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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.

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Read more about the District 58 Science Fair and view a Gallery of photos, see who earned grants from the Education Foundation and more in Communicate 58

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The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 is awarding 35 grants to District 58 teachers totaling more than $25,000 through its annual Teacher Grants Program.

Parents and guardians are invited to an open house to learn more about the District’s gold-rated Grove Children’s Preschool program.

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Dear District 58 Families and Staff,  Due to dangerous icy conditions, all Dist...

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Advanced Math students at Herrick had an impressive showing at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics State Math Contest.

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Due to the extreme cold, all District 58 schools will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 16, for in-person learning. A remote E-Learning Day will be held.

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Board Briefs: Jan. 8, 2024

January 12, 2024

The District 58 Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024 at the Downers Grove Village Hall.

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Because of the impending winter storm, Friday, Jan. 12 will be a Remote Learning Day, instead of a snow day.

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Parents and guardians are invited to sign up for winter Parent-Teacher Conferences beginning Thursday, Jan. 18,

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The District 58 newsletter Communicate 58 is out with news about how to sign up for Par...

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The Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club proudly awarded nearly $10,000 in grants to...