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District 60 to Host Guest Principal Day December 4
12/01/2023
Nearly two dozen past students are returning to their former schools to experience a day as principal as part of Waukegan Public Schools’ annual Guest Principal Day on Monday, December 4.
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WHS Junior Selected Again for ISBE Advisory Council
11/27/2023
Waukegan High School Junior Victor Hinojosa has again been selected to serve on the Illinois State Board of Education's Student Advisory Council (SAC) for the 2023-2024 school year. This is Victor’s second year on the advisory council.
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Notice of November 28 Regular Board Meeting
11/25/2023
A regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 7 p.m. for Open Session, and 6 p.m. for Closed Session. The meeting will be conducted in-person in the Lincoln Center Board Room, 1201 N. Sheridan Road. Closed Session will occur in Room 120.
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District 60 Recognized for Comprehensive Financial Report
11/21/2023
Waukegan Community Unit School District # 60 was recently recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) with the prestigious “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” (CAFR), for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ending in June 2022.
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Notice of November 21 Special Board Meeting & Committee Meetings
11/18/2023
A Special Closed Session Meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, for the purpose of discussing negotiations and litigation. The meeting will be in Closed Session beginning at 6 p.m. in Room 120 at Lincoln Center, 1201 N. Sheridan Road. No official Board action will be taken at this meeting. The meeting will precede the Board's regular monthly committee meetings. On November 21, 2023, the regularly-scheduled Student Achievement and Operation Services Committee meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Lincoln Center Board Room.
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Selecting a Comprehensive Knowledge-Based Curriculum
11/17/2023
Waukegan Community Unit School District # 60 is seeking stakeholder feedback as we work to select knowledge-based curricula that align with the new Illinois Comprehensive Literacy Plan. The State’s Literacy Plan is designed to guide and unify knowledge-building literacy efforts across Illinois. A draft of the State’s Comprehensive Literacy Plan can be found here in English and Spanish.
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5 WHS Musicians Selected for District 7 Festivals
11/16/2023
Five Waukegan High School student musicians were recently chosen to participate in the Illinois Music Education Association District 7 Music Festivals.
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District 60 Celebrates School Board Members Day 2023
11/15/2023
Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 joins school districts across Illinois in celebrating School Board Members’ Day. Board Members’ Day is celebrated annually on November 15. The theme of this year’s event is “Learn Together. Lead Together.”
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WHS to Host Madrigal Dinner Dec. 1 & 2
11/14/2023
Hear ye, hear ye! Tickets are now on sale for the Waukegan High School Music Department’s annual Renaissance Feast (Madrigal Dinner) on Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2.
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Notice of November 14 Board Meeting
11/12/2023
A regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 7 p.m. for Open Session, and 6 p.m. for Closed Session. The meeting will be conducted in-person in the Lincoln Center Board Room, 1201 N. Sheridan Road. Closed Session will occur in Room 120.
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Deadline Extended for Superintendent's Student Advisory Commission Applications
11/10/2023
We have extended the deadline for students to apply to join the Superintendent's Student Advisory Commission. We want to thank those students who have shown interest and applied. The new deadline will be Sunday, November 26.
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Update on Student Fees
11/07/2023
We hope this letter finds you well. This fall many of our families may have realized that student fees have been reinstated for the 2023-2024 school year, after being waived for the past three school years. This letter will help parents better understand the purpose of certain fees, how families qualify for fee waivers, how parents can pay for fees owed, and we will introduce a new program that will offer parents an option to reduce fees owed.
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Reminder of FACE Informational Meeting and Childcare Survey for Meeting
11/07/2023
Our Family and Community Engagement (FACE) team will host an informational parent meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 16 at Whittier Elementary School, 901 Lewis Avenue. During the 90-minute meeting our team plans to share information about the department’s mission, goals, and upcoming initiatives. We will also share information on how you as a parent can get involved and help support your child's education both at school and at home.
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Guest Principal Day 2023 Interest Form
11/06/2023
Waukegan Public Schools is looking for former students to join us during our annual Guest Principal Day on December 4. We're hoping to attract a variety of grads from varying fields to serve as Guest Principals for this special day.
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WHS Presents Night of The Living Dead Nov. 10-12
11/03/2023
Waukegan High School students will perform an adaptation of the classic film Night of the Living Dead at the Trapp Auditorium on November 10-12.
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Best Practices with Illnesses and COVID
11/02/2023
It has been quite some time since we have shared information related to COVID-19, but as we enter the colder months, when COVID tends to be more prevalent, we want to remind everyone of some of the recommendations and best practices related to COVID and other illnesses, such as the flu.
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Notice of November 2 Special Board Meeting
10/31/2023
A Special Meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2023, in closed session, pursuant to Open Meetings Act exception 120/2 (c)(2), collective negotiating matters. No official Board action will be taken at this meeting. The meeting will be in Closed Session beginning at 6 p.m. in Room 120 at Lincoln Center. A brief Open Session with public comment will precede the closed session.
