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National Assistant Principals Week April 1-5, 2024
Assistant Principals Week
04/01/2024
April 1–5, 2024 is National Assistant Principals Week where we celebrate the unsung heroes in our education system.
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CM 201-U Strategic Planning Workgroup Meeting
CM 201-U Holds Second Strategic Planning Workgroup Meeting
03/25/2024
The Crete-Monee School District 201-U held its second Strategic Planning Workgroup meeting on Wednesday, March 20, with approximately 50 members participating.
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CM 201-U ELL Team
Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) Hosts Informative Event for ELL Families
03/18/2024
On March 15, 2024, the Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) hosted an informative and fun event for families of students who receive ELL services.
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Strategic Planning
CM 201-U Holds First Strategic Planning Workgroup Meeting
02/26/2024
he Crete-Monee School District 201-U held its first Strategic Planning Workgroup meeting on Thursday, February 22, with approximately 50 members participating.
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CM 201-U Launches Strategic Planning
CM 201-U Launches Strategic Planning Process
02/05/2024
The Crete-Monee School District 201-U is embarking on a strategic planning process to outline a path to sustainability and growth for the district in the coming years.
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CM 201-U Participates in Local Community Wellness & Resource Fair
CM 201-U Participates in Local Community Wellness & Resource Fair
01/18/2024
In collaboration with the Village of University Park and the Will County Health Department, Crete-Monee School District 201-U participated in a local Community Wellness and Resource Fair held at the Village of University Park, 90 Towncenter Drive, in University Park from January 16th through January 18th.
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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
CM 201-U Held Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New CMHS South Wing Addition Housing Bridges Program
01/10/2024
The Crete-Monee School District 201-U recently unveiled its newly constructed south wing addition to house the Bridges program.
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Christmas in Southland Treats CM 201-U Students
Christmas in Southland Treats CM 201-U Students
12/20/2023
CM 201-U Board of Education President, Maurice Brown, attended the 2nd annual Christmas in Southland on Sunday, December 17 at the Matteson Community Center.
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School Board Members Day
CM 201-U Celebrates School Board Members Day
11/15/2023
On November 15th, we recognize the outstanding efforts of our elected school board members as we celebrate “School Board Members Day” in Illinois.
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Health Screening
Personnel & Culture Hosts Flu Shots & Biometric Screenings Onsite for Staff
11/08/2023
As part of the school district’s promise to focus on “Supporting ‘U’” (staff and faculty), Crete-Monee School District 201-U hosted onsite flu shots and biometric screenings for all employees.
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CM 201-U Hosts Illinois Association of School Boards Three Rivers Division Meeting
CM 201-U Hosts Illinois Association of School Boards Three Rivers Division Meeting
11/07/2023
On October 25, 2023, Crete-Monee School District 201-U hosted the Illinois Association of School Boards Three Rivers Division Meeting at Crete-Monee High School.
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Thank a Principal Month
Thank “U” CM 201-U Principals
10/03/2023
October marks the celebration of a special group of leaders in our community – our school principals.
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Alums tour Crete Elementary
Fellow Alumni Tour Crete Elementary
09/27/2023
Fellow Alumni Barbara and Bill Innes took a tour through Crete Elementary today with Superintendent, Dr. Kara Coglianese and Crete Elementary Principal, Kathleen Prado.
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Golden Apple Informational Sessions
Golden Apple Foundation Informational Session on How to Become a Certified Teacher
09/27/2023
We had a great turn out on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at CMMS where a representative from Golden Apple Foundation spoke on the benefits of the Golden Apple Accelerators Program.
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CM Education Foundation 5K Fund Run
CM Education Foundation 5K Fund Run
09/22/2023
The Crete-Monee Education Foundation hosted its first annual 5K Fund Run on Saturday, September 16, 2023.
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Toast of Crete, Crete Park, 2023
Executive Board of Education Attends Toast of Crete
09/20/2023
The Crete-Monee School District 201-U Executive Board of Education was invited to the 2nd Annual Toast to Crete.
