Articles filed under Addison District 4

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  • Paraprofessional works in Addison school to help kids with special needs Jan 2, 2015 10:54 AM
    Paula Miller helps special needs children as a paraprofessional working in Addison Elementary District 4.

  • Suburban districts get funding boost for preschool programs Dec 16, 2014 3:20 PM
    Elgin Area School District U-46 and Hampshire-based Community Unit District 300 are among 26 statewide recipients of $80 million in federal funding for early childhood education programs. More than $226 million in Preschool Development Grants was awarded to schools in 18 states. The grants will serve more than 33,000 children nationwide.

  • Which school districts tax the most per student? Jan 22, 2014 5:35 AM
    Property taxes collected to run public schools range from $30,381 per student in Rondout Elementary District 72 to $2,815 per student in East Aurora Unit District 131, with 90 other suburban school districts falling somewhere between. For schools at the bottom end of the ranking, the taxing disparity means more reliance on state and federal resources and more basic programs.

  • Naseer Khan: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:37 PM
    Candidate information for Naseer Khan, running for Addison District 4 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Taso Triantafillos: Candidate Profile Mar 4, 2013 7:21 PM
    Candidate information for Taso Triantafillos, running for Addison District 4 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Jim Towns: Candidate Profile Mar 1, 2013 12:41 PM
    Candidate information for Jim Towns, running for Addison District 4 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Jeremiah Lange: Candidate Profile Mar 12, 2013 4:00 PM
    Candidate information for Jeremiah Lange, running for Addison District 4 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • John Daniels: Candidate Profile Mar 21, 2013 9:47 AM
    Candidate information for John Daniels, running for Addison District 4 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Steve Nelms: Candidate Profile Mar 19, 2013 6:06 PM
    Candidate information for Steve Nelms, running for Addison District 4 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Candidates line up for DuPage school boards facing contentious issues Dec 28, 2012 7:48 PM
    Candidates seeking school board seats in the April 9 DuPage County election will face issues ranging from budget deficits to overcrowded buildings to teacher contracts to curriculum questions. As daunting as it seems, relatively large numbers of candidates have filed to pursue seats on several area school boards.

  • PIE event raises funds for four different school districts Dec 6, 2012 5:28 PM
    The Partnership for Inspired Education (PIE) annual event joins four school district serving nine communities to raise funds for education. More than 400 people attended the group's recent fundraiser in Oakbrook Terrace, which raised close to $13,000. “It was wonderful to see a room filled with people, all of whom were there in support of education,” said Michele Cummins, principal for District 45's Ardmore School.

  • Cops: Addison student ‘fabricated’ school intruder story Oct 9, 2012 12:48 PM
    Police say a student at Indian Trail Junior High School in Addison has admitted she lied about being restrained by a school intruder -- a report that prompted authorities to lock down the building for three hours Friday as worried parents gathered outside. "At no time was the security at (the school) breached," Addison Police Director Bill Hayden said at a news conference Monday.

  • Questions surround case of girl restrained in Addison school bathroom Oct 6, 2012 5:10 PM
    Addison police released no new information Saturday about the girl found restrained Friday morning inside a bathroom at Indian Trail Junior High School. As students began a three-day weekend because of Monday's observance of Columbus Day, Addison Elementary District 4 Superintendent John Langton said counselors will be available Tuesday.

  • Girl found restrained in Addison school bathroom Oct 5, 2012 4:06 PM
    A girl was found restrained inside a bathroom at Indian Trail Junior High School in Addison on Friday morning, prompting a three-hour lockdown while police searched the building for intruders, authorities said. Addison police began searching immediately after receiving the 9:44 a.m. call saying the girl had been found restrained, police Director Timothy "Bill" Hayden said. No suspicious people were found, so students at Indian Trail and next-door Army Trail Elementary School were released from lockdown about 1 p.m.

  • Dist. 203, 204 offering choice for families at struggling schools Jul 31, 2012 10:48 PM
    Two of Illinois' largest and best-performing school systems are joining many other districts across the state this fall in offering families the choice to leave schools struggling to meet federal standards. Naperville Unit District 203 alerted families at Mill Street Elementary School earlier this week that they will be allowed to transfer to other district schools. Indian Prairie Unit District 204 will send letters Wednesday informing parents at Georgetown and Longwood elementary schools that they also will be given the choice to transfer because the two schools likely failed to make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for the third consecutive year.

  • New principal in District 59 Mar 23, 2012 5:33 PM
    Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 has named a new principal for Ridge Family Center for Learning. Michele Ramsey will replace Principal Barbara Zabroske, who will retire at the end of the school year.

  • Addison District 4 to test full-day kindergarten Jan 24, 2012 5:12 PM
    In an effort to make sure students start with a competitive edge, Addison School District 4 will pilot a full-day kindergarten program next fall. The program will be at Army Trail School and will include one English speaking class and one bilingual class, where instruction is given in Spanish. Administrators are still determining how many students will be accepted.

  • Group donates gifts for every student at Addison school Dec 23, 2011 7:25 PM
    Students at Lake Park Elementary School in Addison didn't know what to expect when teachers summoned them into the cafeteria earlier this week.What they discovered were teachers in elf costumes and tables full of gifts toys -- bundles of three, in fact, for every single child. The gifts came thanks to the Carol Stream-based Humanitarian Service Project, which collects donations of presents for underprivileged children and families each Christmas.

  • DuPage elementary schools stress social, emotional learning Aug 23, 2011 3:58 PM
    Districts serving children from kindergarten to fifth grade, and even into middle school, know they must be part teacher, part counselor, part friend and part advocate. Social and emotional learning programs are helping elementary districts fill all these roles and also teach students how to behave, believe in themselves and make friends.

  • Grammy nominee puts on show in Addison classroom Jan 24, 2011 5:25 PM
    She's played all over the world, but Ruthie Foster put on a show Friday just for students at an elementary school in Addison. Students at Ardmore School were treated to a special concert by Foster, a Grammy Award nominee. A singer-songwriter of blues and folk music, Foster performed for about 40 minutes for early childhood, kindergartners, first-graders and staff.

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