Nine-year-old Charlie Ware lets an arrow fly during archery class at Winnetka District 36 summer school at Washburne School last July. | Joel Lerner~Sun-Times Media
Updated: August 22, 2012 2:54AM
Winnetka Public Schools News, including Board Highlights, is now available via e-mail. To join the District 36 e-mail list visit the website at www.winnetka36.org/communications/listsignup.
Field Day schedule
The 2012 Field Day Schedule is as follows: Carleton Washburn School May 31; Greeley School and Hubbard Woods School June 1; The Skokie School June 4; and Crow Island School June 5.
M Square Day
Hubbard Woods School will observe M Square Day June 5. Students and staff will spend the entire day focused on math games and strategies.
Carleton Washburne School graduation will be held at The Skokie School June 5.
Library staff visit
Staff from the Winnetka Public Library will visit Greely School at 1 p.m. June 6 to discuss summer reading opportunities.
The Crow Parade will be held June 7. The crow statues created by the fourth grade class will be displayed on the Crow Island School’s front lawn.
Last day of attendance
The last day of student attendance will be June 8. Dismissal times vary; check your school newsletter for details.
Adventures in Learning
The Winnetka Public School’s summer program, Adventures in Learning, will run June 18-July 20. Registration has begun.
Junior kindergarten registration
The Winnetka Public Schools District 36 plans to offer junior kindergarten for children who will be four years old years old by Sept. 1, 2012 (born before Sept. 2, 2008).
Registration will be open to all non-residents today. Applications will be available starting Tuesday from the district office and online at www.winnekta36.org. Enrollment in this tuition-based program will be on a first come, first served basis upon receipt of completed application and a $150 nonrefundable deposit. The cost of this program is $4,183 plus the deposit. For more information, contact Janice Sward at the district office (847) 501-2735.
Little Learners, a preschool program for 3-5 year olds, that is run jointly by The Winnetka Public Schools and the North Shore Special Education District, is accepting applications. The blended program has a maximum enrollment of 14 students. Seven are reserved for students with special needs and seven are for same age peers. The cost is $3300. For more information, contact Janice Sward at the District Office (847) 501-2735.
The next regular meeting of the Winnetka Public Schools Board will be held at 7:15 p.m. June 12 in the Carleton Washburne School Resource Center. The agenda will be posted at the district office and online and at all school buildings. The public board packet will be available online the day before the meeting. Podcasts of prior board meetings can be viewed on the District website http://web.winnetka36.org/schoolboard/meetings/Podcast/Podcast.html.