• A Message from the D41 Board

    (January 10, 2022)
    "As we are experiencing the reality of how quickly the omicron variant is spreading across our local communities, I am thankful that our schools in District 41 remain open for in-person learning."  more here...


    Revised Guidance for students and staff members

    (January 9, 2022)
    "We are writing to share that the isolation and quarantine period for students and staff members sick with COVID-19 or considered a close contact has been reduced to five days, if they are symptom free."  more here...


    Being Prepared for the Possibility of E-Learning

    (January 3, 2022)
    "Since returning to school after winter break, District 41 is seeing a much higher number of student and staff absences. If the district cannot staff classrooms, we would need to make the difficult decision to move to E-Learning until enough staff are available to return to the buildings."  more here...


    Vaccination Clinic at Hadley Jan. 7

    (December 30, 2021)
    " D41 staff, their families, and the community ages 16 and older are welcome to attend by appointment only. Please see the latest CDC guidance for who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine booster."  more here...


    3rd Vax Clinic For 5-11 Year Olds

    (November 8, 2021)
    "Glen Ellyn School District 41 is partnering with Positive Health Services to host a 3rd Pfizer vaccine clinic for 5-11 year olds only"  more here...


    IDPH COVID-19 School Guidelines Updated

    (October 27, 2021)
    "IDPH COVID guidelines for schools have recently changed. Please review these updated changes:"  more here...


    Test to Stay Approved

    (October 18, 2021)
    "At the Board of Education meeting on Monday, October 18, the Board approved using the Test to Stay protocol for COVID-19 close contacts in the indoor classroom." more here...


    COVID-19 Protocol Updated

    (October 12, 2021)
    "COVID-19 protocol per guidance from the health department. If your student develops any symptoms of COVID-19, please follow the return to school protocol on the symptomatic student. Unvaccinated siblings no longer have to stay home while awaiting a COVID-19 test result on the sick student as long the test is done within 24 hours of symptom onset and there is not a high suspicion for COVID-19"  more here...


    Updated Guidance for Symptomatic Students and Probable or Confirmed COVID Cases

    (September 24, 2021)
    "Please review this updated guidance from the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)."  more here...


    COVID-19 Testing Program Seeks Help

    (September 13, 2021)
    "SHIELD Illinois partner Medcall is seeking committed candidates to assist with the collection of COVID- 19 test kits from the faculty and student body. These positions are not demanding, but timely attendance and considerable commuting throughout the day will be involved. Collectors may be expected to drive to 3 to 4 school sites per day to collect completed covid tests. All candidates are required to have their own transportation."  more here...


    New Orders from the Governor

    (August 27, 2021)
    "As you may know, Illinois Governor, J. B. Pritzker held a COVID-19 press conference where he issued new rules regarding indoor masking, educational employee vaccination and testing requirements. The indoor masking order, statewide, begins Monday, August 30, and the requirement for educational employees to begin their COVID-19 vaccine regimen is September 5. All educational employees must get a COVID-19 vaccination or submit to testing weekly (or more frequently if ordered by the local health department)."  more here...


    COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Hadley

    (August 24, 2021)
    "District 41 is partnering with AMITA Health to host a vaccine clinic for students ages 12 and up, family members and staff. The clinic will take place on September 1 and 22 for doses one and two, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Hadley Junior High, 240 Hawthorne Blvd, Glen Ellyn."  more here...


    Voluntary COVID-19 Screening Tests

    (August 18, 2021)
    "District 41 will be offering COVID-19 saliva screening tests this school year for unvaccinated students and staff. The screening tests will be provided and administered once a week at school through the SHIELD Illinois program at no cost to the district."  more here...


    Return To School Plan

    (August 17, 2021)
    "The District 41 Board of Education officially approved the 2021-22 Return to School Plan at the August 16, 2021, Regular meeting"  more here...


    Staying Connected for August 5, 2021 - Governor Mandates Mask Wearing

    (August 5, 2021)
    "Governor Mandates Masking in Schools."  more here...


    Committee of the Whole Meeting

    (July 20, 2021)
    "The D41 Board of Education will be hosting a Special Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 6:30PM at Hadley Junior High, 240 Hawthorne Blvd.,Glen Ellyn. The purpose of the COW meeting will be to provide an opportunity for Board members to engage in dialogue with the community on the topic of masking in schools."  more here...


    Update from the Superintendent

    (July 16, 2021)
    "Please CLICK HERE for an update from District 41 Superintendent Dr. Melissa Kaczkowski. Today's newsletter includes information on the new CDC and IDPH guidance for schools, a new D41 Special Board meeting and details on how District 41 will formalize the working structure of the 2021-22 School Year for students and staff. click for the .pdf version"  more here...


    New CDC Guidance for K-12 schools

    (July 9, 2021)
    "Although it is early in July, District 41 is committed to keeping our parents and community informed as we prepare for the First Day of School on August 18. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated guidance today regarding the prevention of COVID-19 for K-12 school districts."  more here...


    COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Hadley

    (July 7, 2021)
    "District 41 is partnering with AMITA Health to host a vaccine clinic for students ages 12 and up, family members and staff. The clinic will take place on July 14 and August 4 for doses one and two, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Hadley Junior High, 240 Hawthorne Blvd, Glen Ellyn. "  more here...



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