Giles Weekly Tracks


Happy Thanksgiving with a Cornucopia filled with pumpkins, gourds, and fruit


Dear Parent and Guardians:
Today you were emailed out our first Trimester Progress Report. If you have questions, please let your child's teacher know. 
May you and your family find a way to celebrate Thanksgiving safely. We have so much to be thankful for in Norridge District 80, especially our parents and students. 
Thank you for all that you do to support your student and our school community. 
Principal Palmer

Norridge School District 80 COVID Information
Updated on Fridays
COVID Chart with data
Dean's Corner




Happy Friday and Happy Thanksgiving!
On behalf of the entire Faculty and Staff, I would like to wish all our families a relaxing Thanksgiving!
As we return back to school on Monday, November 30th it will be a fresh start with a new trimester.  A new trimester brings new opportunities for our students.  Please take this time to reflect on the past, develop new goals for the future so that each student may be as successful as possible.
Enjoy your week and we look forward to seeing everyone back remotely on Monday, November 30th as we continue with our eLearning.
Happy Thanksgiving! 
Dean Biedke


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Week of 11/16
 Trait: Flexible
5th Grade:
Amel Daudbasic & Julia Gibaszek
6th Grade:
Milena Czyz &
Eric Maciuszek
7th Grade: 
Melody Bingham &
Gabriella Ryan
8th Grade:
Patryk Moczydlowski &
Majd Mousa

Staff of the Week


Staff of the Week:

Mrs. Khoury, Mr. Kokalias,
Mrs. Mikrut and Mr. Vitale


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School Event Calendar

Full Calendar Details

  • November 20-End of Trimester one

  • November 23-27 Thanksgiving Holiday-NO SCHOOL (Giles Office is closed)

  • November 30-December 4 100% Remote eLearning

  • December 7-Return to in-person learning

  • December 18-Remote eLearning 2.0 Planning Day-NO SCHOOL

  • December 21-January 1- Winter break-NO SCHOOL

  • January 4-8-100% Remote eLearning for all

  • January 11-Resume in-person learning

  • January 15-Remote eLearning 2.0 Planning Day-NO SCHOOL

  • January 18-Martin Luther King Day-NO SCHOOL

  • February 10-SIP Day

  • February 15- President's Day-NO SCHOOL

  • February 16-8th Grade Graduation Pictures & Fall Picture Retake (last name A-L)
  • February 18-8th Grade Graduation Pictures & Fall Picture Retake (last name M-Z)
  • February 18 & February 25-Parent/Teacher Conference 4:00-8:00pm


How to contact a

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Giles Staff Directory


Why do you call Attendance?

If your child is not able to come to Hybrid (in-person) they can opt for Remote eLearning for the day by calling (708) 453- 4847 (option 1) or email
If your child is 100% Remote eLearning and they are not able to login because they are ill or other reasons please email
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It is important to certify your child EVERYDAY! If you have any questions please email

Important Announcement

Is it Gold or Purple Day? Do you wake up in the morning and wonder is it a Gold or Purple Day? Well we have solved you problem by creating this calendar.

Norridge District 80 PTA Website: Membership Drive! One of the simplest ways you can support the Norridge District 80 PTA is to just become a member! AND it's never been easier than with our new online registration option! There is absolutely no other commitment attached to purchasing a membership. One great thing is that anyone can purchase a membership to support our schools-parents, grandparents, family members, friends, etc! There is even an "Open Donation" option for people to donate a custom amount.

Gourmet Gorilla! New, Pantry Style School Meal Boxes, beginning Nov. 9th: The new pantry style food box of fresh fruit and vegetables, a combination of grains, milk, and protein items. There will be seasonal and holiday boxes like the Thanksgiving box in November, and every box will include a menu as well as recipes, links to cooking demonstrations for children, and other resources on nutrition. Look further in the Community section for more information.

Norridge School Foundation (NSF): What is NSF?

Norridge Park District E-Learning Program: The Norridge Park District is offering programs for extended after care. Registration for the program.


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The following PDF flyers were provided by a member of our school community in a non-ADA compliant format.  We have supplied the original PDF first and have attempted to provide all relevant information in an ADA compliant plain text format directly following.


First page of the PDF file: Stans_Donuts_Fundraiser
First page of the PDF file: FallBookFairFlyer2020-2021

Norridge District 80 PTA

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact one of our Executive Board members or email us at

President, Athena Kalaras

(708) 421-0133

Vice President/Membership, Amanda McPhillips

(312) 256-4102

Vice President/Membership, Jackie Cardamone

(847) 767-0407

Treasurer, Jennifer Adams

(312) 485-4687

Treasurer, Kim Tolomeo

(773) 519-5166

Secretary, Kacie Bratko

(773) 527-9660


Visit our Website



First page of the PDF file: COVID-19_Exposed20200402


Eisenhower Public Library

Due to rapid increase of cases of COVID-19 in Illinois and the recent stay-at-home advisories, the library will be closed until further notice. The library will continue to offer Home Delivery to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights along with Curbside Pickup for all of our patrons. The library's virtual programs and reference services will continue as well.  For more information visit the library's website. 



First page of the PDF file: Fall2020PantryBox

gourmet Gorilla, good food for kids

New! Pantry Style School Meal Boxes Turkey Deli Slices Gallon of 1% milk Cereal Coming next month! Our new pantry style food box consists of fresh fruit and vegetables, a combination of grains, milk and protein items. We'll have seasonal and holiday boxes like our Thanksgiving box in November, and every box will include a menu as well as recipes, links to cooking demonstrations for children, and other resources on nutrition!

Fresh, Whole Fruit, Sliced bread, Fresh broccoli, Sliced Cheese, Turkey Deli Slices, Gallon of 1 % milk, Cereal

Fresh, Whole Fruit, Tortillas, Shredded Cheddar, Salsa, Baby Carrots, 1 % milk, Cereal

Fresh, Whole Fruit, Brown Rice, Grilled Chicken, Spice Blend, Fresh Cucumber, 1 % milk, Cereal, Grow Bar

Fresh, Whole Fruit, Roast Turkey, Bread Roll, Sweet Potato, Green Beans, 1 % milk, Cereal, Grow Bars



First page of the PDF file: NorridgeNSF_AmazonSmile

included: NSF Logo.  Schoolhouse with following text

Norridge Schools Foundation

Community Support for our Children's Education

Here is an easy way to help our schools!

You can now donate 0.5% from your eligible Amazon purchases on the Norridge Schools Foujndation.  It's a one-time set up and it won't cost you a penny!

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shoppping features as  The difference is that when you shop at, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.

It's simple.  Go to, login with your regular Amazon info, and that's it.  It works just like your regular amazon account. included graphic: amazonsmile You Shop. Amazon gives. Thank you!





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Virtual Open House Ressurection High School

Resurrection College Prep High School

Hosting a Entrance Exam for 8th grade Girls on December 5, 2020. This test has an option to be taken in-person or remotely.

Use this link to view ALL of the virtual resources available to explore Resurrection.


Want more Res News?
Visit our website & check out our social media sites!



Trinity High School

Meet & Greet Mondays
Join Trinity High School's Admissions Team to ask all of your Trinity Admissions questions!
Register for the two Zoom class either November 23rd or November 30th.