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Personnel & Culture Hosts South Suburban HR Administrators Meeting
Personnel & Culture Hosts South Suburban HR Administrators Meeting
09/18/2023
The Crete-Monee School District 201-U Personnel & Culture Team hosted the South Suburban HR Administrators Meeting on Friday, September 15, 2023 at the Early Learning Center in Crete.
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Tuesday, September 19 Informational Session with the Golden Apple Foundation and CM 201-U
Learn How to become a Certified Teacher for Free
09/08/2023
Bite into this opportunity and learn more about how you can become a Certified Teacher in this Informational Session with the Golden Apple Foundation and CM 201-U!
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CM 201-U Opening Day Celebration
CM 201-U Held Annual Staff Opening Day Celebration
08/28/2023
CM 201-U held its annual all staff Opening Day celebration on August 22, 2023 at Crete-Monee High School.
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Be Our Guest...
Be Our Guest...
07/19/2023
We are actively recruiting for Guest Teachers and Guest Food Service Workers for the 2023-2024 school year.
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Lamont Holifield receiving award
Holifield Receives Champion Award at Educators Rising National Conference
07/17/2023
Holifield Receives Champion Award at Educators Rising National Conference in appreciation to his support and commitment to Educations Rising
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Summer Happenings at the 'U'
What’s Happening at the ‘U’ this Summer?
06/28/2023
School is out for the summer, but plenty is still happening at the 'U'! Find out about this summer's athletics, academics, summer camps, and planned renovations.
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Chicago Southland Consortium Annual Conference
Chicago Southland Consortium Annual Conference
06/26/2023
Crete-Monee School District 201-U attended the Chicago Southland Consortium Annual Conference on June 15, 2023 at Governors State University.
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End of Year Awards, Retiree, and Recognitions
End of Year Awards, Retiree, and Recognitions
06/09/2023
Central Office, Security, Food Service, Maintenance and Building & Grounds celebrated end of the year recognition, service, and retiree awards for the 2022-2023 school year
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WarriorOnVacation
Stay Connected with the ‘U’ This Summer!
06/05/2023
We want to stay connected with 'U' this summer! Use #WarriorOnVacation and share your summer travels!
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PBIS Implementation Recoginition Certificate
All CM 201-U Schools Receive 2022-23 PBIS Recognition
05/30/2023
All schools within the CMSD 201-U received a recognition certificate from Midwest PBIS for School-Wide PBIS Implementation for the 2022-2023 School Year.
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NJROTC Appreciation Day
CMHS Celebrates NJROTC Appreciation Day
05/15/2023
Crete-Monee High School students and staff celebrated NJROTC Appreciation Day
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New Board members swear in
CMSD 201-U New School Board Members Take Oath of Office
05/11/2023
On Tuesday, May 9, CM 201-U welcomed two new board members and two renewed their oath at the monthly meeting.
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CM 201-U Career Showcase 2023
CM 201-U Career Showcase 2023
05/10/2023
District recruiters held a Career Showcase on May 9, 2023, at CMHS for career seekers.
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Young Ladies Inspired and Empowered Conference
Young Ladies Inspired & Empowered Conference at CMHS
04/17/2023
Crete-Monee School District 201-U’s Community Mentor Committee hosted the Young Ladies Inspired and Empowered Conference at Crete-Monee High School on Saturday, April 15th. he conference welcomed young girls and women for the day with panel discussions and networking opportunities.
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Matthew Lipman
Alumnus Matthew Lipman Performs Viola for Benefit Concert at CMHS
04/17/2023
Alumnus, Matthew Lipman, world-renowned violist, returned to his alma mater on April 16, 2023 for a special performance to support Suburban Youth Symphony Programs and The Robin Lipman Memorial Scholarship Fund.
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Real Women Read at CSK
Real Women Read at CSK
03/10/2023
In honor of Women's History Month Coretta Scott King Magnet School hosted Real Women Read at CSK
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Marjorie greet a prospective candidate at the Career Fair
Recruiting Department Pounds the Pavement
03/09/2023
As part of our recruiting efforts, the CM201-U Recruiting department has been pounding the pavement.
