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Website Outage - July 26th & 27th
Due to a planned move of School District 21's off-site data center, CCSD21.org websites will be down beginning at 7 AM on Saturday, July 26th. It is anticipated that all School District 21 websites will be up-and-running by the end of the day on Sunday, July 27th.
   
999 Entrance Closed Visiting the Gill Administration Center?
With preparations well underway for the 2014-2015 school year, construction is taking place at London Middle School that also impact the Gill Administration Center. If you are visiting this summer, please use Door 2A on the east side of the building.
 

Have a safe and happy summer!
Summer is underway. School District 21 students are encouraged to read and to get outside and run around all summer long!

Families new to School District 21 for the 2014-2015 school year are welcome to register on these dates and times. Families whose children attended School District 21 schools this past year need not attend a registration session.

For families new to School District 21, registration forms, which are available in school offices, can also be downloaded online here as PDF documents.

 
CCSD21LogoCCSD21 Unveils Refreshed Logo
Community Consolidated School District 21 unveiled its refreshed logo today, part of a larger effort to continue branding the District as a lifelong learning environment. Read more...
 
FLPGolf5th Annual Family Learning Program Benefit Golf Outing and Dinner
As summer break and warmer weather quickly approach, it is time to register for the annual Family Learning Program Golf Outing and Dinner! This year's event will be held on Wednesday, August 6, at Chevy Chase Country Club in Wheeling. Read more...
 
Books "Where are we Wednesday?"
"Where are we Wednesday?" took the community around School District 21 with posts of images via School District 21's Facebook and Twitter pages. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook for updates throughout the summer and click here to look back on "Where are we Wednesday?" from spring 2014.
 

Board approves Local School Funding Resolution
Board member Phil Pritzker presented a resolution (based on this model from the Illinois Association of School Boards) about education funding and the number and scope of unfunded mandates statewide. The Illinois General Assembly could be making significant decisions over the coming weeks and months to restructure the funding formula for all schools statewide.Since 2009, state General Revenue Funds for education have decreased $715 million, and could drop by nearly another $1 billion in the coming year.

Community Consolidated School District 21 urges the Illinois General Assembly to take immediate action to prioritize funding for education and to identify stable, predictable, reliable revenue sources for school funding while also eliminating unfunded mandates that draw resources away from helping students learn more and more deeply.

 

Focusing on Learning Despite Pressures & Mandates
Each year, School District 21 produces a video for the annual State of the Schools events. This video typically highlights key elements of the District's work at that time, and often times, these videos touch upon instruction, school finance, and legislation and policy. The 2013-2014 video highlights the pressures and mandates faced by all school districts in Illinois and across the country as well as School District 21's work on its Professional Learning Community Areas of Focus in spite of these pressures and mandates.

Click here or the image on the right to watch the 2013-2014 CCSD21 State of the Schools video.


State of the Schools Video 2013-2014
   

Board Policies Now Online
The Community Consolidated School District 21 Board of Education Policies are now available online. To access the policies, click here. The Board policies are permanently accessible from a number of locations the Board of Education website and the sidebar on the CCSD21 Staff website.

The CCSD21 Board of Education governs such areas as the District's administrative structure as well as student and operational policies, all of which can now be easily accessed online.

 
 
 
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