District News

FY2019 Sex Equity Evaluation: Parent/Community Member Input survey

According to the Sex Equity Rules (23 Illinois Administrative Code 200), school districts are required to periodically conduct a thorough evaluation of their policies, practices, programs and activities to assess their compliance with the Sex Equity Rules. A sex equity evaluation must be completed at least every four calendar years.

Liberty Drama Club Presents... Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach drama

Liberty Drama Club presents two of our favorite stories by Roald Dahl: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "James and the Giant Peach."  Performances will be on November 16 and 17 at 7:00 pm at Liberty Junior High School.  

Stickney Township Community Fair Stickney Logo

The Stickney Township Office on Aging is hosting a Community Fair at the Louis S. Viverito Senior Center on Friday, November 16 from 9:30 to 12:00 pm.  Click here for more information. 

All Star Games Update volleyball

On behalf of Burbank School District 111, we would like to congratulate the Liberty Junior High Patriots for their victory in the championship round at the All Star Games Staff Volleyball Tournament.  We would also like to congratulate the Kennedy Falcons for winning the Spirit Award.  Thank you to everyone that participated, whether you played on the volleyball court or cheered for your team on the sidelines, it was quite a fun event! 

Cartooning Class at Prairie Trails Library Prairie Trails

Prairie Trails Library is hosting a Cartooning Class on November 10.  Click here to view the flyer.  For more information please call 708.430.3688 or visit their website at https://www.prairietrailslibrary.org/.

Park District Teen Mixer mixer

The next Burbank Park District Teen Mixer is Friday, November 9 at Liberty from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. 6-8th grade students only. $5 at the door with valid school ID.  

 

5Essentials Survey 5essentials logo

Parents, please take the Illinois 5Essentials Survey to help us generate a detailed picture of the inner workings of your child's school.  This survey will allow you to share your thoughts on the important elements of our schools' effectiveness.  

 

Burbank Park District Winter Events winter events

Burbank Park District is hosting a variety of holiday activities and winter break day camp for students.   

Tobin PFC Craft/Vendor Night craft

Tobin PFC is hosting a Craft/Vendor Night on Friday, November 16 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.  Admission is Free!

Board Briefs - October BOE Meeting brief

The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Wednesday, October 24.  Click here for a brief summary.

School Board Members Day - November 15 SBMD Logo

November 15 will mark the 10th Annual “School Board Members Day” in Illinois. This is the district’s and community’s opportunity to thank local board members for their commitment in providing a local governance voice for your public schools.

Burbank Park District Health & Wellness Expo fusion

Burbank Park District is hosting a Wellness Expo at Fusion on Saturday, November 3.  Stop on by after the All Star Games at Liberty.  Click here for more information.

Bobcat Literacy Team Book Trailer book trailer

Want to know about a good book to read?  The fifth grade enrichment students from Burbank School have created an amazing book trailer for your October reading enjoyment...  click here for the video.

District Talent Show Auditions Talent Show Auditions

The District Talent Show will be held on December 7, 2018 this year.  We are looking for 5th and 6th grade acts to be a part of the show!  If you have a talent and would like to participate, please contact your music teacher or school principal to sign up.

Burbank All Star Games volleyball

The Burbank All Star Games will be held on Saturday, November 3 at Liberty Junior High School.  The staff volleyball tournament will begin at 10:00 am in the gym and the bean bag tournament begin at 10:30 am in the MPR.  

 

Substitute Teachers Needed teacher

Burbank School District 111 is seeking Substitute Teachers.  Continue reading for more information on the position, qualifications, and the online application.  

Park District Teen Mixer skeleton

The next Burbank Park District Teen Mixer is Friday, October 19 at Liberty from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. 6-8th grade students only. $5 at the door with valid school ID.  Click here for more information.  

Park District Halloween Spooktacular spooktacular

Burbank Park District is hosting a Halloween Spooktacular on October 27.  Click here fore more details. 

