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
First Bell:
8:15 am
8:20 am - 3:25 pm

Central School

  • Halloween Costume Guidelines

    Attention Parents: Please review the following Halloween guidelines with your children below before selecting a costume.

    1. Students should come to school dressed in their costumes
    2. All costumes should follow the school rules
    3. Costumes should not include blood, gore, weapons, or violence
    4. No political figures
    5. Masks should not be worn at school
    6. If dying or coloring hair, it should be done at home. Spray cans should not be brought to school
    7. Make-up must be applied at home
    8. No provocative attire is to be worn

    As a reminder, it is important for our students to celebrate Halloween in a respectful and safe manner. Please discuss with your child appropriate and inappropriate...LEARN MORE »

  • Picture Retakes – October 20

    Picture retakes are on Tuesday, October 20th. If your child was absent, please send the order form and payment with your child. If they received their photos and would like to retake them, please have your child bring back their original photos.

  • Fifth Grade Cultural Arts

    The fifth graders will expand their cultural arts knowledge with a performance by The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet on Wednesday, October 14th at 1:40pm in Misner Auditorium. The Brass Quintet is part of the NSO in the Schools program intended to bring small ensembles to local schools and introduce, explain, and perform music for students. Parents are welcome to attend. Please sign in at the office before proceeding to Misner. For more information: FrancineWilson@aol.com

  • iPad Initiative at Central School

    We are pleased to open the school year with our 1:1 iPad initiative in place for our 7th and 8th grade students. Each student has been assigned a school-owned device to be used at school and home for the 2015-2016 school year. Student iPad orientation occurred in the summer months to allow students to have their ipad ready for the opening day of school. Please review the link below for additional details on our initiative and the user agreement.

    District 35 iPad Guidelines

  • Central School Clubs for 2015 – 2016

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

  • 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.
    • Do not drop-off on South Avenue between Greenwood Avenue and Grove Street
    • 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,...LEARN MORE »

  • Late Lunches and Forgotten Materials

    Late lunches dropped off by a parent or caregiver will be accepted until 10:30 each day. At 10:30 late lunches will be delivered to the cafeteria. No other lunches will be delivered to the cafeteria. As a reminder, we have sandwiches available for students who forget their 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 child is aware of the delivery. The Central School office will not notify students of late drop offs.

  • Bring Your Own Device

    Our “Bring Your Own Device” program during the 2015-2016 school year is for students in grades 5 and 6. As a reminder, students in these grades are able to bring a laptop computer or a tablet to school to use for educational purposes only. Please remember that this program is optional and students are NOT required to purchase a device. If a student wishes to participate, he or she and a parent must sign a permission slip. For students in grade 6, if a permission slip was already signed, a new one is not necessary. Permission slips can be found below and returned to the Central School office.

    Permission Slips

  • Save the Date - PTO Tricks Hoops and Alley Oops

    Come to see the Glencoe teachers play the Harlem Ambassadors!

    Get ready for dazzling ball-handling tricks and high-flying slam dunks as some of your favorite Glencoe teachers take on the Harlem Ambassadors Thursday, October 15th at Central School Gym. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Central School during lunch on September 29th and 30th, and in the entrance area on October 1st from 10:30 am -12:30 pm. More information to follow.

  • Interscholastic Sports Procedures

    The information below pertains to our interscholastic sports program for grades 7 and 8. As a reminder, our student athletes must provide a medical release before participation. The schedules, medical release, and Fall Sports Letter are posted below.

    Cross Country Schedule Updated 9.21.15
    Soccer Schedule
    Girls' Volleyball Schedule
    Medical Release File
    Fall Sports Letter

  • Practice Logs for Band & Orchestra

    Here are the links for the band and orchestra practice logs this week:
    Band Practice Logs Week 7
    Orchestra Practice Logs Week 7

  • Early Childhood Screening

    Glencoe School District #35 is offering Early Childhood development screenings for Glencoe children. The screenings are open to Glencoe residents who have concerns about their child’s development in the areas of: speech-language, fine motor skills, concept development, and/or social/emotional growth. Vision and hearing screenings are also provided.