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Crete-Monee Warriors Alumni & Friends
Crete-Monee Warriors Alumni & Friends
02/14/2023
CM 201-U launches new Crete-Monee Warriors Alumni & Friends website.This brand new digital community includes numerous opportunities for alumni and community engagement.
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CM 201-U Celebrates Black History Month
CM 201-U Celebrates Black History Month
02/13/2023
February is Black History Month, and we focus on and celebrate African Americans' contributions and outstanding accomplishments in United States history.
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Schoolhouse Counseling Center
Schoolhouse Counseling Center
02/06/2023
CM 201-U has partnered with Schoolhouse Counseling Center to offer district students and family members behavioral health services.
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Congratulations, Mr. Ken Surma
Assistant Superintendent Selected for Skyward Award
02/01/2023
CM 201-U Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations Kenneth Surma was selected to receive the Skyward 2023 Leader in Excellence Award.
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Dr. Coglianese, Milton Payton, Jeanine Galbraith
CM 201-U Recognizes Milton Payton
01/27/2023
CM 201-U recognized Mr. Milton Payton, former Crete-Monee School District 201-U Board President, at the National Honors Society Induction ceremony
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Mentoring Conference 2023
MEN Empowerment Network MLK Day Event
01/25/2023
The CM 201-U Community Mentorship Committee hosted the MEN Empowerment Network 2023 Mentoring Conference for male students in 8th-12th grade as part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day on Monday, January 16.
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Travelle Smith
CMHS Alumnus, Travelle Smith, LPD Employee of the Year
01/20/2023
Travelle Smith, alumnus and 2013 graduate of Crete-Monee High School, has received the Employee of the Year award from the Lansing Illinois Police Department.
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Clint Ratkovich
CMHS Alumnus Clint Ratkovich Signed to NFL
01/11/2023
Clint Ratkovich, a 2016 graduate and alumnus of CMHS, has gone from a Warrior to a Falcon!
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Food Service Department Gives Back
Food Service Department Gives Back to Families
12/22/2022
The Food Service Department held drawings at each school to distribute gift cards to 18 lucky students
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Shop-With-A-Hero
CM 201-U Students "Shop-With-A-Hero"
12/20/2022
Balmoral and Monee Elementary School students participated this month in "Shop-With-A-Hero."
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Marjorie Triche, Administrative Recruiter
CM 201-U Recruitment Team: Activated
12/06/2022
Marjorie Triche, Administrative Recruiter, has been busy actively attending job fairs and recruiting the latest talent to join the team at Crete-Monee School District 201-U
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CM 201-U Food Service Department Raises Funds with Trees Around the District
CM 201-U Food Service Department Raises Funds to Help Students
11/16/2022
The CM 201-U Food Service Department was ecstatic to learn their fundraising efforts paid off at the Warrior Boosters Holiday Craft Fair.
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New Addition
Breaking Ground on Education Center Addition at Crete-Monee High School
11/14/2022
On October 19, 2022, Crete-Monee School District 201-U officially broke ground on the new Education Center addition at Crete-Monee High School
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Monee Elementary New Traffic Flow Map
Monee Elementary Implements New Traffic Pattern
10/24/2022
The new traffic pattern for car riders at Monee Elementary begins on Monday, October 31.
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Lynel Billups-Williams accepts the Chicago Bears “High School All-Star” Player of the Week Award
CM 201-U Athlete Honored by the Chicago Bears
10/05/2022
Lynel Billups-Williams has been presented with the Chicago Bears “High School All-Star” Player of the Week Award.
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Community Mentors
It takes a village...for students
09/08/2022
It takes a village, and for Crete-Monee School District 201-U, it not only takes a village but also for us; it takes all four villages to form true unity to support and provide a safe environment for our students.
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Congratulations National Recognition Program Scholars
Congratulations National Recognition Program Scholars
08/31/2022
Congratulations to our nine CMHS students who are one of 62,000 students from across the country to earn academic honors from the College Board’s National Recognition Programs!
