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Notice of D219 Finance Committee Board Meeting and Special Board of Education Meeting July 27

The District 219 Board of Education is planning to hold a Finance Committee meeting on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 7 p.m.

The meeting will be held in the Board Conference Room of the District 219 Administrative Office Building, 7700 Gross Point Road, Skokie.

Immediately following the Finance Committee meeting, the Board will also have a special Board of Education Meeting.

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Summer Reading

“Students of all grade levels attending Niles West High School are required to choose at least one book from this list to read over the summer and prepare to discuss in the fall in English Class. I hope you find something that you enjoy.

Happy Reading,
Sanlida Cheng”

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ATTENTION Parents/Guardians of Seniors:

All students entering twelfth grade this fall will need to show proof of receiving two doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccinations (MCV,). This vaccination will prevent your student from a severe form of bacterial meningitis as well as other illnesses caused by this bacterium.

A meningitis vaccination is documented as “MCV4,” “Menveo,” or “Menactra” on an immunization record. Accepted documentation to comply with the requirement for students entering 12th grade includes at least one of the following:

Letter or note signed by your healthcare provider identifying the date of the meningitis vaccination

Printout from your provider’s electronic medical record that indicates the vaccine was administered

Current Certificate of Child Health Examination form, specifying the date the meningitis vaccination was administered and signed by health care professional

Copies of documentation may be dropped off in the Niles West Health Office, faxed to 847-626-3520, mailed to the Niles West Health Office, 5701 W. Oakton Ave, Skokie, IL 60077, or emailed to the school nurses David or Dawn at [email protected] or [email protected] Please be sure to maintain a copy for your personal records. Your student will need a copy of current immunizations and proof of having received the meningococcal vaccine for matriculation into college.

If proof of vaccination is not received by October 15, 2017, per state law, your student will be excluded from school until proof is received.

In addition to your health care provider, many local pharmacies offer the vaccine. The Skokie Health Department offers vaccines to uninsured and underinsured residents, please contact for appointments: 847-933-8252.

Contact the Niles West Health Office at 847-626-2940 during school hours if you have any questions.

Anne Marie Mullins, BSN, RN
IL/National Board Certified School Nurse

Online Payments

Paying for school fees and fines has just gotten easier.  You can check out the bookkeepers webpage by going to the Niles West High School website.  If you still have questions, please contact the Bookkeepers office at 847-626-2505.

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Class of 2018 Senior Portraits

Senior class of 2018 can now begin to schedule their appointments with VIP (Visual Image Photography) for their senior portraits.  Information on dates, times and contact information can be found HERE.