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Elwood Educators Target Training on Superintendent’s Conference Day

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For Superintendent’s Conference Day on May 2, the Elwood School District continued its targeted professional development work in several different areas, including training and planning for the new enVision Mathematics series in grades K-6, , which will be implemented in September 2022; continuing with training for the new EMS Initiatives program including restorative justice, student mentoring, trauma-informed practices and services learning; providing a full day of mental health training through the Health & Safety Connection; continuing the district’s partnership with the LaKretz Creative Support Services agency on working with students with disabilities; taking time to learn about the new SmartBoard technology at John Glenn High School with a representative from Teq; and exploring the OTIS online professional development platform with Elwood integration technology specialist Krista Albrecht. The day also featured numerous sessions for curriculum coordination including realigning curriculum, updating exit outcomes and working on scope and sequence planning.

Date Added: 5/24/2022

Elwood Gathers for Fun Health and Wellness Community Day

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The entire Elwood school community gathered outside John H. Glenn High School on April 28 to enjoy Health and Wellness Community Day. This year’s program featured a competitive mile race and wellness walk; kan jam and corn- hole contests; inflatable carnival games and slides; numerous varsity and JV sports games to view including baseball, softball, tennis and lacrosse; and the John Glenn High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

“Holding Community Day for our students and their families gives us a chance to strengthen our bonds and promote wellness,” Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Bossert said. “It was a perfect day for everyone in our community to come together and celebrate what makes this a wonderful school district.”

Date Added: 5/10/2022