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Mentors Greeting Students
Community Mentors Welcome Students to First Day of School
08/26/2022
Ten community mentors were onsite at both Crete-Monee Middle School and High School on Thursday to greet students on the morning of their first day of school.
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From Bell to Bell Put Away Your Cell
From Bell to Bell Put Away Your Cell
08/17/2022
CM 201-U has updated their Acceptable Cell Phone Use Policy* to the reflect the rule: "From Bell to Bell Put Away Your Cell".
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Clear Plastic Backpacks Required
Clear Plastic Backpacks Required
08/15/2022
Starting with the 2022-2023 school year, students in 2nd grade through 12th grade will be required to use clear plastic backpacks.
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We're Hiring!
We're Hiring!
08/03/2022
Don’t just get a job, start a career! Join our team and work amongst caring and supportive individuals who want to help ensure your success!
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Getting ready for a safe school year!
Getting Ready for a Safe School Year
07/20/2022
District 201-U will provide clear backpacks to all students in grades 2-12, free of charge.
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OTL End of Year Update Presentation
OTL End of the Year Update
05/18/2022
The Office of Teaching and Learning presented their End of the Year Update at the May 17 Regular Board Meeting
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College Signing Day 5/11/2022
CMHS College Signing Day 2022
05/11/2022
Resilience and hard work were words used many times today to describe this year's crop of student-athletes at National College Signing Day at Crete-Monee High School.
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CM Special Athletics Warriors
Special Athletics Region E Spring Games
05/02/2022
On Saturday, April 30, our Special Athletics team participated in the Special Olympics Illinois - Region E Spring Games at Thornwood High School.
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Day of the Child Event
BPAC Day of the Child of the Event
04/29/2022
The Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) hosted its first-ever Day of the Child event on April 25, 2022.
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CSK Day Celebration April 27, 2022
CSK DAY
04/29/2022
Coretta Scott King Magnet School event honors Mrs. King with a day of activities devoted to peace, advocacy, and activism
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CM201-U Board Members with Ms. Proskurniak's 2nd Grade Class at Monee
CM 201-U Board Members Visit Monee 2nd Graders
04/13/2022
CM 201-U School Board members visit Monee 2nd graders and answer their questions about what it's like to be on the school board.
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Community Mentoring Program
Making Community Connections Work Through Mentoring
03/21/2022
This new district-wide initiative is community-based and offers mentoring and support to CM 201-U students.
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Crete Elementary Contest Winners
Crete Culver's Provides Tasty Treats for Contest Winners!
03/21/2022
Crete Culver's Provides Tasty Treats for Crete Elementary Spring Door Decorating Contest winners!
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High Praise for CMHS NJROTC Program
High Praise for CMHS NJROTC Program
03/21/2022
Naval Commander calls CMHS Cadets “best I’ve ever seen” at recent Area Management Inspection (AMI)
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CSK Mentoring
CSK Mentors Help Enrich Learning
03/08/2022
Dr. Coglianese serves as a CSK mentor and meets weekly with the scholars to help guide their research project process.
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We are going to state!
CMHS Special Athletics Basketball Team is Headed to State!
03/07/2022
The Crete-Monee High School Special Athletics Basketball Team is going to State this weekend!
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Special Olympics Illinois Region E Individual Skills Tournament
Special Olympics Illinois Region E Individual Skills Tournament
02/07/2022
Over the weekend, five of our junior athletes participated in the Special Olympics Illinois Region E Individual Skills Tournament.
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Tech Respect: Responsibility Starts with "U"
Tech Respect: Responsibility Starts with "U"
01/21/2022
Effective Monday, January 24, 2022, the Technology Department and the Office of Teaching and Learning will launch our new TECH RESPECT: RESPONSIBILITY STARTS WITH “U” Chromebook campaign. This district-wide effort is designed to promote and reinforce student responsibility.
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Parent University Series: Well-Being Matters
CM 201-U Parent University Series: "Well-Being Matters"
01/20/2022
Crete-Monee School District 201-U presents Parent University Series: "Well-Being Matters" a virtual series of events.
