Pierce Downer News

District 58 invites parents and guardians to sign up for winter 2022 parent-teacher conferences using the online PowerPTC conference signup system starting Friday, Jan. 21.

The DGJWC awarded 13 grants totaling $6,000 to District 58 teachers. The grants will benefit students in their classrooms and throughout the District.

Our COVID-19 testing partner, Northshore, notified us that they will no longer be using the cheek swab method of specimen collection to ensure accurate testing in response to the current COVID-19 variant.

District 58 congratulates the 33 students whose art project submissions will advance to the regional level of the PTA Reflections competition.

Board Briefs: January 2022

January 14, 2022

The District 58 Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 at O’Neill Middle School.

The Jan. 12 issue of Communicate 58 features COVID-19 guidance updates and more!

The new guidance reduces the minimum length of quarantine/exclusion under specific situations for students and staff who are close contacts or recovering from COVID-19 to five days. The IDPH/ISBE also updated the definition of a close contact.

All school districts in Illinois are still awaiting the official guidance document from the IDPH.

The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Regular Meeting on Monday, Jan. 7, 2022 at O’Neill Middle School, 635 59th St., at 7 p.m.

Happy New Year! I hope you are having an enjoyable winter break, and I look forward to seeing students back to school in person on Tuesday, Jan. 4.

We are very excited for staff to return on Monday, Jan. 3 and students on Tuesday, Jan. 4.

The safety of our students and staff is our highest priority. Therefore, I am writing to you today to ask for your support and assistance.

Communicate 58: Dec. 15, 2021

December 15, 2021

The Dec. 15 issue of Communicate 58 features a greeting from Dr. Russell, along with reminders regarding the Science Fair, equity survey, Reading Games and more!

The clinic will occur Sunday, Dec. 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Downers Grove North High School’s Learning Commons, 4436 Main St.

Board Briefs: December 2021

December 8, 2021

The District 58 Board of Education held a Regular Business Meeting on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021 at O’Neill Middle School and via YouTube livestream.

The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Regular Meeting on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021 at O’Neill Middle School.

District 58 is proactively participating in an equity audit for the purpose of identifying areas of strength and needed improvement.

Science Fair registration is open Dec. 3-17. The Science Fair will take place on Jan. 22 at O'Neill.

This fun reading competition will take place on Saturday, April 23 at O'Neill Middle School, and it is open to District 58 students in grades 3-8.

Communicate 58: Dec. 1, 2021

December 1, 2021

The Dec. 1 issue of Communicate 58 newsletter features the Science Fair, equity surveys, report cards and more.

Please view these helpful COVID-19 resources.

For the past several months, District 58 has taken many steps to ensure that all items are moved out of Longfellow in the most sustainable manner possible.

Communicate 58: Nov. 17, 2021

November 17, 2021

The Nov. 17 Communicate 58 features American Education Week, Green Apple Awards, winter weather procedures, COVID-19 updates and more.

View District 58's winter weather page to learn how District 58 prepares for, responds to, and communicates inclement weather school closures.

The Reading Games is a free and fun reading competition for District 58 students in grades 3-8.