Herrick News

Osco’s online portal is now open and accepting vaccination registrations for individuals 12 and up!

Board Briefs: May 2021

May 12, 2021

The May 10 Board meeting included a spotlight on 2021-22 enrollment/staffing, a resolution that authorized the sale of the Longfellow Center, and more.

District 99 and 86 are co-hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic and invite eligible District 58 students to make appointments.

Dr. Norman was appointed after several rounds of interviews and with input from surveys and a focus group. He starts July 1.

The school combined its PTA’s playground fundraising efforts with a $180,000 State of Illinois “Build Illinois Bond Fund” grant to fund the long-awaited project.

The Herrick and O'Neill Choir Program will host "Choir Info Night" on Tuesday, May 11 at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

ISBE awarded District 58 with a Financial Recognition rating on the District’s 2021 School District Financial Profile.

The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Regular Meeting on Monday, May 10, 2021 at Downers Grove Village Hall, 801 Burlington Ave.

Plus, 25 District 58 staff members earned a Distinguished Service Award nomination. Congratulations!

The May 5 issue of Communicate 58 features Staff Appreciation Week, 2021 DSA nominees, and other District 58 news and announcements!

District 58 welcomed one new Board member and three returning members to new four-year terms of office during a Special Meeting/Reorganization of the Board on Monday, May 3 at O’Neill Middle School.

It’s District 58 Staff Appreciation Week, and the Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 invites the community to recognize an exceptional District 58 staff member with a Green Apple Award.

The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting/Reorganization of the Board on Monday, May 3 at 6 p.m.

The May 7 virtual meeting is regarding special education services for students who attend private, parochial and homeschools.

Current Hillcrest/Pierce Downer Assistant Principal Lauri Smith will fill the Lester assistant principal role starting in July. Congratulations Mrs. Smith!

Select 58 annually recognizes students who exhibit outstanding service and citizenry to their school and community. Fifty-eight students – 29 from Herrick and 29 from O’Neill – will receive this honor.

All of us at Herrick and O'Neill Middle Schools are excited to meet our new students for the 2021-2022 school year!

District 58’s band and orchestra teachers invite current third, fourth and fifth graders to join District 58’s instrumental music program either this summer or fall!

The April 21 Communicate 58 features COVID close contact updates, kindergarten resources, facility planning information and more!

The Health Department provides clarity regarding the definition of a "suspected" COVID-19 case and how that affects close contacts at school. Plus, we share IDPH reminders on quarantine requirements.

A Pierce Downer student will advance to the National PTA Reflections competition; in addition, seven District 58 students earned Honorable Mentions at the competition's state level. Congratulations!

The School Board's Regular April Meeting included a spotlight on District 58 facilities, a Hillcrest presentation, a farewell to an outgoing Board member and more.

District 58 invites families to register their student(s) for the 2021-22 school year using the District’s new PowerSchool Enrollment Express system! Please register by Friday, April 30.

District 58 has opened registration for all four Summer School sessions, as well as Extended School Year.

The April 12 Board meeting includes a Hillcrest presentation, facilities spotlight, several recommendations for action and more.