Nominate a staff member for a Partnership Award
Want to recognize an outstanding staff member for their dedication, professionalism and work on behalf of our students? Nominations are being accepted for the 2020-2021 Partnership Awards.
Awards are given to four current teachers (prek-12), two retired staff members and two current support staff. In addition to the honor, each Partnership Award recipient designates a $1,000 grant from The Partnership Plan to the building of their choice.
All current and past employees of Independent School District 834 are eligible. Nominate someone online by Feb. 15.
In Other News
Big changes are coming for families as we work to develop a long-term solution to busing challenges.
The board wants your input as it considers changes to open forums and seeks new ideas for engagement.
Stay up-to-date on the daily status of buses, report a late bus or submit busing concerns.
The district has two questions on this fall's ballot - one to replace an expiring levy and another to fund technology for kids and classrooms.
Supply chain issues are leading to some favorite meals not being available and numerous menu substitutions in our cafeterias.
Families must review the District Handbook and sign the Handbook acknowledgement form in PowerSchool.
District leaders are working to resolve ongoing transportation challenges by rerouting buses to focus available drivers, creating neighborhood hubs and exploring an adjustment of school start and end times to provide time for some buses to run double routes.
An additional 7 drivers are available to cover routes starting Sept. 7, while schools extend hours to support families without busing.