What's Happening

River Trails Community Garden "El Jardin de Los Suenos"
04/18/2016
The weather is warming up, and it will soon be time to start planting vegetables in your garden. Plots are available in the River Trails Community Garden "El Jardin de Los Suenos".
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2016 RTEF Plant Sale
03/04/2016
The time is soon approaching for ordering plants for the River Trails Education Foundation’s Annual Bedding Plant Sale. All funds raised by the organization, including the plant sale, are used to provide fine art grants to each grade level. This means that your child has or will before the end of the year, attend a live performance in the area that has been paid for by the Foundation.
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Emergency School Closing Guidelines
12/04/2015
As we enter the winter months, River Trails School District 26 would like to update you on some of the factors that contribute to closing school in the event of a weather-related closing and when you can expect to be notified. We have taken your feedback into consideration and thought it productive to share this information with you in advance of any occurrence of severe weather.
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Erin’s Law Information
08/25/2015
On January 24, 2013, Governor Pat Quinn signed a new law extending sexual abuse education in Illinois schools. The Illinois law went into effect immediately and schools are required to implement Erin’s Law during the 2014-2015 school year. Erin’s Law requires all schools to provide child sexual prevention education for all students, K-12, yearly. The law also requires educators to take part in training classes that cover sexual abuse and how to recognize warning signs.
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Student art work displayed at the Dunkin’ Donuts located at 1301 N Wolf Road, Mt Prospect, IL
Art in the Community
06/24/2015
River Trails School District 26's students have artwork displayed at five local retailers.
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Superintendent's Message

Dear Community Members:

I am pleased to report that, at the March 1, 2016 Board of Education Meeting, our Board approved the Summer 2016 Capital Projects for River Trails School District 26.  These planned improvements are examples of our commitment to providing students a safe and nurturing environment in which to learn and grow.  Our Strategic Plan assists us in charting a direction toward district-wide improvements and maintaining our facilities. Highlighted in our summer improvement projects is a new secure entrance to River Trails Middle School.   Below are the details of our planned summer projects:

  • RTMS Front Entrance Renovation
  • Computer Room 41
  • Gym painting and new padding
  • Greenhouse concrete and electrical 
  • Operable partition on stage
  • STEAM Lab
  • New walk-in freezer and cooler for kitchen
  • New Blinds
  • Epoxy floor in kitchen
  • New HVAC controls 
  • Art room countertops and sinks
  • HVAC for the Band/Music Room 

 

  • Paint cafeteria ceiling
  • Parking lot and Sidewalks (Summer 2017)
  • New padding in gym
  • New Blinds 
  • Ceiling fans in gym
  • HVAC for the cafeteria 
  • Remove & Replace HM Storefront with Thermal System

 

  • New padding in gym
  • New ceiling in cafeteria 
  • Ceiling fans in gym
  • New Blinds 
  • Windows in cafeteria
  • HVAC for the cafeteria 

Thank you for your support of the River Trails School District.  If you have any questions or if I can be of particular assistance to you please don’t hesitate to contact me at ddelli@rtsd26.org.

Sincerely,

Dane A. Delli, Ph.D.
Superintendent of Schools