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School District 197 publishes news and information on a weekly basis throughout the school year. Teachers also use several tools to track progress, assignments, attendance, grades and more. Below are some tools to help you stay in touch this school year.

Recent News

Thank you, School District 197 Paraprofessionals!

January 25-31 is Paraprofessional Recognition Week. In honor of the 158 paraprofessionals in School District 197 who fulfill critical roles in our schools and programs, we want to take this moment to say THANK YOU. In this time of distance, this short video only represents a portion of the many individuals who work tirelessly to support our students and staff but serves as a reminder every day of what ALL of these wonderful people do for all of us!

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      Community Partners & Resources

      School District 197 benefits from the support of area nonprofits and community organizations that help expand student learning opportunities.

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      District Update

      Every Thursday, School District 197 sends out the District Update, an electronic newsletter containing news about School District 197's students, staff, and upcoming events. The updates are sent to district staff, parents/guardians, and community members who have subscribed to receive it. 

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