2020-21 ATHLETIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

District 87 remains committed to increased participation (including freshmen participation initiative) during these difficult times. However, due to COVID-19 regulations and social distancing guidelines there may be occasions where we will have to limit roster sizes in certain sports in order to comply restrictions placed upon us by the Illinois Department and DuPage County of Public Health.  For IHSA updates for sports season, please visit: www.ihsa.org.

 

NON-CONTACT/WORKOUT OPPORTUNITIES

-Student-athletes must be registered in PowerSchool for their respective sports and have a current physical on-file with the athletic department.

-If you need transportation to/from Glenbard East please click on bus link below: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OOfKP-lnF0LAkvPsysS9GKncj5XMfDO1sEe_9jdxRac/edit?usp=sharing

 

-CLICK HERE for link to athletic department two-pager of info including head coaches contact.

 

WINTER SPORTS (Starts Thu Oct 15 - Sat Oct 31)

Basketball Boys (al_biancalana@glenbard.org)

Basketball Girls (nicole_miller@glenbard.org)

Bowling Boys (steve_bair@glenbard.org)

Bowling Girls (dawn_chantos@glenbard.org)

Cheer Competitive (kelly_dolan@glenbard.org)

Dance Competitive (courtney_heneghan@glenbard.org)

Gymnastics Girls (jessica_bugajsky@glenbard.org)

Swimming Boys (luke_witteveen@glenbard.org, tyler_buss@glenbard.org, jackson_howenstine@glenbard.org)

Wrestling (kevin_carlson@glenbard.org)

 

Stay safe Rams, wear your masks, and social distance whenever possible.

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

Athletic Department Handbook for Student-Athletes and Families (please click link)

 

ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB INFO & MEMBERSHIP

Website Link: http://www.eastboosters.com/

Please join, be a voice, volunteer, and help fundraise for your kids in 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.

 

2020-21 Meeting dates for Athletic Booster Club (currently virtual)

Tue 8/11 (Executive Board only)
Mon 9/14
Mon 10/5
Mon 11/9
Mon 12/14
Mon 1/11/2021
Mon 2/8 (Red & Black is on Fri 2/26)
Mon 3/8
Mon 4/12
Mon 5/10

*OTHER IMPORTANT DATES

 

Fall Sports Family Night, TBD.

 

Red & Black Athletic Community and Scrimmate Night, CANCELED for Fall of 2020

 

GBE NATIONAL SIGNING DAY, TBA (2:15 p.m.) (Come cheer on our future Rams that have committed to college, to continue their academic and athletic pursuits).

 

ESPYs AWARDS NIGHT, TBA  (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.