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Connect with District 33
Staying connected with the community is vital to the success of our students and our community as a whole. In order to maintain this connection, District 33 has implemented a variety of communication methods in which to keep you updated and connected.

Communication Tool

Frequency

Purpose

Websites

Continuous

District: Emergency information, Board of Education, district-wide information, major events. School: parent/student information, activities and events related to the individual school, school accomplishment, PTO events. Teacher: Classroom news, homework. (Varies with each teacher.)

Automated Phone/Emails

SchoolReach

As Needed

To provide critical information to all district parents and/or staff.

News Releases

As Needed

To alert press to District initiatives, board actions, major student/staff accomplishments.

NewsBites

Email Newsletter for Parents and Community Members who subscribe

Once Weekly

To communicate timely information of interest to the parents and community, such as student and staff achievements, and special activities throughout the district.

Staff Newsletters

(Internal)

Superintendent Updates to Staff

Once a Month or As Needed

To provide staff with important information related to District initiatives and Board actions.

School Newsletters

Varies by school

Usually 1/month

To notify parents of PTO calendar and sponsored events, events and accomplishments of the school, announcements and tips for parents, and school operations

Backpack Fliers

As needed

District: Safety Information, District wide information, community events. School: parent/student information, activities and events related to the individual school, PTO events. Teacher: parent/student information, activities and events related to the individual school, school accomplishment, PTO events.

The Link

Community wide newsletter delivered to every home in the District 33 mailing area.

2-3 times per year

To provide the community with information regarding District initiatives, Board of Education actions and plans, academic achievements and data, and student/staff successes and accomplishments.

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