620 Greenwood Ave.
Glencoe, IL 60022
Dr. Ryan Mollet, Principal
Mr. Eddy Kim, Assistant Principal

Office: (847) 835-7600 | Fax: (847) 835-7605
Nurse: (847) 835-7640
Absence Line: (847) 835-7801
SCHOOL HOURS
First Bell:
Classes:
 
8:15 am
8:20 am - 3:25 pm

Enjoying the Weather

  • We Need to Talk: The Social Explosion

    Join us on April 24th. Help your child to navigate adolescence. What makes the move from 6th to 7th grade so exciting, and at times challenging? How can kids balance social events and increased academic demands without burning out? Come sort it all out with other 6th grade parents and Al Ross, FSG therapist.

    Who: Parents of Glencoe 6th graders
    Where: Takiff Center
    When: Thursday, April 24th, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
    Please RSVP to glencoeparentconnection@gmail.com

    Click here for more details.

  • Demystifying the Middle School Experience

    On Friday, May 16, there will be a follow-up discussion on the fourth to fifth grade parent orientation.
    Click here for more details.

  • Track and Field Schedule

    The schedule for the track and field can be found below. All meets start at 4:00. Buses will be provided to and from the meet. Parents are welcome to attend.

    New Trier West meets- 4/24, 5/8
    385 Winnetka Ave.
    Winneka, Il. 60093

    New Trier East Feeder Meet -5/12
    7 Happ Rd.
    Northfield, Il. 60093

  • Visual and Performing Arts Show

    Please join us on April 24th at 6:00 p.m. for our 5th through 8th grade Visual and Performing Arts Show. Click here for your invitation.

  • Attention Sixth Grade Parents

    Just a reminder, all sixth grade students must provide the school nurse with documentation of a completed dental exam no later than May 15, 2014.

  • Traffic Procedures

    Morning Drop-Off Procedures:
    • On Greenwood Avenue, form one car line on the right side and remain in this line until your child exits the vehicle.
    • Once in front of Central School, all children should exit on the right side of the vehicle.
    • Students can be dropped off at any point along the front of Central School, regardless of the door students use to enter the building.
    • Vehicles should enter the left lane and proceed south on Greenwood Avenue when departing.
    • Do not use or block the fire lane or leave cars unattended.

    Afternoon Pickup Procedures:
    • When picking up children from Central School, use the right lane only on Greenwood Avenue.
    • Move your car as far south...LEARN MORE »

  • Late Lunches and Forgotten Materials

    Just a reminder, late lunches may be placed in the appropriate grade level crate in the Central School vestibule. Ten minutes prior to the start of lunch, the crate will be delivered to the cafeteria. If lunches are not in the crate prior to that, delivery will not take place. We also respectfully ask that the dropping off of late lunches not become standard practice. As a reminder, our cafeteria has extra sandwiches if a student is without lunch.

    Also, students are not permitted to use the office phone to call home for forgotten materials. If a parent elects to bring forgotten materials, please be sure that each item is labeled, left on the table in the vestibule, and that your...LEARN MORE »

  • Interscholastic Sports

    Information about our interscholastic sports program can be found below. As a reminder for our student athletes, a medical release form must be completed by a physician before participation. Additional information about our athletics can be found on the Central Athletics Website. To get to this website, click on the "Staff Directory" tab from the Central School homepage. The Central Athletics Website is listed under "Departments".
    Tryout Information
    Directions to School

  • Central School Clubs and Activities for 2013 – 2014

    Please click here for a list of Central School's updated clubs and activities. There is no need to register.

  • Practice Logs for Band & Orchestra

    Here are the links for the band and orchestra practice logs this week (4/21 - 4/27):
    Band Practice Logs
    Orchestra Practice Logs

  • Summer Explorations 2014 -  Registration Closes 4/23

    The Glencoe Summer Explorations program will run from June 11th - July 3rd. Online registration for District 35's summer classes will begin on Wednesday, March 12th at 9:00 a.m. at http://summerschool.glencoeschools.org, and closes Friday, April 23rd at 3:30 p.m. A variety of engaging classes for students entering grades 1-8 are available at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. at West School. A small number of classes will be hosted at South School starting at 8:45. Contact Christine Pasquesi, Director, at 847-835-7803 (pasquesc@glencoeschools.org) with any questions. Click here for details.

  • Urban-Suburban Clothing Drive: April 21-24

    The Spring PTO Urban Suburban Clothing Drive is almost here. Please bring our gently used, clean clothing to the drop off locations at South, West, or Central schools beginning April 21st. We will be collecting clothing through April 24th.

    We are working with a new recipient school! All clothing will be donated to the Gale Academy of Math and Science in Chicago in Rogers Park. Gale Academy serves 448 students from pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade. Nearly 90% of the students are below the poverty line and they have many immigrant families. For more information about the school, please visit their website: http://galemathscience.org/index.jsp.

