Director of Communications
April 19, 2006
Education Partners, good afternoon.
Lots of mid-week news to share:
- St. Charles East High School senior Abraham Buditama is one of about
1,000 students nationwide chosen to receive a corporate-sponsored 2006
National Merit Scholarship award. Kudos is certainly in order for Abraham
for this great accomplishment. Click here for more:
- The Kane County Regional Office of Education and District 303 will
present a special event focusing on Internet safety for children in light of
recent controversy over personal websites such as Myspace.com. Click here
for more information about this important, timely and FREE event:
- District 303 on Thursday, April 20, 2005 will honor and celebrate the
careers of 50 employees with at least 20 years of service to the district,
including 15 who are retiring this year or who retired last year.
Congratulations to all of the honorees and retirees, and thanks for their
years of service and dedication. Click here for more:
- St. Charles North High School will host the annual Fox Valley College
Fair from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2006 in the school gymnasium. More
than 160 colleges and universities will be represented. The event is open to
all high school students and their parents.
- Graduating high school students who plan to enter the field of
elementary education are invited to apply for the second annual Linda
Thompson Memorial Scholarship. One student from each District 303 high
school will win a $500 scholarship from the Linda Thompson Memorial
Scholarship Fund, which honors the memory of the longtime District 303
educator who died in December 2004.
Students who apply must be planning on entering the field of elementary
education, have been recommended, and in need of this support. Applications
must be received by May 12, 2006 . Scholarships will be awarded in her honor
on May 25, 2006 . Please contact Brett Bearrick or Julie Siemianowski for
more information at Munhall Elementary School , (630) 377-4860.
- St. Charles East High School brings Peter Pan to life on the Norris
stage this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (April 21, 22, and 23, 2006) at the
Norris Cultural Arts Center . Performances will be held at 7:30 pm Friday
and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday.
This classic story and show by J.M. Barrie, focuses on the high-flying,
swashbuckling adventures of the boy who “won’t grow up.” For tickets and
information, call (630) 377-4754.
- Thompson Middle School also presents its spring play, “ Alice Through
the Looking Glass” at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 21-22, 2006 , and at
2 p.m. Sunday April 23, 2006 . Tickets are $4.
Have a great night,
Director of Communications