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District pilot to test Nexus 7, Chromebook in classroom setting

Kathryn Jaslikowski, co-editor in chief

February 1, 2013

Filed under News, Top Stories

As part of a district-wide pilot to test the effectiveness of new technology in the classroom, six classes at South received Google Nexus 7 tablets and Google Chromebook laptops Jan. 29. According to Principal Dr. Brian Wegley,...

Chicago Tribune recognizes district as ‘Top Workplace’

Rosie Kelly, staff reporter

December 21, 2012

Filed under News

District 225 was named one of the top 100 workplaces in the Chicagoland area by the Chicago Tribune in November. District 225 was ranked as the 28th midsize company. The results were divided into three categories: small, m...

The times they [might be] a-changin’

Inaara Tajuddin, staff writer

November 9, 2012

Filed under News

The Schedule Choice Committee (SCC), consisting of 41 South teachers and administrators, is discussing the possibility of South switching from an eight-period day to a block schedule for the 2014-15 school year. The official decision...

District anticipates more reliable performance with PowerSchool

Richard Pearl, staff writer

November 9, 2012

Filed under News

The District 225 Board of Education has decided to replace its current student information system, SchoolLogic, with PowerSchool. Dr. Michael Riggle, District 225 superintendent, said he believes that the program’s performance...

Teacher Contract Negotiations Story – Correction/Clarification

October 6, 2012

Filed under News

Before the paper edition of yesterday's Oracle was distributed, The Oracle sent the following email to the faculty of GBS to preemptively notify them of an error/omission in the story. Although the on-line version of the story includes the corrected version of the story, The Oracle wanted to share the correction here...

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