Articles filed under Woodland District 50

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  • Judge: Grayslake charter school should not have been renewed Mar 25, 2015 9:15 AM
    Gurnee-based Woodland Elementary District 50 has received a favorable ruling on a lawsuit it filed that could lead to closure of a Grayslake charter school. All sides in the case involving Woodland and Prairie Crossing Charter School agree the case is expected to land in an Illinois appellate court.

  • Endorsement: Yes for Woodland District 50 tax increase Mar 23, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald urges voters to support increasing the property tax cap for one year in Woodland Elementary District 50 to pay for one computing device per child and primary school air conditioning.

  • A/C coming to two Woodland schools Mar 23, 2015 5:29 PM
    Two Woodland Elementary District 50 schools are in line for air conditioning for the 2014-15 academic year. District 50 board members have approved a $3.6 million contract with Siemens Corp. to install central air conditioning at the Woodland Elementary East and West schools on Gages Lake Road in unincorporated Lake County.

  • Woodland Educational Foundation to hold casino night Mar 23, 2015 6:13 PM
    Woodland Educational Foundation’s seventh annual benefit auction will feature a new twist this year with a casino night at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Hunt Club Community Center, 920 N. Hunt Club Road in Gurnee.

  • Higher tax cap could pay for A/C at Woodland school Mar 11, 2015 5:30 AM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 is seeking a higher property tax cap for one year to raise money for primary school air conditioning and other projects. However, a tax watchdog group contends the what’s sought in the ballot measure is unnecessary and should be voted down.

  • Dual language registration at Woodland District 50 Feb 22, 2015 4:32 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 in Gurnee has set registration dates for its English-Spanish dual language kindergarten program.

  • Woodland kindergarten registration March 7 Feb 18, 2015 5:56 PM
    Gurnee-based Woodland Elementary District 50 will hold kindergarten registration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, at Woodland Primary School near Gages Lake. Registering 2015-2016 kindergarten students next month will help District 50 make the appropriate accommodations for all incoming children.

  • Peter Pan and Captain Hook are at it again in ‘Peter Pan, Jr.’ at Woodland Intermediate School Feb 12, 2015 6:46 PM
    Woodland Intermediate School after-school drama club members practiced their lines and songs during Thursday's dress rehearsal of Disney’s “Peter Pan, Jr.” Performances are set for Feb. 19 and 20 at the Gurnee school.

  • Woodland Intermediate spelling whizzes: Feb 4, 2015 6:16 PM
    Two Woodland Intermediate School students have advanced to a spelling bee sectional competition.

  • Woodland Middle School spelling bee champ: Jan 28, 2015 4:56 PM
    Woodland Middle School will have the same representative in a sectional spelling bee for the second consecutive year.

  • Woodland Middle School bee champion: Jan 29, 2015 1:48 PM
    Woodland Middle School officials have announced the winner of the local National Geographic Bee.

  • Woodland Dist. 50 seeking temporary tax cap hike for A/C Jan 21, 2015 6:42 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 voters will decide in April whether to grant the district a higher property tax cap for one year to raise money for installation of air conditioning at the primary school and other needs. At a special meeting Tuesday night, board members of the Gurnee-based district voted 4-2 in favor of placing a referendum on the April 7 ballot .

  • Play at Woodland Middle School: Jan 13, 2015 6:22 PM
    Woodland Middle School's Drama Club will present a play Friday, Jan. 23 and Saturday, Jan. 24.

  • D50 Primary School family night Jan 11, 2015 5:53 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50’s Primary School will host its PBIS Family Night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the school, 17366 W. Gages Lake Road, Gages Lake.

  • Images: 2014 Pictures of the Year, Lake County Dec 29, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald photo staff share some of their best 2014 pictures from around Lake County.

  • Woodland, Warren school districts OK tax breaks to lure Akhan to Gurnee Dec 19, 2014 5:30 AM
    Two school districts have agreed on property tax breaks for Akhan Semiconductor Inc. as part of a larger proposed incentive package to bring the technology company to Gurnee. “If it’s a good direction for the community, it’s a good direction for the schools,” District 50 board President Mark Vondracek said.

  • High-ranking Prairie Crossing grads: Dec 16, 2014 4:49 PM
    Prairie Crossing Charter School officials announced Tuesday that several graduates are topping academic charts in high school.

  • Woodland students shop with teachers Dec 9, 2014 7:57 PM
    Woodland Elementary West staff helped students purchase items Tuesday at the Gurnee Target to be donated to the District 50 Holiday Food Drive.

  • District 50 bilingual advisory council meeting Dec 8, 2014 6:44 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 will host its second Bilingual Parent Advisory Council meeting of the year at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 18, at the Woodland Elementary East School cafeteria, 17261 W. Gages Lake Road, Gages Lake.

  • Woodland Elementary District 50 in Gurnee mulls live streaming of school board meetings Dec 8, 2014 12:49 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 in Gurnee might start a live online video stream of school board meetings without commercials. District 50 board members recently agreed they’d prefer an in-house online video posting operation over private companies used by other school systems that offer free, Web-based services in exchange for advertising that appears during meetings or other events.

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