Superintendent Blog

See Superintendent Schmidt's Aug. 4 presentation to the Board of Education regarding the rationale for return to school in Enhanced Full Remote Learning. Por favor lea&nb...

District 96 Community: My message to you today has multiple purposes–each important for you to know. Reminder The first purpose is to remind you to submit your Fa...

Por favor desplácese hacia abajo para la traducción al Español.... District 96 will offer a voluntary full remote learning option for the first half of t...

This message includes a summary of 2019–20 Remote Learning Survey results and guidelines for resuming in-person instruction in the 2020–21 school year, as announced ...

Dear District 96 Families, As we anticipate the 2020–21 school year, the District 96 Reopening Task Force that I discussed in my June 2 message continues to consider an...

Dear District 96 Families, Our families are coping with unprecedented challenges related to the pandemic, stay-at-home restrictions, and economic uncertainty. And as unrest s...

Reflections as a Superintendent and a Parent Much of what we do in District 96 is done collaboratively with Stevenson and the area feeder elementary districts. In early March...

Dear Parents and Community Members: It’s almost May. The calendar moves ahead–even as our daily planners bear little resemblance to what’s typical for this ...

Dear Parents and Community Members: I hope this message finds you and your families safe and well. Earlier today, Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker announced that remo...

District 96 Community Thank you to everyone who provided donations to our food bank a few weeks ago! Families are receiving both breakfast and lunch for kids AND food pantry ...

District 96 Community, I hope each of you and your students are well. I appreciate your time to read all of this message, to be prepared for the week ahead.   Update o...

Dear District 96 Community, We hope that you are well and developing ways to adjust to our new “normal.” Yesterday was the first day of full implementation of rem...

Dear District 96 Families and Staff, I hope that everyone is staying safe and well during these extremely challenging times. We find ourselves working from home trying to get...

District 96 Community, Please know that I continue to think of all of you as I do my part to navigate these times. Each day I am involved in Zoom meetings with Area 125 superin...

What an incredibly challenging set of events that continues to change the landscape of what “normal” means in our state, nation, and world.... This unprecedented tim...

Questions surrounding what to expect and how to mitigate the spread and impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to increase. Local, state, and federal officials are workin...

The well-being of our learning community is our highest priority. Given the announcement on Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the spre...

Accountability Data Tells Our Story When you ask them, do your kids offer lengthy descriptions of what’s happening in their KCSD96 classrooms? In case their answers are...

Meeting the needs of every student in every KCSD96 school every day goes far beyond teaching academic subjects only. Consistent with our detailed focus on children’s learn...

District 96 schools and classrooms are active learning zones! I’d like to share some news–and views–with you: Not the PE Classes You Might Remember&hellip...

District 96 Families, Faculty, and Staff,  I know with certainty that our community places great significance on the quality of our schools and our children’s educ...

As Superintendent of District 96 schools, I enjoy a unique opportunity to experience our District from varied perspectives. When I step into a classroom, I find engaged stude...

I’m a parent as well as a superintendent of schools. Like you, I know that a new school year follows a summer that seems to fly by faster every year. Like you, I kno...

I have District 96 highlights and outcomes to share with you…. Board Members Seated At their meeting on Apr. 23, the District 96 Board of Education seated newly ele...

I’m pleased to share this District news with you…. Assistant Principal Support Added for Country Meadows, Kildeer, & Prairie District 96 will welcome two ...