Downers Grove Grade School District 58 seeks curious students to conduct creative experiments and present their discoveries at the 37th Annual Science Fair! Science Fair registration runs from Friday, Dec. 1 through Friday, Dec. 22. Please register online at www.dg58.org/sciencefair. The Science Fair will be held Jan. 20, 2018 from 8 a.m. to […]
The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 will award 16 innovative grants totaling more than $10,000 to teachers this year. Each grant supports innovative school projects that align with the District’s curriculum and strategic goals. “The quality of the grant applications was impressive,” said Foundation Board member Karoline Kellam […]
All 13 schools in Downers Grove Grade School District 58 benefitted from a donation this fall from the Bonfield Express Foundation. The local charity donated $1,000 to each school, which will be used for additional educational resources as well as to recognize students who display extra effort and citizenship. “The […]
The Meredith Williams Foundation has funded a variety of projects in Downers Grove District 58 schools. Now former teacher Jim Williams has written a second book and will dedicate those proceeds to the Foundation
The District 58 Board of Education held a Curriculum Workshop on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Justin Sisul shared a presentation on recent standardized test data, curricular developments, parent partnerships and communication, Title I and Title II grants, and school improvement plans, all of which […]
Downers Grove School District 58 will launch a community engagement process this winter to obtain input from parents, staff, community members and students. The process is designed to obtain broad guidance for a new Strategic Plan that will help inform the District’s plans for the future. District 58 stakeholders, including […]
The District 58 Board of Education held its regular business meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Highlights from the meeting include updates on enrollment planning, strategic planning process and the 1:1 Chromebook program in 7th grade, among other updates and action.
The sixth annual Reading Games registration will open on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 at 8 a.m and close Sunday, Oct. 29 at 9 p.m. The Reading Games is a free and fun district-wide reading competition for District 58 students in grades 3-8. It will take place March 10, 2018 at O’Neill Middle […]
Parents will receive a letter the week of Oct. 9 containing their child’s fall assessment results. Depending on each student’s age/skill level, parents may receive results from the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), ACCESS, PARCC and AIMSweb assessments. Assessments are important to ensure students are reaching learning targets. These tests are called summative assessments and provide raw data on how much of a certain subject or material students learned successfully over the course of a quarter, semester, school year or school career.
Downers Grove Grade School District 58 will again be well represented at the Illinois Music Education Association’s (ILMEA) upcoming music and jazz festivals next month.