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Blue Island District and Curriculum

The districts goal is to foster student success through informed decision making that considers a variety of data sources and research to make decisions about students. The schools strive to maintain a safe and inviting school environment where 21st century learning is the focus. The schools believe in maintaining a rigorous curriculum that will challenge all students using a variety of effective research based instructional and assessment strategies. The district follows the Illinois Common Core Learning Standards. Science classes emphasize creative exploration of the natural world as well as the inquiry process itself.

We currently cover the following Blue Island-area school districts: Community High School District 218 and Cook County School District 130.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Blue Island District Curriculum

The Illinois Common Core Learning Standards explores key concepts and principles of life sciences, physical science, and earth and space sciences, as well as issues of science, technology, and society in historical and contemporary contexts. Math classes focus on key concepts and a greater depth of instruction on fewer topics within a school year in order to more fully explore those topics.

Overall, the Common Core Learning Standards utilize foundational concepts across the curriculum and emphasize applying these problems to real-world situations. The curriculum is meant to encourage critical thinking across disciplines and give students the educational foundations they will need for college. The schools maintain high expectations for student learning, requiring students to learn at high levels while the school also provides the necessary support and instruction to reach those standards so that they deliver equitable access and support to academic and co-curricular opportunities to maximize individual student success.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Blue Island Educational News

  • Guidance Services - Dwight D. Eisenhower High School offers many guidance opportunities for students from looking for enrichment programs to scholarship and college guidance. During the year, new scholarship opportunities continually come up, the Guidance Department is the first place to find this information.
  • Clubs & Activities - Dwight D. Eisenhower offers many activities for students, from arts and music programs to academic clubs. If a student, or group of students, have a particular interest in starting a new club, the chance to initiate a new activity with faculty or community support is worth pursuing!
  • Athletic Options - Dwight D. Eisenhower High School has a plethora of athletics programs for both men’s and women’s sports. The coaches also are a great resource for students interested in playing sports at the college level and finding out about athletic scholarship opportunities.

Blue Island Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed

SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.

Chalk Talk: The Role of Transcripts During College Admissions

The most important part of any college application is the transcript. This is the main thing any college will look at. There are several things the college will consider; one is the GPA. This is an average of scores the applicant has received in all his/her classes. GPA is more complicated than it sounds; some high schools offer more credit for certain classes (called weighted GPA) but a college will configure the GPA their own way, perhaps weighting or unweighting or even ignoring certain classes. The GPA is contingent upon the course selection. Colleges look at how challenging a student’s classes have been. This can mean different things for different kids, and at different schools. It can also depend upon the student’s intended major. One way the college can determine these things is through the school profile, which explains what courses are offered and tells a little about the school.

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