7:00 AM Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Southside 6th Grade & O'Neill Band/Orchestra Solo Night
3:45 PM Legislative Committee Meeting
7:00 PM BOE - Curriculum Workshop
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Grove Foundation's Passport to Dining
Do you know a District 58 employee who truly goes above and beyond? Please consider nominating that individual for a Distinguished Service Award! The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 annually hosts the Distinguished Service Awards program to recognize the remarkable contributions of District 58 employees. Nomination forms are due on Monday, March 7.
Learn more information and download a DSA nomination form at www.dg58.org/dsa.
Pictured above: the 2015 DSA recipients: Andrew Kupisch, Henry Puffer School; and Jason Lynde, El Sierra School
Congratulations to O’Neill seventh grader Matt Leinart! For the fourth consecutive year, Matt has won the Illinois/Minnesota Braille Readers are Leaders Contest for Kids. Led by the National Federations of the Blind of Illinois and Minnesota, the contest asks Braille readers throughout the two states to compete to read the most Braille pages during a seven-week timeframe.
The Herrick Middle School PTA invites all District 58 middle school families to a free parent education night regarding college preparedness on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. at Herrick’s cafeteria.
District 58 invites parents of soon-to-be kindergarteners to attend Kindergarten Roundup at their future school this March and April. Kindergarten Roundup provides parents the opportunity to visit their child’s future school, meet the principal and staff, and ask questions.
The Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) selected 35 Downers Grove Grade School District 58 fifth and sixth grade students to perform in the association’s inaugural All-State Elementary Chorus on Saturday, Jan. 30 in Peoria. Only 300 students statewide were selected for this honor.
District 58 invites families to the second game of the new Crosstown Classic basketball series on Saturday, Feb. 27. The series offers families a great opportunity to cheer on their favorite middle school basketball team while giving back to the community.
Four state and federal legislators addressed proposed District 58 budget cuts, unfunded mandates, potential property tax freezes and more during the annual District 58 Board of Education Legislative Breakfast on Friday, Jan. 29 at O’Neill Middle School.
The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 thanks everyone who made a donation to the Green Apple Teacher/Staff Recognition Program this past fall and holiday season. Thanks to your generosity, nearly $1,800 was raised in honor of 44 employees between November 2015 and January 2016.
School District 58 congratulates its 33 students who were selected to progress from the regional to the state PTA Reflections competition.