From the Superintendent's Desk

On-Line Registration Opens July 24

2017-18 Registration Information Online Skyward registration will open Monday, July 24th.   All additional forms are now available below.  ...

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STEM Getting a Jump Start!

Students have been engaging in STEM lessons and problem solving activities throughout the summer as a part of the LeRoy Right Start Programming....

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Something Has to Change!

As we approach the end of our school year, there are some interesting things happening.  What we would like to talk about would be all of the...

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eMPower and SAT Suite Assessments

At LeRoy CUSD #2, we continue to express concern that a snapshot in a single moment in time is not the best measure of our student capacity or a...

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State Champion

Janika Peitzmeier, our foreign exchange student from Germany, won the state championship in the Class 1A 100m Hurdles Saturday with a time of...

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Bringing Support to Rural America

Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities Program has provided a $2,500 grant award to the LeRoy Elementary School. Press Release (click...

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So… What is 100% Funding for Public Schools?

When you cut through the tag lines and the political applause for the effort to fund public schools at 100%, it is critical to know what it really...

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Junior High Wrestlers Win Bloomington Regionals

Coach Greg Conn. "We face off against everyone, no matter their enrollment; Bloomington, Normal Parkside, Normal Kingsley, Normal Chiddix, Normal...

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Business and Schools Partner to Advance STEM Education

Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council has partnered with schools throughout McLean County in order to advance STEM opportunities for...

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IASA: Leadership Matters Magazine

The Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA) publishes a monthly magazine that reveals some of the most significant issues facing our...

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Vision 20/20 video makes the case for Evidence-Based Funding model

As lawmakers and education experts continue to pursue changes to the way money is distributed to public schools, Illinois Vision 20/20 is helping...

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LeRoy CUSD #2 Receives Accreditation from AdvancED

The review found exactly what we anticipated in some areas, and really challenged us to own the gaps in other areas, in particular the area of...

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What is a Truth in Taxation Hearing?

LeRoy CUSD#2 will have a “Truth in Taxation Hearing” at 7:00 p.m. on December 9, 2013 in the JR-SR High School Media Center.

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A Closing Message from the Class of 2016

It has been the wildest ride. But. The good news is, it doesn’t stop here.

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A Budget Impasse

In a recent WJBC article, it was referenced that we have only enough revenue to operate for 70 days, but we would find the rest. Let's clarify,...

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Are there any solutions to Illinois's fiscal challenges?

As a school district, our primary focus is on providing an environment that is rich enough in opportunities to learn, to risk, and to experience,...

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The State Making Things Nearly Impossible.

The LeRoy School District will always seek to capitalize on efficiencies and innovations that allow us to provide the most appropriate educational...

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What is Vision 2020?

What is Vision 2020: A comprehensive reform package that begins with a key fundamental question, “what should instructional opportunity look...

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It takes a nation, a Panther Nation!

The State Championship run by our boy’s basketball team illustrated a great deal about their talent, the commitment of their coaches, and the...

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LeRoy CUSD #2 Links to Illinois Vision 2020

The LeRoy CUSD #2 Board of Education is committed to embracing this “Vision Through Their Eyes” and the associated guiding principles; it is...

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Why Emphasize Dual Credit? See the video at our VIMEO channel!

In this 44-page paper from "Jobs for the Future," Ben Struhl and Joel Vargas report on a study of 32,908 Texas high-school students, half of whom...

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Unique Educational Experience

Superintendent Gary Tipsord is a strong advocate for this program. He stated, “If we desire a world class education for the future of our...

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Equity in School Funding

As the general assembly has tried to approach the state's pension issue, it has been said by the speaker of the house that he is unwilling to...

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LeRoy CUSD#2 EAV & Tax Rate

Residential property values fell by 2.59% overall across the district, while farm ground rose by 6.22%. We also saw our commercial property value...

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Winter Has Arrived, To Be a Snow Day or Not?

This is to serve as a reminder regarding how we try to handle winter weather. It is important to remember that as parents you have the final say,...

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