Downers Grove Grade School District 58 News

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Board Preview: Jan. 8, 2024

January 5, 2024

Board Preview: Jan. 8, 2024 Regular Meeting The District 58 Board of Education will ...

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Area realtors are invited to meet leaders from District 58 as well as other five other area school districts (Districts 60, 61, 66, 68 and 99), at the annual Realtor Breakfast for real estate agents on Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

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Board Briefs: Dec. 11, 2023

December 14, 2023

The District 58 Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023, at Downers Grove Village Hall.

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Communicate 58: Dec. 13, 2023

December 13, 2023

Communicate 58: Dec. 13, 2023 edition has been emailed to parents and staff. See stories and photos from the PTA Reflections ceremony, learn about construction updates and upcoming winter assessments.

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Board Preview: Dec. 11, 2023

December 8, 2023

The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Regular Business Meeting on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023, at 7 p.m. at Downers Grove Village Hall.

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More than 80 Downers Grove Grade School District 58 students were honored during the PTA Reflections ceremony Dec. 5.

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For the holidays, consider honoring a teacher or staff member with a Green Apple Award.

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Communicate 58: Nov. 29, 2023

November 30, 2023

Communicate 58 features a story about the completion of the major playground work at our schools, a new initiative to help families and staff access counseling and mental health resources and much more!

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After two years of rotating construction, work is complete at replacing or upgrading eight District 58 playgrounds.

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To remove barriers to accessing mental health services for its families, Downers Grove ...

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The District 58 Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023, at Downers Grove Village Hall.

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Communicate 58: Nov. 15, 2023

November 16, 2023

Communicate 58 features a message from Dr. Russell about the Strategic Plan, winter weather procedures, registration for the science fair, photos from Veteran's Day and much more. https://conta.cc/3szj5k0

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Downers Grove Grade School District 58 invites students in grades 1-6 to participate in...

The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Regular Business Meeting on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023, at 7 p.m. at Downers Grove Village Hall.

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The District 58 community is invited to partake in the 20-year tradition of the Grove Express run/walk on Thanksgiving morning.

As reported in the State School Report Card, District 58 students made achievement gains in the three areas of the IAR assessments when compared to the previous year.

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Communicate 58: Nov. 1, 2023

November 1, 2023

Read more about the State School Report Card, Halloween Parades in District 58 schools, and other information in the most recent Communicate 58 newsletter.

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In honor of American Education Week Nov. 13-17, the Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 invites families to thank a special teacher or staff member with a donation to its Green Apple Teacher/Staff Recognition Program.

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Twenty-eight Downers Grove Grade School District 58 students will participate in the annual Illinois Music Festival and Jazz Festival later this month. The prestigious festival is conducted by the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA), the statewide professional association for music educators in the state of Illinois.

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Downers Grove School District 58 was awarded $332,593 in a state competitive grant, the largest grant provided to a school district in DuPage County.

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Showing up to school every day is critical for children’s well-being, engagement and learning. Here is the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) health guidance for attending school.

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The District 58 Board of Education held a Curriculum Workshop on Monday, Oct. 23, 2023 and discussed the draft Strategic Plan report and heard a fall data assessment report.

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October is also Bullying Awareness Month. District 58 takes bullying very seriously as no student should ever have to endure being mistreated.

The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Curriculum Workshop on Monday, Oct. 23, 2023 at 7 p.m. at the Downers Grove Village Hall.

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Parents can now sign up to purchase lunch for their elementary-age student (K-6th grade) as part of a pilot lunch program that begins Oct. 30.