News & Announcements

Board Briefs - April Meeting

The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  Click here for a brief summary of what happened at the meeting.

culture Multicultural Night Video

District 111's Third Annual Multicultural Night was held April 14.  The event was organized by the PAC Committee which includes administrators, staff, and parents.  Over 35 countries are represented in District 111.  Here's a video highlighting the evening's events.

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st. baldricks St. Baldrick's Day Update

The top five St. Baldrick's Day fundraisers were recognized by the board of education at the April 27 board meeting.  Our Third Annual St. Baldrick's Day fundraiser was held on March 18 with a goal to raise $40,000.  With special thanks to our numerous event organizers, 100 sponsors, 40 ponytail donors, and 75 shavees, we are proud to announce that the total amount raised this year was $47,870.81. 

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Burbank School Construction Focus Groups

We are now in the final steps of selecting architectural services and a construction management firm.  The administration has begun meeting with some focus groups to gather their input regarding what they'd like to see in the new building.  We will also have open opportunities for the public and staff to offer their feedback. 

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red nose Red Nose Day - May 26

Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to helping children and having fun.  Proceeds benefit children and young people in poverty in the US and some of the poorest communities in the world.  Red Nose Day is Thursday, May 26 - our last day of school!  What better way to celebrate a great school year than to support a worthy cause.  All schools will be selling red noses for $1.00.  For more information about Red Nose Day, please visit


Fry School Presents "Annie KIDS" May 5

The sun will come out tomorrow......when Fry School's theatre group presents its production of Annie KIDS on Thursday, May 5th 7:00 p.m. at Liberty Junior High School, 5900 West 81st Street.  Based on the popular comic strip, “Little Orphan Annie,” Annie KIDS tells of a spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find her parents, who left her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan.

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construction Burbank School Construction Update

District 111 posted a Request for Qualifications for Architectural Services and Construction Management Firms.  The submissions received were narrowed down to four firms from each category.  Building tours and interviews will be held the week of April 11.  A final decision will be made at the April 27 regular board meeting.      

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It Pays to Get 'A's Raffle

Bring your report card to The Eye Care Center of Burbank, 8525 S Harlem Avenue.   At the end of each Quarter bring your report card to get your name entered in a raffle for each grade of “A”or “1” for one of the following prizes:  7 Inch Tablet, iPod Shuffle, Toys R’ Us $50 Gift Card. 

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Young Authors Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the participants in the 2016 Young Authors Contest!  The winning stories written by our very talented Burbank School District 111 students are now available to read and enjoy right here on our website.  

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At-Risk Pre-School Screening

Burbank School District 111 will be conducting a Developmental At-Risk Pre-School Screening for children ages 3-4.  The purpose of the screening is to determine the educational needs of your child.  Qualified personnel will conduct a developmental screening in the following areas:  Motor Development, Speech and Language, Thinking Skills, Vision and Hearing.


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Stickney Township Offers Pre-School and Summer Programs

Stickney Township Youth Commission offers Preschool for 3 and 4 year olds.   Fall program registration begins Monday, May 16.  Both programs are designed to meet the needs of children in their age group.  The alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes and various concepts of learning will be part of the curriculum.  Listening, following directions, and social skills are stressed in both programs.


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Upcoming Events

Teacher Appreciation Week
5/2/2016 - 5/6/2016
MAP Testing
5/2/2016 - 5/13/2016
Spring Band Concert (Concert & Intermediate)
Tuesday, 5/3/2016
- 7:00 PM
Half Day / Teacher Inservice
Wednesday, 5/4/2016
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Burbank School District 111
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Burbank, IL 60459
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