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2015-16 School Supplies on Sale Now !!

Does the thought of back-to-school shopping stress you out?  Tired of running from store-to-store looking for the right notebook?  Let the PTO help!  Once again, the PTO is offering an easy online ordering process to order school supplies and have them delivered directly to your child's classroom before the first day of school! 


The online sale has begun and will continue through June 16th.


Ordering is easy!  Visit Epipacks and enter GLE201 as the school ID.  Please choose "NA" when prompted for a teacher's name.

We Need Room Reps for 2015-16!

Are you interested in helping your child's teacher next year?  Being a PTO Room Representative for your child's classroom is a great way to get involved.  Some of the ways that Room Reps help the classroom teachers is by planning class parties and coordinating volunteers.


If you are interested in being a Room Rep in  2015-16, please email Alyssa Tabora with your name, child's name, and the grade they will be going into next year.  Room Reps will be selected when class lists come out in August.


We are excited to announce our partnership with Community 4 Unity, a local start-up that will unite the community through its merchants and consumers while giving back to local schools and their PTOs.  Community 4 Unity was founded by two Highland Park parents who wanted to do more for our schools by bringing our neighborhoods and our businesses together.
Launched in the Fall of 2014, Community 4 Unity has already invested back into its first participant, presenting Wayne Thomas PTA with a check from their first deal.  See the attached article about Wayne Thomas Elementary School.
Visit and register your email address for access to their deals (2-4 emails per month).  Stay tuned - The Glencoe PTO will have its first deal soon!

 Important Dates Coming Up! 

May 30: GEF Grand Prix Bike Race
June 2: 8th Grade Graduation
June 4: Field Day - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!
June 8: Summer Explorations Begins

2015-2016 School Year Calendar

The Board of Education has approved the 2015-2016 school year calendar. The following is a one page listing of major events for school year 2015-2016, Calendar Highlights.

 A Note to New Families in 

Glencoe District 35

Welcome! We are certain you will find our school community accessible and inviting! Click here for important tips on PTO lunch, the school directory, after school clubs, or email newsletter and more.

Welcome Christine Zelaya!

We are pleased to share the Board of Education approved the appointment of Christine Zelaya as the new Director of Curriculum & Instruction for the 2015-2016 year. Mrs. Zelaya currently serves as a principal in Elgin District U46. She joins us with strong leadership experience in the areas of technology, curriculum, and supporting teachers to engage in meaningful professional development. While Mrs. Zelaya will officially begin her new role on July 1st, we look forward to planning visits in the remaining months of school.

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