Welcome back, students! It is so nice to see your smiling faces back at Pleasantdale! The teachers and staff are looking forward to another great year.
As you are planning for fall, it is worth considering courses for gifted students that are offered through Northwestern University. Click the links below for information on the fall 2013 Saturday Enrichment Program and the Accelerated Weekend Experience.
Elementary School Spelling Bee is for all students in grades 1-4.
Worlds of Wisdom offers a hands-on learning approach in many areas of interest. Winter and summer programs for PreK-8 are available on-site through The Center for Gifted.
Math Competitions include interscholastic mathematics competitions involving the top middle school math students.
Camp Invention is a national program from the Inventors Hall of Fame and the US Patent Office held for 1 week each summer for all interested students entering grades 2-6.
Extracurricular clubs and activities are available throughout the school year. Parents
and students receive communication about these activities on a regular basis including the district website at www.d107.org.
Civic Weekend provides 7th and 8th grade students with service learning opportunities through Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development and the West Suburban Consortium for Educational Excellence.
Midwest Talent Search provides opportunities for grade 6-8 students to take the SAT test in a practice environment and is offered through Northwestern University and the West Suburban Consortium for Academic Excellence.
Scholastic Bowl is an academic quiz bowl for students in grades 5-8 to compete interscholastically with neighboring schools in all subject areas. The program is open to all interested students.