Articles filed under Carol Stream District 93

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  • Local educators named Golden Apple finalists Mar 16, 2015 1:07 PM
    Suburban teachers and administrators were among those named finalists on Monday for the 2015 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Leadership. Thirty teachers were announced as finalists on Monday from more than 600 nominations, according to a news release. The final 10 winners will be announced later this spring after another round of reviews and classroom observations.

  • Seniors get tech lessons from District 93 students Mar 2, 2015 10:04 AM
    With the help of several laptops, Carol Stream Elementary District 93 is working to bridge the technological divide between students and senior citizens. Through the district’s new partnership with Carol Stream’s Windsor Park retirement community, young students are teaching older residents how to better use technology.

  • Sean McQuade: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:28 PM
    Candidate information for Sean McQuade, running for Carol Stream Elementary District 93 School Board

  • Keith Briggs: Candidate Profile Mar 17, 2015 11:41 AM
    Candidate information for Keith Briggs, running for Carol Stream Elementary District 93 School Board

  • Sonal Amin: Candidate Profile Mar 17, 2015 11:41 AM
    Candidate information for Sonal Amin, running for Carol Stream Elementary District 93 School Board

  • Service dogs help people in wheelchairs navigate winter Feb 9, 2015 5:42 AM
    Snow-packed sidewalks, icy pavement, dirty slush and bitter cold all conspire to make it tough sledding for people who use wheelchairs in the suburbs. But women training this week hope to get through it all with a pull from their new companion dogs.

  • District 93 moving forward with dual-language program Jan 10, 2015 7:15 AM
    Carol Stream Elementary District 93 is moving forward with plans to implement an optional dual-language program. The course would start next year as an option for kindergartners at Roy De Shane Elementary School. The voluntary program would provide instruction in both Spanish and English and be open to English-speaking students and English language learners,

  • Carol Stream Dist. 93 to renovate school library, entrance Jan 9, 2015 5:30 AM
    Carol Stream District 93 is moving forward with a project to renovate the library, front entrance, office area and roof of one of its elementary schools.The project, which was authorized to proceed by the school board Thursday, will take place at Elsie C. Johnson School, and is slated to not exceed $4 million. Officials hope the renovations will enhance the school’s security and the learning environment of its library.

  • Carol Stream District 93 discussing library redesign Dec 18, 2014 6:26 PM
    Carol Stream District 93 has developed plans to potentially redesign a library at Elsie C. Johnson Elementary School.

  • Contractor hits gas line in Carol Stream Dec 18, 2014 6:06 PM
    A contractor on the Armstrong Park flood-control project in Carol Stream hit an unmarked gas line Thursday morning, causing headaches for parents trying to get their children to nearby schools. The 2-inch gas line was struck near the Gretna Station Museum & Caboose located at the park’s entrance off Illini Drive.

  • Dual language program pondered in Carol Stream Dist. 93 Dec 12, 2014 7:39 PM
    Carol Stream District 93 is considering bringing a dual language program to its students. A committee has recommended the district implement a voluntary program, where instruction would be given to students in both English and Spanish. “It’s important to understand that the same academic content, the same content for literacy, the same standards are the same in a dual language program as they are in any other program,” Director of English Language Learners and Bilingual Services David Aleman said. “Dual language is not a watered-down program.”

  • Improving DuPage scores show ‘teaching math finally makes sense’ Oct 31, 2014 6:21 AM
    Students at many West suburban elementary schools are showing more growth in math than in reading despite new math standards educators say are more rigorous and a more difficult test. “We showed growth in math in spite of the introduction of all Common Core items,” said Patrick Nolten, executive director of research and assessment for Indian Prairie Unit District 204. "People were predicting all doom and gloom, but we didn't see that."

  • West Chicago kindergarten teacher explains ‘in-depth’ focus on math Oct 31, 2014 5:30 AM
    Teachers have updated their lessons to better prepare students for the math elements of the Common Core, a set of state standards that are more rigorous than previous requirements to help prepare students for college and careers. The Daily Herald talked with Karen Brogan, a kindergarten teacher at Wegner Elementary in West Chicago, to learn how teachers have adjusted curriculum — even at the earliest grades — to provide a more “in-depth” understanding of math concepts.

  • 27.0 average leads ACT performance in DuPage Oct 31, 2014 5:30 AM
    With average ACT scores as high as 27.0, 25.2 and 25.0, several DuPage County high schools shined on standardized tests taken this spring. Hinsdale Central led the way with an average ACT score of 27.0 among students who took the test this spring, while students at Naperville Central averaged a 25.2, and those at both Naperville North and Neuqua Valley high schools compiled an average score of 25.0. ACT scores were listed as part of school report card data released Friday by the Illinois State Board of Education.

  • Community groups work to spread anti-bully messages beyond school Oct 17, 2014 12:01 PM
    Carol Stream Elementary District 93 has teamed with local educational and community organizations to form the Expect Respect Community Coalition, which works together on anti-bullying efforts throughout the community.

  • Get ready to eat at 50 Men Who Cook fundraiser Sep 24, 2014 12:30 PM
    Bloomingdale will become a foodie paradise this Saturday when the Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual 50 Men Who Cook event to help raise money for local schools.

  • District 93 seeking mentors to help students Sep 5, 2014 5:30 AM
    Carol Stream Elementary District 93 is seeking more adult volunteers to participate in its student mentoring program.

  • Dist. 93 adds bus routes to avoid bridge work Aug 22, 2014 1:59 PM
    Three new school bus routes will be operating Monday in Carol Stream Elementary District 93 for students who might otherwise have trouble reaching classes because of ongoing work to replace the Illini Drive bridge. Two of the routes will serve students from Carol Stream Elementary School and the third will be for students at Jay Stream Middle School.

  • District 93 set to complete 1:1 technology roll-out Aug 4, 2014 8:36 PM
    Carol Stream Elementary District 93 is moving forward in creating its classrooms of the future. This school year will mark the first time every student in every grade level in District 93 will be able to use a technological device provided by the district in their classes.

  • Bridge work delays could impact Carol Stream schools Jul 21, 2014 5:30 AM
    Delays in construction to replace Carol Stream’s deteriorating Illini Drive bridge are expected to cause some headaches for officials at nearby schools. Village officials hoped to have the project completed by the start of classes, but have known for some time they won’t be able to meet that schedule.

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