District News

Hillcrest will open the first all-accessible public school playground in DuPage County on Aug. 17

Hillcrest School will open the first all-accessible public school playground in DuPage County during a ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. at Hillcrest School, 1435 Jefferson Ave., Downers Grove. “Owen’s Playground” is the result of a two-year collaborative community effort. Downers Grove Grade School […]

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District offers free preschool and developmental screenings

Downers Grove Grade School District 58 announces that it will offer several free preschool and developmental screenings throughout the 2016-17 school year. These screenings can identify young children who may have developmental delays and who would benefit from special education before starting kindergarten. Screenings can also identify children who might […]

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Highlights from the July 11, 2016 Board meeting

The District 58 Board of Education held its regular business meeting on Monday, July 11, 2016. Highlights from the meeting include: Spring Learning Data Update: District presents spring MAP and AIMSweb data Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction Dr. Matt Rich reviewed data from this spring’s Measures of Academic Progress […]

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Congratulations, Green Apple recipients!

Congratulations, Green Apple recipients!

District 58 congratulates teachers and staff who received an Education Foundation Green Apple Award between January-June 2016. Each Green Apple Award was accompanied by a donation to the Education Foundation, which will be used to help fund next year’s Teacher Grants. Learn more about the Education Foundation at www.58foundation.org. Julie Batkiewicz, Henry […]

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One Second Per Day in District 58 video

One Second Per Day in District 58 video

Thank you for a fantastic year of learning and growing, District 58! We invite you to revisit the school year in this very special video, One Second Per Day in District 58. This video captures one second of each school day this year in District 58, with a few “bonus” days […]

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Whittier student presents winning essay at TEDxIIT

TED Talks are short speeches that convey big ideas. Brené Brown on vulnerability.  Ken Robinson on education. Kate Cesario on empathy. Yes, we mean Kate Cesario, the 10-year-old girl who attends Whittier School. Kate recently won the regional “Celebrate America” immigration essay contest. The American Immigration Council invited Kate to an […]

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Register for summer school programs by April 29

Looking for educational and entertaining summer activities for the kids? Downers Grove Grade School District 58 will once again offer its dynamic Summer School and Extended School Year programs for families. Registration is open through Friday, April 29. To register for Summer School online, please visit https://www.dg58.info/SummerSchool. Scroll down to […]

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