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Leman Middle School Graduation – Graduación de la escuela secundaria Leman

350+ students recently graduated from district 33 through leman middle schools 8thgrafe graduation ceremonies this past week. Most of the students will now move ahead to district 94 and community high school in West Chicago (or other private high schools) Más de 350 estudiantes se graduaron recientemente de las ceremonias de graduación de octavo grado…

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Free summertime Lunches For Those 19 and Under Via WCCHS

Free Summer Meals are still available at 3 locations. Stop by to have a delicious lunch any time between 11am-1pm daily. More information provided in the flyer below! AVAILABLE TO ALL CHILDREN UNDER 19 years old. Las comidas de verano gratuitas todavía están disponibles en 3 ubicaciones. Visítenos para disfrutar de un delicioso almuerzo en…

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WeGo Together For Kids and Dist. 33 Summer Activities Guide: Free Download

This summer, embark on an adventure like no other with District 33 in West Chicago’s ultimate Summer Activity List for kids and families, courtesy of WeGo Together for Kids. Packed with a plethora of thrilling experiences, from exploring parks and farms to engaging with wildlife at zoos, delving into captivating tales at libraries, immersing in…

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Two LMS 8th Graders Receive Illinois Principal’s Association Student Awards

Congratulations to two amazing District 33 8th graders Kadin and Oliver, who were recipients of this year’s Illinois Principal Association’s student recognition award. Both students were selected due to their high academic achievement, their commitment to the Leman Values, and their contributions to the Charger community.   Felicitaciones a dos increíbles estudiantes de octavo grado…

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District 33 Holds Preschool Screenings for Fall

PRESCHOOL – SCREENING FOR FALL ENROLLMENT In fall 2024 all preschool classrooms will be together at Pioneer School. District 33 currently has openings for 410 students for the 2024-25 school year and look forward to partnering with local families through this early childhood education program. Residents are encouraged to complete the following form if they…

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Familycentric Programs Offered By WeGo Together For Kids

WeGo Together for Kids (WGTK) is a vibrant and engaged community where children and families are inspired to reach their full potential. With faithful community partners, WeGo Together supports and enhances the health, safety, learning, and social-emotional well-being of children and families through a collaborative, coordinated, and comprehensive approach for the West Chicago community Here…

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Standing Order Signed For Respiratory Medications To Be Given In Illinois Schools : West Chicago News, West Chicago Voice, West Chicago Newspaper

Standing Order Signed For Respiratory Medications To Be Given In Illinois Schools

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. Sameer Vohra has signed a standing order allowing trained personnel in Illinois schools to use “undesignated” asthma inhalers on hand to treat students who develop respiratory distress. Undesignated medications are those that are not prescribed for a specific student but can be used in an emergency to…

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Del Toro Named New Principal at Dist. 33’s Indian Knoll Elementary School

Whitnie Del Toro has been named the new  Principal at District 33’s Indian Knoll Elementary School. Whitnie Del Toro has an extensive and diverse background in education, with 17 years of experience overall and 12 years specifically within the West Chicago District 33. She has held various roles throughout her tenure, including intermediate classroom teacher,…

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Gary Elementary and Benjamin Middle Schools in Top 10% Statewide

The Illinois State Board of Education’s (ISBE) report card reporting system is the state’s official source for information about public schools across Illinois. The report card system provides families, educators, and communities with an annual informational snapshot of public schools across Illinois. Readers can find school state, district, and school-level data on academic performance, school…

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School Sports Corner Help Wanted

The West Chicago Voice is an independent, family-owned, digital newspaper with a focus on West Chicago. So far, we’re 100% volunteer and our time is stretched thin. We’d like to get out to all of the  high school sporting events as possible but it just can’t be done . As the sports season begins to…

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Statewide Poster, Poetry and Prose Contest Offered to Fifth And Sixth Grade Students

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting fifth and sixth-grade writers and artists from around Illinois to participate in this year’s Annual Poster, Poetry, and Prose Contest. The contest theme for the 2024 awards is “Where Does Rain Go? How Can We Slow the Flow?” focusing on understanding how rain moves through the landscape,…

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City-Wide Collection of Items For At-Risk Veterans Underway

In September, the West Chicago community came together and collected over 175 pounds of non-perishable goods for local families in need. This October, West Chicago Elementary School District 33, in collaboration with the City of West Chicago Government, the West Chicago Park District, and the West Chicago Public Library District, are calling on community members…

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