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CSK Named to Best List by U.S. News & World Report
11/23/2021
Coretta Scott King Magnet School has been named to the Best Elementary and Middle School List
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School Board Members Day 2021
Thank You CM 201-U Board of Education
11/08/2021
Board Members Day is Monday, November 15, 2021. Please join us in saying "Thank You!" to our school board members this month.
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BPAC Celebrates the Day of the Dead
BPAC Celebrates the Day of the Dead
10/29/2021
The BPAC (Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee) held its first event to celebrate the Day of the Dead.
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Mind Over Matter: CMHS Expands Social-Emotional Support Systems
10/06/2021
Mind Over Matter: CMHS Expands Social-Emotional Support Systems for Students After Post-Pandemic Return to School
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New School Board Members
CM 201-U’s New School Board Members Take Oath of Office
05/05/2021
Crete-Monee School District 201-U’s special board meeting on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, was a mix of the old and new. Longest-serving board member and former vice president Mr. Maurice Brown administered the oath of office to newly elected member Dr. Todd C. Hall (District 3) and re-elected members Mr. Nelson Albrecht (District 7) and Mrs. Cheryl Roop (District 6).
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CMHS YouTube
CMHS Student Government Board Election Panel
03/29/2021
The CMHS student government conducted an election panel with candidates for the board of education.
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Crete Elementary Pumpkins
Crete Elementary's Virtual Field Trip
10/19/2020
Crete Elementary Kindergarten went on a virtual field trip to Windmill Acres Pumpkin Patch in Beecher, Illinois.
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CM 201-U Elementary Teachers
CM 201-U Teachers Successfully Complete Math Specialist Program at GSU
07/15/2020
The District salutes eight of our teachers who recently completed the Math Specialist Training at Governors State University.
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CMHS Class of 2020 Senior Send-Off
CMHS Class of 2020 Senior Send-Off
05/29/2020
The CM 201-U Board of Education, Administration, and families wish our CMHS Class of 2020 all the best.
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Virtual Relay for Life
Virtual Relay for Life May 24, 2020
05/11/2020
Join us on Sunday, May 24, throughout the day on all the virtual channels as we bring Relay For Life to you!
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Thank you! Teacher Appreciation Week May 4-8, 2020
Teacher Appreciation Week!
05/04/2020
A letter of thanks to the CM 201-U Teaching Staff. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!
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Mental Health Crisis Warning Signs & Resources
Mental Health Crisis Warning Signs & Resources
05/04/2020
A listing of resources, crisis warning signs, suicide warning signs, and how to protect your child's mental health during a pandemic.
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CM 201U Administrators
Messages from CM 201-U Administrators
03/16/2020
CM 201-U has created video messages to share information with you about how the District intends to assist our students and families during school closures
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Illinois State Senator Patrick Joyce
03/04/2020
Senator Joyce visited CSK and Crete Elementary last week during a tour of district schools in support of the District’s proposal for a 30-year debt extension.
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Personalized Learner Profiles
Personalized Learner Profiles (PLP) Unveiled at Parent-Teacher Conferences
03/02/2020
The Personalized Learner Profile (PLP) is a new way for Crete-Monee School District 201U to view student success. The PLP moves beyond just grades and standardized test scores to multiple indicators that create a picture of the whole child.
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CMHS Warrior Bowling Team
Congratulations, Warrior Bowling Team!
02/07/2020
Congratulations to the Warrior Bowling Team for being back-to-back conference champions! Go Warriors!
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The Flu: A Guide for Parents
The Flu: A Guide for Parents
02/04/2020
The peak of the cold and flu season is upon us. To help us prevent widespread flu across the District, we recommend that your child stay home from school if experiencing flu or cold symptoms.
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CM Special Athletics Team
Congrats to our Winning Warriors!
02/03/2020
This weekend, six of our athletes competed in the Special Olympics Illinois Region-E Skills Tournament. Within their heat, they competed in passing, dribbling, and shooting. They all did a wonderful job and walked away medal winners.
