Friday Updates

Thank you for taking the time to read this week’s Friday Update....on this Wednesday afternoon! Thanks to everyone’s patience and flexibility as we have navigated the past couple of weeks and the snow, cold and ice that has come with it!

February 23, 2024

5Essentials State Survey - Parent Link

The State’s annual 5Essentials Survey window is open, and we invite all D101 parents to provide feedback via this survey. You can access the survey at the following link.  

Chicago Parent Magazine - Top 50 Elementary Schools

In case you have not yet seen it, Chicago Parent Magazine just released their Top 50 Elementary Schools in Chicagoland/Cook County on Wednesday. We are obviously pleased that all three of our D101 elementary schools are on their list, with Forest Hills landing at #20, Laidlaw coming in at #25 and Field Park landing as the #34 elementary school in the Chicago area. A portion of the Chicago Parent article is included here

LTHS Production of Urinetown - D101 Leads!

For those of you who are looking for a fun and unique opportunity this weekend, two D101 grads - Ginny Gibbs and Cooper Brown – are co-starring in the Friday and Sunday performances of LTHS’s production of Urinetown The Musical. Congrats to both Ginny and Cooper! For those of you who might be interested in seeing one of the performances, the informational flyer for this production is included here.

2024-25 School Calendar

As overviewed in our last Update, the Board of Education formally adopted our 2024-25 school calendar at their meeting Monday night.

24-25 calendar