Supply Fee Deadline Extended deadline

The deadline to pay supply fees has been extended.  Late fees will not be incurred until Monday, October 15.  Payments can be submitted to the school office through Friday, October 12 or online with E-pay through our district website.    ​​

Fall Into Fitness Wellness Fair tshirt

On Saturday, October 13, Burbank School District 111 is hosting the Annual Fall Into Fitness Wellness Fair including a 5k Fun Run/Walk.  Join us for the entire 5k race or join us for a few laps!   All fitness levels are encouraged to come out and participate.   

 

2019 School Board Election election

Burbank School District 111 will have three school board seats to be filled at the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election.  Candidates who are elected will fill four-year terms expiring in April 2023.

Reavis Cheer Camp cheer

Calling All Future Rams!  Reavis High School's Cheerleading Squad will be hosting a two day cheer camp!  Campers will attend a cheer clinic on October 11 to go over some cheer basics and learn a routine. They will perform their short routine during the varsity half-time show on October 12.   Click here for flyer and registration form.

T-Rexplorers Presents: Dinosaur Discoveries Prairie Trails

Prairie Trails Library is hosting a Dinosaur Discovery Activity on October 2.  Click here for more information.  Participants must register at Prairie Trails Library.  For more information please call 708.430.3688 or visit their website at https://www.prairietrailslibrary.org/.

Rams Wrestling Club little rams

Reavis High School is hosting Rams Wrestling Club for kids 5-14 years old.  Registration is September 29 and October 3.  Click here for more information.

Clusters Clothing and Equipment Resale clusters sale

Clusters Moms of Multiples, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting mothers of twins, triplets and more, is hosting a Clothing and Equipment Resale on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at Central Middle School in Tinley Park.  Click here for more information.

Fall Into Fitness T-Shirt Design Contest t-shirt

Calling all District 111 artists!  We are asking students to submit a t-shirt design for our Fall Into Fitness Wellness Day on October 13, 2018.  The winning artist will have their design on our t-shirts and they will receive their very own!  This year the winner will also receive a gift card from one of our generous sponsors!  Click here for official contest rules.  All entries must be submitted by September 18, 2018, so start your designs now!  

At-Risk Pre-School Screenings pre-school screening

Burbank School District 111 will be conducting a Developmental Screening for 3-4 year old children.  The purpose of the screening is to determine the educational needs of your child.  Qualified personnel will conduct a developmental screening in the following areas:  Motor Development, Speech/Language, Thinking Skills, and Vision/Hearing.  Click here for more information.

 

 

Reavis HS Fall Arts & Crafts Fair craft fair

Mark your calendars! The Reavis Fall Arts and Craft Show is Saturday, October 6 from 9 am to 3 pm! Come and shop for unique gift ideas among hand crafted merchandise and decor, along with some of your favorite vendors. Concessions are available all day. The show is hosted by the Reavis Drama Club and all proceeds support their ongoing theatre program.  Click here to view the flyer.  

Back to School Rally rally

The Back to School Rally is Saturday, September 8 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Liberty.  We'll be on the North Field outside Door #8.  This is a family friendly event to celebrate the new school year!  Show your school spirit and wear your school colors or spirit wear!

Burbank School Arrival/Dismissal Procedures one way sign

Attention Luther Burbank School Families:  Please use the following guidelines to ensure safety during drop off and pick up of students. 

Burbank School Tours burbank school

District 111 will be offering tours of the new Burbank School for community members who are interested.  This is a great opportunity for those who were not able to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony or open house. 

 

Liberty Softball Tryouts - August 29 softball

Liberty Junior High School will be hosting tryouts for boys and girls softball for students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade.  Softball tryouts will be held on the first day of school, Wednesday, August 29 from 3:30 - 7:00 pm at Liberty.  If you do not have a current sports physical on file, please bring it with to tryouts.           

New! Register for PASS Online kids playing

You can now register for the PASS (after-school care) Program online.  Click here for additional information and a link to the online registration form.

Cook County Board of Review Community Event: Property Tax Outreach cook county

The Cook County Board of Review is hosting a Community Event:  Property Tax Outreach.   This event will be held at the LSV Senior Center on September 27, 2018.  Click here for more information.

Online Free and Reduced Lunch Application lunch

Free and Reduced Lunch Applications can now be submitted online at www.lunchapplication.com.  Click here for step by step instructions for filling out an application online.  Do not submit more than one application.  Do not submit if you are direct certified.

