Tag Archive | school district

Delays continue in hiring C-M SD201U supt

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 21, 2014 The Crete-Monee school board hopes to have a new School District 201U superintendent in place before the beginning of the 2014-15 school year, according to Board of Education President Nakia Hall. “We have selected a candidate,” Hall told Crete resident Carol Millsap, “and are working with the candidate’s […]

Breaking news: New 201U supt hire imminent

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com April 16, 2014 Crete-Monee School District officials appear to have concluded their search for a new superintendent. School District 201U Board Vice President Maurice Brown said Tuesday that, “Sometime real soon, we’ll be sharing our (new) superintendent with the district.” Brown, responding to a question from Crete resident Doris Harmon-Warren during […]

C-M president: full investigation into HS fights

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 19, 2014 Crete-Monee School Board President Nakia Hall on Monday promised “a full investigation is taking place regarding all occurrences and issues” related to the series of social media-related fights that disrupted Crete-Monee High School on Feb. 3. Acknowledging an absence of clear communications during and immediately after the incidents, […]

Crete resident honored for local volunteerism

By Patricia Polzin, CPRPSpec’l to Eastern Will County News Jan. 24, 2014 Crete Park District Commissioner Linda Johnson was honored today by the Illinois Association of Park Districts for community service spanning civic, nonprofit, religious and educational activities. Johnson, a seventh-grade art teacher at Crete-Monee Middle School for six years, accepted the 13th Annual Mike […]

School board OKs Balmoral, Crete restructure

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Jan. 24, 2014 The board of education┬áhas approved an aggressive strategy intended to improve learning and test scores at Balmoral and Crete elementary schools — the two weakest academic operations in Crete-Monee School District 201U. Eight points of the 10-point plan address shared deficiencies, while two points target issues unique to […]

Crete’s top cop downplays Crete-Monee rumors

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Jan. 21, 2014 No one used the public comment portion of Tuesday’s Crete-Monee School District 201U board of education meeting to ask about weapons-related rumors. Maybe that’s because district officials and Crete Police Chief Jim Paoletti had sufficiently reassured parents that a report of ammunition found in a student locker at […]

Crete-Monee Superintendent gone

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Dec. 11, 2013 Supt John Rodgers is no longer with Crete-Monee School District 201-U, according to a district employee who referred a call this morning to Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources, Anthony Edison. Edison didn’t immediately return the call. Rodgers has been superintendent since March 2007. The board of education, which opted […]