• All Glen Ellyn School District 41 buildings are closed until further notice. We currently have no confirmed coronavirus cases in District 41. E-learning assignments for students are available HERE. Students/staff will not be assigned any work over spring break.


    While we continue watching for national and local information on coronavirus, please refer to this webpage for a list of ongoing District 41 communications. We have increased deep cleanings in our D41 schools.
    CLICK HERE for the DuPage County Health Department Coronavirus webpage. If you have questions about coronavirus, call the Illinois Coronavirus hotline 800-889-3931 or send an email to dph.sick@illinois.gov


    D41 Remote Learning Days - Guidelines and Information

    (April 3, 2020)

    "As of Monday, April 6, the learning at home will change from Act of God Days to Remote Learning Days. Remote Learning Days do count as instructional days and do not have to be made up. With this change to Remote Learning Days, Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has put new guidelines into effect. Please read below to ensure you understand the changes and how we need to move forward as a district:" MORE


    Stay-At-Home Extended Through April

    (March 31, 2020)

    "Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced today that he is extending the stay-at-home order through April 30. This extension mirrors the guidelines set by the President of the United States. The extension includes school closures. As we have done over the first two weeks of schools being closed, we will provide e-learning through our teachers to students. Week 3 of e-learning will begin on Monday, April 6. We will be providing more information on remote learning later this week." MORE


    Join Us for the Live Stream-Part 2 w/ Dr. Nancy Zarse on April 1st

    (March 28, 2020)

    "The DuPage Regional Office of Education and Glen Ellyn School District 41 invite everyone across our community to join us on April 1st at 6:30 p.m. for Part 2 in a series of 4 live streams with Dr. Nancy Zarse of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Zarse is an expert in the field of crisis and resilience and has worked on very high profile cases both nationally and internationally." MORE


    SOCIAL DISTANCING & FUN ACTIVITIES

    (March 27, 2020)

    "As we move into Spring Break next week, I want to remind everyone to continue to practice strict social distancing and follow the stay-at-home order by Governor Pritzker. Although we do not know of any confirmed cases within the District 41 community, I know many of us are starting to hear of people in our lives who are being impacted by it. Social Distancing is something that we can do that will help protect all people and lessen the chances of it spreading in our community." MORE


    Message from Board President Bruno 

    (March 24, 2020)

    "As we begin the second week of being home with our families and learning to work and learn in new ways, I recognize the uncertainty that we are all feeling. Each of us will be impacted by the pandemic differently and no two families are alike. What is certain is the support I am seeing from our community. It is happening all throughout the District 41 community. " MORE


    Stay At Home Order 

    (March 20, 2020 /  7 p.m.)

    "Earlier today, Governor Pritzker issued an executive order requiring residents to “stay at home” effective Saturday, March 21 at 5 p.m., through the end of April 7. As part of the Governor’s order, he announced that school will remain closed, with a new tentative reopening date of April 8. We recognize that this development may raise questions about the impact on students, staff, and families as well as the school’s vital role of providing meals to students and families while schools are closed. We anticipate further guidance and details from the Illinois State Board of Education next week." MORE


    Navigating the First Week 

    (March 18, 2020 / 10 a.m..)

    "I know that we are all trying to navigate these uncertain times. We appreciate your flexibility and understanding as we continue to move through this temporary shut-down. Please know that we are working hard behind the scenes to make sure our students’ and families’ needs are met, both academically and social emotionally." MORE


    Social Distancing Information 

    (March 14, 2020 / 10 a.m..)

    "While schools are closed in the State of Illinois, please consider the following about social distancing provided by the Center for Disease Control and the DuPage County Health Department:" MORE


    Closing District 41 

    (March 13, 2020 / Noon.)

    "Glen Ellyn School District 41 has made the difficult decision to close all buildings beginning on Monday, March 16, until further notice. Although we still currently have no confirmed coronavirus cases in District 41, this decision was made in an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our community. E-learning will begin for students and staff on Monday, March 16, CLICK HERE for the links. Students/staff will not be assigned any work over spring break." MORE


    Coronavirus Mitigation Efforts 

    (March 12, 2020 / 4:40 p.m.)

    "As we have shared, there are currently no confirmed coronavirus cases in District 41. With the number of cases across the state and region increasing and as a result of our communications and in coordination with the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) and the Regional Office of Education (ROE), we are taking the following proactive measures to help reduce the spread of illness throughout our community.

    1. We are not allowing any outside groups to use our facilities.
    2. We are not allowing individuals who are not District 41 students or staff inside our buildings beyond the main offices, including parents and volunteers.
    3. Non-essential public and/or large gatherings/events/meetings are suspended until further notice. This includes events during the school day, as well as evening events/programs such as High Interest Day, school dances, drama productions, music performances, etc." MORE

    Coronavirus UPDATE 

    (March 12, 2020 / Noon)

    "The coronavirus has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Since the first reported case of coronavirus in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019, District 41, and all school districts in Illinois, have been preparing for a potential outbreak within the state. At this time, there are no confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in any of the District 41 schools and no reported contact situations." MORE



    Coronavirus Information - District Digest 

    (March 4, 2020)

    "As you know, we are monitoring information about Coronavirus very closely. Coronavirus is a respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in 60 locations internationally, including in the United States. New guidelines now state that any student/staff member returning from mainland China, South Korea, Italy, and Iran should not attend school/work for 14 days after the return date." MORE


     

    Letter to the Community from Dr. Kaczkowski 

    (February 27, 2020)

    "We have been monitoring the progression of the Coronavirus around the world..." MORE