The new playground project is underway at Liberty Intermediate. Here is a look at the walkway and the early stages of the equipment construction. The entire project will be done in about 3 weeks. The Shabbona project has also begun. We will share some photos of that site next week.
Nacho Average Employee Day at BESD#53 Thank you to our Wonderful staff for making a Difference everyday. We would like to give Aramark a shoutout for the Amazing Nacho Bar they set up at each school today.
¡Festival de Salud Mental y Bienestar! Ven y disfruta de una variedad de actividades enfocadas en la juventud presentadas por nuestras organizaciones locales enfocadas en la comunidad. sábado 14 de mayo de 2022 8:00 am a 12:00 pm Mercado de agricultores de Kankakee Intersección de S. Schuyler Ave. y Merchant St.
Mental Health and Wellness Fest! Come and enjoy a variety of youth focused activities presented by our local community focused organizations. Saturday May 14, 2022 8:00 am to 12:00 pm Kankakee Farmer's Market Intersection of S. Schuyler Ave. & Merchant St.
Blessings in a Backpack does a great deal for students in our district. Here is a chance to help them out. They will hold their annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser on June 5th between 4:30 pm and 7:00 pm. This will be at The Grow Center / Central Christian Church. You can purchase tickets or sign up to volunteer using this link: https://square.link/u/thTCpGbC
Love them enough to have them in the right seat! Call the Kankakee Health Department to schedule your free car seat inspection. 815-802-9400 and press 5. Free car seats may be available based on eligibility and supply.
Earth Day planting ceremony at Liberty Intermediate.
Happy Earth Day! We started the morning off with ceremonial tree plantings at each school.
We partnered with Connect Roasters of Bourbonnais to show our staff we "Appreciate them A Latte" What an amazing event this was. The Lattes were out of this world and we can't even begin to say enough good things about the Connect Roasters Team. What a great group of hardworking guys who give back to their communities!! If anyone is planning a coffee event reach out to Connect Roasters you will be amazed.
We want YOU to join our team!!! https://www.applitrack.com/besd53/onlineapp/_application.aspx
Good morning! Today is the end of the third quarter. Report cards will go home after Spring Break on Friday, April 1st. Thanks!
Dear BESD 53 Families, we were made aware of an incident near one of our schools this afternoon that required police action. Our school resource officer was able to provide us quick information that the incident would not impact any of our school dimissals. We did cancel outdoor practices out of an abundance of caution. Thank you.
Bus #8 is running about 20 minutes late on the afternoon delivery of students home. We apologize for this inconvenience.
Today the District Office celebrated Pi Day with pies for all staff members. A sweet treat to show our Infinite Appreciation for all they do. Thank you to Miguel and staff at Nana's Bakery for making 420 delicious pies.
The Bourbonnais PTA is holding an online auction to raise money for teachers and students! Over 80 items are up for auction, including gift cards to area businesses and restaurants, a ride in a fire truck, gift baskets, school privileges such as Principal for a Day, classroom popcorn or ice cream party, and a ride to school with Officer Garcia, complete with a stop at Dunkin' Donuts! Visit our online auction at https://www.32auctions.com/bourbonnaispta2022. Bidding begins at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, March 11th and closes at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, March 12th. Thank you for supporting the PTA!
The Bourbonnais PTA is holding an online auction to raise money for teachers and students. The auction will feature many items, privileges, services, parties and gift cards. Visit this link for more information and a link to the online auction: https://fb.me/e/1AOad34dZ
Board of Education Vacancy Posting
Good evening, this is a reminder that Bourbonnais Elementary District 53 schools will be closed on Monday, February 21st to celebrate Presidents' Day. School will resume on Tuesday, February 22nd. Thank you.
BESD Families, Due to the inclement weather, BESD53 schools will be closed with a Snow Day on Friday, February 18th. Our District E-Learning Plan only allows for one consecutive day of E-Learning, so tomorrow will be a Snow Day. Thank you!
BESD Families, For safety precautions, BESD53 will utilize an E-Learning day on Thursday, February 17th. With the continued threat and timing of the winter storm warning, all schools will be closed tomorrow but students will continue their learning at home in accordance with our District E-Learning Plan. Again, BESD53 will utilize an E-Learning day tomorrow, February 17th. Thank you!