Welcome to Center Cass School District 66

Vision: District 66 will inspire each student to achieve their greatest potential by setting the highest standard for excellence in education.

Mission: Center Cass School District 66 works collaboratively with students, parents, community, and staff to achieve a child-centered environment that promotes academic progress, personal and social growth, as well as development of life skills, self-esteem, and a passion for learning.

Summer Enrichment Program

Summer enrichment registration open now! Click here:

Summer Enrichment Program Brochure

Illinois State University State Invitational Band Contest – Final Results

Illinois State University State Invitational Band Contest – Final Results
Twelve bands competed on Saturday. The Lakeview Wind Ensemble was selected as the 1st place winner in class 2A (three bands total in our class) with a score of 92/100. Our scores from the judges were 95, 93, & 88. The second place band in our class came in with an 86. Lakeview came in 2nd overall out of the 12 competing bands.

Lakeview is scheduled to perform at the U of I Supestate Festival on Friday, May 9, 2014

LV Music Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTHfWIdeqlDSfz12cRvBNrg

Home Town Boy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsLafoMXyzY&feature=youtu.be

Rivers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUOxkAS5004&feature=youtu.be

Riversongs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JclSotMp4tA&feature=youtu.be

Village of Woodridge: Parent Workshop on Village Subsidy and Park District Programs

The Village has organized two Parent Workshops to provide information
on the Park District’s Kidz Squad and Summer Camp programs, as well as
childcare subsidies available through the Department of Human Services
and the Village of Woodridge.

Staff from the Village of Woodridge, YWCA, and Woodridge Park District
will be on hand to answer any questions. There will also be an opportunity
to meet with YWCA and review the subsidy application.

For more information please click on these flyers:
English Spanish

Project Challenge Parent Nomination

We are presently taking nominations for those children who will be in third grade through eighth grade in the fall of 2014. Project Challenge is the district’s program for the academically talented children in grades third through eighth grade. If you would like to nominate your child for Project Challenge, please fill in the nomination form which is located on the district webpage, or pick one up in the office of your child’s school. Nominations forms should be returned to Mrs. Sheryl Sulima , K-5 Gifted Coordinator, or Mrs. Jennifer Maass, 6-8 Gifted Coordinator, by Wednesday, April 30.

Please see attached link for Nomination Form:

Project Challenge Parent Nomination Form

Thank you,

Mrs. Sheryl Sulima, Prairieview

Mrs. Jennifer Maass, Lakeview

Darien Dash – May 18, 2014

Dear Parents, Faculty, Staff, and Students:

The Darien Chamber of Commerce is challenging your school and or organization to make the 2014 Darien Dash one of the best events of the year. We have $2500.00 in award money to distribute and we are promoting this event to you as the Darien Dash for Education! With the support from the Darien Chamber of Commerce Members, the Chamber is proud to offer four cash awards through our corporate sponsors. The awards will be given based on school and organization participation. A $1,000 award will be given to the school with the highest number of participants in the race, a $600 award will be given to the school with the second highest number of participants, a $400 award will be given for the third highest and a $500 award to the youth organization with the highest number of registered participants. Now tell me, is your school or organization up for the challenge? Is your school or organization going to be the best? Is your school or organization going to bring home the CASH?

A minimum of 35 participants will be necessary to qualify a school or organization for the awards mentioned above. Participants may be any individuals who register for the race and list a school and organization that they wish to represent. Each participant may represent only one school and one organization. The Chamber can provide promotional flyers rof the Dash to schools and organizations upon request. Schools and organizations will be free to distribute these flyers and promote the race to faculty, students, parents, and other potential participants.

Registered runners can pick up their bibs, race bags and performance t-shirts at BMO Harris located at 2275 75th Street, (located in front of Wal-Mart mall) on Friday May 16th from 3-6 pm and Saturday May 17, 2014 from 8am-12pm. Thank you for your cooperation. Remember, without the support of our sponsors, the Darien Dash Committee would not be able to offer the Cash Rewards to our local schools and organizations.

We look forward to a fun morning and some fierce, friendly competition.

Sincerely,

Ted Schauer
BMO Harris Bank

Nayeli DeAnda
BMO Harris Bank

Joanne Noetzel
School Liason
The Anderson Financial Group

Darien Chamber of Commerce· 1702 Plainfield Road · Darien IL · 60561

Lakeview Jr. High Presents… State Fair

Dates: May 15 & 16
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Lakeview Gymnasium
Tickets can be purchased at the door, or by using the ticket order form.

Center Cass School District 66 is now on Twitter!

Please search for us on Twitter (#ccsd66) and see the amazing things happening in our district.

TEAM 66 EDUCATION FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES TEACHING GRANT FUNDING PRIORITIES

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In keeping with its goal to strengthen and enrich learning through the development of innovative programs, the TEAM 66 Education Foundation (TEAM 66) announced that its initial funding priorities will be on Innovative Teaching Grants. The grant opportunities will encourage teachers to implement new strategies and approaches in teaching that will immediately impact students.

TEAM 66’s grants will be made available at the classroom, grade, department, campus and district level. Grant applications will be made available in April, will be due in September and recipients will be notified in October.

Jake Little, 7th Grade Social Studies teacher and Vice President of the Center Cass Education Association (CCEA) expressed his and the CCEA’s support by saying: “”The staff of CCSD66 is excited about the opportunity to work with TEAM 66. Not only does our faculty have a proud history of collaboration within the community, but we are always looking for innovative and engaging ways to help students learn. TEAM 66 will contribute to our rich culture of learning and is an exciting addition to the community. We look forward to the enrichment and the special opportunities our students will be offered.”

Lindsey Murray
TEAM 66 VP of Communications
info@team66ef.org