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Grant Funding Evaluation Process

The District 39 Educational Foundation (the Foundation) process by which the funding of grant applications is determined is as follows: Following the submission deadline for each of the two grant cycles per school year (Fall and Spring), the Recommendations Gripp Grant Committee (RGGC) meets to review each application and make its funding recommendations to the Foundation... <more>

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Fall 2015 Gripp Grants awarded!

The Foundation is pleased to announce that we awarded four Gripp grants this fall totaling $5,802.  Three grants were awarded to McKenzie school and one to the special education departments for Highcrest Middle School and Wilmette Junior High. McKenzie School: Content Area Literacy and the Common Core Conference: Second grade teachers, Jennifer Weil and Erin Schroeder are excited to participate... <more>

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Cropped Rec Center Bike Rack Pic

The Rack*It Bike Tour

On May 9th the Fine Arts Committee’s Rack*It Public Art Project culminated the year-long program with a bike tour of two newly installed artistic bike racks designed by 4th grader, Elle Linetsky and 5th grader, Nika Chuzhoy. (more…) <more>

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Fall Fashion Show

Fall Fashion Show Co-Chairs & Foundation trustees Robin Shapo & Liesel Brown with emcee Tim Murtaugh at "Attire to Inspire" Fashion Show. Thank you to all who supported this fun & stylish event! <more>

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