Articles by: Megan Hewitt

About 58 Doing Good

About 58 Doing Good

District 58 teaches more than academics – teachers and staff also instill a sense of volunteerism and compassion in their students, recognizing the importance of instructing children to be good stewards at a young age. The District’s students and schools complete an impressive variety of charity fundraisers and volunteer work each […]

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Herrick and O’Neill robotics teams excel at showcase

Both Herrick and O’Neill’s robotics teams excelled during the University of Illinois Extension’s Fifth Annual 4-H Robotics Showcase on Saturday, March 18. Twenty-six robotics teams from the area convened at O’Neill Middle School for the event. The teams designed robots that perform tasks related to healthy living and healthy choices. […]

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Area athletic trainers give back to District 58

Area athletic trainers give back to District 58

Area athletic trainers from Athletico, Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South wanted to give back to the community this month, which is National Athletic Training Month. They teamed up with District 58’s Blessings in a Backpack program to make it happen! Blessings in a Backpack provides low-income students with […]

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Six teams advance to state Destination Imagination challenge

Imagination. Creativity. Teamwork. Innovation. These represent the pillars of the annual global Destination Imagination program, which encourages students to join teams and solve challenges related to STEM, fine arts and service learning. Several District 58 students teamed up to participate in the Destination Imagination regional tournament earlier this month. Six […]

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Highland enjoys math and science discoveries

Highland enjoys math and science discoveries

The Highland PTA recently hosted a Family Math and Science Night. Students, parents and siblings enjoyed learning about robots, 3D printing, STEM, pre-algebra and other exciting scientific discoveries! Thank you, PTA member Mr. Luis Rizo, for sharing these photos.

Fairmount gives back at Feed My Starving Children

Fairmount families recently volunteered to pack meals at Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit that provides nutritionally-complete meals for malnourished children. Fairmount brought 169 children, parents and teachers to participate in the event! Thanks to their efforts, they packed 196 boxes and 42,336 meals – enough to feed 116 kids […]

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