Awards, Recognitions and History
Park View, School District 70, is a K-8 one building school district located in Morton Grove, IL, just 15 miles north of Chicago. Established in 1897 with only 148 students, it currently services over 900 students with continued growth projected for the next few years. The population of the students is diverse, and the school has excelled in accommodating each student with a phenomenal staff and special programs for the gifted and talented, the arts, physical education, ESL, as well as special education.
Academically, excellence is a top priority. This is evident in the teachers and students alike. The students regularly score above the national and state averages with a healthy percentage scoring in the top quartile in all subject areas. Further, the students have excelled in special programs for music, art, technology, and physical education.
Recent Park View Awards, Recognitions and Accomplishments
2019-District 70 Staff, Katie Douglas, Alana McCloskey, and Ellen Prosise all recieve Awards of Merit/ISBE Those Who Excel Awards
2019-Morton Grove District 70 newsletter, "District Details" receives two Awards of Merit from the Illinois Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (INSPRA).
2018-ELL teacher, Ms. Sandy Moller, named WIDA Educator of the Month.
2018-School nurse, Mrs. Annie Byrne, receives an Illinois State Board of Education Those Who Excel Award of Merit
2018-Pre-K teacher, Ms. Jenny Hestrup, receives an Illinois State Board of Education Those Who Excel Award of Recognition
2018-Morton Grove School District 70 newsletter “District Details” wins two awards from the Illinois Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (INSPRA). An award of excellence in the writing category and an award of merit in the newsletter category.
2018-Niche.com ranks both Park View Middle School (#39) and Park View Elementary (#84) in their annual list of the 100 Best Schools in Illinois.
2018-Board members, Mr. Paul McGivern, Mr. Wayne Youkhana, Mrs. Lori Eslick, Mr. George Karagozian and Mrs. Leah Kintner earn Master Board Member status through the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB).
2018-Superintendent, Mr. Brad Voehringer, earns National Superintendent Certification through the American Association of School Administrators.
2017-Morton Grove School District 70 newsletter “District Details” wins two awards from the Illinois Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (INSPRA). An award of excellence in the newsletter category and an award of merit for writing
2017-Morton Grove School District 70 receives highest financial rating from the Illinois State Board of Education
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