 

 

Back to School Newsletter newsletter

We're busy getting ready for the first day of school on August 29.  Check out the Back to School Newsletter for details on the upcoming 2018-19 school year.

Liberty Junior High Registration Dates Liberty

All Liberty students must attend junior high registration at Liberty in addition to verifying information in InfoSnap.  See schedule below.  Informational packets will be mailed to all incoming 7th and 8th grade students the week of August 6.  

 

Tuesday, August 21 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, August 22 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thursday, August 23 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Burbank School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Burbank School

The Burbank School Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held August 22 at 1:00 pm.  The community has been instrumental in the planning and designing of the New Burbank School.  It is amazing to see the plans become reality!

Accelerated Learning in District 111 book and apple

Burbank School District 111 is committed to providing opportunities for all learners to develop to their full potential.  We believe our schools should provide a balanced focus on individualized learning.  We believe acceleration should provide a balance of expanded and enriched experiences with the content areas of our core content classes.  Click here for more information.

Hook & Needle Club yarn

The LSV Senior Center is hosting a Hook & Needle Club.  Students will learn to crochet and knit on Mondays starting July 2.  Click here for more information.   

Liberty Summer Sports Camps sports camp

Liberty Junior High School is offering Summer Sports Camps for incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.  Camps are offered for the following sports:  soccer, basketball, volleyball, cross country, and softball.  Click here for more information.

Seamless Summer Food Program lunch

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.

 

Liberty Graduation will be Live Streaming grad

Liberty's 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony is Wednesday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m.  Congratulations to the class of 2018!  The ceremony will be videotaped and streaming live.  Click the following link to tune in...    http://www.ustream.tv/channel/sterling-live-2015 

Notice of Public Hearing hearing

Notice of Public Hearing Concerning the Intent of the Board of Education of School District Number 111, Cook County, Illinois to Sell $10,180,000 Working Cash Fund Bonds. 

 

Reavis Hosts Youth Soccer Camp Reavis

Reavis High School is hosting a Youth Soccer Camp for Ages 5-14.  The camp will be held at Reavis June 4-7, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm.  The cost is $30.

Burbank School Furniture Available school desk

Furniture from Burbank School will be available to the community on Friday, June 1 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.   Items such as student desks/chairs, teacher desks/chairs, and office furniture will be offered to the community at no charge.  All items are “AS IS” and first come first served.  All items must be taken the same day. 

Gallery 111 - Digital Art Exhibit art gallery

Burbank School District 111's Art Exhibition was held on May 9, 2018.  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.  

Maddock is Building a Playground! Kaboom Logo

Help Maddock Elementary School build a playground in partnership with KaBOOM!, Disney, and ESPN!  A total of approximately 200 volunteers is required to build this playground and we need everyone to signup.  

Reavis Dance Team Tryouts Dance Team

The Reavis Ramettes will be holding try-outs on May 21st and 22nd!  All interested students are encouraged to try out.  Pick up a try-out packet in the Athletic Office and have it completed and ready to turn in at the start of our Dance Clinic on May 21st.

Summer Teen Mixers at the Water Park pool

Burbank Park District will be hosting two summer teen mixers at the Burbank Water Park on July 19 and August 16 from 8:15 to 10:00 p.m.  Entrance is $5 at the door for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders only.  Click here for more information. 

Fry School Presents Beauty and the Beast Jr. Beauty and the Beast

Join us for Fry School's production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr.   The show goes on Friday, May 18 at 7:00 pm at Liberty Junior High School.  Presale tickets are $3.00 and tickets at the door are $4.00.  Refreshments will be available for purchase prior to the play.  All proceeds from tickets and concessions benefit the Fry Drama program.

InfoSnap Enrollment is Open for New and Returning Students infosnap

New to District 111?   Just click the registration/enrollment link on the district website and start a new registration......New Student Registration.   Returning Students should have received a personalized letter via U.S. mail that includes a secure log-in (snapcode).  Simply enter your snapcode to start the process.....Returning Student Registration.

Prairie Trails Library Programs library

Check out these programs at Prairie Trails Library....  Pet Rocks / States & Presidents Bingo / Ozobots.   For more information please call 708.430.3688 or visit their website at https://www.prairietrailslibrary.org/.

