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    Press Release 1

    Steger School District 194 has named a new superintendent, Dr. David Frusher, who currently serves as Principal of Zion-Benton’s New Tech High School, in Zion, Illinois.

    Dr. Frusher has been Principal at New Tech for four years. Previously, he served as Assistant Principal and later, Principal at Argo Community High School in Summit, Illinois. He earned his Doctor of Education degree from National Louis University in 2008.

    He will replace Dr. Patricia Hahto, who will step down at the end of June as Interim Superintendent of the Steger PreK-8 District that serves roughly 1600 students.

    School Board President, Michele Helsel, said, “Although we are saddened that Dr. Hahto will soon be completing her journey with Steger, we are excited about Dr. Frusher joining the 194 family. Dr. Frusher brings a lot of experience with him that will benefit the staff, children and families of 194. We are very excited for him to hit the ground running in July.”

    Dr. Frusher said, “It is an honor and privilege to be the next Superintendent of Schools in Steger School District 194.  Thank you to the Board of Education for this wonderful opportunity.  Steger School District 194 has a committed community with exceptional facilities, high quality instruction, and a solid focus on student learning.  I am looking forward to partnering with all district and community members ensuring that we are living our vision of Engaging Every Student…Every Day…In Quality Learning Opportunities.  Go Cardinals!”

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    Press Release 2

    Steger School District 194 has named a new principal, Bruce Nieminski, who currently serves as Associate Principal at Columbia Central Middle School. Mr. Nieminski assumes his duties on August 1. Mr. Nieminski also acts as District Coordinator of Data and Assessment, a position he will continue to hold.

    He will replace Michael Smith, who will retire at the end of June after 10 years of service as Columbia’s Principal.

    School Board President, Michele Helsel, said, “In the two years that Bruce Nieminski has been with us, he has shown us his leadership skills on many different levels. We look forward to many more years with him at the helm at Columbia Central.”

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    Steger's Economic Development Corporation

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    Important Letter to Parents

    Dear Parent/Guardian,
    Steger School District 194 has recently become aware through various news outlets of online videos that have been posted on the internet that could endanger the safety of our students. Videos including the popular video game Fortnite...(See attached for complete letter)

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    Time change for May 16, 2019

    Steger School Board Meeting

    The scheduled time for the

Steger School District 194 Board Meeting

on Thursday, May 16, 2019

has been changed from 6:00 p.m.

                                              to 5:30 p.m.

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  • Memorial Day

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  • Teacher Data Day

    1pm Student Dismissal

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  • Report Cards

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  • Last Day of School

    1pm Dismissal

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  • Columbia Central

    8th Grade Graduation

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