Friday Updates

In our efforts to share timely information with our school community, we have committed to sending Friday Updates when important or timely information needs to be shared. We hope you enjoy this week’s installment of the Friday Update!

September 1, 2023

Thank you for taking the time to read this week’s Friday Update!  

Start of School

A special thanks to all members of our school community - students, staff, teachers and parents - for what has amounted to a very positive start to the new school year. It appears to us that everyone was ready to return, inclusive of putting the work in TO be ready to return and get after it starting on day one! What a great way to kick off 2023-24!

Board Brief

Attached is the Board Brief for Monday night’s August Board of Education meeting. 

Dr. Coffey’s Friday Message - i-Ready Math

Please take a few minutes to read Dr. Coffey’s article on the move D101 has made to our new math resource, i-Ready Math!

Hiring Event - D101 Needs You!

District 101 continues to need a handful of talented and dedicated individuals to help in our schools. Whether as a teaching assistant - full-time or part-time - or as an on-call substitute teacher, while we are nearly fully staffed for 2023-24, a handful of smart, hard-working folks will make our already outstanding staff complete. Please consider D101 if you have time and interest, and you can learn much more about the opportunities that currently exist here.

LTHS 204 is Seeking LT Community Advisory Council (LTCAC) Members

Lyons Township High School District 204 is currently seeking community members who are interested in serving on the LT Community Advisory Council (LTCAC). The LTCAC meets each quarter to learn about, discuss, and provide feedback on important school-related topics. It is a great way for members of the LT school community to engage in productive discussions that make LTHS continuously better for its students. LTCAC members include students, parents, community members, staff, administrators, alums and school board members. The LTCAC will meet on the following dates during the 2023-24 school year:

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2023

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2023

  • Wednesday, January 31, 2024

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2024

For more information, visit the LTCAC webpage. If you are interested in participating with the LTCAC, please complete a short interest form by clicking here

Bus Service

While most of our daily bus runs have started the school year in positive fashion, we have had some hiccups with our transportation provider First Student. These hiccups have included afternoon runs at McClure that have simply started 25 minutes late on a daily basis. We continue to push First Student to provide our students with a much more reliable experience, and we believe that improvement should start as early as next week. Thanks for your patience as we work with them to improve their timely pick-up and drop-off schedules!


Have a great long Labor Day weekend!