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  • Personifying Dedication, Crystal Gallegos Leads Highland Park Through a Collaborative Approach

    Along the way, she picked up some sage advice from her father, who sought to calm any nerves and curb any doubts. “I was young, and I was worried as to whether people would take me seriously,” Principal Gallegos explained. “And my Dad said something I will never forget: ‘You just have to stand out. You have to make sure that wherever you are, people will know that you are the Principal by the way you carry yourself and the way you dress.’”

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  • A Birthday is a Great Day, and a Great Way, to Say, 'Hey! Books are A-OK'

    Across the district, Read Across America Week, which annually coincides with the birthday of Theodor “Dr. Suess” Geisel, saw D60 students revel in the wealth of activities and specially themed days designed to add a fun component to the pro-literacy campaign. As is tradition, a number of district and community notables, from Superintendent Charlotte Macaluso to Sheriff Kirk Taylor to Mayor Nick Gradisar, donned the famous “Cat in the Hat” headware and read their favorite Dr. Seuss book.

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  • D60 Preschool Application Process is Now Underway

    In addition to preparing children for Kindergarten, and easing that adjustment, preschool can help children advance academically and develop social-emotional skills, such as sharing and being respectful, showing empathy, and dealing with emotions.

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  • Enrollment Now Open for Kindergarten

    Kindergarten offers a wealth of benefits for youngsters, including the development of a strong sense of identity and independence and opportunities to explore their feelings and become more aware of the reasons for them.

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