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May 23, 2019 Board Meeting Highlights

At a special meeting on May 23, 2019, the Freeport School District Board of Education:

● Approved the final 2018-2019 school year calendar, which has been adjusted to reflect school cancellations that occurred in January, February, and March due to inclement weather. The final day of school for students will be June 4, 2019. A full day staff inservice will be held on June 5, 2019. (Additional contact: Dr. Mike Schiffman, Superintendent, 815-232-0308,

● Approved bids for several building updates or repairs, including concrete replacement work in several areas at Freeport High School and Freeport Middle School, and replacement of the surveillance camera system for Freeport High School, FAHS, and the Banks-Bergagna Education Center. (Additional contact: Dr. Patrick McDermott, Asst. Superintendent of Business & Finance, 815-232-0300,

● Approved the appointment of Dr. Jennifer Macek as Principal of Carl Sandburg School. Dr. Macek will begin her new role on July 1, 2019. (Additional contact: Mr. Chris Shockey, Director of Human Resources, 815-232-0300,

The public is always invited and encouraged to attend Freeport School District Board of Education meetings. The next scheduled regular meeting will be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 6:00 PM at the FSD Administration Building (501 E. South Street, Freeport, IL).