Students did well at the Scholastic Art and Writing awards, as well as in the spelling bee and the Illinois Music Education Association.
Park Ridge Niles School District 64
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
By sheer coincidence, a D64 music teacher emailed the composer to praise her work, and she said she was coming to visit Chicago and made plans to stop by for an Emerson concert May 2.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Start planning now. There are lots of options for your kids, from day camps to overnight camps, specialty camps, sports camps, ice skating camps and more.
With the choice and variety of summer camps available in the Niles, Morton Grove and Park Ridge area in 2013, boredom won't be an option for local children. Organizations from the YMCA, school districts and local parks and recreation departments offer dozens of camp choices focused around science, reading, sports, music and more. Whether you're looking for an all-around experience or a more focused camp, this list features a few in the area and nearby. Niles Park District offers myriad summer camps, including recreation camps, sports camps and Ice Land camps, both half-day and full-day, to fit a variety of schedules. We can't list them all, but here is a sampling. Visit the Niles Park District summer camp website to access a full list …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Learn what the six candidates, who are running for four seats on the school board, had to say. Vote April 9 for those you feel will make the best choices about your tax dollars (yes, they can raise them) and your kids' education.
With four out of seven seats up for election on April 9, Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 is going to go through a major change no matter who is elected. Only one incumbent is running, so there will be at least three new school board members. See summaries of what the candidates had to say, below, at Thursday's debate at Washington School. The entire 90-minute debate can be viewed on the PREA website. Gail Haller, executive director of the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce, moderated the debate. The six candidates are: Get Niles and Morton Grove news and/or Park Ridge news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more. Scott Zimmerman, the only incumbent running in this election, described his job as the…
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Meet the candidates and vote for the ones who will best guide your child's education and wisely spend the tax dollars you pay to Park Ridge-Niles School District 64. The election is April 9; this is the only debate scheduled.
School boards decide how much you will pay in property taxes and make important decisions that affect your child's education and your property values. Those are good reasons to spend an hour or so Thursday to hear them debate. Six candidates are running for four available school board positions in Park Ridge-Niles School District 64. The debate, sponsored by the schools' Parent Teacher Organizations and the teachers' association, will begin at 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Washington School, 1500 W. Stewart (at the corner of Western), Park Ridge. Come ready to ask a question, as moderator Gail Haller, executive director of the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce, will take questions from the audience. The candidates include: Check the attached .pdf …
Monday, December 17, 2012
You can file to run in the April election for District 64's school board. Filing begins today until Dec. 26.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Considering a run for the District 64 school board? You'll have to gather signatures and file between Dec. 17 and 24. There are four positions open.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
They start as early as Dec. 5; plan to hear our students' musical accomplishments and enjoy seasonal gladness.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The new contract in Park Ridge-Niles Elementary District 64 lasts for four years, gives teachers a 2.0 percent raise each year.
Park Ridge-Niles Elementary District 64 released the following statement at about 8 p.m. Wednesday. We are posting it in its entirety. School District 64 Board and Teachers Reach New Tentative Agreement; Longer Four-Year Term Offers “Stable Foundation” Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 and the Park Ridge Education Association (PREA), the professional organization that represents the District’s teachers, have reached a tentative agreement on a new, four-year contract. The PREA membership is scheduled to vote September 18 on the contract; the Board of Education is expected to officially approve the agreement at its September 24 meeting. This is only the second time a four-year agreement has been negotiated in at least 30 years. Talks …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Attend a meeting Mon. Sept. 10 or Mon. Sept. 24, or register your comments by phone or email.