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  • The start of the 2019-2020 school year is coming soon. Here is a quick overview of what parents across the District need to know to start the year and where to find more information on our web sites:


    First Day of School

    The first day of school is Monday, August 26th with a 10:45am early dismissal. Beginning Tuesday, August 27th through Friday, September 6th the district will dismiss students at 1:25pm.  Normal bell schedules resume beginning Monday, September 9th.   

    If you are new to District 162, read about Enrollment to find out what is needed to get your child registered.


    Supply Lists

    Check the supply lists for your child's school on each school's home page or click HERE for a list of direct links to this information.



    PowerSchool is our secure database that records student information, including name, address, schedule of enrolled classes, attendance and grades. Information is updated daily. Parents should know how to access their child's information using a secure login provided by the District office at the beginning of the year. 

    Read more about PowerSchool and how to get login credentials HERE.



    Visit the Transporation section to get information about bus service in the District.


    Meal Service

    Visit the Food Service section to get information about meal service in the District.


    Parent Teacher Organization

    Each school in 162 has an active Parent Teacher Organization that works to support education and build community among our families. Check the link on your child's school to learn more about joining the PTO!