    Monday October 26th 2015: Birth - 2 years 11 Months
    Tuesday October 27th 2015: 3 - 5 years

    Due to state requirements, parents who wish to participate must schedule their child for all components of the screening. These screenings are conducted in an effort to identify children who may benefit from special education services and/or... LEARN MORE »

  • Join the PTO for a “Farm-Raiser”

    Marla’s Lunch is now offering a CSA Farm Box ordering option. Any farmbox purchase will support the Glencoe PTO.

    WHAT IS A CSA: Community-supported or community-shared Agriculture (CSA) is also known as “subscription farming”. You buy a subscription from a local farm and you get a box of fresh seasonal locally grown veggies and fruit delivered to your school weekly. Food from the farm… No warehouses, no storage...It’s that simple.

    HERE’S HOW IT WORKS: Farmbox is available for purchase on your school's lunch website every Tuesday. Just click on to order a farmbox. Please make sure you order by your school’s weekly lockout day. Farmbox is available... LEARN MORE »

  • Urban-Suburban Clothing Drive: November 2nd-5th

    The Fall PTO Urban Suburban Clothing Drive is almost here. Please bring gently used, clean clothing to the drop off locations at South, West, or Central schools beginning November 2nd. We will be collecting clothing through November 5th. As the time is coming to pack away the shorts, t-shirts and summer dresses please remember to put aside any clothes that are no longer wanted, but still in good/clean condition. We will collect children through adult clothes and shoes. The clothing will be donated to families in need at Chicago International Charter School. For more information: emma.m.james@btopenworld.com.

  • Security in our Schools

    Welcome back to the 2015-2016 school year! 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... LEARN MORE »

  • Notice of Destruction of Temporary Student Records

    In accordance with the Illinois School statute, Glencoe School District 35 is giving notice that all Temporary Records of students last enrolled in the district before July 1, 2010 will be destroyed. Student temporary records are retained for five (5) years after the student has left the district. All records currently over five (5) years old will be destroyed October 1, 2015.

    Parents, guardians, and the former student have the right to review and to receive a copy of such records at any time prior to the destruction of such records. Review of the records can be requested by contacting the Kim Badie, Student Service’s Secretary at 847-835-7838 or badiek@glencoeschools.org
    ... 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 »

  • Bus Registration

    It is time to register for 2015-16 school year bus service. Parents are required to register and pay on-line. Please click here to go to transportation section of our website. Click here to view all busing details and directions.

    Your completed registration information and fee must be received by the Business Office/postmarked no later than Friday, May 29, 2015. Registrations, other than those for Park District ONLY, received/postmarked after Friday, May 29, 2015 will be subject to a late fee of $50.00 per student. Please note that financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

  • Glencoe PTO Offers Lunch to Families in Need

    When a family in Glencoe faces a major medical crisis the PTO offers lunch at no charge (during this time) to the children of the family enrolled in District 35 Schools. The intent of the PTO is to assist the family and offer some relief during this time. Should you know of a family in such a situation who may qualify for this program please contact one of the PTO Co-Presidents: Kelly Glauberman: Glauberman@me.com or Erika Goldstein: Erikalgoldstein@comcast.net

  • 2015-2016 School Year Calendar

    The Board of Education has approved the 2015-2016 school year calendar. The following is a one page listing of major events for school year 2015-2016, Calendar Highlights.

Central School Calendar    VIEW CALENDAR

October 2015

 Download Central Calendar iCal File

District Events

Central School Bell Schedule


Supply Lists

You may download our 2015-2016 grade level supply lists below:
First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
Seventh Grade
Eighth Grade

Green Tip - Go Green Glencoe

Walk or take your bike. Think about walking or taking your bike, instead of getting a ride in a car, the next time you travel to school or a friend’s house. Make sure you have a safe route to travel and get your parents’ permission first.

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  • 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 2015-16 student fees online! Click link to access Fee Information. All via credit card.

  • Transportation
    Register for the 2015-16 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.