• Updates

    D41 Administrative Update, April 15, 2024 | watch
    At the April 15, 2024 Board of Education meeting Dr. Kaczkowski and Assistant Superintendent for Finance, Facilities and Operations Eric DePorter shared a full-day kindergarten center project update. 

    Wight & Co. Presentation, January 8, 2024 | watch | slides

    FDKRepresentatives from Wight & Co. presented an update about the Full-Day Kindergarten Center addition project at Churchill Elementary School at the Board of Education meeting on January 8, 2024. The outdoor site plan was presented including the building addition, parking lot, bus lane and car drop off lane, entrance from Bloomingdale Road, reading garden, and new playgrounds. The team also presented the indoor plan design for the two story addition with 12 classrooms, multipurpose room for indoor play, dining area, flex space, and office area. They also shared milestone dates and the projected opening of the center in August 2025. The team is currently in the permitting and zoning phase of the process.

    Wight & Co. Presentation, August 14, 2023 | watch | slides
    At a Board of Education meeting Brad Paulson and Craig Siepka from Wight & Co. presented an overview of the process up to now and next steps related to building space to provide full-day kindergarten. They shared the three approaches to achieving space for full-day kindergarten that have been presented at previous Board meetings. The Board decision was to move forward with Approach 1. Approach 1 includes an addition on Churchill School to provide full-day kindergarten for students across the district. Board members asked questions and engaged in conversation about program features and building specifics.