School District 304 sent an e-blast Saturday saying school is still scheduled for Monday, in hopes of an 11th hour agreement.
The Geneva Education Association on Friday set a strike date for Monday, Nov. 12, but the Geneva Board of Education and the Geneva Education Association have a negotiation session on Sunday.
In the event of a strike, School District officials "will make every attempt to notify families by 5:30 a.m. on Monday using the district’s emergency notification system," the press release said.
Information will also continue to be posted on the Board’s negotiations update webpage, and distributed through 304Connects and the local media.
In the event of a strike on Monday:
- Regular classes and most extracurricular activities will be cancelled. Students will not be required or expected to attend.
- The school buildings will be kept open during the school day. School personnel will supervise age-appropriate activities in each of our elementary schools, one of our middle schools (Geneva Middle School South) for all middle school students, and our high school.
- Buses will follow a regular schedule each day of a strike.
- A limited school lunch menu will be offered for purchase.
- Specific entrances will be designated at each building for students to avoid picketing teachers.
- Mid-Valley Special Education classes will be held. The Geneva Park District preschool program (Friendship Station) will also continue to operate for all students. High school students who attend classes at the Fox Valley Career Center will be expected to attend their classes at the career center.
To help school officials with planning, please call (630)463-3088 if you intend to send your child(ren) to school during a teacher strike.
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