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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or register. Click here for book details.
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.
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.
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.