58 Doing Good

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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Fundraising through kindness at Herrick

Fundraising through kindness at Herrick

By LaVonne Czech, Herrick parent Thinking outside the box, Herrick Middle School experimented with a new way to raise money – introducing Raise Craze! During this fundraiser, students performed acts of kindness for others while raising money for their school. They emailed friends and family about their good deeds and […]

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Kindness rocks at Fairmount!

Fairmount Elementary School participated in its first Be Kind Week, a week-long event that promoted kindness at school and home. The week was a partnership with Fairmount teachers, staff, student council and PTA. The students were given daily kindness challenges during the morning announcements such as “Give a complement to […]

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Schools help Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

The school communities in District 58 pitched in to help victims of Hurricane Harvey in south Texas. Students in all District 58 schools participated in “Hats for Houston” on Sept. 1, raising roughly $12,500 for Hurricane Harvey relief. Schools allowed students to wear hats for the day in return for donating […]

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Henry Puffer’s “I Stand By Addie” walk/run raises $1,500 for Illinois Spina Bifida Association

Henry Puffer’s “I Stand By Addie” walk/run raises $1,500 for Illinois Spina Bifida Association

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 – […]

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