Highland News

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Downers Grove Library Cards will be available to all students in District 58 whether they live in Downers Grove or not.

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The District 58 Author Fest Book Signing and Photo Opportunity is back again this year on Friday, April 26 from 5-7 p.m. at Anderson's Bookshop.

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After more than a year of planning, there will be signs of construction outside of the middle schools.

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Read construction news, view photos of the performance of the Wizard of Oz, and check out what Herrick's Math Madness is all about in today's issue of Communicate 58.

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Herrick seventh-grade students in advanced math classes placed 2nd in the state’s math contest and eighth-grade students placed 6th.

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The District 58 Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, March 11, 2024 at the Downers Grove Village Hall. View the agenda. The meeting video will be posted on the District 58 YouTube page within the week.

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The deadline to apply for a Select 58 Recognition Award for Eighth Graders has been extended to March 20.

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The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Regular Business Meeting on Monday, March 11, 2024, at 7 p.m. at Downers Grove Village Hall.

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The District 58 Board of Education held a Special Meeting and Curriculum Workshop on Monday, March 4, 2024 at O’Neill Middle School.

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Read more about O'Neill and Herrick's musicals, spring assessments, see galleries of photos from the Festival of Music and the Reading Games in Communicate 58.

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The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Curriculum Workshop and Special Meeting on Monday, March 4, 2024, at 7 p.m. at O’Neill Middle School.

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Registration is now open for 2024 Summer School. Classes are open to students enrolled in public, private or parochial schools who live within the District 58 attendance area.

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Downers Grove Grade School District 58 opened its online registration for returning students for the 2024-25 school year today, Feb. 27. Parents are asked to please submit their child’s registration by Monday, April 8.

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Do you know an exemplary District 58 employee who has made a positive difference in your life or the life of a student? Please consider nominating that individual for a Distinguished Service Award!

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Eighth graders who show exemplary service and citizenship to their school and community are invited to apply for the Select 58 Awards.

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Communicate 58: Feb. 21, 2024

February 21, 2024

Communicate 58 is now out with news about the Select 58 Recognition program for 8th graders, the Kindergarten Roundup schedule and photo galleries of students and events.

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Board Briefs: Feb. 12, 2024

February 15, 2024

The District 58 Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, Feb. 12, 2024 at the Downers Grove Village Hall.

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Kindergarten Roundup gives parents and guardians the opportunity to visit their child’s future school, meet the principal and staff, and ask questions.

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Parents invited to take Environmental Survey and 5Essential Surveys, which are used to inform school improvement planning

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The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Regular Business Meeting on Monday, Feb. 12, 2024, at 7 p.m. at Downers Grove Village Hall.

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Downers Grove District 58 Superintendent Dr. Kevin Russell was named the 2024 Superintendent of Distinction by his colleagues in the DuPage Region of the IASA.

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Communicate 58: Feb. 7, 2024

February 7, 2024

Read more about Communicate 58's Feb. 7 edition here.

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Twenty-two Downers Grove District 58 students will advance from the regional to the state level of the PTA Reflections arts recognition and achievement program.

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Six state legislators joined area officials as well as parents and community members at District 58’s 2024 Annual Legislative Breakfast Feb. 2.

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For 42 years, District 58 has encouraged students to explore the world of science and conduct their own experiments. And, every year, at the District 58 Science Fair the experiments become more creative.