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Water drop
Water Test Results for All Schools
12/19/2019
From September through October, the District hired independent water management company PDC Laboratories, Inc. to visit each of the district's nine schools to test and analyze the water quality.
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Immunization Clinic 12:00-3:00pm January 22, 2020
Immunization Clinic January 22, 2020
12/18/2019
Will County Health Department is holding an Immunization Clinic on Wednesday, January 22, at Crete-Monee High School by appointment only.
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ACCESS Achievement Award Ceremony
CM 201-U 1st Annual ACCESS Achievement Awards
11/21/2019
On November 8, 2019, Crete-Monee 201-U held its first annual ACCESS (Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State) Achievement Award Ceremony.
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CMMS Staff
Crete-Monee Middle School becomes first in south suburbs to receive IB World School designation
11/18/2019
Crete-Monee School District is proud to celebrate with the entire staff of Crete-Monee Middle School on their recent official authorization as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School.
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CMMS 8th Grade Boys Basketball Team
CMMS Boys Basketball Consolation Championship
11/12/2019
Congratulations to the CMMS Boys Basketball team their Consolation Championship victory!
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Thank you, CM 201-U Board of Education!
School Board Members Day 2019
11/12/2019
TRANSFORM VISION INTO REALITY: School Board Members Day is Friday, November 15, 2019.
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CMHS Swim Team
CMHS Swim Team Wins Proviso Invitational
10/31/2019
Congratulations to the CMHS Swim Team for winning the Proviso Invitational.
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Ms. Bolster and Ms. Madej who both recently received the Lester Crown Distinguished Teacher Award
Two CMMS teachers receive Lester Crown MSI Distinguished Teacher Award
10/30/2019
Congratulations to CMMS teachers, Ms. Bolster and Ms. Madej who both recently received the Lester Crown Distinguished Teacher Award at the Museum of Science and Industry.
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NJROTC Annual Awards Night Ceremony October 28 at 7:00 PM
NJROTC Annual Awards Night Ceremony 2019
10/28/2019
If you are unable to attend the ceremony, you can still watch it LIVE as we stream the event in progress on YouTube.
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Dr. Kara with students on Mix It Up Day 2019
District Administration celebrates MiU at Lunch Day around the district
10/23/2019
CM 201-U Superintendent Dr. Kara and Asst. Superintendent Dr. Rochelle Clark visited schools across the district in honor of Mix it Up Day!
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Mix it Up at Lunch Day 2019
Mix it Up at Lunch Day 2019
10/16/2019
We invite you to join us in celebrating Mix it Up Day on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Are you ready to Mix it Up?!
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CMHS Girls Tennis Team 2019
Congratulations CMHS Girls Tennis Team!
10/15/2019
Congratulations to the CMHS Girls Tennis Team on their third consecutive conference championship!
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Ms. Manning's Math Class
Ms. Manning's math class performs surgery
10/01/2019
Ms. Manning’s math class was geared up for surgery working with the Distributive Property of Multiplication! Students were “doctors” and they had to break apart multiplication problems using manipulatives (and some fun accessories)!
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District 201-U Safety Team
District Safety Team meets to review goals for the year
09/27/2019
The District Safety Team is comprised of administration, staff, board, and local law enforcement. The group plays a significant role in the district’s approach to safety preparedness.
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Board President, Nelson Albrecht with new Board Member, Brenda K. Mitchell
University Park resident Brenda K. Mitchell is sworn in as new member of the CM Board of Education
09/24/2019
Please join District 201-U as we welcome our newly appointed board member Brenda K. Mitchell sworn in at the September 17, 2019 board meeting.
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Sub-district 3 Board Position Filled
Sub-district 3 Board Position Filled
09/13/2019
The CM 201-U Board of Education selected a candidate this week to fill the seat vacated by former board member Dr. Nakia Hall (Sub-district 3) who resigned at the August school board meeting.
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Crete-Monee Middle School Principal Kokona Chrisos shares a smile with her IB Team
CMMS Achieves IB World School Recognition
08/27/2019
Congratulations to the teachers, students, staff, and families at Crete-Monee Middle School on their recent recognition as an International Baccalaureate (IB) School.
