The March 24 issue of Communicate 58 features several school and student recognitions and helpful reminders.
Articles by: Megan Hewitt
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 […]
District 58 schools united to raise money for the St. Baldrick Foundation, a non-profit that supports childhood cancer research.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Congratulations to the four District 58 third graders who won this year’s Downers Grove Fire Department’s Home Fire Escape Plan contest!
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.
The Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club honored seven Herrick students during its annual Junior High Art Contest award ceremony.
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 […]