The district’s newest learning spaces are already being put to use by students and staff after Phase 1 construction projects at Concord and Countryside elementary schools finished the first week of March. The projects, which began last fall, have added classrooms at Countryside, and classrooms and flexible learning spaces at Concord.
At its March 20 meeting, the School Board approved the purchase and sale agreement for the property where the district’s current transportation is located. The buyer is Trammel Crow Chicago Development, Inc., for a purchase price of $4.7 million. Income from the sale of the property, located at 5220 Eden Avenue, will be applied to the cost of the new transportation services property, under construction at 7600 Metro Boulevard.
Claire McElligott, a Valley View eighth grader, will compete in the Metropolitan Educational Cooperative Service Unit (Metro ECSU) Spelling Bee on Wednesday, March 22.