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Board Vice President Cheryl Roop, President Nelson Albrecht, and Member William J. Sawallisch, Jr. walking in the UP Pararde
CM 201-U School Board Joins UP Back-to-School Celebration
08/23/2019
On Saturday, August 17, 2019, CM 201-U school board members celebrated the start of the new school year at the University Park Back-to-School Community Celebration.
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Staff is welcomed by Colorguard, NJROTC, and cheerleaders
CM 201-U Welcomes Staff Back for Opening Day!
08/20/2019
Crete-Monee teachers and staff received a parade-worthy greeting on Monday, August 19 as they arrived at Opening Day activities at Crete-Monee High School.
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Board Member Dr. Hall and Superintendent Dr. Coglianese
CM 201-U Bids Fond Farewell to Board Member Dr. Hall
08/15/2019
Supt. Coglianese joins CM 201-U in wishing Dr. Nakia Hall well at this week’s special board meeting after she resigned her position as school board member
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CM201-U Board of Education and various members of the Strategic Planning Committee
Future Forward 4-Year Strategic Plan Approved
08/14/2019
At a Special Board Meeting on August 13, 2019, the Crete-Monee School District 201-U Board of Education voted to approve the district’s strategic plan for the 2019-23 school years.
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Workshop Facilitator, Troy Cicero
CM 201-U School Board Builds Bridges to Move District Forward
07/25/2019
The CM 201-U Board of Education participated in an Equity and Cultural Sensitivity training on June 22, 2019.
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CMHS NJROTC Cadets
NJROTC Cadets Attend Basic Leadership Training
07/22/2019
Fifteen CMHS NJROTC cadets were handpicked based upon their performance to attend Basic Leadership Training at the Army National Guard Base in Marseille, Illinois.
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Support Day Banner
Support Day 2019
07/09/2019
Join us! Saturday, August 10 from 9:00-11:30am at the CM 201-U Admin Center for our Back to School Fair offering: backpacks, school supplies, and support services to our families and community.
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Coming this fall! One to One for Grades 6-12
1:1 for Grades 6-12
06/27/2019
CM 201-U is proud to announce 1:1 (One to One) technology starting with the 2019-2020 school year for grades 6th - 12th.
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2019 Retirees
District honors 2019 retirees at annual luncheon
06/15/2019
Teachers, administrators and staff joined retirees at this year’s Retirees Luncheon at Lincolnshire Country Club on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. The celebration recognized the cumulative 253 years of service in Crete-Monee School District 201-U.
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CMHS Boys Track & Field team with trophy
CMHS Boys Track & Field Wins IHSA Class 3A State Championship
05/28/2019
Congratulations to the CMHS Boys Track and Field team for winning the 3A IHSA State Championship!
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8th grade boys track team
2019 IESA State Champs
05/21/2019
The 8th grade boys track team is IESA State Champions for 2019! The team medaled in five events at the state meet.
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A message from the Board President
Message from the New Board President
05/20/2019
With the school year quickly coming to a close, I wanted to connect to thank you, our entire school community, for your continued support of our schools.
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CMMS Boys Track
CMMS Boys Track Team Sectional Champs
05/14/2019
We are excited to announce that the CMMS 8th grade boys track team is 2019 Sectional Champions.
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BPAC Officers: Ana Gonzalez,  Maria Vitela,  Norma Estrella
Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Installs New Board Members
05/09/2019
On May 8th the Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee installed its first board members.
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We will miss you Mike Turay and Jennifer Gasbarro
A Fond Farewell
05/02/2019
Crete-Monee School District 201-U salutes our outgoing board members, former president Jennifer A. Gasbarro and Mike Turay
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CMHS manufacturing students and staff receive grant from TMA
Building a New Future
04/13/2019
Crete-Monee High School manufacturing program receives $20,860 grant from the Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA) to purchase new equipment
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CMMS Scholastic Bowl Team
Congratulations to the CMMS Scholastic Bowl Team
04/13/2019
The team won two hard-fought battles against Memorial for their spot in the Championship round against Parker Junior High.
