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District 105 Announcements
Independence Day Holiday - Monday, July 4
All district and school offices will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of the holiday.

More on Independence Day HERE.


Image: Yankee Doodle (AKA The Spirit of '76) by Archibald Willard 1875.
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.