John Mills News & Announcements

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Students learned just how quickly fire can spread when members of the Elmwood Park Fire Department visited our school as part of this year's Fire Prevention Week.

So what's an author who has sold 3 million copies of her books doing at John Mills? Talking with our students about reading, writing and making good choices!

Parents and students came out to John Mills Elementary School way past regular hours on Sept. 2 to take in the 2021 Open House. Thank you, Trojan families!

Fluent in Spanish, Ms. Natalia Gomez brings 14 years of experience as an educator to her new job as John Mills AP. Welcome to the Trojan family, Ms. Gomez!

Positive Health Services in partnership with CCDPH is hosting free COVID-19 vaccination events in August and September for District 401 students 12 years and older.

District 401 families: You can sign up your students 12 years and older to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine at Elm Middle School next week and in early June.

For students 16 and older, the Pfizer COVID vaccine is now available at West Leyden High School from April 30 to June 30. Check inside for details on signing up.

District 401 is planning for 2021-22 with a focus on what can be done to ensure a safe in-person return for all students. Help includes one-time federal grant money.

Changes released in joint guidance from ISBE and the Illinois Department of Public Health will allow us to start the transition toward a pre-pandemic environment.

The next phase of the Hybrid Learning Plan will take effect April 6. Please submit your learning preference survey by Feb. 26 to choose the plan you want for your student(s).