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BOARD OF EDUCATION

Dr. Arvid C. Johnson
President

Mr. James E. Gast
Vice President

Mrs. Dee Molinare
Secretary

Mrs. Christine M. Glatz
Member

Mr. Christopher A. Kosel
Member

Mr. Kevin L. Molloy
Member

Mr. Stephen D. White
Member

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DISTRICT
ADMINISTRATION

Dr. R. Scott Tingley
Superintendent

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Mrs. Stacy Holland
Community Relations
sholland@lw210.org

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MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT


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SuperintendentThe e-Newsletter video for April features students that participate in the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 spring musicals. Two students from each high school musical were asked to participate and share with the public what their musical was all about and what role they each played. My thanks to the students that participated in the interview. Student leads are: Steven Beemsterboer, Jessica Cepolski from Lincoln-Way Central; Tim Michuda and Hanna Samawi from Lincoln-Way East; Mollie Ciszek and Rachel Rehm from Lincoln-Way North; and Danny Puig and Adam Webb from Lincoln-Way West.

Steven Beemsterboer and Jessica Cepolski are the two leads in Lincoln-Way Central’s production of Footloose. The dates for Footloose are Thursday, April 10, Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12. Starting time for all musicals is 7:00 p.m. General admission price for all musicals is $10.

Hanna Samawi and Tim Michuda are the two leads in Lincoln-Way East’s production of Beauty and the Beast. The dates for Beauty and the Beast are Thursday, April 3, Friday, April 4, and Saturday April 5.

Mollie Ciszek and Rachel Rehm are two leads in Lincoln-Way North’s production of Into the Woods. The dates for Into the Woods are Thursday, April 10, Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12.

Adam Webb and Danny Puig are the leads in Lincoln-Way West’s production of Godspell. Godspell is performing Thursday, April 3, Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5.

Please consider attending one or more of the musical productions. Our students are very talented, and they all put on an excellent show.

Click Click here to find dates and times of all 4 musical performance (scroll to see all 4 schools).

Asking for Parent Input:
As partners with us in education, we are asking for your help. Beginning March 17 through April 25, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is asking every school give a survey to students, teachers and parents covering the following areas: Effective Leadership, Collaborative Teachers, Involved Families, Supportive Environment, and Ambitious Instruction. Research has found that schools strong in these five areas are more likely to improve student outcomes.

Please complete the short questionnaire for the Illinois 5Essentials Survey by April 25, 2014. For your convenience use the following link: https://illinois.5-essentials.org

Academic Highlights:
Part of this week we had a sampling of our students and teachers involved in piloting the new format for state testing that will go into effect starting with the 2014-2015 school year. The tests the students piloted this week will not be part of their school record, but are an opportunity for us to catch a preview of what is to come. The state of Illinois is looking at the PARCC tests to replace the PSAE state-wide tests. Lincoln-Way District 210 was chosen to be a pilot school.

Finance:
I have had a few questions about the Lincoln-Way District 210 ratio of administrators to pupils. Information gathered from additional research on the Illinois Interactive Report Card site regarding per pupil ratio to administrators in district shows:

2012 Pupil-to-Administrator Ratio for
Large High School Districts

High School Districts

District
Pupil to
Administrator Ratio 

Northfield Township High School District 225

118 to 1

Community High School District 128
(Libertyville & Vernon Hills)

120 to 1

Township High School District 113
(Deerfield & Highland Park)

132 to 1

Maine Township High School District 207

132 to 1

Hinsdale Township High School District 86

135 to 1

New Trier Township High School District 203

139 to 1

Consolidate High School District 230

160 to 1

Adlai E. Stevenson  High School District 125

166 to 1

Lyons Township High School District 204

170 to 1

Lake Forest Community High School District 115

179 to1

Lemont Township High School District 210

199 to 1

Lockport Township High School District 205

234 to 1

Lincoln-Way High School District 210

237 to 1

Township High School District 211 (Palatine)

238 to 1

*This chart illustrates that when compared to other large high school districts in Illinois, Lincoln-Way High School District 210 has one of the highest pupil-to-administrator ratios, which contributes to the fact Lincoln-Way District 210 is among the lowest spending high school districts in the entire Chicagoland area.

 

Thank you for reading this e-Newsletter. Our goal is to offer timely, accurate information about your schools in a quick, easy-to-read format, in a financially viable way.

Regards,

 

Dr. R. Scott Tingley
Superintendent
Lincoln-Way High School District 210

 

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