Education

SAT Practice Exam

Prepare for the SAT by taking a practice exam with the test prep agency, Kaplan. Please bring No. 2 pencils, an approved calculator and a healthy snack.Free; Registration is required.

Event Start Date: 
Jan 20 2010 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library

SAT Practice Exam

Prepare for the SAT by taking a practice exam with the test prep agency, Kaplan. Please bring No. 2 pencils, an approved calculator and a healthy snack. Free; Registration is required.

Event Start Date: 
Jan 9 2010 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library

GEL FOCUS: Anima-Young Singers of Greater Chicago

Anima - Young Singers of Greater Chicago

Anima - Young Singers of Greater Chicago (formerly the Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus) has a 45 year history of providing young people with rich musical experiences and extraordinary music education. Anima will be performing throughout the Glen Ellyn area in the next 2 months.

Upcoming Anima events include:

- the annual holiday concert, “Stars of Wonder” on December 19th at both 4pm and 7pm at Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville;

- the younger choristers singing at the Glen Ellyn Library on November 27th for the annual Celebrate the Season;

GEL SHARE: Two Must Reads from the Chicago Tribune

Rigging the test -- chicagotribune.com
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/chi-1113edit1nov13...

School officials love to tout their students' high scores on standardized achievement tests as proof that they're doing a good job of educating the kids. But the next time your local school puffs out its ...

DuPage got it wrong, wrong, wrong -- chicagotribune.com
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chi-oped1113zornnov13,0,76862...

Westminster School, a ministry of First Presbyterian Church in Glen Ellyn at 550 N. Main St., will host two evening information nights for interested parents. Monday, November 30th beginning at 7:30 p.m. parents will hear a brief overview of the program and visit the classrooms, music room and gym.

Small group tours will be led by staff and ministry volunteers. A second session will be offered Tuesday, January 12, 2010. A RSVP is encouraged but not required, contact Sue Clary the director at (630) 469-2090 or e-mail Westminster@firstpresge.org.

GEL SHARE: District 41 Addresses Response to H1N1

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This year promises to be a challenging one from a number of perspectives. While many of these challenges are exciting, those posed by H1N1 influenza are producing some anxiety.

As the year unfolds, health officials are learning more about the disease, vaccine is becoming available, and the flu has become widespread in our communities. School districts are working hand-in-hand with the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) to promote prevention, provide accurate information and work together to help safeguard the health of our community.

GEL EVENT: Glen Ellyn Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Glen Ellyn Friends of the Library will be hosting a used book sale on Saturday, October 24, from 9:00AM - 4:00PM in the basement of the library at 400 Duane St., Glen Ellyn.

The book sale offers adult, young adult, and children's fiction, as well as a wide variety of mysteries/thrillers. Nonfiction selections include history, biography, business, cooking, self-help, parenting, education, and religion. Audio books, CDs, DVDs, and VHS videos are also available.

Event Start Date: 
Oct 24 2009 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Diamante Montessori School Plan

On October 15, 2009, DuPage County Circuit Court Judge Thomas C. Dudgeon dismissed the claims against the Village of Glen Ellyn and individual Village officials in the first amended complaint brought by residents challenging the special use permit for the Diamante Montessori preschool at 625 Hillside Avenue.

C.O.D. Field and Experiential Learning Program named AEE Member of the Year

The Association for Experiential Education has named the College of DuPage Field and Experiential Learning program its 2009 Organizational Member of the Year.

The award is given each year to organizations that maintain high-standard innovative and outstanding programming and provide noteworthy support for the work of the AEE.

Past recipients include the University of New Hampshire Outdoor Education program, Sterling College and Santa Fe Mountain Center.

GEL SHARE: Eco-Friendly Fall Landscaping Seminar

With the cooler temperatures and damp humidity, fall is the best time of year for planting. The Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission will make it easy for residents with the “Eco-Friendly Fall Landscaping Seminar” on Tuesday, October 13 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 Duane St., Glen Ellyn.

Event Start Date: 
Oct 13 2009 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Civic Center

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