What's Happening

Online Superintendent Search Survey
The Arthur CUSD 305 Board of Education is conducting a search for a new superintendent. The selection of a new superintendent is probably the most important decision a board of education has to make; therefore, the Board has hired the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) to assist in this process. The Board of Education is seeking everyone’s input in the search process. The Board requests that all staff, all parents and community members complete an online survey provided by the IASB. The results will be tallied and used by the Board and Screening Team to develop a brochure to advertise the position. The survey can be accessed at: The survey deadline is: January 21, 2019 at 11:45 p.m. Thank you for taking time to complete the survey.
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Knights Basketball Gear Online Ordering Thru Nov 25
Knights Basketball gear can be ordered online through midnight on Sunday, November 25. Orders are guaranteed for Christmas delivery.
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Veterans Day
Honoring Veteran's at Veteran's Day Assemblies
All are invited to join the Arthur CUSD 305 students, faculty, and staff as we recognize and honor our country's military during our annual Veterans' Day programs on Monday, November 12th. Lovington Grade School - 9:00 am - PTCO will be providing donuts and coffee to veterans that morning. Atwood-Hammond Grade School - 10:00 am Arthur Grade School and ALAH HS - 1:15 p.m. in the west high school gym.
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5Essentials Parent Survey Is Now Open
The 5Essentials parent survey is to be completed by parents, guardians, or other caregivers with a child in grades pre-kindergarten through 12. The parent survey is available in English and Spanish and takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. If parents have more than one (1) child that attends the same school, they may elect to participate multiple times. For parents with children enrolled in multiple schools, we recommend that they participate in the survey for each school. Only one parent per household may participate in the survey.
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Taxes….the dreaded “T” word. Property tax, income tax, sales tax, etc. Nobody likes taxes, but this is how the Illinois legislature provides funding for our schools. From the perspective of the Arthur school district, we are blessed with high property values or high equalized assessed value (EAV). This allows the district to tax at a lower rate than neighboring districts. However, you may still believe your taxes are high as a result of how the county assesses the value of your home.
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