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Burnham School Food Service Worker needed

posted Jun 23, 2021, 11:11 AM by Stephen Geraci

Burnham School Food Service Worker

ISBE Approves Resolution to Resume Full In-Person Learning

posted May 24, 2021, 1:32 PM by Stephen Geraci   [ updated May 24, 2021, 1:34 PM ]

The Illinois State Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution at their recent meeting to resume full in-person learning for the 2021-2022 school year, provided favorable public health conditions at the time. 


The resolution also states that remote learning must be made available for students who are not eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine and are under a quarantine order by a local health department or the Illinois Department of Public Health. 


T.F. North Summer Bridges Program for incoming Freshmen

posted May 20, 2021, 10:45 AM by Stephen Geraci

Burnham School District 154.5 eLearning/Remote Learning Plan 2021-2024

posted May 14, 2021, 7:55 AM by Stephen Geraci

There is a PUBLIC HEARING ON THE E-LEARNING PLAN FOR BURNHAM SCHOOL on May 20, 2021, at 6:30 pm at Burnham Elementary School, 13945 Greenbay Avenue in the gymnasium.

Burnham School District 154.5 eLearning/Remote Learning Plan

ECHO Family Enrichment Program - (Birth - 3 years old)

posted May 7, 2021, 6:05 AM by Stephen Geraci

Vaccinations At Burnham Community Center

posted May 5, 2021, 11:33 AM by Stephen Geraci

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School Board Vacancy

posted Apr 28, 2021, 2:02 PM by Stephen Geraci

In conformity with Illinois School Code section 105 ILCS 5/10-10, the Board of Education of Burnham Elementary School Board 154.5 hereby gives notice that it will accept letters of application from individuals who would like to be considered for appointment by the Board to fill the vacancy that exists after our Board of Education reorganized in our April meeting. Three of four board member openings were filled in the April 6, 2021, general election. One new Board member will be appointed to fill the open position on the Board of Education and serve until the next general election occurs in 2023.

School Board Powers and Duties (105 ILCS 5/10-16.7) “In addition to all other powers and duties enumerated in this Article, the school board shall make all employment decisions pertaining to the superintendent. The school board shall direct, through policy, the superintendent in his or her charge of the administration of the school district, including without limitation considering the recommendations of the superintendent concerning the budget, building plans, the locations of sites, the selection, retention, and dismissal of employees, and the selection of textbooks, instructional material, and courses of study. The school board shall evaluate the superintendent in his or her administration of school board policies and his or her stewardship of the assets of the district.”

School Board Member Qualifications –

A candidate for the position must:
a) be a citizen of the United States;
b) be of the age of 18 years or over;
c) be a resident of the State of Illinois and of the Burnham School District 154.5 for at least one year; and
d) shall be a registered voter, as provided by the general election law.
If you are interested in serving your community as a member of the School Board, please submit a letter of interest and your qualifications by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021.

Letters of interest and resumes will be accepted by the Superintendent, on behalf of the Board of Education. Letters of interest and resumes must be received on or before Friday, May 7, 2021.
They should be mailed, delivered, or emailed to:

Mr. Stephen Geraci, Superintendent
13945 Greenbay Avenue
Burnham, Illinois 60633

For questions please call 708 862-8636.

IMRF - Employer Cost & Participation Information / Public Act 101-0504

posted Dec 15, 2020, 10:02 AM by Stephen Geraci   [ updated Dec 15, 2020, 10:05 AM ]

In 2019, the Illinois General Assembly passed Public Act 101-0504. The law requires IMRF to post certain employer cost and participation information on its website. IMRF will update these reports annually.

Public Act 101-0504 requires IMRF employers that have a website to include a link to this web page, no later than January 1, 2021.

The link to the web page for IMRF is below. 

IMRF - Employer Cost & Participation

****IN-Person Learning Parent Survey****

posted Dec 10, 2020, 8:41 AM by Stephen Geraci   [ updated Dec 10, 2020, 8:48 AM ]

Parent  Survey
Burnham School would like to ensure that your children progress in their learning and that they stay safe and well during this difficult time.   We would ask you to complete the following survey to help us understand your feelings regarding your children returning to school.   This will help us determine how and when Burnham School should resume in-person instruction. The decision to open for full-time, in-class learning will be made once we can be assured that it is safe for all students to be gathered in close proximity to one another. Our decision will be based on guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education.

The survey is due by Wednesday 12/16/2020.
Please click on the link below to complete the survey.
Thank You! 

Cook County COVID -19 Recovery Program

posted Nov 2, 2020, 12:41 PM by Stephen Geraci

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