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Upcoming Events
Today
Repeating Event - Ideal Open Library
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tomorrow
Repeating Event - Hodgkins Open Library
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
District 105 Announcements
Walk in Regsitration
Walk-in Registration will be held on Tuesday, July 28th from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Seventh Avenue School.
Summer Learning Begins Here!
District 105 teachers and staff have combined efforts and are excited to bring you the Summer Learning For All webpage! The resources found on this webpage have been chosen to enhance your child’s summer learning. Visit a museum’s online collection, practice your math facts, or be creative with poetry and writing. You will also find all the resources from the green Summer CONNECT folder here. Click Here for the schedule of Open Library, Math Clubs, and Book Clubs.Click Here for the Spanish version of the schedule. Have a great learning-filled summer!
Summer School
Dates: July 7 – August 6, 2015 (Mon through Thurs)
 
Locations: Grades Pre-K - 5th: Seventh Avenue School
                  PFA - 5th Grade: 8:30 am-12:30 pm, 
                  ECE:                  8:30-12:00

                  Grades 6-7: Gurrie Middle School 
                  8:15 am-12:15 pm

Please click here for the Summer School Bus Schedule.
District Office Summer Hours
The District Office will be open during the summer:
Monday - Thursday:  7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday:                     7:30 am - 3:00 pm
 
WSCAE Awards Celebration honors 21 District 105 students!
Twenty-one Gurrie Middle School students were recognized for outstanding achievement on the SAT and ACT, more D105 students than ever before.  All of these students took either the SAT or ACT (sponsored by Northwestern) earlier in the year (some took both) and scored at least a 20 or better on one or more of the ACT tests (Reading, Math, Science, English) or 500 or better on one or more of the SAT tests (Writing, Math, Reading).
One of our students scored a 30 on the ACT reading, one scored a 29 on the ACT English, one scored a 28 on the ACT Science. One student had a 27 ACT composite! One student scored a 620 on the SAT Reading. 
The D105 Jazz band played before the ceremony and, of course, impressed everyone!
More to celebrate at Gurrie and in District 105!
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GMS JAZZ ENSEMBLE BRINGS HOME TOP HONORS!
Congratulations to the 2014-2015 GMS Jazz Ensemble!  This critically acclaimed group continued what has been a historical year for the District 105 Community. Their latest accomplishment came at the Illinois Grade School Music Association State Competition being held at Joliet Junior College.  The GMS Jazz Ensemble wowed audiences and the judges alike with a mature and technically flawless performance.  Their set earned them a near perfect score, a Superior rating and top honors against some of the best jazz bands in the entire state of Illinois!  With the highest score among all bands performing, GMS walked away with the Gold Plaque for the first time in the school’s history!  Here is a look at the band members that had an incredible year!
Saxophones:  Jack Henningfield, Jacob Fuller, Filip Zivko*, Miguel Peralta, Jonathan Brasse
Trumpets:  Garret Grubusich, Alexander Jumic*, Ryan Bonfiglio, Angelina Godinez
Trombones: Ava Leahy, Mersadie Smith, Sean Rickman*, John Busker
Rhythm Section:  Gabriella Smith-Drums, Alexander Leon-Drums, Bryan Galdun-Bass, Lauren Culver-Piano, Elena Leon-Piano




 
District Goals Update
Curriculum Director Kathryn Heeke presented mid-year math and reading progress and achievement results to the School Board at the March 23rd meeting.  To view this presentation, please click Here.   
PowerSchool Parent Portal
Are you using the PowerSchool Parent Portal to monitor your student's progress?  Click HERE to see a short video on how parents in another district are using it.

Parents can view student attendance records, lunch balances and at Gurrie, student grades.

If you have not created a logon account, contact your student's school office to obtain the activation information.

Parents can also access the same information via a PowerSchool Parent Portal App optimized for the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Click
HERE for more information.
Comcast Internet Access for Your Student at $9.95 per Month

If your child receives a free or reduced lunch at school, you may qualify for a reduced price on basic internet access from Comcast at the low rate of $9.95 per month including free installation, free internet training and an optional low cost computer at $149.99 plus tax.


For more information on Comcast's offer, click HERE or call 1-855-846-8376.

See below for a Comcast video on the importance of internet access for your student.

Acceso al Internet por medio de Comcast por solo $ 9.95 al mes

Si su hijo recibe almuerzo gratis o precio reducido en la escuela, usted puede calificar para un precio reducido en el acceso básico de Internet de Comcast, por solo $ 9.95 por mes, incluyendo instalación gratis, entrenamiento del internet gratis y una computadora opcional  por solo $ 149.99 más impuestos.

Para obtener más información en español sobre la oferta de Comcast haga clic AQUÍ o llame al 1-855-765-6995.

Vea abajo para un video de Comcast sobre la importancia del acceso a Internet para sus estudiantes.


 
Blue Ribbon Award
We are honored to announce that Seventh Avenue School and Spring Avenue School were among the twelve public schools in Illinois to be recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014.  This award shows the commitment to excellence among the students, staff, parents, and community members at both schools.   

As the only school district in Illinois with two schools recognized for 2014, we are also very proud of how well this award reflects on the overall success of District 105 and the commitment to excellence in each of our five schools.  
Language Diversity
District 105 is a diverse community of families with 27 different languages spoken by our students: Albanian (4), Arabic (2), Bosnian (5), Chinese (3), Croatian (7), Czech (2), Danish (2), English, German (4), Greek (2), Gujarati (3), Italian (5), Japanese (1), Kannada (2), Korean (1), Lithuanian (3), Macedonian (8), Navajo (2), Pilipino/Tagalog (3), Polish (19), Romanian (1), Russian (1), Serbian (43), Slovak (1), Spanish (472), Ukrainian (1), and Vietnamese (3).

The official language used for the content of the District website is English. To help address our diversity, readers of our website can use the "Google Translate" tool below to translate the website content to many of the above languages. The tool generates a computerized translation. The translation should not be considered exact and in some cases may include incorrect language. While not a perfect translation, it should assist many non-English website readers.

Click on the TRANSLATE button at the upper left of the web page to initiate a translation.