Pierce Downer News
Check out the recent edition of our community newsletter, which features a letter from Superintendent Dr. Russell asking community members and parents to take our Strategic Planning survey, updates on construction planning, a photo gallery from Outdoor Education and more. Read it here.
Sixth graders traveled to Camp Manitoqua in Frankfort, IL., for a day-long Outdoor Education experience this week, featuring hands-on science, team building and fun!
April is the time for 3rd and 4th-grade students to consider whether to select an instr...
The Downers Grove Area Council of PTAs welcomes families and community members to the Author Fest Book Signing and Photo Opportunity on Friday, April 28.
The District 58 Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, April 10, 2023, at Downers Grove Village Hall.
With sirens blaring, third-grade Belle Aire student Kyla R. of Belle Aire School was driven to school today (April 13) on a Downers Grove Fire Department fire truck as her classmates and the rest of the school cheered her arrival and chanted her name.
The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Regular Business Meeting on Monday, April 10, 2023, at 7 p.m. at Downers Grove Village Hall.
While there is not a universal solution that will keep everyone safe, the District continually looks at best practices and new industry standards regarding safety. Dr. Russell reviews new initiatives in safety in light of the Nashville tragedy.
District 58 Special Services Department and the Downers Grove Police Department are presenting an information night on comprehensive safety planning for families of students with special needs.
Check out our latest Communicate 58 with a safety message from Dr. Russell, information on how to participate in the new Strategic Planning process, photos from VIP days at O'Neill and Herrick and more!
District 58 earns State’s highest level of financial recognition for 20th consecutive year - Apr. 2023
For the 20th year, Downers Grove Grade School District 58 earned the highest rating for financial health from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). The District earned the Financial Recognition rating on the District’s 2022 School District Financial Profile.
The Downers Grove Roadrunners Soccer Club donated $12,573 to Downers Grove Grade School District 58 to purchase accessible playground equipment for Downers Grove’s early childhood program.
The March 22 issue of Communicate 58 features news about the District's 20th year of financial recognition and features about students who were honored with math and art contests, and more! Read the issue.
The Board of Education held a Workshop Meeting to discuss a new Strategic Plan and its potential focus areas and a timeline. The current Strategic Plan from 2017-23 is retiring.
District 58 is pleased to announce that after Spring Break, we will begin using the Raptor Visitor Management System in all of our schools to strengthen our program of campus safety for students and faculty.
O’Neill Middle School students are set to perform Beauty and the Beast Jr. on March 20 and 21. This year’s musical production features a large group of students, 35 in the cast and 40 on stage crew.
The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Workshop Meeting on Monday, March 20, 20...
The District 58 Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, March 13, 2023, at...
Downers Grove Grade School District 58 invites families to register their student(s) for the 2023-24 school year using the District’s PowerSchool Enrollment system. The District asks all returning students to please register by Tuesday, April 4.
The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Regular Business Meeting on Monday, March 13, 2023, at 7 p.m. at the Downers Grove Village Hall.
The March 8 issue of Communicate 58 features news about April assessments, the move to universal full-day kindergarten next year and plans for a new visitor management system to enhance safety in our schools.
Dear Families and Staff, Due to updated weather forecasts, District 58 plans to hold...
The District continues to monitor the winter weather storm prediction for Friday, March 3. A decision will be made by tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. regarding tomorrow’s schedule.
The Board of Education at its meeting on Feb. 27 approved a full-day kindergarten program for the 2023-24 school year, ending the tuition-based OKEEP full-day program.
The District 58 Board of Education held a Special Meeting and Curriculum Workshop on Monday, Feb. 27, 2023 at O’Neill Middle School.