Western Springs School District 101
The Illinois State Board of Education nominated McClure as one of twenty schools from our State to be considered by the Department of Education for what is considered to be the highest award given to a school for sustained excellence in student performance and/or improvement over time. In receiving this award, it is important to know:
* McClure is one of 304 public/private schools named in 2010, out of 132,000 public/private schools across the U.S.
* 420 schools were nominated by their States for this award. The 304 schools named represents 72.4% of those nominated.
* Illinois had 19 schools recognized for this award; 9 were middle schools.
* There were 84 middle schools recognized from across the country.
Principal Dan Chick and a teacher representative from McClure will be recognized at a ceremony presided by Secretary Duncan in Washington, DC on November 15 and 16.
You can find more information on the National Blue Ribbon School Award at the link below:
Notice of Public Meeting
On May 31, 2016 at 4:00, a meeting will be conducted by District 101, will be taking place at District Office 4225 Wolf Rd. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the district's plans for providing special education services to students with disabilities who are home schooled for the 2016-2017 school year. If you are the parent of a home-schooled student who has been or may be identified with a disability and you reside within the boutndaries of District 101, you are encouraged to attend.
If you have further questions pertaining to this meeting, please contact Gini Sulek, Assistant Special Education Coordinator, at 708-485-2850.
Website Development Underway
The District 101 Board of Education on January 23, 2017 approved an initiative to create a new,
custom website for the District 101 community. The Board recognized a strong need to create a
cohesive, technological platform that will help streamline and provide easy access to important
academic, scheduling, extracurricular, and other school-related information. The new platform
is likely to include a mobile app, capabilities for mass communications, social media
management tools, more comprehensive and updated calendar information, and other
Please watch your inboxes for a communications survey that you may complete to ensure that
the new District website is designed to help you and meet your students’ needs.
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