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Technology Internship Offers Stepping Stone to Tech Careers

In District 304, every student is equipped with a laptop for educational use. The district's Tech Support Help Desk is ready to assist when technical issues arise. At GHS, the desk employs technology support staff and offers the Technology Support Internship (TSI) Program for tech-minded high school students. This program is a stepping stone to careers in technology that provide hands-on experience similar to a real-life working environment. GHS Business Teacher Eric Hatczel, who oversees the program, notes that each year the program typically has 20-30 students enrolled in the courses. 

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Posted Friday, May 31, 2024

GHS Students Earn the Seal of Biliteracy

Congratulations to these 43 graduating seniors at Geneva High School who have earned the Seal of Biliteracy!  The Illinois State Seal of Biliteracy is awarded to high school students who have demonstrated proficiency in both English and another language through their ability to meet the designated thresholds on state approved tests in both languages.  The Seal of Biliteracy will be affixed to student diplomas as well as identified on their Geneva High School transcripts.  With this distinction, students can earn college credit if attending Illinois public universities, state- approved community colleges, and many private schools.  Congratulations again to these students, and the World Languages Department wishes them all the best in their future endeavors!

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Posted Thursday, May 16, 2024

Windows 11 Upgrade for Devices Now In Progress

Geneva CUSD 304 staff and student devices (except grades K, 4, 8, and 12) are being upgraded to Windows 11! Updating to Windows 11 is easy, users will look for a prompt to update and restart their device on or after Monday, May 13th. Parents and guardians, please remind your student(s) and assist if needed. This update should be completed at home, outside of school hours as it can take up to 2 hours to complete. The computer cannot be used during the update. 

Steps: 
1. Connect the device to a power source and turn it on. 
2. Click on the Power icon and choose Update and Restart to start the update. 

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Posted Thursday, May 9, 2024

Congrats to Educator of the Year: GHS School Psychologist Michelle Vargas-Herbst

CONGRATULATIONS, GHS School Psychologist Michelle Vargas-Herbst who was named 2024 Educator of the Year in the Student Support Personnel category by the Kane County Regional Office of Education. Geneva 304 is proud of her dedication and hard work in supporting our students. Let's show her some love and appreciation for this well-deserved recognition!

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Posted Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Preschool Students Countdown the Alphabet

Preschool students at the Geneva 304 Early Learning Program continued their countdown to the last day of school using the letters of the alphabet. To celebrate letter J, the students wore their JERSEYS and sang along to a concert by local children’s musician, Jim Gill! Jim Gill specializes in Music Play for all young children. We were excited to have him give a concert for our three-year-olds in the morning preschool and another for our four-year-olds in the afternoon preschool.

Want your child to enjoy the fun adventures during preschool at the Geneva Early Learning Program? Enroll now..

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Posted Tuesday, May 7, 2024

How to Become a Substitute Teacher

Do you enjoy working with children? Consider becoming a substitute teacher. School districts across the state are facing a shortage of subs, and Geneva District 304 is no exception. Substitute teachers play a vital role in providing our students with the best possible learning experience when their regular teacher is absent. You can help support our students by applying to be a substitute teacher in Geneva District 304.

To help ease the sub shortage, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has lessened the requirements to obtain a substitute teacher’s license.

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Posted Wednesday, May 1, 2024

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