PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Monday, July 27, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., the Board of Education of Ball-Chatham Community Unit School District #5 will hold a public hearing. The public hearing will be held at the District Office at 201 W. Mulberry, Chatham, IL 62629.
The purpose of the public hearing will be to determine whether the Board of Education approves the application for the waiver or modification of the mandates of School Code Section 105 ILCS 5/18-8.05(F)(2)(d)(2) (School Improvement Days) for school years 2016-2017 through 2020-2021 as authorized by Section 2-3.25g of the School Code.
The public is invited to attend the hearing where testimony will be taken about the proposal during the public hearing.
Carrie Hruby, Superintendent, Ball-Chatham CUSD #5
The Glenwood Marching Titan’s would like to start a Color Guard for the upcoming 2015-16 school year. In order to have a dynamic and effective Color Guard the Marching Titans need 15-20 new members, along with practice and competition level flags, uniforms, and poles. Our goal is to have a Color Guard that will enhance the Marching Titans and get us one-step closer to becoming a competition level Team. Tryouts, Flag and Uniform orders all must be done as soon as possible to have the Marching Titans ready for the 2015-16 School Year, Band Camp, Football Season, Parades, and Band Competitions. The cost of the program exceeds what is budgeted for the upcoming school year. Click here to see details on how you can help!
Ball-Chatham’s Pre-K screening for children who will be 3-years-old by September 1, 2015 is scheduled for August 10, and 11 at Ball Elementary School, 1015 New City Road. Interested parents must call 483-2414, July 20 or 21, between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. to schedule an appointment for the August screening. The screening includes evaluations in the areas of: academic ability; speech and language development; fine and gross motor skills; self-help skills; and social/emotional development.
Stay Up-to-date with Contract Negotiations
The Board of Education is in the process of negotiating a contract with the BCEA. Meetings are held in closed session, and details of progress remain confidential until the contract is ratified and approved. Both the Board of Education and the BCEA agree that it is in everyone's best interest that progress be reported regularly.