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  • Lessen Stress

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  • Busing Updates

    Fremont School District 79 buses travel about 500,000 miles a year transporting children safely and efficiently to and from school. Please click here to read the story.

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  • PARCC Results

    The local PARCC results were released and Fremont School District 79 Assistant Superintendent Elizabeth Freeman noted that it is important that the district maintains its focus on a continuous system for academic improvement. Please click here to read the entire story.

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  • Standards-based grading

    A small group of FSD79 teachers are piloting a more consistent method of grading students this year, which Fremont School District 79 plans to fully implement by the fall of 2020. Please click here to read the entire story.

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  • Testing Augmented Reality

    Fremont School District 79 students are among the first to beta test Google’s newest product, augmented reality. Please click here to read the story.

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  • Goat Yoga

    Close to 50 parents and children stretched in a pasture where goats, llama, and even a pig meandered in and out of their yoga poses. Please click here for more on the story.

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  • Intersection Improvements

    The intersection of Fremont Center Road and Illinois Route 60 will undergo improvements with a traffic light signal. Please click here for more information.

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  • Follow Us

    FSD79 has three social media accounts that we invite parents and staff to follow. Find many of the daily school news and events on these sites. Please click here for information.

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  • Get Mobile with FSD79

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  • FSD79 Crisis Plan

    In the unfortunate event that an emergency or crisis situation occurs in our area during the school day, we want you to know that Fremont School District 79 is prepared. Please read the complete article by clicking on the link here.

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  • Budget Adoption

    The Fremont School District 79 Board of Education approved at its August meeting a $33.45 million budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year that was backed by $33.66 million in revenue. Please click here to read the complete story.

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  • Volunteer Opportunity

    Please click here for a parent and child volunteer opportunity with Feed My Starving Children.

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  • Meet the New Staff

    Fremont School District 79 would like to welcome new staff to its schools. Please click here to meet the new staff.

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  • The World of Personalized Learning

    Dr. Bill Robertson, Superintendent of Schools, highlights the personalized learning progress in our schools at FSD79. Please click here to see the expansion first hand.

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  • Budget Hearing

    Please click here for a notice on the Fremont School District 79 budget hearing.

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  • Award Winners

    NSPRA honored Fremont School District 79 with four awards in its 2017 Publications and Electronic Media Contest. Please click here to read about the winners.

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  • Computer Buy Back Program

    About 225 teachers and families took advantage of a new F79 Board of Education initiative in which they were able to purchase a MacBook Air laptop computer that they had been using for the past three years. Please click here to read the complete story.

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  • Superintendent Bids Farewell to Staff & Families

    I’m thankful and grateful to the Fremont School District 79 community for the support that you provide to our learning organization each day. Individually and collectively you make a tremendous difference for all of our students through your devotion of time, talent, and commitment to our children's success. Please click here to read Dr. Gildea's entire farewell message.

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  • BOE Appoints New Superintendent

    The Fremont School District 79 Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. William Robertson as its next Superintendent of Schools following a comprehensive search that began in early April. Please click here to read more about the selection.

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  • The BOE Thanks Retirees

    The F79 BOE bid farewell to retirees Harry Duré, Annette Vander Ploeg & Andrea Hesse. Please click here to read the story.

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  • EVA Winner

    Congratulations to Tina Guzzio, the F79 PTO's EVA winner for 2017. The Excellence in Volunteering Award was established in 1991 to honor long-time volunteers whose last child is graduating from Fremont.

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  • Students Show Positive Behavior

    Students are showing positive behavior overall according to a recent Fremont District 79 Board of Education presentation on the PAWS program. Please click here to read the complete story.

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  • Lincoln Grant

    As a part of the Preschool for All Grant from the state of Illinois, Fremont received a one-time $55,000 grant to enhance its facilities. Please click here to read more about the grant.

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  • Superintendent Search Update

    The Fremont Board of Education launched a comprehensive search for its next Superintendent of Schools in early April. Please click here to read more about the search.

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  • PTO Appreciation

    Thank you PTO for all you do for Fremont!

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  • Board Appoints Two Members

    The Fremont School District 79 Board of Education appointed two residents this week to fill vacancies which now completes a seven-member board. Please click here to read the story.

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  • Honoring Public Educators

    The Illinois chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (INSPRA) honored six public education individuals from F79 for their outstanding communications work. Please click here to read more about them.

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  • 2017-2018 School Calendar

    Please click here for the 2017-2018 school calendar.

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  • F79 Earns Highest State Financial Recognition

    Fremont recently earned the state's highest designation of "Recognition" through the Illinois State Board of Education's financial rating program. Please click on the link here to read the entire story.

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  • BOE Members Seated

    One new board member and three incumbents were sworn into office at the Fremont School District 79 meeting. Please click here to meet the board.

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  • Technology Survey of Student Learning

    Fremont School District 79 student access to technology both at home and at school deeply affects the learning environment. Please click here to read the complete story.

