District 58 congratulates its 22 employees who will retire this school year.
Articles by: Megan Hewitt
The Grove Foundation recognized several District 58 fifth graders with Helping Children Grow awards this school year.
The May 24 issue of Communicate 58 newsletter features our Distinguished Service Awards, Select 58 Awards, i-Pad return information and more!
Girl Scouts launched garden project at “The Big Dig” event Saturday A little rain didn’t deter Henry Puffer Girl Scout Troop 51266 and their community partners from planting an organic edible garden during “The Big Dig” event at their school on Saturday, May 20. Troop 51266, which comprises fourth graders, […]
Highland teachers Cheryl Varys and Beth Jania created and launched the school’s first ever after-school Coding Club for intermediate students last week. The four-day program used the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab’s free Scratch app to provide students with a comprehensive and fun introduction to coding basics. “We decided […]
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 […]
The Henry Puffer Student Council raised $1,500 to support the Illinois Spina Bifida Association during the school’s ninth annual fundraiser walk/run on Friday, May 19. The students named the fundraiser “I Stand By Addie,” in honor of Henry Puffer third grader, Addie, who has Spina Bifida. Many Henry Puffer families – […]
Downers Grove South biology teachers Scott Parker and Beth Fields brought 25 of their biology students to Indian Trail School on Friday, May 19 for a kindergarten “Afternoon of Science.” “Our students will be leading the kindergarten students in several science experiments,” Mr. Parker said. “The goal is to give […]
The Fairmount School LRC received an Education Foundation grant for a 3D printer this school year. In addition to using the printer to enhance instructional time, LRC Teacher Liz Stroud started a 3D Printing Club for students interested in learning more about 3D printing. This week, the 3D Printing Club hosted an […]
Lester School held a “Fight Like Our Principal” fundraiser last week to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research. The fundraiser is deeply personal — The Lester community united to support Principal Carin Novak as she fights breast cancer. Throughout the week of May 8-12, […]