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Ellie Rush is the Director of Curriculum & Instruction for Dongola Unit School #66. She provides integral leadership and vision with regard to planning and implementing programs to help ensure our students are getting the best education possible and our teachers are fully equipped to provide top-level instruction. The posts below cover a variety of topics, from general news and information, updates on learning opportunities and activities, and much more.

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Next week, we will begin the IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) test. Tuesday, May 11th, Wednesday, May 12th and Thursday, May 13th will be testing days for 6th-8th grades. 3rd-5th grades will administer the IAR on Wednesday May 12th-Friday, May 14th. Also, they will take the test on Wednesday, May 19th and Thursday, May 20th.

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We will be having our PSAT/SAT Assessments on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. 11th grade will take the SAT. This is a mandatory assessment students are to take before graduation. The scores from this assessment can be given to potential colleges of interest, scholarships given and allows the school to gain data information on how to […]

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What a great week! We are so happy to see our students 4 days a week now. I know they are tired, our staff is tired, but we are overjoyed to see fuller classrooms. I am adding information on how attendance will be taken for our Remote Only Learners- these are students who are not […]

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On October 14, our Seniors took the SAT assessment that was missed last Spring due to COVID-19. The students worked diligently during the assessment. I applaud them! The assessment is lengthy and challenging, but they spent a lot of time on the sections doing the best they could. The Seniors who are new to the […]

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Google Quick Reference Guides -Completing assignments in Google Classroom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9rWfgFVAEg&feature=youtu.be -Google Apps https://aj81.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Student_Parent-Tutorials-Google-Apps.pdf -Using your Chromebook offline https://aj81.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Using-Chromebooks-Offline.pdf

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