The Board of Education has approved the 2022-2023 school year calendar. Winter break and spring break are common across New Trier Township. Click here to view a one page listing of major events for the upcoming school year.
It is our shared responsibility to ensure we practice good hygiene and maintain a healthy environment for our students and staff. The steps to mitigate risks and care for our students and staff may be found here. In addition, the detailed FAQ from IDPH contains the latest information on health requirements in the schools.
• Updated IDPH Guidance (updated 10/18/21)
Review the IDPH exclusion document (updated 10.18.21) to consider when a student or staff member may return to school after exposure to COVID-19. All information reflects the requirements of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) for schools.
Visit the District 35 COVID Dashboard which is updated weekly to reflect information from our schools.
Board of Education Special Meeting
Board of Education Special Meeting – 5:30 p.m.
Young Auditorium, Central School
The Board of Education will hold a closed session to discuss matters related to self-evaluation, practices and procedures, and professional ethics, while meeting with a representative of the Illinois Association of School Boards, 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(16).
Vaccine Clinics - Age 5-11
Vaccine Clinic #2: Dose 2 of the clinic is set for December 14 at Misner Auditorium in Glencoe Central School. If you received dose 1 with us on November 23, you are confirmed for dose 2 at the same time on December 14.
The New Trier Township elementary school districts are pleased to work with Jewel-Osco Pharmacy to provide two vaccine clinics for our students in November/December. Click HERE to review the information about our upcoming vaccine clinic.
As you enjoy the Thanksgiving break, please note the following travel guidance from the Cook County Department of Public Health:
School-aged children do NOT have to quarantine after returning from domestic travel. They should continue to attend school in-person. However, they should get tested 3-5 days after returning from their trip and should monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days.
Winter Solstice - Celebration of Light
On Tuesday, December 21st from 5pm to 6pm join the Friends of the Green Bay Trail in a celebration of the shortest day of the year with a parade of lights on the Green Bay Trail. Decorate yourself, dogs, strollers or wagons with lights and things that glow. No candles or open flames, please! Parade begins and ends at the Shelton Park playground. Festivities include a fire pit to enjoy hot chocolate and refreshments. Severe weather will cancel the parade. Event updates at www.gbtrail.org.
Notice of Destruction of Temporary Student Records
In accordance with the Illinois School statute, Glencoe School District 35 is providing notice that all Temporary Records of students who graduated from District 35 in June 2015 will be destroyed. Student temporary records are retained for five (5) years after the student has left the district. All records currently over five (5) years old will be destroyed on December 15, 2021.
Parents, guardians, and the former student have the right to review and receive a copy of such records at any time prior to the destruction of such records. Review of the records can be requested by contacting the Kaitlin Eden, Secretary in Board of Education Office, at 847-835-7812 or email@example.com.
Upcoming Family Action Network Events
Tuesday, December 7th: Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and Rewarding: Click here to learn more and register for this free webinar.
Our district is a member of TrueNorth Educational Cooperative 804. We share resources with 17 other school districts in our region so that we can provide every student the opportunity to learn and reach their full potential. Through TrueNorth, our students can access academic and behavior support, and our staff can engage in high-quality professional learning that impacts student growth here in District 35. TrueNorth (formerly NSSED, or Northern Suburban Special Education District), is committed to the possibilities in every learner, every day. Please visit truenorth804.org to learn more about the cooperative and watch an introduction video.
2021-2022 Student Registration Fees
Payment of student fees is online through Family Access. The detailed information regarding Student Accident Insurance, Free Lunch Application, and Student Registration Fees may be found by clicking here.
Safe Routes to Schools
We are excited to see so many students biking or walking to school again. Please view the Safe Routes to Schools information here to be aware of crossing guard locations, stop signs, and recommended routes for our students. Please also be mindful of the helmet law in Glencoe - all children under the age of 16 must wear a helmet while on a bicycle, scooter, or skateboard. Thank you for your support of this critical safety measure.
We reimagined, planned thoughtfully, and we are eager to open the new year. To ensure the health and safety of all, please note the mask reminders below.
Click here for more information and tips to support your child with wearing a mask. We recommend all students arrive each day with extra masks in their backpacks. If your child needs additional masks, please contact your child’s nurse.
The school district may release directory information which includes:
Birth date and place
Parent(s)/guardian(s) name and address
Period of attendance in school
Additionally, student pictures without identifying information may be posted on the district web page with informational pieces. Any parent(s)/guardian(s) may prohibit the release of any or all of the above by delivering a written objection to the Building Principal.