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Strategic Planning Committee members working together
Discovering the Power of Perception
04/12/2019
Strategic Planning Committee works to identify the district's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats at data retreat meeting
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Unity Kitchen Volunteers
CM 201-U’s Unity Kitchen serves over 50 families at its first indoor food pantry
04/04/2019
It was hard to distinguish the smiles of board members and district staff volunteers as they greeted families at the door from those of the families entering the building.
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Crete-Monee School District 201-U Unity Kitchen Logo
CM 201-Unity Kitchen
03/24/2019
Crete-Monee School District 201-U is proud to announce its approval to host the first-ever indoor food pantry in the southland at its District Office in Crete.
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CM 201-U School Safety
District's Safety Team builds a coalition to address student safety
02/27/2019
The Office of District Affairs has led the charge to engage all of the district’s stakeholders in creating an ongoing dialogue and building a framework for how to work together to keep our schools safe.
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Elias A.
Congratulations, Elias!
02/25/2019
CM201-U congratulates 8th grader, Elias A., who was selected as a top middle school tuba player for the All-Illinois Junior Band on February 8th and 9th held at University of Illinois. Way to go, Elias!
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Mother and daughter dressed up for the sock hop
Sock, Hop, and Roll at the ELC!
02/22/2019
On Wednesday, Februrary 20, the ELC turned back the clocks to the 1950's and hosted a Sock Hop Family night
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CMMS Student Artwork
CMMS Art Student Exhibition & Meet the Artist Night
01/23/2019
Come celebrate the 4th annual "Meet the Artist" at the Edge Coffee House on Thursday, February 7, 2019.
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CMHS selected for the Hamilton Education Program
01/09/2019
CMHS has been selected to participate in the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s Hamilton Education Program in Chicago during the 2018-2019 school year
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Dr. Kara Coglianese
Dr. Kara Coglianese Named Next Superintendent
12/18/2018
The CM School District Board of Education has determined through a vote of 4-2 at the December 18, 2018 regular board meeting to hire Dr. Kara Coglianese as Superintendent of Schools for the school years 2018-2022.
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Coach Konecki
Coach Konecki Honored by Prep Insight Magazine
12/10/2018
Prep Insight Magazine is recognizing Coach John Konecki as one of the best high school football coaches in the Chicago area
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CMHS Navy JROTC
"Best Marching Unit" CMHS NJROTC!
12/06/2018
CONGRATULATIONS to the CMHS Navy JROTC who received the traveling trophy for "Best Marching Unit"!
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Rising Star Award
Congratulations to Mr. Hangxin Yu!
12/01/2018
Congratulations to Mr. Hangxin Yu, Crete-Monee High School's Mandarin teacher for earning the Rising Star Award
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CM201-U Board of Education
Night of Leadership
11/20/2018
At our November 13 board meeting, the district celebrated our annual Night of Leadership and thanked our Board Members for their service and dedication to our district and our children!
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Future Ready 2022
Future Ready Message from the Board President
10/11/2018
On Saturday, many of you saw a post from me regarding the school board’s progress towards determining the direction of our Future Ready Plan.
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CMMS WELCOMES students and staff from the Zhejiang University of Technology Affiliated Experimental School
CMMS WELCOMES students and staff from the Zhejiang University of Technology Affiliated Experimental School
10/02/2018
Crete-Monee Middle School WELCOMES 7th and 8th grade students and staff from the Zhejiang University of Technology Affiliated Experimental School of Hangzhou, China.
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Board Approves Next Phase of Planning
Board Approves Next Phase of Planning
07/19/2018
On June 19, 2018, the Board of Education approved the next stage in the planning of its educational facilities restructuring plan. The process includes a four-year strategy to renovate and upgrade the current facilities of the District.
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District Updates Cell Phone Policy
District updates Cell Phone Policy to help decrease digital distraction
07/02/2018
In efforts to help decrease digital distraction in our schools, the district has updated the Cell Phone Policy. Enforcement of the updated policy began with the 2018-19 school year.
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