Highland News

Board Briefs: June 2021

June 16, 2021

The District 58 Board of Education held a Regular Business Meeting on Monday, June 14, 2021 at O’Neill Middle School.

District 58 will complete a variety of critical facility projects this summer.

Welcome to District 58, Manager of Business Services Sonali Patil, Kingsley Assistant Principal/Curriculum Coordinator Eleni Gajewski, and Herrick Assistant Principal Samantha Inglima!

The Reading Games is dependent on volunteers to continue; please email the Planning Committee to serve!

The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Regular Meeting on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 7 p.m. at O’Neill Middle School, 635 59th St.

Superintendent Dr. Kevin Russell shares an end-of-year greeting with families and staff.

District 58 celebrated Herrick and O'Neill eighth graders as they were promoted to high school on Wednesday, June 9 at the Downers Grove North High School football field.

District 58 invites sixth grade families to register for Sneak Preview and save the date for Locker Setup Night.

The Select 58 program annually recognizes 58 eighth graders (29 from Herrick and 29 from O’Neill) who provide outstanding service to their school and community.

The June 2 Communicate 58 features District 58 retirees, back-to-school resources, curriculum updates and much more!

View instructions for returning your child's District-issued device!

District 58 partners with the Downers Grove Fire Department on several educational initiatives, including the third grade Learn Not to Burn program.

District 58 invites all community members to complete its annual Communication Satisfaction and Preferences Survey now through Sunday, June 6.

The May 19 Communicate 58 features the new El Sierra playground, new Herrick principal, key end of year dates and more!

Learn more about District 58's Instrumental Music program and register for next school year!

District 58 invites all students and staff to wear the color red in support of our 29 retirees on Friday, May 21.

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!