District News

With Heartfelt Sympathy sympathy

We are truly saddened to announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Mrs. Lisa Keysboe, teacher at Kennedy School.  She touched the lives of many students, parents, and staff members during her 26 years with District 111.  Our deepest sympathies go out to the Keysboe Family during this difficult time.

2020-21 School Calendar - Revised calendar

The State of Illinois has declared the General Election Day a state holiday.  Therefore, the 2020-21 School Calendar has been revised as follows: 

  • November 3, 2020 - No School - Election Day
  • December 23, 2020 - Half Day Inservice
2021 School Board Election election

Burbank School District 111 will have four school board seats to be filled at the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election.  Candidates who are elected will fill four-year terms expiring in April 2025.

Message from the Superintendent - Return to In-Person (Hybrid) Learning Supt. Post It

We are currently in the process of putting together a plan that brings our students back for in-person learning beginning sometime in early November.   We’ve been in collaboration with Reavis High School, Stickney Public Health District, and our Teachers’ Union to finalize plans.  The actual date of return will be determined once we have updated data on the number of students returning to hybrid in-person instruction.   

At-Risk Pre-School Screenings pre-school

Burbank School District 111 will be conducting a Developmental Screening for 3-4 year old children October 20 and 21.  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/language, thinking skills, and vision/hearing.  

Stickney Public Health Offers Flu Vaccines flu season

Stickney Public Health District is offering free flu vaccines to children 18 & under at all SPHD clinic sites.  Adult flu vaccines are available for $20.  Click here for more information.  

Prairie Trails Library Youth Program - Cartooning library logo

Prairie Trails Library is hosting a Myth, Magic, and Monsters Cartooning Class.  Click here for more information.

Board Briefs - September BOE Meeting briefs

The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.  Click here for a brief summary of the meeting.

Registration Fee Deadline Extended deadline

Due to COVID-19, the district has extended the deadline for student registration fees until after winter break. Payments can be submitted to the school office or online via E-pay.  Late fees will not be incurred until January 7, 2021. 

Free Child Meals 7 Days a Week sack lunch

FREE CHILD MEALS 7 DAYS A WEEK THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2020. Free breakfast and lunch meals (with milk) will be provided to ALL CHILDREN 0-18 years of age in our area under a “Grab and Go” program at all Burbank School District 111 school buildings Monday through Friday during the times listed on the schedule below.  Meals for Saturday and Sunday will be distributed on Fridays.  This program covers ALL students from all District 111 schools as well as all parochial, private, and high schools in the area. There are no financial requirements to receive a meal; all children are eligible.  Meals should be requested for only the children living in your own household and are limited to one pick up per day.

Student Help Desk helpers

District 111 is pleased to announce the launch of our Student Help Desk for technology issues.  If your child has an issue with their device or a program like Classlink, Teams or Seesaw, please use the Student Help Desk Form.  The student, parent, caregiver, or teacher can submit the request using the form.  Staff members are on hand each morning to address issues and will respond in the order the requests are received.  

Liberty Junior High Addition Update liberty logo

Although we can't have a traditional grand opening ceremony or open house, we can share the progress on the project virtually.  Click here to view a presentation provided to the board of education on August 26. 

Now Available in Burbank: COVID-19 Drive-Up Testing and Services stickney logo

As of Monday, May 4, 2020, Pillars Community Health and Stickney Public Health District are offering drive-up testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) in Burbank.  Limited tests available; appointment required; please call 708-PILLARS (708-745-5277) and follow the prompts.  Click here for more information.

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Burbank School District 111
7600 S. Central Avenue
Burbank, IL 60459
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Phone: (708) 496-0500
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