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Board of Education Member Election

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 The next election for School Board members will take place on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Candidates elected will serve four-year terms expiring in May 2025. The school board election is nonpartisan, and board candidates do not run under political party affiliation.  The Sycamore Community Unit School District #427 seven (7) member ...read more

New Teacher Spotlight – Denise Ackmann

Denise Ackmann is joining the District as a Kindergarten teacher at North Grove Elementary School! After graduating from Sycamore, Ackmann went on to receive a degree in Elementary Education from Northern Illinois University.  Her favorite thing about Sycamore is the sense of community! She describes herself as optimistic, dedicated, and positive. ...read more

New Teacher Spotlight – Jennifer Wolfe

We would like to welcome our new school nurse at Sycamore Middle School, Jennifer Wolfe. After attending Grand Blanc Community High School in Michigan, Wolfe continued her education at Michigan State University and finished her degree at Northern Illinois University.    In her free time, Wolfe enjoys being outside and spending ...read more

New Teacher Spotlight – Melissa Doty

Melissa Doty is joining the District team as a first grade teacher at North Grove Elementary! After completing high school at Wahlert in Dubuque Iowa, Doty went on to receive a degree in early childhood and elementary education at Winona State University.  Her biggest hope for the children of our community ...read more

New Teacher Spotlight – Courtney Wiedenmann

Sycamore High School has gained a new Vocational Agriculture teacher this year, Courtney Wiedenmann! After attending Orion High School, Ms. Wiedenmann earned a degree at Oklahoma State University.  In her free time you will find her horse back riding! Her hope for the children in our community is that they have ...read more

New Teacher Spotlight – Kristin Kaschub

We would like to welcome Kristin Kaschub as a LEAF teacher at Southeast Elementary School! She attended Cary Grove High School and received her bachelor’s from Roosevelt University in Special Education and earned her master’s at Kaplan University. In her free time you will catch Kaschub exercising and spending time with ...read more

New Teacher Spotlight – Mollie Momenteller

We would like to give a big welcome to Mollie Momenteller, who will be teaching English at Sycamore High School. She attended Prairie Ridge High School and furthered her education at Bradley University where she earned both english and math endorsements.  Momenteller’s hope for the children in our community is that ...read more

New Teacher Spotlight – Kimberly Foster

Kimberly Foster is a new English teacher at Sycamore High School! She attended Addison Trail High School and furthered her education at Northern Illinois University where she graduated with a Bachelors in English.  A school memory that still impacts her today was when one of her teachers told her she hoped ...read more

New Teacher Spotlight – Amy Flewelling

The District and South Prairie Elementary School are excited to welcome Amy Flewelling as a Special Education Teacher. After attending DeWitt Central Community High School in Iowa, Flewelling earned a Bachelors in Exercise Science from Iowa State. She furthered her education at Kansas State and earned a master’s in Kinesiology ...read more

New Teacher Spotlight – Megan Spencer

We would like to welcome Megan Spencer to North Grove Elementary School as a teacher for our ABLE program! After attending Palatine High School, Spencer attended Illinois State University and received an undergraduate degree in Special Education and a master’s degree in Autism.  In her free time, you will find Spencer ...read more