Welcome Message from Dr. Russell

Welcome Message from Dr. Russell

Dear District 58 Families and Staff,

I hope you had a wonderful, restful and safe spring break! Tomorrow, District 58 will begin its new full-day instructional schedule for all grade K-8 students (onsite and full remote). As a reminder, our new instructional schedule is:

New Schedule Beginning April 7:

Preschool Schedule: No change to the current schedule

  • Blended Sessions: 8:15-9:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 1:15-2:45 p.m.
  • Special Programs: 8:15-10:30 a.m., 12:30-2:45 p.m.

Full Day Elementary Schedule: 

  • A.M. Kindergarten: 8:20-10:50 a.m.
  • P.M. Kindergarten: 12-2:30 p.m.
  • Grades 1-6: 8:20 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Full Day Middle School Schedule: 

  • 8:30 a.m.-2:20 p.m.
  • 2:25-3:00 p.m.: Band/Choir/Orchestra

As always, District 58 will continue to follow all health safety guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Please click here and scroll to the “Mitigation Measures” for a summary of these guidelines. Additionally, we ask staff and families to continue to complete their daily self-certification form. 

The District will continue to notify staff and families about positive and suspected COVID-19 cases via letters and the District 58 COVID-19 Dashboard. Please click here for a summary of COVID-19 positive cases over spring break.

As we begin the final stretch of the 2020-21 school year, I want to again thank each of you for your continued support and commitment to safety. Please stay vigilant and follow the 3Ws (watch your distance, wear a mask, and wash your hands). Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to a member of our team.


Dr. Kevin B. Russell
Superintendent of Schools