620 Greenwood Ave.
Glencoe, IL 60022
Dr. Ryan Mollet, Principal
Mr. Eddy Kim, Assistant Principal

Office: (847) 835-7600 | Fax: (847) 835-7605
Nurse: (847) 835-7640
Absence Line: (847) 835-7801
First Bell:
8:15 am
8:20 am - 3:25 pm

Floor Hockey

  • Group Pictures

    Group Picture Day at Central School is Friday, February 6th.

  • 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball Tryouts

    7th and 8th grade volleyball tryouts are from Monday, January 26, through Wednesday, January 28. The tryouts start at 3:30 pm and end at 5:00 pm. Mr. Colborn (8th) and Mr. Skibbe (7th) will pass out an informational letter to all participants on Monday. This information will include cost and the date that physicals are due. Volleyball is a 5 day a week commitment with 2 to 4 games per week. Season ends the week before spring break.

  • Fifth Grade Cultural Arts

    The 5th Grade Cultural Arts program exposes the students to varied musical instruments and musical genres to complement their introduction to band, orchestra, and chorus. For the final concert, the Northbrook Symphony will bring its String Quartet to Central School on Wednesday, February 11th. The students will hear a variety of selections written for violin, cello and viola. Additionally, a vocalist will perform with the ensemble. For additional information, contact Annette Jaberg at Annettejaberg@yahoo.com.

  • Sign Language Club

    Please click here for additional information regarding the Sign Language Club.

  • Traffic Procedures

    Morning Drop-Off Procedures:
    • On Greenwood Avenue, form one car line on the right side and remain in this line until your child exits the vehicle.
    • Once in front of Central School, all children should exit on the right side of the vehicle.
    • Students can be dropped off at any point along the front of Central School, regardless of the door students use to enter the building.
    • Do not drop-off on South Avenue between Greenwood Avenue and Grove Street
    • Vehicles should enter the left lane and proceed south on Greenwood Avenue when departing.
    • Do not use or block the fire lane or leave cars unattended.

    Afternoon Pickup Procedures:
    • When picking up children from Central School,...LEARN MORE »


    Move Over Famous Artists! Central School artists are taking over the spotlight! Mrs. Bauer has teamed up with Artsonia, the world's largest online kid's art museum, to display the students' artwork.

    Central School students join thousands of students from over 130 countries whose artwork is showcased on Artsonia. This program is a wonderful way to get parents and family members more involved in Art Education. Artsonia provides several online features such as fan clubs and personal guestbooks, as a way for families to encourage the creativity and imaginations of their young artists. Please click here to view our school gallery online. Visitors can browse the artwork in the school gallery...LEARN MORE »

  • Interscholastic Sports

    The information below pertains to our interscholastic sports program. As a reminder, our student athletes must provide a medical release before participation. The athletic schedule, directions to away games, and medical release are posted below.

    Boys' Volleyball Schedule
    Directions to Away Games
    Medical Release File

  • Protocol for Homework Requests

    If a student is leaving early for vacation, they are responsible for gathering their homework upon their return outside of class time. Teachers will not be able to provide these assignments in advance.

    If a student is absent other than vacations, the student or his/her parents may request missed assignments by emailing individual teachers before 10:00 a.m. Please note that e-mail is the preferred method to contact teachers. Staff email addresses can be found on Central School’s website under the staff directory tab. The requested assignments will be placed in the homework bin, located in the vestibule, by the end of that school day. There are some teachers who use the homework hotline...LEARN MORE »

  • On Time Arrival

    Arriving late to school is a problem because it impacts the student who is late to class, the teacher instructing class and the other students engaged in the learning process. The Central School staff value teaching time and make every effort to use the time allotted in the most productive ways. We are asking that both parents and students make every effort to arrive to school on time. In advance, we thank you for your attention to this important expectation.

  • Central School Clubs for 2014 – 2015

    Please click here for a list of Central School's clubs. There is no need to register.

  • Bring Your Own Device

    As a reminder, students are able to bring a laptop computer or a tablet to school to use for educational purposes only. Please remember that this program is optional and students are NOT required to purchase a device. If a student wishes to participate, he or she and a parent must sign a permission slip. For students in grades 6-8, if a permission slip was already signed, a new one is not necessary. Permission slips can be found below and returned to the Central School office.

    Permission Slips

  • Practice Logs for Band & Orchestra

    Here are the links for the band and orchestra practice logs this week (1/26 - 2/1):
    Band Practice Logs
    Orchestra Practice Logs

  • We Care for our World - 2/25

    Mark your calendar and save the date! Please join in our 6th annual PTO sponsored We Care for our World event. February 25th from 5:00pm - 6:00pm at SOUTH SCHOOL for our K-4 families. Students will have the chance to make snack packs, create school supply cases, and recycle shoes to share with others. Click here for the details. We thank the Glencoe PTO for their sponsorship of this event.

  • Erin’s Law in our Schools

    As a result of the recently passed Erin’s Law, all Illinois schools are to implement a program addressing sexual abuse prevention at the elementary level. To address the requirements of Erin's Law, our social workers have worked diligently to prepare sexual abuse prevention lessons using age-appropriate books, role plays, discussions, and activities. Please watch as specific updates will be shared with parents prior to these lessons in our Kindergarten through 6th grade classrooms. Each school will also follow-up with additional resources and tips for parents after the classroom lessons have been completed.

  • GJHP Presents Shrek

    The Glencoe Junior High Project (GJHP) is pleased to present the musical production Shrek the Musical, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to life on stage. Tickets will be available for sale online beginning 1/17, visit www.gjhp.org. Walk up tickets sales will be available in the Central School lobby on the following dates:

    Monday 1/26 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Tuesday 1/27 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Monday 2/2 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Day of Performance Sales will be in the Misner Lobby, 1 hour before performance time, if available.

