Category Archives: LASEC

Dr Polyak Provides a Community Update


Dear Leyden Community, Over the past 24 hours we have been made aware of two additional cases of COVID-19 within the Leyden Community. One case involves a West Leyden student and the other case is an East Leyden parent. The … Continue reading

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West Leyden Has A Staff Member Test Positive for COVID-19


In the interests of avoiding misinformation and the circulation of rumors that are bigger than the facts you will find the latest communication from Dr. Polyak as to a positive test for COVID -19 at West Leyden High School (Northlake, … Continue reading

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Leyden Area School Districts’ UpDate on March 13, 2020 For The Closing of the Schools


March 13, 2020 Dear School Community,  After careful consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) regarding social distancing and the support of preventative measures to limit the spread of the … Continue reading

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Leyden High School Closes Schools and Takes an E Learning Day Over Social Media Post’s After Stabbing Of Student Revealing Gang Turbulence in the Area


Good Morning, This is Dr. Nick Polyak, Superintendent for the Leyden High Schools.  Thank you to all of you who have reached out in the last 24 hours with information related to social media posts.  We take the safety of … Continue reading

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Begin Your Planning Early For Children With Special Needs


Don’t wait until your child with special needs turns age 18 to begin planning. Becoming a legal adult leads to many changes in available benefits, needs, and your ability to act on your child’s behalf. Here are just a few … Continue reading

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Victims of High School Bullying May See A Lifetime of Mental Health Problems


Victims of bullying in secondary school have dramatically increased chances of mental health problems and unemployment in later life. New research reveals a decade on, victims of persistent or violent bullying suffer the worst consequences. Examples of bullying within the … Continue reading

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The Emotional Impact of being a Sibling to a Brother/Sister with a Disability – Pieces of Me


The Emotional Impact of being a Sibling to a Brother/Sister with a Disability – Pieces of Me — Read on piecesofme.org/2019/05/31/the-emotional-impact-of-being-a-sibling-to-a-brother-sister-with-a-disability/

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Principal Symptoms of ADHD in Children and Teenagers


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most prevalent mental health problems affecting children in the United States. It is widely discussed in popular mental health articles, and it seems that parents all think they know how to … Continue reading

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The Leyden High School, Class of 2022 Has Found Itself in the Academic Vanguard !!! What Does This Mean For The Post Graduation Plans of the Students ?


In March of 2018, upon the recommendation of the senior Leyden SD 212 High School Administrative team, the Leyden High School Board SD 212, unanimously voted to abolish  school student class ranking for the incoming class of 2022 and all … Continue reading

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The “Magic” in School District Education Settlement Agreements


  As any lawyer or hearing officer will attest, it is almost always better to settle a case than to go to hearing. There are several reasons for this. First, it avoids the delay, expense, uncertainty, and emotional strain associated … Continue reading

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