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:
WESTERN SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT #101 PUBLIC NOTICE of INTENT to SELL EQUIPMENT
September 26, 2013
Western Springs School District #101 no longer has substantial need for its red pick-up truck. For that reason, it intends to sell this truck via a sealed-bid approach. Description of the vehicle and bid-process are detailed below.
1992 GMC Sierra 4x4 Pick-Up Truck Automatic Transmission; 5.7 liter; V8 Includes 6 foot Western snow plow
Truck is to be sold “as is,” with no warranties expressed or implied
Interested bidders can arrange to inspect the truck in advance of bid submission by contacting Mike Wilkin, Maintenance Director, at 708-246-3700
Eligible bids must be received in a sealed envelope These sealed bids must be received in the District 101 Board of Education Office, 4335 Howard Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558 No Later Than Friday, October 18, 2013 by Noon Central Time
Any additional questions can be addressed to Brian Barnhart, Superintendent of Schools, at 708-246-3700.
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.
2017 District 101 School Board Elections
The District 101 School Board Election Committee is seeking interested candidates to run
for School Board. The Committee held an information session on October 17 for
interested citizens to learn more about School Board responsibilities, the candidate filing
process, and the election.
December 12-19, 2016 represents the filing period for persons interested in running, per
the Cook County Board of Elections. The Illinois Consolidated Election will be held on
April 4, 2017.
The Committee will hold an open forum for the community to hear from all School
Board candidates on Wednesday, March 22 at 7:00 pm in the McClure Junior High
The School Board is composed of seven members elected by the community to fulfill its
powers and duties on behalf of the District. Each member of the School Board is elected
on a non-partisan ballot for a four-year term.
If you have questions regarding the 2017 Board of Education election for District 101,
please contact Elani Zissimopoulos, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, who also
serves as the District’s election contact, at 708-485-2914 or Amy Avakian, School Board
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