Sunday, April 18, 2021

Registration is Now Open for Students Returning to District 300 for the 2021-2022 School Year

Registration is now open for students returning to District 300 for the 2021-2022 school year and must be completed online using Campus Portal (commonly called Infinite Campus Parent Portal). 

Registration for returning students must be completed by May 28, 2021.

Please note: students can only be registered by their legal guardian.

To process your student’s registration for the 2021-2022 school year, please access your Campus Portal account from a computer (the registration process cannot be completed using a smartphone). The link to registration is in your Campus Portal account.  

Once logged in to Campus Portal, refer to the left side of the homepage

Select and click the More option

Once the list expands, select and click the Online Registration option.

You can register your student online by visiting: www.d300.org/BeginRegistration. Online registration resources, including answers to frequently asked questions, are available on this page.

For additional support, an Online Registration Instruction Guide is available by clicking here. 

If you have not activated your Campus Portal account, please email portal@d300.org to request your “Campus Portal Activation Key Code.”

Please note: If you have a new address or if you need to add a new student since your last registration, you will need to submit proof of address along with your registration application. For complete details on how to submit documents and the type of documents needed, please refer to the Online Registration Instruction Guide

For families that encounter difficulties with the online registration process (including those without a computer or internet access), please contact your school’s registrar. Your message will be returned in the order it was received. Should you encounter technical issues while completing registration, please email OLR@d300.org.

Please note, the District 300 Technology Department recommends using Chrome or Firefox internet browsers to complete the online registration process. Pop-ups must be enabled prior to beginning the registration process.

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Picture Retake Day

 

Dear Wildcat Families,

We are excited to announce that Lifetouch will be returning to Gary D. Wright Elementary School for Picture Retake Day on Friday, April 16.


In-Person Students:

● In-person students needing picture retakes will be photographed in the gym during the school day from 8:00-11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 16.

● Students will practice social distancing while waiting in line and will be wearing a mask until the moment they have their photo taken.


Remote Students:

● Remote students needing picture retakes will be photographed in the GDW Gym anytime from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 16. This

time is after dismissal of our in-person learners, as April 16 is an Early Release Day.

● Students and one parent/guardian should enter our school using the main entrance at the front of the building, proceeding through the

lobby, and entering the gym where photographers will be located.

● Students and parents/guardians will practice social distancing while waiting in line and will be required to wear a mask until the moment

their photo is taken.




Sunday, March 28, 2021

Happy Spring Break, Wildcats!

 

This week, from March 29-April 2, 2021, we will be observing Spring Break!  We wish all of our Wildcat families a safe, relaxing, and fun-filled Spring Break.  School will resume on Monday, April 5, 2021.

Sunday, March 14, 2021

The Illinois 5Essentials Survey


The Illinois 5Essentials Parent Survey is open now through April 2, 2021. Please take an opportunity to share your thoughts on the important elements of our school’s effectiveness.  Each parent/guardian in your household is able to take the survey!

We sincerely appreciate everyone’s efforts in providing feedback for our school!  

Please visit http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/ to access the survey.

Thank you for helping us make Gary D. Wright Elementary School a great place to learn!


Sunday, March 7, 2021

Reminder

As a reminder, all GDW students who will be attending Fourth Quarter as in-person learners MUST have the Screening Certification Parent Form completed (one form per student) prior to students being allowed to participate in in-person instruction. Any family that selected remote-only instruction does not need to complete the form.

Please complete this form by Friday, March 12th.


Sunday, February 28, 2021

Picture Days


We are excited to announce that Lifetouch will be at GDW on Monday, March 1 and Tuesday, March 2 to take student and staff photos.  Photos are taken for ALL students for the yearbook.  They will be available for purchase (please see the Virtual Backpack for details).  Please note that all orders must be placed online.

In-Person Students:

  • Monday, March 1 - Students who are in-person daily as well as Group A students will be photographed during the school day.

  • Tuesday, March 2 - Group B students will be photographed during the school day.

  • Students will be photographed in the gym during their designated classroom time.  

  • Students will practice social distancing while waiting in line and will be wearing a mask until the moment they have their photo taken.

Remote Students:

  • Tuesday, March 2 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. - Remote students will be photographed in the GDW Gym.

  • Students and one parent/guardian should enter our school using the main entrance at the front of the building, proceeding through the lobby, and entering the gym where photographers will be located.

  • Students and parents/guardians will practice social distancing while waiting in line and will be required to wear a mask until the moment their photo is taken.  

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Second Quarter iReady Incentive Raffle Winner

Congratulations to GDW fifth grade student, Lexi Parker,!  Lexi won the grand prize raffle for our Second Quarter iReady Incentive, which featured an IKEA student desk and chair.  A huge thank you to Karate Academy for their generous donations including  this grand prize as well as free karate classes for all students who met the challenge by passing 6+ iReady reading lessons and 8+ iReady Math lessons!  We are grateful for Karate Academy's support and proud of our Wildcats for completing this iReady Challenge!