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Enjoy our Fifth Grade Winter Band Concert

Our Fifth Grade students recently performed their first concert for our students.  Please enjoy their performance!  

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Order Your Lifetouch Yearbook by April 12, 2024

Don't miss your chance to order your child a 2023-2024 Yearbook!  Extra copies will not be available.  Yearbook ID code: 13685024

Order Here

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Technology Help

District 196 provides technology help for students and families. Submit a Technology Help Request Form and someone will contact you to troubleshoot the issues.  The form can be translated into Spanish and Somali.

Tech Help Request Form

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Apply today for Educational Benefits Program

Formerly known as the Free and Reduced-Price Meals Program, approved applications are more than just for meals but also provide your school with critical funding. 

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Our committed staff works wonders with children every single day to ensure they reach their infinite possibilities.


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The District 196 School Board on Jan. 8 approved a resolution to accept the resignation of Board Director Bianca Virnig and declare a board vacancy, and a separate action to approve the process the board will use to fill the vacancy. Virnig won a special election Dec. 5 to fill the open seat in House District 52B. She will resign from the School Board Jan. 11.

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District 196 is accepting applications from families interested in having their students attend a magnet school in the 2024-25 school year. The deadlines to submit applications are Jan. 5 for the five elementary magnet schools, Dec. 15 for Valley Middle School of STEM and Dec. 22 for the School of Environmental Studies optional high school for juniors and seniors.