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Read Cyber Safety Program at Ridgewood High School on 11-29 at 7PM
News item posted on 11-21-17.

Read Board Member Vacancy
News item posted on 11-21-17.

Read EPEC: Exceptional Parents, Partnerships, People and Programs for Exceptional Children
News item posted on 11-16-17.

Read Proposed 8th Grade Trip to Washington D.C.
News item posted on 11-7-17.

Read 8th Grade Trip Survey
News item posted on 11-3-17.

Read Harwood Heights Haunted House
News item posted on 10-24-17.

Read 2nd Quarter Lions' Den Preferences Survey
News item posted on 10-13-17.

Read Giles Lions’ Den Descriptions SECOND Quarter 2017-18
News item posted on 10-11-17.

Read Giles Girls Softball Takes 1st Place in Tournament
Giles Boys Softball Takes 1st Place in Tournament
News item posted on 10-2-17.

Read Special Education Parent Support Group Meeting
News item posted on 9-28-17.

Read Lice Notification
News item posted on 9-27-17.

Read About Vape Pens and E-Cigarettes
News item posted on 9-27-17.

Read 2017-2018 Band Performance Calendar
News item posted on 9-25-17.

Read Giles Lunch Survey

News item posted on 9-11-17.

Read Giles School Supply Drop Off Instructions
We hope to see students and parents at school supply drop off Friday, Aug. 25 any time from 1-3PM. Students should store their supplies in their Gold Block 1 classroom; students who have PE/Wellness or Specials for their Gold Block 1 class should go to the following rooms to store their supplies.

Gold Block 1 PE/Wellness:
5th Grade- Mr. Gapastione room 117
6th Grade- Mr. Biedke room 116
7th Grade- Mr. Gawle room 126

Gold Block 1 Specials:
5th Grade Mr. Heinrich room 130
6th Grade Mr. Scarpulla room 154
8th Grade Ms. Trybe room 222
News item posted on 8-24-17.

Read Giles School Pick Up Drop Off Procedures

Giles School Pick Up Drop Off Map
News item updated on 8-22-17.

Read Due to the overwhelming number of requests from parents, Norridge School District 80 has scheduled one more evening registration for both new and returning students. The date will be Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Leigh School.

New and returning students may also register on Friday, August 25, 2017, from 9:00-12:00 and 1:00-3:00 p.m., also at Leigh School.

The last opportunity to register new and returning students without an appointment will be Tuesday, August 29, 2017, from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at Leigh School.

Please note, your child will not be able to start school until he/she is registered.
News item posted on 8-18-17.

Read Giles Lions' Den Descriptions First Quarter 2017-2018
News item posted on 8-16-17.

Read Please join the Giles and Leigh Principals, Stephanie Palmer and Michele Guzik tonight in the Leigh Gym from 7:00-8:00PM to hear what's new and ask questions about how to make this year successful for your student.
News item posted on 8-16-17.

Read Activities and Athletics for Giles 2017-2018
News item posted on 8-15-17.

Read Registration and Fee Waiver Information
News item posted on 8-11-17.

Read ST&P Membership Flyer
News item posted on 8-9-17.

Read District 80 Seeking Advisory Committee Members
News item posted on 8-8-17.

Read PRIDE Night
News item posted on 8-7-17.


Read Leigh Entrance and Parking Maps Map 1   Map 2
News item posted on 8-7-17.

Read Giles School Supply List
News item posted on 7-26-17.

Read Leigh School Supply List
News item posted on 7-26-17.

Read Early Childhood Special Education Supply List
News item posted on 7-26-17.

Read Community Build
News item posted on 7-19-17.

Read Right At School - Before and After School
News item updated on 7-26-17.

Read Leigh Schedule 17-18 Slides from Mrs. Guzik's Board Presentation
News item posted 7/17.

Read Community Bash August 18th
News item posted on 7-18-17.

Read Giles Schedule 17-18 Slides from Mrs. Palmer's Board Presentation
News item posted 6/17.

Read Superintendent's Letter and Fees for 2017-2018
News item posted on 6-26-17.

Read Cleaning Bid Specifications
News item posted on 6-1-17.

Read Leigh School Playground Community Build
News item posted on 5-24-17.

Read Grade Center Presentation
News item posted on 5-12-17.

Read Kindergarten Pre-Registration
News item posted 5-1-17.

Read New Principal/Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
News item posted 4-18-17.

Read April 1 Community Presentation
A Better Understanding of the Norridge School District 80 Financial Situation

Read ISBE Letter to Parents Regarding Required Accountability Assessments
News item posted on 3-16-17

Read Dr. O'Malley's Letter To Parents
News item posted on 2-24-17.

Read STR Grade Level Feasibility Study
News item posted 2/17.

Read Deficit Reduction Plan Updated 2-14-17

Read Officials: Water in Norridge School District 80 not found to contain lead Read More
News item posted 10-10-16.

Read Dr. O'Malley's Community Presentation
News item updated 10-6-16.

Read Order Pridewear Online at

Read 2017-2018 AHERA Letter

Read Superintendent's Open Forum Letter to Parents and Community Members
News item posted on 5-31-16.

Read Please see Dr. O'Malley's Academic State of the District report at
Information in this report includes: enrollment, student to teacher ratios, expenses, and more.

Read 5Essentials is an evidence-based system designed to drive improvement in schools nationwide.
See the 5Essentials reports for our schools: Giles   Leigh

Read Find out all about our schools and others at the Illinois School Report Card (IIRC)

Read The NSD 80 strategic plan is a plan that provides the board of education, administration and both professional and support staff the direction they need over an extended period of time to organize expertise, systems, and resources to achieve the district's mission.
Read More
News item posted on 11-21-13.

Read Certain questions come up a lot more than others. Find a listing of our office's most commonly asked questions and the answers on our Frequently Asked Questions page.
News item updated on 5-26-17.

  Upcoming Events
17-19 Full Year

November 21
Early Dismissal
1:10 PM Giles
1:20 PM Leigh

November 21
Board of
Education Meeting
7:PM Leigh

November 22-24
No School

December 6
Progress Report

December 12
Board of
Education Meeting
7:PM Giles

December 21
Early Dismissal
1:10PM Giles
1:20PM Leigh

December 22
No School

Dec 25 - Jan 5
No School

January 8
School Resumes

January 12
Early Dismissal
11:40AM Giles
11:50AM Leigh

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