District 88 hosts School Update Meeting for parents/guardians and students

Meeting presentation (English)

On April 26, District 88 hosted a School Update Meeting for current parents/guardians and students, as well as families of incoming freshmen from school districts 4, 45 and 48. To view the meeting and the presentation, click on the video or the links above.

During the meeting, District 88 Superintendent Dr. Jean Barbanente shared the following important information.

  • District 88's focus on Excellence for all - Rigor for all - Credentialing of students - Rigorous workplace experiences and certifications, Advanced Placement (AP)/college-level credit, Dual-credit coursework with transcripted college credit (College of DuPage and Elmhurst University)

  • District 88’s commitment to fostering an inclusive environment and a sense of belonging through providing multiple and flexible pathways for students; inclusive and representative curriculum, programs, supports and activities; and forming authentic relationships

  • Trends with Advanced Placement (AP)/college-level courses

  • Trends with dual-credit courses

  • Career and college integrated programs/pathways (see details at www.dupage88.net/Pathways

  • Graduation requirement flexibility (see details at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jzuCaDCSSadoeoC5HaC5KWy6NBhMKQjzmQu_EARW5qo/edit?usp=sharing)

  • Enrollment trends and areas of focus with athletics and activities

  • Social-emotional and mental health supports (see details at https://www.dupage88.net/site/page/14478)

  • Parent and community partnerships

  • Information about preparing for the 2022-23 school year (registration, bus details, physicals and freshmen orientation program at Willowbrook)

  • Federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) investments

  • Financial updates

  • District 88 communication (see details at https://www.dupage88.net/site/page/14074)

  • COVID-19 updates and dashboard (see details at dupage88.net/COVIDUpdates)

  • Upcoming events