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District 105 Announcements
Walk in Regsitration
Walk-in Registration will be held on Tuesday, August 2nd from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Seventh Avenue School.  

NOTE:  This is a change from the original date reflected on the school calendar of July 26th.

 
Registración abierta será el Martes, Agosto 2 de 4-7pm en la Escuela Siete Avenida.
 
NOTE:  Este es un cambio de la fecha original Julio 26 reflejada en el calendar de la escuela. 
 

 
Latest Issue of Blackboard
Click HERE to read the Summer 2016-17 issue of the District 105 newsletter.  Back issues of Blackboard going back to the 1970s can be found under the "About D105" menu option at the top of the district home page.

The current issue covers:
  • Parent Information Committee
  • Did You Know? 
  • PARCC State Testing
  • Introducing Steve Bahn​
  • Principal of Spring Avenue School Retires
  • Lenzi Community Learning Center Opens for All
  • Jazz Band Selected to Play at State Music Conference
  • District 105 Foundation Update
D105 2015-16 Celebrations
We continue to be so proud of the many accomplishments of our school community. Click HERE to see  some highlights from this past school year of which we are particularly proud.  We hope that you take a few minutes to read these celebrations, and join us in congratulating our students, staff, and families on another amazing year in District 105.

D105 2015-16 Celebraciones

Seguimos siendo tan orgullosos de los muchos logros de nuestra comunidad escolar. Haga clic AQUI para ver algunos aspectos destacados de este año escolar pasado del que estamos especialmente orgullosos. Esperamos que se tome unos minutos para leer estas celebraciones, y se une a nosotros para felicitar a nuestros estudiantes, personal y familias en un año increíble en el Distrito 105.
Summer School
Dates: July 5 – August 4, 2016 (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:
  • Monday - Thursday: from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Fridays: from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM
DID YOU KNOW?
  • Our current 8th Grade Class ranks in the 84th national percentile in mathematics and 81st percentile in reading on the fall MAP test.Most impressively, the percentile rank of this class has improved significantly since their first year of MAP testing in 3rd grade.
  • District 105 will be highlighted as a case study about our use of the Baldrige Criteria for Excellence for continuous improvement in the book Labor Management Community Collaboration Resource Guide to be published by Harvard University Press.This is a real credit to the hard work the district puts into “getting better at getting better.”
  • District 105 students continue to significantly outperform our benchmark students of similar demographics and from similar sized suburban districts across the country.District 105 teacher and administrator salaries are determined in part based on our performance in relation to districts most like ours.
  • Our 6th-8th grade Cross Country Team won its fifth consecutive conference championship in October.More than 110 students from all five of our district schools participated on this team.
  • District 105 is proud to have twelve National Board Certified teachers on staff.Teachers who achieve this certification have met rigorous standards through intensive study, expert evaluation, self-assessment, and peer review. The certification process focuses on classroom instruction and is ultimately designed to benefit students. 
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 HERE to enable and use the Google Translate tools to translate web pages and email messages.