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Board of Education Vacancy - Accepting Applications

Round Lake Area Schools
Community Unit School District 116

Board of Education Vacancy

The Round Lake Area Schools CUSD #116 Board of Education is accepting applications to fill a vacancy resulting from the resignation of Ann Welk.

The individual selected will serve on the School Board from the date of the appointment to April 30, 2017.

RLAS-116’s mission is Ensuring Educational Excellence for Everyone.

Applicants for the Board vacancy must be: a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years of age, a registered voter, and a district resident for at least one year.

Applicants should show familiarity with the Board’s policies regarding general duties and responsibilities of a Board and a Board member, including fiduciary responsibilities, conflict of interest, ethics and gift ban. The Board’s policies are available at

Letters of interest and resumes should be sent to and received by Dr. Constance R. Collins, Superintendent of Schools, at 884 W. Nippersink Rd, Round Lake, IL 60073 by Friday, August 19, 2016.

Office hours are 7:45am to 4:15pm Monday through Friday.

Virtual Summer Learning Program Available for Students Grades K-5

Free Summer Learning Opportunities!

All Round Lake District 116 students have online access to Imagine Learning and BigBrainz over the summer and prizes will be awarded to students who log the most time on the programs. See the flyers for more information! (English or Spanish)

Round Lake Area Public Library 2016 Summer Reading Club (June 4 - July 30)

Physicals at the School Based Health Center

The new School Based Health and Wellness Center located at Round Lake High School is open for physicals. This option is less expensive than Walgreens.
OPEN: Tues, Wed and Thurs 7:30-4:30 
(847)257-1200 (call for appointment)

PBIS Recognition! Silver Award

W.J. Murphy has been recognized as a Silver Level PBIS school! Moving from Bronze to Silver is a great honor and a tribute to how hard our staff is working to make Murphy a safe place for kids! 

Target's Take Charge of Education Program

Support Murphy by registering your Target RedCard with the Take Charge of Education program! See for more information on how to sign up.

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