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GHS Silver Medal Designation
Glenwood High School has again earned the Silver Medal designation by U.S. News and World Report! U.S. News just released its fifth edition of the Best High Schools rankings, and Glenwood High School is shown ranked 49th in the state and 1335th in the nation, earning it a silver medal designation. Hats off to all those who helped make it happen - from parents, teachers PreK-12, support staff, admin, etc. and most importantly our students!
Online Registration Begins in July
Mark your calendars! Online registration for all Ball-Chatham schools will be held July 16-31. Walk-in registration is scheduled for August 1, from 3 to 6 p.m. at all schools, except Ball Elementary, which will hold its walk-in registration at GIS due to construction. Further details regarding online registration will be released closer to July.
Attention parents of unregistered
Kindergarten students and new
students to the District:
The Ball-Chatham Board of Education approved cross-boundary transport to either Ball or Chatham Elementary for the 2013-14 school year only for students in over-capacity grade levels at Glenwood Elementary School. Once construction is complete at that school, all students who reside in the Glenwood Elementary School boundaries will attend GES. Until then, a waiting list is being developed. If availability opens up through the summer, families will be immediately notified by Asst. Supt. Jill Larson.As of May 7, 2013: (This will be updated regularly)
- Kindergarten – Waiting List
- 1st grade – No Waiting List
- 2nd grade – No Waiting List
- 3rd grade – No Waiting List
- 4th grade – Waiting List
For further information or clarification, please email Mrs. Jill Larson at email@example.com or the District Office at 483-2416.
Bricks from Ball Township High School
The Ball-Chatham School District will have a limited number of commemorative bricks available from the Ball Elementary 1926 addition (i.e. the old Ball Township High School). If interested in obtaining one of the bricks, please contact Betsy Schroeder at 483-2416 or firstname.lastname@example.org. As there are a limited number available, they will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Only one per person, please. Depending on demolition and construction schedules, the District will contact those interested when they become available.
News from the May 20th Board of Education Meeting
The meeting opened with Board President Neuses asking for a moment of silence to honor the memory of Kim Myers, Ball-Chatham bus driver, and cafeteria worker at GHS. Kim passed away unexpectedly over the past weekend.
Next, Board of Education members voted to approve the Closed Session minutes from April 22, 2013 and May 1, 2013.
- The GMS State Track Medalists were recognized and honored for their successful season this spring.
- GHS student, Carter Staley, won a statewide video contest sponsored by the American Lung Association, and another GHS student, Gavin Caruso, won honorable mention in the contest.
- Glenwood High School again ranked in the top 50 public high schools in Illinois by U.S. News and World Report (#49 in State and #1335 in Nation).
- Board Member Lisa Weitzel was recently named a Director for the Abe Lincoln Division of the IASB Board.
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The Glenwood Summer Sports Camps are designed to give boys and girls of all levels, beginners to advanced, the opportunity to develop their individual skills under the guidance and direction of the Glenwood High School Coaching Staff. Each camp will emphasize basic techniques, fundamental skills and physical fitness. More importantly, the Summer Camps strive to develop interest and enthusiasm for sports and athletics.
An overview (and registration form) of each camp offered through Glenwood Athletics can be viewed here. The camps will be led by experienced high school coaches, and assisting will be collegiate and high school athletes. The specific ages listed for each camp are according to the grade the child will enter in the Fall of 2013.
Please complete the registration form and sign the waiver to allow your child to participate. Participation is not limited to students in the Ball-Chatham School District. Please register by May 10 to ensure your child will receive items provided by the camp. Entries received after May 24 are subject to a late fee of $5 per child, per camp.
Village of Chatham's Summer Recreation Program Announced
The Village of Chatham has announced their line-up for summer camps and classes.There's something for everyone! Click here for all the details and register today!