Preparing for the 2023-2024 School Year

District 41 staff participated in professional development opportunities this past summer focusing on the Science of Reading, Mathematics Progressions, Engagement Strategies, and a revised...

Meet Lake Villa District 41’s Incoming Administrators

Dr. Sandra Keim-Bounds Superintendent Dr. Sandra Keim-Bounds has been a member of the District 41 school community for the past twenty-five years. She is honored...

Hello Harry!

Lake Villa 41 has a new therapy dog in training. Hairy Harry is a 13-week-old Great Pyrenees Mountain dog, just like his big sister,...

Eagle Scout Project Completed at Martin School

Martin Elementary School was honored to be selected as the site for a new outdoor classroom located in the northwest corner of the school....

Congratulations Retirees!

The district wishes ten retiring educators the very best and thanks them for their collective 211 years of service to the families of Lake...

Hovercraft Fun

Fifth-grade students at Hooper Elementary had the opportunity to build and operate a Hovercraft thanks to a donation from The Butterfly Effect of Maddox...

Students Get in Touch With Their Senses

During the spring of 2021, the federal government passed the American Rescue Plan, designed to move the country forward after the pandemic. This plan,...

Check Out Our New App & Website

Lake Villa District 41 has updated their district’s website. The updated website showcases how District 41 is special place for children to grow and...

Leader in Me: Great Happens Here

All district classrooms incorporate Leader In Me throughout language lessons and activities. Students use the 7 Habits in their daily life and continue to...

A Palombi Leader

Mrs. Melissa Rhodes, an 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher, was selected by Franklin Covey as a Beacon Coordinator for the Leader in Me. Her...

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The Paths of Our Graduates After District 117

In previous editions of Connections I have shared how proud we are of our new D117 Portrait of a Graduate that provides six competencies...

Math Fair Sums a Total Success

Math Fair: CHSD117 The 2023 District 117 Math Fair was a sum of many efforts by both Sequoits and Eagles. District 117 students had to...

ACHS Students Participate in a Cultural Exchange

STUDENT EXCHANGE: ACHS Students in German language classes at Antioch Community High School participated in a cultural exchange with eighteen students and two teachers from...