New-look middle school program gets board approval
The District 196 School Board officially approved a new structure for the district's middle school program on Monday, but middle school employees were already hard at work getting ready for the transition.
The new middle school program, approved unanimously Monday, includes a change from an eight-period day to a six-period day, new electives for older students and opportunities for teachers to offer extra help for students who are struggling or challenges for students who excel.
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