has selected two community members to fill the two current open positions on CCSD93’s School Board. At the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, May 27, Elise Houswerth and Jessica Zolmierski will be given the oath of office and seated to CCSD93’s School Board for two-year terms.
CCSD93 to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Ages 12+ on 6/2 - Register Today!
As CCSD93 continues to work to contribute to the health and safety of our students and community, I am please to share that we have partnered with Jewel-Osco to host a FREE COVID-19 vaccination clinic for individuals ages 12 and older on June 2, 2021 at Jay Stream Middle School (283 El Paso Lane, Carol Stream, 60188) from 3-7 p.m. Adults are required to attend with children ages 12-17. For more information and to sign up, visit www.ccsd93.com/12andover

Please feel free to forward this message to any eligible individual interested in vaccination! 
Final Day of School 5/26
As a reminder, Wednesday, May 26 is the final day of the 2020-21 school year for preschool-7th grade students! Today (May 21) is the final day of school for 8th graders.

Please review the following for more updates from CCSD93.

Sincerely,

Dr. David H. Hill
Superintendent of Schools
CCSD93
Join Family Book Chats District-Wide Book Club!
Throughout this school year, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students and their families, along with CCSD93 staff, have been invited to participate in a virtual district-wide book club called Family Book Chats. The club is sponsored by CCSD93’s Equity & Excellence Committee, and participants have read a variety of books that explore themes related to identity, society and justice, including Wishtree by Katherine Applegate, One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia, Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper, and El Deafo by Cece Bell. 

On Tuesday, May 25 from 6:30-7:00 p.m., the group will meet virtually to discuss its latest book, Front Desk by Kelly Yang. View the commercial linked below created by Ms. Liz Tibble, Family Book Chat Chair and Roy DeShane Elementary School Reading Specialist, for more.

If you’ll have a child in 3rd-5th grade and are interested in joining Family Book Chats for some stimulating literary conversations, keep an eye out for more information next school year!
Last Chance for 3rd Grade Families to Register for 2021-22 Orchestra
Current 3rd grade students have the opportunity to join CCSD93’s Orchestra program for the 2021-22 school year by completing the digital commitment form no later than today, Friday, May 21. 

Throughout the past several weeks, CCSD93’s Orchestra Directors have presented and performed for all 3rd grade students to introduce a variety of potential orchestra instruments. Interested families should fill out the form by the end of the day. Students have the option to choose from violin, viola, cello or bass. 

Find out more about CCSD93’s Orchestra program by visiting the CCSD93 Orchestra Website. Please reach out to Mr. Scopelliti with questions at scopeld@ccsd93.com or 630-588-6238  ¡También hablamos español!
4th Grade Families:
Sign Up for 2021-22 Band by 5/21
By now, all 4th grade students have had the opportunity to learn about potential instrument options from CCSD93’s talented Band Directors. If your child is interested in joining Band for the 2021-22 school year, please complete the form on the CCSD93 Band website here by May 21 to register.  

You may reserve your instrument online through summer break. Band starts in the fall of 5th grade, and rental instruments are delivered to school then. Please contact Mrs. Cathrine Savino with any questions. savinoc@ccsd93.com 630-588-5251. For more information, visit the website linked above!
Free Summer Grab & Go Meals Available at Elementary & Middle Schools Starting 6/7
This summer, CCSD93 will continue to offer free meals for pickup for all area children under the age of 18, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

From June 7 until July 18, free meals will be available for pickup at all CCSD93 elementary and middle schools each Monday and Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. 
  • Monday pickup includes two lunches & two breakfasts for Monday & Tuesday.
  • Wednesday pickup includes three lunches & three breakfasts for Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.

The week after Independence Day, pickup will occur on Tuesday, July 6 and Thursday, July 8, with two lunches & two breakfasts provided at each pickup.
Please note: CCSD93 will continue to offer free meals for grab and go pickup each weekday at all elementary and middle schools as usual through the end of the school year on May 26. From May 27 until June 6, there will be no meal service. For more visit www.ccsd93.com/meals.
8th Grade Graduation at GBN on 5/22!
Graduation for Jay Stream and Stratford 8th grade students will be held at Glenbard North High School on Saturday, May 22. Today, Stratford families should have received this message while Jay Stream families should have received this message. Please be sure to review it in its entirety before attending. Remember, paper tickets are required to enter.
Register Your Child for 2021-22 Today!
CCSD93's online registration for the 2021-22 school year is now open! Most parents were emailed links to register their child for next school year on Monday, April 19 from noreplyregistration@powerschool.com. If you haven't yet completed registration, please locate that email do so as soon as you are able. The District will be transitioning to a new student information system this summer, so it is essential that all existing students be registered before this school year ends. To help encourage this, families who are able to register by June 3 or earlier will receive $25 off their registration fee. 
5/27 Board of Education Meeting Preview
CCSD93’s next Board of Education meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 2021 at CCSD93’s District Office, 230 Covington Drive in Bloomingdale. All community members are invited to attend. The following are among the agenda items.
  • The Board will appoint two new Board members to fill the current vacancies, as described in the article above.
  • The Board will vote on the approval of a designation of interest earnings resolution.
  • The Board will complete the second half of its self-evaluation process.
  • The Board will review the following six revised Board Policies for first reading:
  • 410.16 - Student Activity Fund Management
  • 415.01 - Payment Procedures
  • 415.11 - Petty Cash Accounts
  • 805.08 - News Releases
  • 805.10 - News Media Services at Board Meetings
  • 805.11 - Broadcasting & Taping of Board Meetings
  • The Board will vote on the approval of the following four revised Board Policies for second reading:
  • 500.01 - Hiring Process & Criteria
  • 500.50 - Personnel Records, Maintenance & Access
  • 520.06 - Processional Development
  • 524 - Student Teachers
  • The Board reviewed progress on its Board Goals.
  • The Board will vote on the approval of administrator salaries for 2021-22.
  • The Board will consider and take action on three bond refinancing resolutions.
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