Liberty Construction Meetings construction

Please join us for an interactive and collaborative meeting to gather information about the design and construction of Liberty Junior High School’s addition and renovation project.

 

Liberty Drama Club Presents Seussical Jr.  seussical logo

Liberty Drama Club Presents Seussical Jr., the Musical.  The show goes on April 19 and 20 at 7:00 pm.  

District-wide Science Fair science

Save the Date!  Our first District-Wide Science Fair is May 3 at Burbank School.  Click here for more information.

Share Your Burbank School Memories burbank bobcat

Attention Burbank School Alumni and Staff:  We would love to hear about your fond memories of Burbank School.  Please click the link below to submit your story.  Your submissions may be shared on the district website, social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), and at future Burbank School/District events.   https://forms.office.com/BurbankMemories

Teachers' Flea Market sale

A Teachers' Flea Market will be held on April 28, 2018 at Maddock School from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Sellers' tables are available - $20 for 7ft or $30 for 14ft.  To reserve a table or request additional information, please email:  TeachersMarket@aol.com.   Click here for more information. 

2018-19 School Calendar calendar

The 2018-19 Official School Calendar has been amended and approved by the Board of Education at the March 28 board meeting.  Click here to view the calendar.

Family Engagement Night Lakeshore

Burbank School District 111 is partnering with Lakeshore to present a fun and educational Family Engagement Night at Tobin School on Wednesday, April 11.  The focus of the evening will be English/Language Arts for Kindergarten - 6th Grade Students and Families.  Click here for more information.

Fifth Annual Multicultural Night Multiculture

Burbank School District 111 is hosting its Fifth Annual Multicultural Night on Thursday, April 26, 2018.  The event will be held at Liberty Junior High School...doors open at 5:30 pm. 

Stickney Township Offers Pre-School and Summer Programs rainbow

Stickney Township Youth Commission offers Summer Programs for children age 3-8 and Preschool for 3 and 4 year olds in the fall.  Programs are available to residents of Stickney Township.  Click here for additional program details and registration information. 

 

Prairie Trails Library Teen Self Defense Workshop library

Prairie Trails Library is offering a teen self defense workshop on March 31.  Check out the flyer for details.  Please contact the library for more information at 708-430-3688.

Young Authors Contest Winners author

Congratulations to all the participants in the 2018 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.  

Burbank Bash - Alumni Open House Burbank School

Come and join us for the Burbank Bash Wednesday, April 18, 6:30 - 8:00 pm at Burbank School.  This event will be an open house for alumni; a social event in the gym with cookies, punch and tours of the building!

Kindergarten Registration Opens March 5 kindergarten

Burbank School District 111 will be accepting kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year.  Your child must be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2018.   

 

 

New Youth Programs at Prairie Trails Library Prairie Trails

Prairie Trails Library is hosting some new youth activities including Henna Art and Chinese New Year Fun.   Registration can be done online https://www.prairietrailslibrary.org/ or at Prairie Trails Library - 8449 S. Moody Avenue.  For additional information check out their February newsletter.... https://www.prairietrailslibrary.org/sitemedia/documents/newsletter/2018/1802.pdf

Blooming Expressionists Art Exhibition art fair

District 111 is hosting a district-wide art exhibition on May 9 at Prairie Trails Library.  Students in Kindergarten through 8th grade are eligible to participate.  All entries must be submitted by April 3, 2018.  Click here for more information and entry form.

SCHOOL CLOSED FEBRUARY 9 closed

Due to the inclement weather predicted for tomorrow, all District 111 schools will be closed Friday, February 9th.  Twelve month employees must report to work. 

St. Baldrick's Day - March 14 Baldrick

Burbank School District 111 is proud to announce our Fifth Annual St. Baldrick's Fundraiser to raise money to fund lifesaving research in the fight against childhood cancers. Over the past four year our families and staff have raised over $125,000 to help provide a brighter future for children with cancer and this year we hope to raise an additional $40,000 for children in need.