    If you have any questions, please... LEARN MORE »

  • Superintendent Search

    After 17 years of service as the Superintendent of School District 35, Dr. Cathlene Crawford is retiring in June 2015. The Board of Education (BOE) has begun the process to find her successor. The selection of the next Superintendent of Schools is one of the Board’s most important duties and the Board vows to provide a search process as comprehensive, transparent, and thoughtful as possible.

    We invite you to share your views and suggestions throughout the search process. If you have specific comments or questions to share with the Board of Education you may email us at Supt_Search@glencoeschools.org.

    Selection Timeline

    Accomplished:
    • January 2014: BOE benchmarked processes and... LEARN MORE »

  • Bus Registration

    It is time to register for 2014-15 school year bus service. Beginning with the 2014-2015 year, parents are required to register and pay on-line. Please click here to go to transportation section of our website.

    Your completed registration information and fee must be received by the Business Office/postmarked no later than Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Registrations, other than those for Park District ONLY, received/postmarked after Wednesday, May 28, 2014 will be subject to a late fee of $50.00 per student. Please note that financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

  • Collections Across our Schools

    With the support of our 8th Grade Executive Cabinet, we have added four collections across our schools (in addition to the CapriSun & TREX in place). You can help raise money for the school and charities chosen by the students. This year the list of charities includes the Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern to honor the memory of Bruce Kaminski. You or your children can bring the following items to South, West or Central and deposit them in the receptacles by the front offices.
    • Food for Funds Collection of Grand Food receipts
    • Box Tops for Education Collection
    • Pop Tab Collection
    • Used Sharpies, Expos and Paper-mate pens
    • Capri Sun juice pouches (through TerraCycle)
    TREX plastic... LEARN MORE »

  • 2014-2015 School Year Calendar

    The Board of Education has approved the 2014-2015 school year calendar. The following is a one page listing of major events for school year 2014-2015, Calendar Highlights.

  • Security in our Schools

    We thank parents and visitors for following these security procedures when you visit our schools.
    All visitors are asked to present a valid drivers license or state ID to enter the school each time they visit. This identification information will be stored in our system and scanned through the national registries at each visit.

    All visitors will be issued an orange lanyard that should be worn in a visible location while in the school. When exiting the building please return to the main office, sign-out and collect your license/ID.

    Please enter and exit the schools through the main office only. Staff and students are instructed to refrain from admitting any visitor to the building... LEARN MORE »

  • Required Medical Forms

    Please note the following medical record requirements for public schools. Should you have questions, please call the school nurse (South School: 847-835-6440, West School: 847-835-6640 and Central School: 847-835-7640).

    Illinois law requires proof of an eye examination by an optometrist or physician who provides complete eye exams be submitted as a child enters kindergarten or is new to an Illinois school. The exam must be completed within one year prior to your child beginning school. All forms must be turned in by October 15th. Download the EYE EXAM form here.

    All children in kindergarten, sixth grade and new to the district must provide the school with documentation of a completed... LEARN MORE »

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District Events

Central School Bell Schedule

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Summer Explorations - Registration Closes 4/23

The Glencoe Summer Explorations program will run from June 11th - July 3rd. Online registration for District 35's summer classes began on Wednesday, March 12th at 9:00 a.m. and closes Friday, April 23rd at 3:30 p.m. Visit the Summer Explorations Site for more information.

Green Tip - Go Green Glencoe

Visit the new Go Green Glencoe site. Go Green Glencoe welcomes all village residents who care about the natural environment and sustainable living. Sign up for their e-newsletter for ongoing information.

Sign for District 35 eNewsletter!

Sign up for our weekly newsletter! You will receive information regarding District 35 as well as news from South, West, and Central School.

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Resources

  • Release of Student Information
    The school district may release directory information regarding students to be used in compiling the student directory. Please refer to this file for additional information and the steps to follow should you request your child's information is not released.

  • Residency Requirements
    Please refer to this file for the required documents to establish student residency.

  • Student Fees
    Pay for 2013-14 student fees online! Click link to access Fee Information. All via credit card.

  • Transportation
    Register for the 2014-15 Bus Service on line! Click link to access Bus Registration information.

Community Resources

Family Service of Glencoe

Family Service of Glencoe offers programs and services that strengthen families and our community including professional and affordable counseling services for children, adolescents, couples and families, and much more.

Glencoe Educational Foundation

Visit the GEF website to see what’s new, order your commemorative school brick, or get the latest info on GEF highlights.

Glencoe Junior High Project

To learn more about how your child can participate in Social Service activities, attend social events or participate in the play, please visit our website.

Glencoe Parent Connection

Glencoe Parent Connection connects parents with parents, schools and community to help them raise emotionally healthy kids.

Glencoe Park District

Check out all the fun and engaging programs and special events this season for all ages in Glencoe.

Glencoe PTO

Enjoy weekly updates and information through the Glencoe PTO website!

Glencoe Public Library

Enjoy updates and information on special programs through the Glencoe Public Library!

Glencoe Youth Services

GYS is a non-profit community social service agency which provides recreational, educational and social service opportunities to high school aged youth living in New Trier Township. For more information about programs, leadership opportunities and drop in center for teens 8th-12th grade located in Glencoe visit our website.