WCUSD118 Wauconda District 118

Light up your life! Education is not the
filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.

~ William Butler Yeats



District 118 News

Pawprint Welcome from the Superintendent

Pawprint Lake County Health Department Alerts Community to Potential Measles Exposure in Lake County
Pawprint Pre-School Screening - Wauconda CUSD 118 offers Preschool Screening to all children aged 3 - 5 years who live within the district boundaries. The next Pre-School Screenings are scheduled for Tuesday, May 5th. Please click here for more information in English and Spanish.
Pawprint Bilingual Parents Advisory Committee (BPAC) workshop for tonight has been cancelled. This meeting has been rescheduled for March 19th, 2015. Meeting location to be announced at a later date. For more information, click here for a flyer in English and Spanish.

Pawprint Kindergarten Pre-Registration for School Year 2015-2016 will take place at Wauconda Grade School, Robert Crown School and Cotton Creek School from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 2. Students must be 5 years of age on or before Sept. 1, 2015 and live within the school boundaries of their home school to be eligible to pre-register for Kindergarten. Registration packets may be picked up in the school offices beginning Tuesday, Feb. 17 or click below to download and print the packet in English or Spanish. Kindergarten Supply Lists are also available below. Please click here for the Pre-Kindergarten Registration flyer in English and Spanish.

Kindergarten Packet - English Kindergarten Packet - Spanish Wauconda Grade School Kindergarten
Supply List
Robert Crown School Kindergarten
Supply List
Cotton Creek School Kindergarten
Supply List
Pawprint It's a MAD Party - The Bulldog Nation Foundation invites you to the 5th Annual Spring Dinner Dance - Friday, March 6th at the Concorde Banquets. Tickets $75. Purchase tickets using the attached form or through the Bulldog Nation Foundation website. Come dressed in your best Mad Men style!

Pawprint 2014 Illinois At-A-Glance Report Cards for all schools in Wauconda School District 118 are now available on our district website on the State Report Cards webpage. Additionally, the Illinois At-A-Glance Report Cards may be found at the Illinois Report Card website. At this Illinois State Board of Education supported website, more information may be found by browsing each individual school or district report card.  Any parent interested in receiving a printed copy of the Illinois At-A-Glance Report Card for a specific school should contact that school to make arrangements for a copy to be sent home with their child or to arrange a time to pick up a copy.

Pawprint Having trouble logging into PowerSchool? Click here for the Wauconda Parent Portal Guide. Still having trouble with PowerSchool? Send a request to the HelpDesk at PowerschoolHelp@d118.org. Please include the following: Student Name(s), Student Grade Level(s), Address and Phone Number (for verification purposes), and Previous PS Login Account Name.

Pawprint 2015-2016 School Calendar - Are you planning your summer vacation? Need to know when your children will start back to school in August? Please click here for the 2015-2016 school calendar, recently adopted by the Board of Education.
Pawprint Board of Education: Please visit the Board of Education webpage for meeting calendars. policies, and contact information..
Pawprint Pay Your School Fees Online with E-Pay: In an effort to offer the most innovative payment options to District 118 parents, we hope that you will find this service from Illinois Funds E-Pay convenient and easy to use. Click here to use E-Pay.
Pawprint Fee Waiver Application: If your child is eligible for a fee waiver, please click here for the form in either English or Spanish for the 2014-2015 school year. Submit completed forms to either your child's school office or the District Office.

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

It is the policy of Wauconda Community Unit School District 118 not to discriminate on the basis of color, race, nationality, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, gender identity, status of being homeless, order of protection status, actual or potential marital or parental status, including pregnancy, with respect to its educational programs, enrollments, activities or employment policy. This policy of non-discrimination is in compliance with Titles IX and VI and Section 504.

Inquiries concerning compliance may be directed to a Principal at any one of our six schools or to Mr. James LePage, Nondiscrimination Coordinator, and/or Mrs. Val Donnan, Complaint Manager, 555 North Main Street, Wauconda, IL 60084, (847) 526-7690, or the Director of the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, D.C.

NOTICE CONCERNING THE PREVENTION OF BULLYING, INTIMIDATION, AND HARASSMENT

Bullying, intimidation, and harassment are not acceptable in any form and will not be tolerated at school or any school related activity. The School District will protect students against retaliation for reporting incidents of bullying, intimidation, or harassment, and will take disciplinary action against any student who participates in such conduct.

BOARD OF EDUCATION POLICIES PERTAINING TO THESE TWO NOTICES MAY BE SELECTED BELOW:

Policy 2:260 Uniform Grievance Procedure Policy 7:20 Harassment of Students Prohibited
Policy 5:10 Equal Employment Opportunity and Minority Recruitment Policy 7:80 Release Time for Religious Instruction/Observance
Policy 5:20 Sexual Harassment Policy 7:130 Student Rights and Responsibilities
Policy 5:30 Hiring Process and Criteria Policy 7:180 Preventing Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment
Policy 6:140 Education For Homeless Children Policy 7:190 Student Discipline
Policy 6:145 Migrant Students Policy 8:20 Community Use of School Facilities
Policy 7:10 Equal Educational Opportunities Policy 8:70 Accommodating Individuals With Disabilities

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