News & Announcements

brief Board Briefs - May

The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.  Click here for a brief summary of what happened at the meeting.

Construction Kick-Off Meetings - UPDATE

Construction Kick-off Meetings have been held with several groups to gather information about the design and construction of the New Luther Burbank School.  The architects from Cannon Design presented modern design ideas and discussed current trends in education.  They've been able to gather invaluable information from these interactive and collaborative meetings.  Here's a few pictures and details from the meetings that have been held.    

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STEM Reavis STEM Camp for 6th & 7th Graders

Reavis High School will be hosting a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Camp for sixth and seventh grade students from June 14th to June 16th.  Sessions will run from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.   Students who attend this camp will learn about electricity, discover ways to generate electricity, and build electrical devices.  Students will also develop critical thinking and problem solving skills in a fun environment.  The camp will be hands-on, project-oriented and action packed.   There is no cost to attend but space is limited to the first 30 students who apply.   If you are interested in registering your son or daughter for this camp please call Mr. LaMantia at Reavis High School at 708-599-7200 Ext. 201.  

Gallery 111 - Digital Art Exhibit

Burbank School District 111's Art Exhibition was held on May 12, 2016.  The artwork of our outstanding artists was displayed and proudly exhibited for everyone to view and admire.  Three winners were selected from each school and those pieces are currently on display in the board room at the Administration Building.  

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bus Summer School Bus Routes

The following bus routes will be offered to the students attending Summer School June 6-16.   All of the students enrolled in the program may take the bus of their choice.  If you choose, you may drive or walk your child to Tobin School, 8501 S. Narragansett.  Busses will drop off in the rear lot of the school, parents may use the front lot to bring their child to school.   Click here for the complete route list.

2016 Summer Chess Camp

The Southwest Chicago Chess Club is offering a Summer Chess Camp in Burbank.  Join the club to learn or improve your game of chess.  The camp is open to ages 5 - 13, beginner to intermediate players.  Stickney Township will be supplying a tournament chess set to keep. 

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Burbank School Construction Focus Groups - Updated!

We are pleased to announce that firms have been selected for architectural services and construction management.  We look forward to working with Cannon Design and International Contractors, Inc. as we move along in the planning phase.  The administration is continuing to meet with various focus groups to gather input regarding what they'd like to see in the new building.  We will continue to post updates as we move along in this process.  Click here to view notes from some focus groups that have already met.

swim Summer Teen Mixers at the Water Park

Burbank Park District will be hosting two summer teen mixers at the Burbank Water Park on July 27 and August 17 from 8:15 to 10:00 p.m.  Entrance is $5 at the door for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders only.



Seamless Summer Food Program

When school is out, thousands of children must search for nutritious meals – and too often these meals cannot be found at home.  USDA’s Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Option help bridge the gap by providing FREE food to children at various sites in the community during the summer.


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Young Authors Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the participants in the 2016 Young Authors Contest!  The winning stories written by our very talented Burbank School District 111 students are now available to read and enjoy right here on our website.  

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Stickney Township Offers Pre-School and Summer Programs

Stickney Township Youth Commission offers Preschool for 3 and 4 year olds.   Fall program registration begins Monday, May 16.  Both programs are designed to meet the needs of children in their age group.  The alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes and various concepts of learning will be part of the curriculum.  Listening, following directions, and social skills are stressed in both programs.


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Upcoming Events

Memorial Day
Monday, 5/30/2016
First Day of Summer School - Session 1
Monday, 6/6/2016
- 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Last Day of Summer School - Session 1
Thursday, 6/16/2016
- 2:00 PM
Regular Board Meeting
Wednesday, 6/22/2016
- 7:00 PM
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