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East Prairie School District #73

3907 W. Dobson
Skokie, IL 60076
PH 847-673-1141
FAX 847-673-1186

East Prairie School District 73 will create a learning organization that promotes experimentation,
invention and personal growth so that all learners will be successful in a global society.

 

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EAST PRAIRIE SCHOOL DISTRICT 73
SPECIAL MEETING OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
SKOKIE, ILLINOIS

Thursday, July 2, 2015 5:00 p.m.
NOTICE
NOTICE IS GIVEN THIS 30TH DAY OF JUNE, 2015 THAT A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION WILL TAKE PLACE AT 5:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2015, IN THE ADMINISTRATION CENTER AT 7634 EAST PRAIRIE ROAD, SKOKIE. TOPIC OF THE SPECIAL MEETING IS COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT.
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Closed Session
4. Resumption of Open Session
5. Action Item:
a. Collective Bargaining Agreement
6. Audience Participation (5 minutes per participant)
7. Adjournment


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Friday Fun

May 27th, 2015

On Friday, May 29th, we have many events occurring at East Prairie School. In addition to the Volunteer Appreciation Brunch and the PTA Family Picnic, we have the annual Staff vs. 8th grade Basketball Game right after school at 3:30 in the Large Gym. If EPS students would like to attend and watch, students in grades K-3 must have a parent attend with them. Students in grades 4-8 may attend without a parent. Come out and support this fun event before meeting your family at the picnic!

Erin T. Stein
Principal
East Prairie School District 73
Skokie, IL
847-673-1141
fax-847-673-1186
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Back To School Supply List

May 4th, 2015

Be sure that your students are well prepared for their first days back to school.
Please be sure to Download the 2015 -16 K-8 Supply lists and make sure that your children have all the needed supplies for the school year.
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2015-16 Registration May 2nd 9:00am - 2:30pm

April 30th, 2015

East Prairie Community,
Below you will find some of the changes and clarification about registration and proof of residency for the 2015-2016 school year. We understand that these procedures may be new for some people, and we are happy to help you in any way we can. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Franco in the main office.

Registration for the 2015-2016 school year is on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 9:00am-2:30pm.
There are some CHANGES for registration that ALL families need to be aware of:

1. All registration materials and proof of residency need to all be turned in and approved at one time. The school office will not hold onto pending/incomplete paperwork.

2. Please see the revised chart for Proof of Residency. You must bring the documents listed on the chart.

3. Complete ...
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Admin News

EPS Board Vacancy

June 17th, 2015

The East Prairie School District #73 Board of Education received the resignation of Amy Steinhauer as a member of the Board, effective at the end of the day on June 8, 2015. This resignation creates a board vacancy that must be filled and appointed by the Board within 45 days following the effective resignation date.

The Board is interested in seeking qualified, interested and committed candidates for this important vacancy and would welcome letters of interest and a resume no later than July 9, 2015, to be interviewed at the Special Board meeting to be determined. The State requires that Board member qualifications are as follows: United States Citizen, a resident of the State of Illinois and of East Prairie School District #73 for at least one year, at least 18 years of age, a registered voter, cannot be a school trustee or ...
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EPS Board Meeting Date Change

June 11th, 2015

The EPS Board of Education meeting originally scheduled for July 13th, has been changed to July 20, 2015
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Technology News

Online Registration For 2015-16 Open Tomorrow

April 27th, 2015

Online Registration Features Within Powerschool

Registration for the 2015-2016 School year is opening tomorrow! Just like in years past, this can be done in Powerschool Parent Portal, in which you have the ability to double check the majority of the student enrollment, and registration information online. Now, by using the Powerschool Parent Portal, you will have the ability to review all of the current registration information that we have on file for your child(ren).

Some of the items that you will need to double check with our online demographics page, will include phone numbers, addresses, birthplace, birth certificate numbers, all of the child's mothers and fathers demographic information including work, home, and cell phone numbers. There will be fields in which you can enter previous schools that children have ...
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Powerschool Parent Sign On Process

April 26th, 2015

The Single Sign On or SSO, enables parents to create their own PowerSchool account, choosing the username and password they wish to use, and then assign each of their children to their own account. This will allow the Parents to keep track of all grades for all of the children in their family, with out having to login separately.

Enabling this feature will require that all parent/guardians to create a new account to access to PowerSchool

Before you begin, make sure you have received your confidential parent/guardian access ID and password assigned to you for each of your children. This was issued by the school. If you are a parent who has logged into PowerSchool in previous years, the username and password you used then is now the access ID and access password for that child that you will enter when you add that ...
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Sports News

Girls Basketball Season Is About To Start!!

October 22nd, 2014

The East Prairie girls basketball season is about to start. There will be three teams this year for the Panthers (6th grade, JV, Varsity). Please check out the game schedules at www.quickscores.com/little9. Good luck Panthers! Click for full story

 

Learning Center News

Snapshots of a Very Busy School Library

February 1st, 2012

The Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA) gives the Bluestem Award and the Monarch Award to the authors whose books receive the most votes from children throughout Illinois Students in grades Kindergarten through 3rd grades take their voting very seriously for the Monarch Awards and intermediate students grades 3-5 mark their choice for the Bluestem award.


The Skokie Public Library Bookmobile visits EPS every Tuesday from 3:15-3:45. Each of the intermediate classrooms has visited the ...
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Look What’s New

January 5th, 2012

The final shelving units for our School Library were installed over Winter Break. Jerry McDonald and his crew deserve a big thank you! These shelves give us more room for the heavy picture books as well as much need out-of-sight storage. The number of books checked out has increase by 4000 items from 2 years ago. The number of items in active circulation is now up to 19,000. We have increased our collections numbers through the following avenues.

Purchases of new books
Purchases of used ...
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Sports News

2015 Foundation Fundraising Event - March 7th 2015 6:30pm

March 7th, 2015

2014-15 Dinner Dance Fundraiser - Calling All Smarties Trivia Night! March 7, 2015 6:30 - 11:00 pm
Fairway Banquets - 6676 West Howard Street, Niles, IL 60714 - (Next to Howard Street Inn)

Our annual event to raise money to support educational programs that our School District is unable to fund.

The mission of the East Prairie School Foundation is to enhance and enrich the East Prairie educational program by providing independent financial support for projects, activities, equipment and other educational initiatives.

For more information follow the event at : https://www.facebook.com/events/1419199241707671/
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