District News

Curriculum Workshop spotlights curriculum committee progress

Downers Grove Grade School District 58’s teachers and administrators shared recent curriculum development and student progress updates with the Board of Education during the Board’s Curriculum Workshop on Monday, Oct. 24. “I’m very proud of the tremendous progress that our teachers and administrators have accomplished over the past 12 months […]

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Sign up for a parent-teacher conference

District 58 has opened its online parent-teacher conference registration! Parents can sign up for a conference using their SQUIRREL account. Please note that you cannot register for conferences using a student account. You must create a parent account with your email address visiting dg58.us/register.  Need help? Please reference this handy how-to guide! District 58’s […]

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Herrick performs The Lion King, Jr.

Herrick Middle School in Downers Grove Grade School District 58 invites the community to attend their fall musical, The Lion King, Jr. The show will take place Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. at Herrick, 4435 Middaugh […]

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Highlights from the Oct. 17 Board meeting

The District 58 Board of Education held its regular business meeting on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. View the agenda and presentation links on Board Docs. Listen to Board meeting audio. Highlights from the meeting include: Whittier Student Council, PTA and Playground Updates The Board of Education listened to presentations by […]

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The Reading Games registration opens Nov. 3, 2016

Downers Grove Grade School District 58 announces that registration for the fourth annual The Reading Games will open on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 at 9 a.m. on its website. Students should register early – Only 90 teams can join, and space fills up fast! The Reading Games will take place on Saturday, […]

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Education Foundation awards a record-breaking 31 teacher grants to support curriculum and innovation

The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 will award a record-breaking 31 grants totaling $22,705 to 46 teachers and staff this school year. Each grant supports highly innovative school projects that align with the District’s curriculum and strategic goals. “The high quality of this school year’s grant applications was […]

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Twenty-one District 58 students will perform in ILMEA’s prestigious music and jazz festivals

Downers Grove Grade School District 58 will be well represented at the Illinois Music Education Association’s (ILMEA) upcoming music and jazz festivals next month. Nineteen District 58 students will perform in ILMEA’s District 1 Junior High Music Festival on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Lincoln-Way Central High School. In addition, two […]

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District updates school concussion safety protocols

The Illinois General Assembly recently passed the Youth Sports Concussion Safety Act, which updates school concussion protocols. In accordance with the new law, Downers Grove Grade School District 58 has added additional concussion supports to ensure every student who experiences a concussion has a successful recovery and re-entry to school. […]

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