Volume 28 | October 28, 2020
  • K-2 Winner: Mirica Butapati, Grade 2, Sarah Adams Elementary
  • 3-5 Winner: Abirami Kalyanasundaram, Grade 3, Spencer Loomis Elementary
  • Middle School Winner: Gianna Tomany, Grade 6, Middle School South
  • High School Winner: Niya Katsarska, Grade 11, Lake Zurich High School

Thank you to everyone who entered (101 entries!) and to
our awesome judges!
Mirica's winning drawing
Abirami's winning drawing
Ginna's winning drawing
Niya's winning drawing
Feedback Wanted for Diversity Poster Contest
Did your child submit an entry in the "Strength in Our Diversity Poster Contest?" What kinds of conversations did it lead to in your household? What did you or your child learn from this process? WE WANT TO KNOW! We're collecting video and written testimonials so we can continue celebrating D95's rich diversity. Email Erica at foundation@lz95.org to share!
FREE WORKSHOP: What You Must Know When Your Child Turns 18
Please join us for a FREE Virtual Workshop, "What You Must Know When Your Child Turns 18," on Tuesday, November 10, 7-8:30PM. At 18, your child is now a legal adult. Your ability to make medical and financial decisions is now limited. Find out what you need to know to unlock these limitations! Presented by Shire Law Group, PC. Click HERE to learn more and to register.
Shop Amazon Smile
With the holidays approaching, you may be doing a lot more shopping online right now. You can support the Foundation by doing your shopping on Amazon! The Foundation is able to receive 0.5% of eligible purchases through the AmazonSmile program. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know- same products, same prices, same service! All you have to do is shop HERE and the Foundation benefits.
What does the Foundation do?
  • Teacher innovation and speaker grants
  • Resources for District 95 initiatives such as Lego League, Film Festival, Science Fair, and STEAM Summit
  • Partner for high school internship opportunities
  • Academic funding for under-resourced students
  • Author in Residence
  • Basic needs for under-resourced students through Joanie's Closet
  • Cultural Diversity Fair
Board of Trustees
Brad Bailey- Chair
Sandra Frampton- Immediate Past Chair
Lisa Warren- Treasurer
Ann Marie McConnell- Corporate Secretary
Lisa Ballotti- Co-Vice Chair Communications
Jennifer McGrath- Co-Vice Chair Communications
Andy Spetter- Vice Chair Grants & Initiatives
Stephanie King- Vice Chair Fund Development
Kelley Gallt- District 95 Superintendent & Trustee
Katie Gazdacka- Trustee
Allen Ordeanu- Trustee
Vas Russis- Trustee
John Sfire- Trustee Emeritus
Erica Chianelli- Executive Director
The mission of the District 95 Educational Foundation is to raise funds and provide resources for additional innovations that empower all learners to achieve personal excellence.
Thank you to our Corporate Partners
District 95 Educational Foundation | 847-540-5494 | foundation@lz95.org | www.district95foundation.org