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

Video Announcements for October 21

  • Central School Celebrates Veterans

    On November 11th the Central School students and faculty will begin their day with an all school assembly and then participate in service learning projects hosted by The Kindness Connection. Each student will create a care package to be shared with veterans across the state of Illinois. We encourage you to ask your child to share more about the morning and discuss the importance of taking time to help others. Click here to learn more about the important work of The Kindness Connection. We thank the Glencoe PTO for supporting this event!

  • 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 »


    Move Over Famous Artists! Central School artists are taking over the spotlight! Mrs. Bauer has teamed up with Artsonia, the world's largest online kid's art museum, to display the students' artwork.

    Central School students join thousands of students from over 130 countries whose artwork is showcased on Artsonia. This program is a wonderful way to get parents and family members more involved in Art Education. Artsonia provides several online features such as fan clubs and personal guestbooks, as a way for families to encourage the creativity and imaginations of their young artists. Please click here to view our school gallery online. Visitors can browse the artwork in the school gallery...LEARN MORE »

  • Interscholastic Sports

    The information below pertains to our interscholastic sports program. As a reminder, our student athletes must provide a medical release before participation. The athletic schedule, directions to away games, and medical release are posted below.

    Winter Sports Letter
    Boys' Basketball
    Girls' Basketball
    Directions to Away Games
    Medical Release File

  • Protocol for Homework Requests

    If a student is leaving early for vacation, they are responsible for gathering their homework upon their return outside of class time. Teachers will not be able to provide these assignments in advance.

    If a student is absent other than vacations, the student or his/her parents may request missed assignments by emailing individual teachers before 10:00 a.m. Please note that e-mail is the preferred method to contact teachers. Staff email addresses can be found on Central School’s website under the staff directory tab. The requested assignments will be placed in the homework bin, located in the vestibule, by the end of that school day. There are some teachers who use the homework hotline...LEARN MORE »

  • On Time Arrival

    Arriving late to school is a problem because it impacts the student who is late to class, the teacher instructing class and the other students engaged in the learning process. The Central School staff value teaching time and make every effort to use the time allotted in the most productive ways. We are asking that both parents and students make every effort to arrive to school on time. In advance, we thank you for your attention to this important expectation.

  • Central School Clubs for 2014 – 2015

    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 »

  • Bring Your Own Device

    As a reminder, students 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 grades 6-8, 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

  • Practice Logs for Band & Orchestra

    Here are the links for the band and orchestra practice logs this week (10/20 - 10/26):
    Band Practice Logs
    Orchestra Practice Logs

  • Fall Soups Now Available to Order!

    Now that the weather is getting cooler, Marla has added some delicious new items to the menu! Starting Monday, November 3rd, these items will be available:
    Monday: Chicken Noodle Soup with a Bagel and Cream Cheese from Once Upon a Bagel
    Wednesday: Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Oatmeal and Chili from Potbelly's

    If you would like to add to or change your child's lunch order, login to https://marlaslunch.orderlunches.com/. The deadline to order new lunches or change existing orders has been extended! You can now add lunches or change orders until Monday at 2:00 p.m. the week before you want the changes to take effect.

    If you're new to Marla's Lunch, welcome! Ordering is easy!
    1. Go to... LEARN MORE »

  • Collections Across our Schools

    With the support of our 8th Grade Executive Cabinet, we have added three 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 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, American Cancer Society and Autism Speaks. 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
    • Capri Sun juice pouches (through TerraCycle)
    TREX plastic bags and plastic wrap
    Click here to read the... LEARN MORE »

  • Share Your Excess Candy!

    The Glencoe Schools are collecting excess Halloween candy. Drop off your excess candy November 3rd - November 7th in the designated candy bins at South, West or Central School. The collections will be shared with the Leukemia Research Foundation to be used in gift bags for an upcoming fundraising event. Thank you!

  • Parent Tech Boot Camp - October 25th

    Raising digital natives can be a challenge. Technology changes at a breakneck pace and keeping up is a full time job. On October 25th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. the New Trier Township schools will host a Technology Boot Camp. The goal of the Boot Camp is to help parents better navigate this bold new world. Parents will select from one to four 45 - minute sessions.

    Presentations will focus on several learning strands including, but not limited to: cyber bullying, managing device settings, tools students are using at school, and understanding digital natives. Presentations will be made by New Trier Township staff members and is open to all Kindergarten through 12th grade Township... LEARN MORE »

  • New Trier Referendum

    New Trier has approved a Referendum which will appear on the November voting ballot. The Referendum, if successful, will provide funds for facilities improvements at the school which has not been renovated since the 1950's. If approved, the referendum will make the buildings at New Trier High School accessible to people with disabilities. In addition,
    - it will add 25 core academic classrooms
    - it will double the amount of usable space from 125,000 to 275,000 square feet on the same footprint
    - it will raise tax bills in the New Trier district by $250 for every $15,000 in current taxes

    If you would like to learn more, helpful information is available on the New Trier website at:... LEARN MORE »

  • Security in our Schools

    Welcome back to the 2014-2015 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 »

  • 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.

  • 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

    • January 2014: BOE benchmarked processes and... 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 »

Central School Calendar    VIEW CALENDAR

October 2014

 Download Central Calendar iCal File

District Events

Central School Bell Schedule


Supply Lists

You may download our 2014-2015 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

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!

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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 2014-15 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.