    Thursday, February 5, 2015 @ 7 pm
    Friday, February 6, 2015 @ 7 pm
    Saturday,... LEARN MORE »

  • Go Green Glencoe Movie Series

    Go Green Glencoe is hosting a movie and speaker series in conjunction with the Glencoe Library. Mark your calendar and join in for three top rated environmental movies - the first showing is on February 10th. Click here for the details.

  • 2015-2016 School Year Calendar

    The Board of Education has approved the 2015-2016 school year calendar. The following is a one page listing of major events for school year 2015-2016, Calendar Highlights.

  • Safety and Security in Our Schools

    This information was sent to parents as a means of clarifying the recent work of District 35 and the Board of Education in providing a safe and secure learning environment for our school community.

    In January 2013, the Facilities Committee, a Board of Education subcommittee responsible for maintaining and enhancing District facilities, held an open meeting to discuss District 35’s safety and security practices. One outcome of this meeting was the recommendation that the Board hire independent professional firms that specialize in school safety and security to perform safety audits for the District.

    In March and April 2013, the District engaged three outside firms to conduct thorough and... LEARN MORE »

  • Collections Across our Schools

    With the support of our 8th Grade Executive Cabinet, we have added three collections across our schools (in addition to the CapriSun & TREX in place). You can help raise money for the school and charities chosen by the students. This year the list of charities includes the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, American Cancer Society and Autism Speaks. You or your children can bring the following items to South, West or Central and deposit them in the receptacles by the front offices.
    • Food for Funds Collection of Grand Food receipts
    • Box Tops for Education Collection
    • Pop Tab Collection
    • Capri Sun juice pouches (through TerraCycle)
    TREX plastic bags and plastic wrap
    Click here to read the... LEARN MORE »

  • Security in our Schools

    Welcome back to the 2014-2015 school year! We thank parents and visitors for following these security procedures when you visit our schools.
    All visitors are asked to present a valid drivers license or state ID to enter the school each time they visit. This identification information will be stored in our system and scanned through the national registries at each visit.

    All visitors will be issued an orange lanyard that should be worn in a visible location while in the school. When exiting the building please return to the main office, sign-out and collect your license/ID.

    Please enter and exit the schools through the main office only. Staff and students are instructed to refrain from... LEARN MORE »

  • Superintendent Search

    Dear Parents:

    After 17 years of exemplary service as Superintendent of our District, Dr. Cathlene Crawford is retiring. The Board of Education has completed a very thorough and intensive search process, including reviewing applications from numerous superb educators and interviewing a highly qualified pool of internal and external candidates.

    We are very pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2015 Dr. Catherine Wang will assume the role of Superintendent of Schools, Glencoe District 35.

    Dr. Wang began her career in the Glencoe School District as Director of Technology (1996-1998), and has since served as West School Principal (1999-2002), South School Principal (2002-2009), and... LEARN MORE »

  • Required Medical Forms

    Please note the following medical record requirements for public schools. Should you have questions, please call the school nurse (South School: 847-835-6440, West School: 847-835-6640 and Central School: 847-835-7640).

    Illinois law requires proof of an eye examination by an optometrist or physician who provides complete eye exams be submitted as a child enters kindergarten or is new to an Illinois school. The exam must be completed within one year prior to your child beginning school. All forms must be turned in by October 15th. Download the EYE EXAM form here.

    All children in kindergarten, sixth grade and new to the district must provide the school with documentation of a completed... LEARN MORE »

Central School Calendar    VIEW CALENDAR

January 2015

 Download Central Calendar iCal File

District Events

Central School Bell Schedule


Supply Lists

You may download our 2014-2015 grade level supply lists below:
First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
Seventh Grade
Eighth Grade

Green Tip - Go Green Glencoe

Visit the new Go Green Glencoe site. Go Green Glencoe welcomes all village residents who care about the natural environment and sustainable living. Sign up for their e-newsletter for ongoing information.

Sign for District 35 eNewsletter!

Sign up for our weekly newsletter! You will receive information regarding District 35 as well as news from South, West, and Central School.

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  • Release of Student Information
    The school district may release directory information regarding students to be used in compiling the student directory. Please refer to this file for additional information and the steps to follow should you request your child's information is not released.

  • Residency Requirements
    Please refer to this file for the required documents to establish student residency.

  • Student Fees
    Pay for 2014-15 student fees online! Click link to access Fee Information. All via credit card.

  • Transportation
    Register for the 2014-15 Bus Service on line! Click link to access Bus Registration information.

Community Resources

Family Service of Glencoe

Family Service of Glencoe offers programs and services that strengthen families and our community including professional and affordable counseling services for children, adolescents, couples and families, and much more.

Glencoe Educational Foundation

Visit the GEF website to see what’s new, order your commemorative school brick, or get the latest info on GEF highlights.

Glencoe Junior High Project

To learn more about how your child can participate in Social Service activities, attend social events or participate in the play, please visit our website.

Glencoe Parent Connection

Glencoe Parent Connection connects parents with parents, schools and community to help them raise emotionally healthy kids.

Glencoe Park District

Check out all the fun and engaging programs and special events this season for all ages in Glencoe.

Glencoe PTO

Enjoy weekly updates and information through the Glencoe PTO website!

Glencoe Public Library

Enjoy updates and information on special programs through the Glencoe Public Library!

Glencoe Youth Services

GYS is a non-profit community social service agency which provides recreational, educational and social service opportunities to high school aged youth living in New Trier Township. For more information about programs, leadership opportunities and drop in center for teens 8th-12th grade located in Glencoe visit our website.