IGNITING THE ROAD TO EXCELLENCE

District News

Adopting the teachers: Cicero West Elementary School receives $10K donation from Burlington, AdoptAClassroom
  • District 99 News

In celebration of Burlington Stores, Inc.'s new Cicero store opening this fall, the company has partnered with national nonprofit AdoptAClassroom.org to donate $10,000 to Cicero District 99's Cicero West Elementary School, demonstrating the great impact corporate community partnerships can make in the lives of educators and children.

Burlington and AdoptAClassroom presented their donation check to Cicero West during an all-school assembly Thursday, Aug. 29 at the school, located at 4937 W. 23rd St.

Read more about Adopting the teachers: Cicero West Elementary School receives $10K donation from Burlington, AdoptAClassroom
Learning the ropes: D99 welcomes 62 new teachers for '19-'20 school year
  • District 99 News

While children and families across Cicero have been busy preparing for the first day of school, 62 new teachers have also been hard at work getting ready for the new school year, attending a week-long orientation and training program last week, learning about the ins and outs of Cicero District 99, working alongside staff mentors and gaining the resources they need for success with their career in the district.

Read more about Learning the ropes: D99 welcomes 62 new teachers for '19-'20 school year
Taking Cicero to the city: D99 admin travel to Google Chicago HQ for professional development
  • District 99 News

With the start of the school year a little over a week and a half away, administrators from across Cicero District 99 were invited to continue preparing for another busy school year for a special professional development day at Google's Chicago headquarters, located at 320 N. Morgan St. in the Fulton Market neighborhood.

To kick off the event, District 99's Chief Information Officer Cao Mac explained to the group of principals, assistant principals, deans and department leaders that because District 99 is a one-to-one district and is big on technology innovations within education, hosting the day-long workshop off campus at Google was a way to keep the creative juices flowing in regards to new technology and offer a fresh space for collaboration.


Read more about Taking Cicero to the city: D99 admin travel to Google Chicago HQ for professional development

Upcoming Events

School and Department News