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School will be closed Wednesday through Friday, November 25-27, for Fall Break! Happy Thanksgiving!

Upcoming Important Dates

Please make note of the following upcoming important dates:

November 25, 26, 27 - No School; Fall Break

December 2 - Midterm Grades Sent Home

December 4, 5, 6 - 2015 Lady Indians 7th Grade Tournament

December 8 @ 2:00 and 7:00 - K-4 Christmas Program

December 10 @ 7:00 - Music/Band Christmas Program

December 22 - 1:40 Dismissal

December 23 - January 3 - Winter Break

School News

November Act of Kindness

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Just a reminder that our Act of Kindness for November is sending thank you cards to Veterans. Simply submit your cards to the office by Wednesday, November 18th. You can purchase cards or make them yourself. Be CREATIVE!!!  The school district will take care of making sure the cards are delivered to the Veterans in time for Thanksgiving.  Please join us in this simple act of kindness.


PreK Program Earns Gold Circle of Quality Rating

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Congratulations to Mrs. Hitpas and Mrs. Garren.  Our PreK program earned a Gold Circle of Quality rating with ExceleRate Illinois because of their hard work.  The Gold Circle of Quality recognizes programs that meet or go beyond the highest quality goals in three areas:  learning environment and teaching quality; administrative standards; and staff training and education.  Gold programs are actively engaged in continuous quality improvement.  This is the highest level of recognition offered by Excelerate Illinois.  We are very fortunate to have Mrs. Hitpas and Mrs. Garren leading our PreK program.  The next time you see them, please consider acknowledging them for a job well done.


3rd Place Finish in St. Rose Basketball Tourney (November 6)

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Congrats to the Varsity Bulldog Basketball Team for their hard fought overtime victory against Queen of Peace in the third place game of the St. Rose Tourney.  What an exciting game!  With the win, the Bulldogs  finished 3-1.


3rd Place Finish in 6GB ASA Basketball Tourney (October 10)

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The Lady Bulldogs defeated Breese District 12 by a score of 17-15 to capture third place in the 6th Grade Girls Basketball Tournament hosted by ASA October 9 and 10.


Cosmic Bingo

We would like to thank the many people that supported the PTA's Cosmic Bingo and Auction event that was held on Saturday, September 26.  Countless local businesses and individuals made donations towards the auction. The auction is the main money maker for an event like this, so the generosity of the donors is integral to its success.  Those in attendance opened up their wallets to play bingo, buy tickets, and bid on items.  We are pleased to report a profit of $16,040.85 from the Cosmic Bingo fundraiser. Thank you to everyone involved for another very successful year!


6GB Team Earns the Consolation Trophy in the Bulldog Invitational  (September 24)

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Congratulations to the Lady Bulldogs and Coach Glynn for capturing the Consolation Championship of the Germantown 6th Grade Girls Basketball Tourney  with a 26-21 victory over Bartelso.



1st Quarter Honor Roll

It is the mission of Germantown Elementary School District #60 to educate all children to the best of their abilities through the cooperation of school, home, and community.  The District, in an active partnership with parents and community, promotes excellence in a caring environment in which all students learn and grow.  Through this partnership we hope to empower all students to develop a strong self-esteem and to become responsible learners and decision-makers.  Attainment of our mission is determined by student academic achievement, social development and positive attitude toward learning.

The Honor Roll program at Germantown Elementary School District #60 recognizes the academic achievement of all fifth through eighth grade students.  Students with a grade point average between 3.76-4.0 earn a place on High Honor Roll while students with a GPA between 3.5-3.75 are designated as Honor Roll recipients.

Click here to access the 1st Quarter Honor Roll List.

Congratulations to all of our Honor Roll recipients for their commitment to academic excellence.

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