D99 Hybrid Block Schedule 

District 99 is adopting a Hybrid Block Schedule for the 2022-23 school year

Highlights of Schedule:

  • Regular school hours will be 8:20 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.; there will be no more late start Mondays 
  • Three days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Friday), we will follow a traditional, 47-minute bell schedule
  • Two days a week (Wednesday and Thursday), we will follow a block schedule, which alternates which class periods meet. In addition, there will be: 
    • Access” periods two days a week for 30 minutes, and provide time for all-school programming and assignments and time to meet with teachers
    • Resource” periods one day a week for 78 minutes, during which time students can visit the cafeteria, select specialty programs that interest them and access various supports

Frequently Asked Questions

See below for more information. Please email us at communications@csd99.org if you have a question.

            

   

Hybrid Block Schedule Presentations to the Board of Education:

Click here to see meeting videos from 2021-22 school year

Timeline of Schedule Development and Rollout:

  • Monday, August 15, 2022 - First day of 2022-23 school year and new schedule
  • March - June 2022 - Programming will be planned and refined 
  • March 21, 2022 - Schedule approved by Board of Education (read more here)
  • February 2022 - Students meet superintendent for “ask me anything” sessions
  • December 2021 - Planning and resolve questions about schedule
  • November 2021 - Schedule finalized and brought to Board of Education 
  • October 20, 2021 - Message issued to D99 Community
  • October 2021 - Feedback from students, staff and families gathered
  • September 2021 - Task Force finalizes the suggested schedule
  • August 2021 - Task Force reconvened; plans for new schedule were in place pre-COVID
  • January 2021 - School Day Task Force reconvenes; building administration and department chair teams discuss schedule; district decides to return to 8-period day (barring unforseen circumstances) for the 2021-22  school year
  • May 2020 - School Day Task Force begins working on Hybrid Block Schedule
  • April 2020 - District Leadership Team processes Hybrid Block Concept
  • March 2020 - Hybrid Block Schdule concept becomes part of DGEA contract to begin no sooner than the 2021-22 school year
  • November 2019 - Small group of administrators and teachers begin researching Hybrid Block Schedule

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