Fry School Video Slide Show Fry School

There is an Ocean of Possibilities at Fry School!  Check out their video "Welcome to Fry School"...  https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4ioPFlclxEw

 

Reavis Dance Camp Fundraiser dance

Reavis Dance Team is hosting their 2018 Dance Camp Fundraiser.  Campers will attend a dance clinic to learn a short routine to perform with the dance team during half time of a varsity basketball game on February 9!  Click here for the flyer and registration form.

Burbank Park District Teen Mixer dance

The next Burbank Park District Teen Mixer will be held on January 26 at Liberty Junior High School.  Don't forget your school ID and $5 for entry.  

District 111 Spelling Bee bee

Students in 4th through 8th grade competed in the Thirty-fifth Annual Spelling Bee of Burbank School District 111.  The district finals were held on January 17th at Liberty Junior High School.  Mona B. of Tobin School won the honor of being the 2018 District 111 Spelling Champion.  Marwa K. of Burbank School was the runner-up.  The winning word for the spelling bee was “mascot.”

Reavis Cheer Father Daughter Sweetheart Dance dad dance

The Reavis Cheerleaders will be sponsoring a Father Daughter Sweetheart Dance on February 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the cafeteria at Reavis High School.  All District 111 K-6 female students and their dads.  

 

 

McCord School Video Slide Show McCord School

McCord School is always hardworking!  Check out this video slide show to see highlights of McCord's recent events and activities. 

Rock Star Middle School Teachers Carnegie logo

Carnegie Learning has named two District 111 faculty members "Rock Star Middle School Teachers."  Congratulations to Stephanie Sablich at Liberty Junior High School and Amy Paulikaitis from McCord School!   Carnegie Learning asked both of those teachers to blog occasionally about their year working with the updated Carnegie Learning materials.

Young Authors Contest Author

District 111 is hosting a Young Authors Contest again this year.  The contest is open to all kindergarten through 8th grade students and begins December 19.  The Young Authors Contest promotes writing and creativity by encouraging children to write an original story and present it in book form.

D111 Talent Show Video Talent Show

On Friday, December 8, 2017 Burbank School District 111 held its Fourth Annual Talent Show.  The stage was filled with talent from every school.  Almost every seat in the house was filled with family, friends and staff.  We are so proud of all our students that performed in our talent show! 

6th Grade Student Meeting - Liberty Drama seussical

Liberty Junior High School is hosting an informational meeting for 6th grade students interested in acting on stage.  The meeting will be held Tuesday, December 12 at 3:20 pm.  Click flyer for more information. 

District 111's Got Talent talent show

District 111 students will be showcasing their talents on Friday, December 8 at Liberty.  The show begins promptly at 7:00 pm.  Tickets will be sold at the door - $2 for students, $3 for adults.  All proceeds go to the Liberty Drama Club.   

Stickney Township Art Club Fridays art

Stickney Township presents.... Art Club Fridays at the LSV Senior Center - Studio Art Room.  Click here for more information. 

Public Service Announcement - Phone Scams Burbank Police logo

The Burbank Police Department has been made aware of a couple of incidents (Phone Scams) over the past couple of days where an unknown individual(s) has called a resident impersonating a loved one or has stated they are holding a loved one for ransom. Both calls seem to have a Carbondale, Illinois phone number. The phone number belonged to AT&T on a prepaid number. However; in both incidents, the calls seem to be originating from Puerto Rico based on the information this department has received.

Family Engagement Night Lakeshore

Burbank School District 111 is partnering with Lakeshore to present a fun and educational family engagement night at Kennedy School on Wednesday, December 13.  The focus of the evening will be STEM for 3rd - 5th Grade Students and families.  Click here for more information.

Intermediate Report Card Parent Survey report card

Burbank School District is considering a new format for the Grades 3-5 report card.  The Intermediate Report Card Steering Committee is interested in parent feedback to determine our next steps in improving grading practices and procedures.  Please allow yourself 5-10 minutes to respond to this survey.  Your input is greatly valued and appreciated by the staff and students.  Survey link:  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=8fammkVqEEKP7eYdYCKi8qrkUd2mjSxHiurKZjwgR4VUMlIwMFoyTlVGTlNMM0pVNzg2SDdFR0M5Vi4u

 

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