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  • Register Now

    Registration is now open for the 2017-2018 school year. Please log into your family’s TeacherEase account. Please click here to read more about registration.

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  • Update on Childcare

    Right at School, before and after school child care provider, appreciates a successful implementation, in its first year here at Fremont School District 79. Please click here to read the complete story.

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  • Visions

    F79's Board of Education's Annual Report to the Community. Please click here to view.

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  • Right at School Updates BOE

    Right at School, Fremont's before and after school child care program, will update the school board on its program. Please click here for details.

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  • Meritorius Budget Winner

    The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) has awarded Fremont School District 79 its Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for excellence in budget presentation during the 2016–2017 budget year. Please click here to read more.

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  • Rethink Education

    Fannie Howie, F79's architects, featured the Fremont Intermediate School Wildcat Cave, its lower level, in a recent publication. Please click here to read more about the space.

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  • Energy Efficiency Award

    Fremont School District 79 recently was awarded $66,696 from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to complete energy efficiency projects at its schools. Please click here to read the entire story.

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  • Board Ratifies 5-Year Teacher Contract

    The Fremont Board of Education signed a new 5-year teacher contract during its regular meeting on January 30. Please click here to read more about the contract.

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  • New Board Member Appointed

    The Fremont Board of Education on January 30 unanimously approved the appointment of Maria Simoncelli to fill a vacancy on the board. Please click here to read on.

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  • The Motor Room

    Inside the Lincoln Early Learning Center students move through a sequential order of activities that are highly motivating and meaningful to student development such as climbing bridges, crawling through tunnels and jumping on trampolines. Please click on the picture to read more about the Motor Room.

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  • Tell Us What You Think

    We need your input to help guide Fremont’s classroom technology implementation and integration into learning.

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  • Reaching Out to Those in Need

    While Santa has been busy tracking everyone’s wants, students and teachers at Fremont School District 79 have been looking out for their needs. Please click here to read more about the district's outreach efforts.

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  • Bullying Prevention

    Principals presented to the Board of Education the many bullying prevention and proactive education programs in place at Fremont. Please click here to read more about the programs.

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  • Water Testing

    Fremont has always maintained a very tight inspection regime on the quality of its water. Please click here to read more about water testing.

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  • Bus Safety

    F79 practices safety first in our buses navigating rural roads, ensuring that students are transported safely, which may lead to delays. Details ~ fsd79.org/safety.

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  • 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. Mrs. Michele Kreis announced her resignation from the board November 28, 2016, due to her relocating from the Fremont school area. Please click here to learn more about the vacancy.

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  • Mindfulness for the Over-Scheduled

    Drs. Gildea and 
Freeman published an article on Mindfulness in Leadership Matters. Please click here to see the article.

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  • Leadership Starts Here

    FSD79 Board of Education enjoys professional learning opportunities at Triple I.

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  • Dr. Gildea recognized for Leadership

    Dr. Gildea was recently recognized by a prestigious fellowship. Please click hear to read more about her recognition.

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  • School Board Appreciation

    Fremont recognizes its outstanding school board on this day.

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  • School Board Election Information Session

    The Fremont School District 79 Board of Education will host a question and answer information session at 6 p.m. Monday, November 28 in the Fremont Middle School library, 28871 N. Fremont Center Road, Mundelein, for persons interested in running for election to the school board. Please click here for more details.

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  • Estimated Tax Levy

    The Fremont Board of Education tentatively approved a $27.19 million tax levy for the 2017 tax year at a recent meeting. Please click here to read on.

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  • Your District Story

    Dr. Jill Gildea crafts a story on social media. Read her thought here.

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  • Bus Safety

    Fremont promotes National School Bus Safety Week. Twenty-five buses traveled over 450,000 miles last year to take students safely to and from school within the district's 34 square miles.

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  • Dr. Freeman Named One of 20 Aspiring Women Leaders

    After a nationwide search, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has selected 20 accomplished women leaders from school districts across the country to participate in the inaugural cohort of the AASA Aspiring Women Leaders Program. Elizabeth Freeman, director of innovative learning, Teaching and Technology, Fremont School District 79, was so named.

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  • Clown Update

    You may be aware of the clown concerns that have surfaced nationwide and in the Chicago area. There have been reports of people dressing like clowns and attempting to scare people, especially near schools. Please read on here.

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  • Herbicide

    District 79 will apply a lawn care product application on its grounds of all Fremont SD79 schools on October 10, 2016 ( rain date of October 12, 2016 ). All areas will be applied by a licensed applicator/contractor and marked immediately following application. Please see attached for detailed information about the products being applied. If questions, please contact Daniel Wagner, Director of Buildings and Grounds, at dwagner@fsd79.org.

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  • Awards of Excellence

    F79 Superintendent Jill Gildea and Communications Director Margaret Van Duch received two Awards of Excellence for communications projects from the Illinois chapter of the National School Public Relations Association.

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