Fremont School District 79

Preparing Today's Child for Tomorrow's World

Important Announcements

  • Picture Retakes
    Retake requests must be emailed by Monday, Oct. 20
    Retake day is Friday, Oct. 24
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  • Spooktacular
    6 to 9 p.m.
    Friday, October 24
    Elementary & Intermediate Schools
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  • Book Study
    Permission to Parent 
    9 to 10:30 a.m.
    Monthly on Fridays
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Fremont School District 79
Superintendent - Dr. Jill Gildea
28855 N. Fremont Center Road
Mundelein, IL 60060
District Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Questions? Email Margaret Van Duch

Superintendent's Welcome: On behalf of the Board of Education, I would like to welcome you to the Fremont School District 79 website! The district website is continuously updated to provide information and resources for our school community. (Read more about Fremont's educational programs from Dr. Gildea)

Latest News

  • D79 Stands to Lose $1.53 million from State Action

    A proposed bill has been created to change the way public education is funded in Illinois. As proposed, this bill will have a direct and negative impact on District 79, its associated high school districts, and most schools in Lake County. Click here to see how you can help.

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  • Book Study

    Friday morning book club for parents will kick off Friday, Oct. 24. Social worker Liz Weldon will lead the Permission to Parent book study about teaching parents to set boundaries with their children while maintaining a loving connection and fostering self esteem. Email or register. Click here for book details.

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  • FitFest a Huge Success

    Fitness Festival a Huge Success image This year over 70 participants attended and helped raise close to $1,500. All proceeds from the Fitness Festival event helped fund the Fremont Education Foundation's Teach Grant Program. See photos from Fit Fest by clicking here.

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  • Board President Resigns

    Eleven-year school board member Sandra Bickley has moved out of state and subsequently resigned from the Fremont School District 79 Board of Education. Read the complete story here.

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  • Communication Equals Connections in F79

    Fremont prides itself on being transparent and integrating communication into its teaching and learning community. Click here to view a short video that shows communication in action in the F79 classrooms.

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  • Students Take Gallup Poll

    Fremont School District 79 has elected to participate in the Gallup Student Poll. We are joining thousands of other schools in helping measure the hope, engagement, and wellbeing of America's students. This research aligns with the district vision of whole-child development. Read the complete story here.

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  • School Board Election

    Nominating petition forms for the April 7, 2015, school board election in Fremont School District 79 are now available. Get the details by clicking here.

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  • Candidates Sought for Current Board Vacancy

    The Fremont District 79 Board of Education is seeking applications from persons interested in filling a vacancy on the Fremont Board of Education. Get the details by clicking here.

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  • Superintendent Recognized

    Fremont School District 79 Superintendent Jill Gildea was named a 2014 national superintendent of the year finalist just before receiving her advanced leadership designation. Read the story here.

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  • Common Core

    In several years, Common Core testing will replace the ISATs in schools. When it does, Fremont’s students will be prepared. We are all working together as a team to help students move forward towards high school so they are all learning the same standards with the same expectations. Fremont has been Leading By Example in its approach to restructuring efforts regarding Common Core State Standards and the new PARCC test. Read more here on F79’s Common Core website.

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