The Lester community is ready to take on the Seventh Annual “Running of the Leopards” 1-Mile/5K Fun Run and Walk on Sunday, Sept. 25. Lester School’s Fun Run, which is sponsored by the Lester PTA, is a part of the school’s ongoing commitment to promote healthy attitudes toward fitness and […]
Downers Grove Grade School District 58 recently received national and state recognition for its communications. At the national level, District 58 received an Honorable Mention in the “Excellence in Writing” category from the National School Public Relations Association, or NSPRA. District 58 received this recognition for its December 2015 feature […]
Downers Grove Grade School District 58 will have four of seven School Board seats filled at the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election. Incumbent members whose terms expire in 2017 are John Cooper, Roberta Diehl, Christopher Heppner and Sallie Lupescu. Major changes were made to state law in 2015 regarding School […]
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The District 58 Board of Education held its regular business meeting on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. Highlights from the meeting include: Spotlight on our Schools: Community Engagement and a Review of Community Surveys Community Relations Coordinator Megan Hewitt highlighted the District’s recent community engagement efforts and summarized last year’s school […]
UPDATE: Published: Sept. 14, 2016 Dear Parents, The Downers Grove Police Department has completed their investigation of an alleged child luring attempt on Tuesday, Sept. 13 near O’Neill Middle School. Investigators determined that the incident is unfounded. Downers Grove Police Chief Kurt Bluder stressed that while there was no threat […]
The Illinois State Board of Education awarded District 58’s Grove Children’s Preschool a gold rating on its 2015-16 Preschool for All state audit report. The gold rating is the highest score that an Illinois preschool can achieve, and this is the first year that Grove Children’s Preschool has earned this […]
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The Downers Grove Grade School District 58 Board of Education reviewed the proposed 2016-17 budget during a Budget Workshop on Monday, Aug. 22. District 58 expects the Board to vote on and approve the proposed budget at the Sept. 12 regular Board Meeting, at which time a Budget Hearing will […]
Dear District 58 Parents, Welcome back to school! District 58 teachers and staff eagerly await the arrival of our students next week, and we look forward to another productive year of learning and discovery! Parents will receive an email on Thursday, Aug. 25 after 4 p.m. with their child’s teacher […]