2018-19 ATHLETIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Glenbard East Athletic VisionTo utilize school and sports to develop "WELL-ROUNDED" student-athletes and establish great pride in our Rams Community.

 

WINTER SPORTS START DATES (Must have valid medical physical exam and be registered via PowerSchool). 

Boys Bowling 10/22            Cheer 10/22                        Dance 10/22

Girls Basketball 10/29        Boys Basketball 11/5         Girls Gymnastics 11/5

Wrestling 11/5                      Girls Bowling 11/12           Boys Swimming 11/19

            

 

ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB MEMBERSHIP

Our goal is get over 300 members for the 2018-19 school year. Please join, be a voice, volunteer, and help fundraise with other parents for our athletic program! Also purchase a FAMILY PASS ($75) as this will save you and your family from paying admission fees to Glenbard East regular season contests.

 

Meeting dates for Athletic Booster Club (in Room 250, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.)

*Tues August 7                          Mon September 10
*Tues October 9                         Mon November 12
Mon December 10                       Mon January 14
Mon February 11                         Mon March 11
Mon April 8                                  Mon May 13

 

OTHER IMPORTANT DATES

 

Thursday, August 31, OPEN HOUSE (6:00 p.m.) for ALL parents.

 

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 8th GRADE FAMILY/ACTIVITY NIGHT (Fun-filled night for Future Rams including introduction to athletics/activities/clubs and important academic information to help students transition from middle school to Glenbard East).

 

Monday, April 29 GBE NATIONAL SIGNING DAY (2:15 p.m.) (Come cheer on our future student-athletes that have committed to college, to continue their academic and athletic pursuits).

 

Monday, May 20, 2019 ESPYs AWARDS NIGHT (a night to celebrate Rams Athletics, starting at 5:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria, reception, food, individual/team/family photos; 6:15 p.m. Ceremony starts in Biester Auditorium)

6/3/2022 7:00 AM

About Us

About Us - DISTRICT 87

 


MISSION


 

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To prepare students to be productive citizens equipped to challenge the future as a knowledgeable person, critical thinker, effective communicator, quality producer, collaborative worker, responsible individual, and socially responsible citizen.


 

District 87's mission:

 

We are a community committed to inspiring and empowering all learners to succeed.


 

Priority 1:  Create pathways to success for every student aligning standards, assessment, and instruction.
  • Engage ALL students in problem-solving, critical thinking, and the capacity to construct knowledge while connecting curriculum to real-world contexts.
  • Prepare students for successful transition into post-secondary education and careers through consistent course/subject learning targets, assessments of common course standards and outcomes, consistent use of best practice instructional strategies, and aligned staff development.
  • Develop strategies to provide students with opportunities to take responsibility for their own learning.  
Priority 2:  Foster a supportive, safe environment that inspires learning and encourages engagement with the school.
  • Provide intervention strategies to address significant  achievement gaps for whom they exist.
  • Create personalized learning environments that address each studentís academic, social and emotional needs.  
  •  Promote professional learning teams that make efficient use of collaboration time to improve student achievement.
  • Improve student attendance at all schools.
Priority 3: Strengthen productive home, school, and community partnerships for education.
  • Improve two-way parent and community communication systems to ensure needs and requirements are clearly understood, addressed, and responded to in a timely way.  Seek parent and community input into decisions that affect them.
  • Engage all facets of the Glenbard community to facilitate progress toward achieving the districtís shared vision.
  •  Collect, report, analyze, and act on student, staff, parent, and community feedback on a regular basis.
Priority 4: Create a positive, collaborative, work environment dedicated to continuous improvement.
  • Improve two-way communication systems between the district office and all schools to ensure all needs and requirements are clearly understood and responded to in a timely way.  Seek staff input into decisions that affect them.
  • Recruit and retain a highly qualified staff that reflects the diversity of our students.  Set clear expectations for all employees and provide meaningful evaluation to celebrate strengths and provide opportunity for growth.
  • Collaborate within and among schools and district office to define district parameters while allowing for individual school autonomy.
Priority 5: Make efficient, effective, and equitable use of resources that are essential to the educational success of students.
  • Develop a clear process to allocate financial resources aligned to strategic mission, vision, and priorities.
  • Increase staff, parentsí, and community awareness of the districtís five-year financial forecast and how district financial data compares with high school districts in the area.
  • Support appropriate use of technology to enhance teaching and learning.