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An Open Letter Requesting that Leyden High School District 212 Board of Education Reinstate Swimming in the Adaptive Physical Education Curriculum


This is a copy of correspondence that I have sent to the Leyden School District 212 attorney with copies to the Assistant Superintendent of Special Education, Dr. Brian Mahoney and the Leyden High Schools Athletic Director, Rick Mason.: Ms. Crumley,  … Continue reading

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So What is the Status of Masks in Leyden Township Schools ?


On Tuesday, an Illinois legislative panel voted unanimously to thwart a reissue of emergency rules by Gov. JB Pritzker that would have required K through 12 public and private schools throughout the state to enforce a mask mandate. The decision … Continue reading

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Does Leyden School District 212 Really Care About Their Students’ Mental Health ? Let’s Hope They Do !!! Let’s Get the Support of the Administration for Mental Health Days !!!


Students across Illinois are now able to take up to five excused mental health days. This started on January 1, 2022. Under a bill signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker in August, 2021, students who decide to take a mental health … Continue reading

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Students Have a Right to Remote Learning in Illinois If They Are Under Quarantine Per An ISBE Directive Issued on August 31, 2021


The Illinois State Board of Education issued a directive on August 31, 2021, providing a directive regarding current remote learning options under Illinois law for school districts. Illinois school districts MUST provide remote instruction to any student who is under … Continue reading

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Leyden Student Board Members Sound Off On COVID-Related Issues—–Concerns are Raised if SD 212 Was Prepared for the Return of the Students Beyond Telling the Students to Wear Masks


The Leyden High School student trustees sounded off at the August 19th Board meeting. Read the story at the link below: There are numerous strategies that need to be employed beyond “just wearing your mask” by Leyden School District 212. … Continue reading

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UPDATE——–Will Leyden High Schools For the Fall of 2020 Be Utilizing A Hybrid Learning Model——The Community Is Getting a Mixed Message—-Can the Truth Be Told ?


UPDATE: After the posting of the information below, Leyden High School District 212 has revised their information and posted the following: UPDATE ON SCHOOL REOPENING PLANS July 2, 2020  Dear Leyden Families, In an effort to engage in effective and … Continue reading

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Pritzker Education Chief Signals Illinois K-12 Schools will stay Closed in the Fall, 2020


Illinois State Board of Education Chairman Carmen I. Ayala said parents should be prepared to continue homeschooling their children in the fall, as the state’s K-12 schools could remain closed. Ayala, of west suburban Downers Grove, made the remarks during a … Continue reading

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Leyden High School’s Superintendent, Dr Polyak Addresses the Governor’s Shutdown for the Balance of the School Year


Leyden High School’s Superintendent, Dr Polyak Addresses the Governor’s Shutdown for the Balance of the School Year………..How will this impact the students ? Will there be summer school ? ……

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So What Could a Virtual Graduation Look Like at Leyden High Schools in May, 2020 ? This is Something We As a Community Need to Embrace to Make the Graduation Meaningful for All.


High schools in Illinois including Leyden Highs Schools will not be able to   hold traditional graduation ceremonies in May because of advice from health experts to limit crowds in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, as well as evolving … Continue reading

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Dr. Polyak Explains to the Leyden SD 212 Educational Community E-Learning Beginning on Monday, April 6th , Noting That It Is “Unlikely” That The Students Will Return To The Buildings This Academic Year


Dr. Nick Polyak updates the Leyden Educational Community regarding what the future of education looks like for the remainder of this academic year at Leyden High School District 212 in a You Tube Presentation issued on Thursday, April 2, 2020 … Continue reading

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