Thursday, May 16, 2013
Sixth-graders at the Winnetka elementary school took park in a service project to honor Leah Anderson, the daughter of a teacher at the Skokie School, who recently lost her battle with brain cancer.
When sixth-graders at the Skokie School was looking for a service project, they knew exactly who they wanted to fundraise for—Leah Anderson, the daughter of a Skokie School teacher who lost her battle with brain cancer in December 2012, Winnetka Talk reported. The 44 students raised money for the LEA Foundation (Live, Educate, to become Aware) for pediatric cancer research by holding a fundraiser featuring many of Leah’s passions and hobbies such as face painting, cupcake decorating and dancing, Winnetka Talk reported.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Winnetka Public School District 36 plans to start discussion on debt abatement or repayment options at the Jan. 15 meeting.
Winnetka Public Schools District 36 board members recently approved levying $35.8 million despite residents' request for a lower tax levy increase or not levying for a year to draw down the district’s healthy fund balance. The approved 2012 tax levy is a 5 percent increase over the 2011 extension of $34.1 million levy. Residents who spoke at the Dec. 4 meeting say the increase comes at a time when student enrollment is down and when the district has nearly a 100 percent reserve, meaning it has enough funds for the district to operate for a year without any new revenue. Resident: Tax Increase in D36 Higher than New Trier “Since 1997 [the consumer price index] is up 38 percent. The taxes for District 36 are up 122 percent, that’s …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Dr. Thomas Hagerman will lead Winnetka Public Schools through June 2017.
Superintendent Dr. Thomas Hagerman's contract with Winnetka Public Schools has been extended through June 2017, the district announced Tuesday. Hagerman started his job July 1, 2011 with a three-year contract. District 36 voted unanimously to extended the contract for another three years following a formal review of his performance, according to a press release. Earlier: School Board Names New District 36 Superintendent “We are impressed with and grateful for the leadership Dr. Hagerman has demonstrated in the District since last July," said Board President Dana Crumley in the press release. "He has worked thoughtfully with teachers and administrators to tackle a long list of annual goals and has also embarked on a thorough strategic …
Friday, November 18, 2011
Looking for a quick update? Check out our synopsis of the District 36 meeting this week.
Agenda Rundown District 36 board members convened for a special meeting Tuesday at the Carleton Washburne Resource Center, where they focused on what has been identified as one the district’s biggest priorities – “a vision of the future of the district,” said superintendent Thomas Hagerman. RELATED: Board Works on a ‘Vision of the Future’ for District 36 The 5 p.m. special public session preceded the regular board meeting at 7:15 p.m., which mainly went over seven items from the superintendent report. Highlights included*: The next regular board meeting will be held at the Carleton Washburne Resource Center at 7:15 p.m. A 5 p.m. special meeting will precede regular assembly. "Like" us on Facebook. * Nov. 18 Clarification: The discussion …