Future Ready D36
As is always our goal in Winnetka, keeping our students at the center of all that we do is vital to the
Future Ready D36
Future Ready D36
Core Team has toured several schools in and around the North Shore as part of their research on how facilities and learning environments best meet the needs of students today and prepares them for the future. Here is a glimpse into some of the spaces toured so far (including New Trier High School, Sunset Ridge, North Shore Country Day School, and Lane Tech College Prep).
As the District continues to research and explore solutions to best meet the needs of our students and school community, we will keep you informed. Our goal is to have a long-term plan that addresses our vision for teaching and learning, enrollment, and facility needs.
Winnetka Parents Institute Events
From Washburne to New Trier: A D36 Parent's Guide to the New Trier Transition
Tuesday, November 14 at 9:30 a.m.
Resource Center at Carleton Washburne School, 515 Hibbard Rd.
Paul Waechtler, Principal at the New Trier High School Freshman Campus, will discuss the New Trier freshman placement process and the efforts made to ensure a smooth transition to high school. A Q & A will provide an opportunity for parents to learn more about how to best support their child(ren) as they prepare for their New Trier experience. RSVP here:
Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Student Potential with Jo Boaler, Ph.D.*
Thursday, November 16 at 4:00 p.m. (geared toward educators but parents are welcome)
The Skokie School Auditorium, 520 Glendale Ave.
Thursday, November 16 at 7 p.m. (geared toward parents but educators are welcome)
North Shore Country Day School, 310 Green Bay Rd.
Family Action Network presents two opportunities to hear Dr. Jo Boaler speak in Winnetka on November 16. She is an esteemed professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University, co-founder of math resource
, and best-selling author. During the presentation, Dr. Boaler will...
Explain how the brain processes mathematics learning
Reveal how to turn mistakes and struggles into valuable learning experiences
Provide examples of rich mathematical activities to replace rote learning
Explain ways to give students a positive math mindset
Dr. Boaler will also conduct a Q & A and book signing.
*Special FAN event
STEAM in District 36
Wednesday, November 29 at 9:30 a.m.
Greeley School Resource Center, 275 Fairview Ave.
Learn more about the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) experience and the purpose behind the makerspace environments in District 36 with Maureen Chertow Miller, Director of Technology. RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/oXxanLxDDH8XSF6v2.
For those who are unable to attend Winnetka Parents Institute events in person, most sessions are recorded and shared on the District website at
Kindergarten registration for 2018-2019 will open on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Carleton Washburne School. Children who will be five-years-old on or before September 1, 2018, are eligible to enroll.
Click here for documents required for all new students when you register your child. Online pre-registration is available starting November 15. Registration packets will also be available at the District Office and all elementary schools beginning November 15, should you wish to pick one up prior to Registration Day. Children will not be considered enrolled until residency documentation is verified and all forms are submitted. For that information
click here. If you have any questions, please contact the District Office at