•  January 29th - D50 Insider

    D50 Insider

    Welcome this week’s edition of the D50 Insider!

    District 50 is moving in the right direction, but we can do more. That was the message from Superintendent Pam Swanson in her annual “State of the District” remarks. We have a complete report and a link for you to read the entire speech yourself.

    Two ESP employees have been recognized for their extraordinary work on behalf of our kids. Meet the two latest FRED award winners.

    The Reading is Fundamental program has teamed up with Metz Elementary to provide hundreds of books to young readers.

    Long-time residents of the community know that there has been a lingering question about what to do with the Roush property on Pecos Street. The Board of Education is moving ahead with a plan to sell it, and we have the details.

    For years, our Special Education students have worked hard on recycling at WHS. They are now getting help from other students who are picking up their cause.

    Remember the old arcade video games like PAC Man? A new generation of kids will get to play them because computer students at Westy are using some new found skills.

    Congratulations to two students whose academic and athletic talents have landed them scholarships after they graduate.

    Speaking of after graduation, Saturday is the important College and Tuition Fair in District 50. We have the details you need to know.

    The D50 Nuggets Night has been set for Tuesday, March 3rd with a part of the proceeds going back to individual schools. We’ll tell you where to buy tickets.

    As always, we have the complete lineup for District 50 Television and the Community Calendar.

    Thanks for reading,

    Steve Saunders

    Posted January 29, 2015