Glencoe Youth Services 680 Greenwood Ave, Glencoe, IL60022 Glencoe Youth Services is a place for teens to hang out after school hours and on weekends. GYS offers study hours, as…More well as recreational activities, including television, video games, board games, computers and internet access, speakers, volunteer opportunities, pool, field trips and movie nights. Leadership opportunities are also available through the GYS youth board.
Crow Island School is one of three elementary schools in Winnetka Public Schools District 36. It has a student…More population of 382 and teaches students from kindergarten through fourth grade. Average class sizes for all grades are less than 20, with kindergarten classes having an average of 15.5 students.
Crow Island School is home of the Pioneer Room, which all third-graders in the district visit as part of their studies. The room was part of the school's original design and has been maintained every since. Students spend a day in the Pioneer Room in small groups with a teacher. The room is a replica of an Illinois home from the 1840s. Students have a chance to churn butter, use slates and chalk, and wear pioneer costumes.
The school's design is often cited as a prime example of excellent school architecture. Lawrence Perkins, who headed the construction of the school, accepted the 25 Year Award from the American Institute of Architects in 1971. The award is very prestigious and has been bestowed to only one other architect. In 1975, Crow Island School received other architectural recognitions from the Illinois School Board Association and the American Association of School Administration and the American Library Association. The school was named a national historic landmark by the Department of the Interior in 1990.
Winnetka Youth Organization 620 Lincoln Ave, Winnetka, IL60093 Housed in the basement of the Winnetka Community House, the Winnetka Youth Organization is a place for teens to relax,…More watch TV and play games. Ping-pong, pool, foosball, comfortable couches, board games and other activities are available after school hours and on weekends. The WYO also organizes events for teens such as movie nights, dances, speakers, barbecues and service excursions. Leadership opportunities are also available for teens who serve on the WYO youth board.
The Winnetka campus of New Trier Township High School serves sophomores, juniors and seniors. Freshmen attend classes…More on the Northfield campus. The administration offices of New Trier Township High School District 203 are located on the Northfield campus.
New Trier Township High School is governed by its own Board of Education. The school serves residents of Winnetka, Northfield, Glencoe, Wilmette, Kenilworth and parts of Glenview and Northfield. Six public school districts feed into New Trier Township High School.
The school offers rigorous academics, including accelerated, honors and AP courses, and wide variety of extracurricular activities. The U.S. Department of Education named New Trier's fine and performing arts program in the nation's top 25 programs. Particularly, the school's Grammy award-winning music program has been called the best music education program in the country. New Trier also has 30 interscholastic athletic teams and an intramural program. New Trier athletes have won more state championships than any high school in Illinois interscholastic history.
The vast majority of New Trier graduates enroll in four-year bachelor programs. Ninety-eight percent of graduates in 2009 enrolled in college. The school has a team of post-high school counselors who advise students in the college application process.