William Beye Elementary School News

District 97 students, families and community members are invited to participate in a three-session discussion on the book Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Dr. Ibram X. Kendi.&...

District 97 families and community members are invited to connect with Superintendent Carol Kelley during a virtual coffee chat on Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 11 a...

BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUS: OCTOBER 2020 District 97 will utilize a two-week cycle menu for its breakfast and lunch programs through Trimester 1. Please click the button to access...

Welcome to the 2020-21 school year in District 97! As we begin this year in a remote setting, we also understand how important it is for our students to still have access t...

(t’s been a busy week in District 97 as we prepare to welcome our students back to school on Sept. 1. There are several updates included in this email, including: Fi...

First Day of School for Students: Tuesday, Sept. 1 During its regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 11, the District 97 Board of Education approved a modified calendar for the 202...

Dear District 97 Staff and Families, Oak Park Elementary School District 97 is continuing to plan for the 2020-21 school year and is prioritizing the social-emotional an...

Dear District 97 Community, On Monday night, District 97 hosted a virtual town hall to provide a brief overview of our remote learning plan for the 2020-21 school year and an...

Earlier this week, the District 97 Board of Education scheduled a special board meeting for July 22 to provide further transparency around our planning for the 2020-21 school ye...

As we continue to see the number of COVID-19 cases rise locally and around the country, our board, administration and staff have been working through the logistics and challenge...

During a special meeting on Monday, June 29, the District 97 Board of Education approved the appointment of Jeremy Christian as the new principal for Julian Middle School. Chris...

District 97 provides a variety of summer programming that reflects our district’s vision to create a positive learning environment for all students that is equitable, incl...

District 97 Community, I hope you all have had a safe and restful start to summer break. Like school districts across the state and country, District 97 has been working to p...

On Wednesday, June 3, District 97 held two virtual Q&A sessions about the search for the next principal of Julian Middle School—one for students and one for staff and ...

Dear Oak Park Elementary School District 97 Family,  My heart is heavy as I reflect on the events that have occurred not only this past week but over the past several ye...

District 97 is beginning the search for the individual who will serve as the next principal of Julian Middle School. One of the first steps in this process will be to create a p...

District 97, in collaboration with the Oak Park Teachers' Association (OPTA), has decided to make Thursday, June 4, the last day of student attendance for the 2019-20 school...

District 97 Art Teachers are pleased to announce a district-wide, end-of-year art show called "Physically Distant: Socially Connected." This is going to be FUN! ...

In District 97, our priority continues to be the safety and health of our students, staff and families. As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, we are committed to...