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New State Report Card Information Released
10/30/2023
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released the annual Illinois School Report Card this week, which shows how schools and districts across the State are progressing on a wide range of educational goals. The Report Card offers a complete picture of student and school performance and provides the school community with an opportunity to reflect on last year’s strengths and discuss areas for continuous improvement. This year’s Report Card is based on data from the 2022-2023 school year. Stakeholders can find their District/School report card by going to www.illinoisreportcard.com.
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Two-Way Dual Language Survey
10/25/2023
Waukegan Public Schools is conducting a survey to determine parent interest in enrolling their children in a two-way dual language program. A two-way program means students who are in the bilingual program as well as monolingual students can participate in a dual program to learn both English and Spanish.
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My Stop Notifications for Android Users
10/24/2023
​We are writing to you today to make you aware of some issues Android users are having with our Districts Bus Tracking App, MyStop. Parents using either the Apple, Google, or Browser-based versions of MyStop are not impacted, and can disregard this message.
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FACE Parent Orientation Meeting Postponed to November 16
10/23/2023
District 60’s Family and Community Engagement (FACE) department’s Parent Orientation has been postponed to Thursday, November 16. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at Whittier Elementary School. During the event parents will have an opportunity to learn more about the department's plans for the school year, as well as join one of its various parent volunteer groups.
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District 60 to host Transition to Post Secondary Education, Employment and Community Webinar
10/23/2023
Waukegan Public Schools’ Diverse Learners department is hosting an informational webinar next month to help DL families learn more about the various resources and options available to their child as they prepare to transition out of high school.
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Notice of October 23 Board Special Meeting and October 24 Regular Board Meetings
10/21/2023
A Special Meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Monday, October 23, 2023, for the purpose of discussing annual contractual goals for the superintendent. The meeting will be in Closed Session beginning at 6 p.m. in Room 120 at Lincoln Center. A regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 7 p.m. for Open Session, and 6 p.m. for Closed Session. The meeting will be conducted in-person in the Lincoln Center Board Room, 1201 N. Sheridan Road. Closed Session will occur in Room 120.
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Anti-Bullying Spirit Week Begins October 23
10/19/2023
As part of our District’s ongoing anti-bullying efforts, and annual observance of National Bullying Prevention Month, we will participate in a week of “Fill our Cup with Kindness” spirit week events beginning Monday, October 23.
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Reminder: Parent-Teacher Conferences October 18, 19
10/18/2023
Waukegan Community Unit School # 60 will host Parent-Teacher Conferences on Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19.
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Notice of October 16 Board Special Meeting and October 17 Monthly Committee Meetings
10/14/2023
A Special Meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Monday, October 16, 2023, for the purpose of discussing a personnel and programmatic matter. The meeting will be in Closed Session beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Room 120 at Lincoln Center. This meeting will be held in Closed Session. On Tuesday, October 17, 2023 the regularly-scheduled Student Achievement and Operation Services Committee meetings will be held beginning at 6 p.m in the Lincoln Center Board Room.
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Applications Open for Superintendent's Student Advisory Commission
10/13/2023
Students in grades 6-12 may now apply for opportunities to serve on the Superintendent's Student Advisory Commission.
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Phone System Outage October 13
10/13/2023
We are writing to you today to inform you that our District's phone lines are down, meaning all inbound and outbound calls for most extensions in the District are currently not operational. Our District’s ITS is currently working with our phone vendor to restore our phone lines.
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FACE Volunteer Groups Meeting Planned for November 16
10/12/2023
District 60’s Family and Community Engagement (FACE) department will be hosting an informational meeting later this month, where parents will have an opportunity to learn more about the department's plans for the school year, as well as join one of its various parent volunteer groups.
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Parent-Teacher Conferences October 18, 19
10/11/2023
Waukegan Community Unit School # 60 will host Parent-Teacher Conferences on Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19.
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Notice of October 10 Board Meeting
10/08/2023
A regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at 7 p.m. for Open Session, and 6 p.m. for Closed Session. The meeting will be conducted in-person in the Lincoln Center Board Room, 1201 N. Sheridan Road. Closed Session will occur in Room 120.
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Bullying Prevention Month in Waukegan Schools
10/04/2023
As part of our District’s ongoing anti-bullying efforts, and annual observance of National Bullying Prevention Month, this October the students and staff of Waukegan Public Schools will again participate in a variety of anti-bullying activities and lessons throughout the month.
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Application Deadline to Join the Equity Advisory Council and African-American Achievement Initiative Task Force is Oct. 20
10/02/2023
Parents, staff, and community members interested in joining our District's Equity Advisory Council (EAC) for the 2023-2024 school year still have until Friday, October 20 to submit their application. Interested stakeholders can submit their applications here.
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Professional Learning Days Schedule 2023/2024
08/01/2023
Waukegan Community Unit School District # 60 schools are again participating in Professional Learning Days this school year. These days will allow for additional professional development opportunities for staff members, and will result in altered bell schedules on these days.
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New Facility Scheduling and Work Order Software
06/01/2023
Waukegan Public Schools is excited to announce we will soon be rolling out a new facility scheduling and work order software. Later this summer FMX will officially replace SchoolDude. Our district-wide launch will take place in August.
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