District News

Board shares engagement opportunities

Downers Grove Grade School District 58 announces new opportunities for community members interested in getting more involved with the Board of Education. Board Orientation The Board will hold a Board Orientation on Monday, Nov. 28, immediately following the 7 p.m. Financial Workshop at the Longfellow Center, 1435 Prairie Ave. Any interested community member […]

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Highlights from the Nov. 14 Board meeting

The District 58 Board of Education held its regular business meeting on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.  View the agenda and presentation links or listen to the audio. Highlights from the meeting include: Henry Puffer Student Council, PTA and Playground Updates The Henry Puffer Student Council proudly shared some of their […]

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Register for the District 58 Science Fair!

Calling all young scientists! Downers Grove Grade School District 58 seeks curious students to conduct creative experiments and present their discoveries at the 36th Annual Science Fair! Science Fair registration runs from Wednesday, Nov. 9 through Friday, Dec. 16. Register online at www.dg58.org/sciencefair. The Science Fair will take place Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 […]

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Bonfield Express donates $13,000 to District 58

Downers Grove Grade School District 58 thanks the Bonfield Express Foundation, a local charity, for donating $1,000 to each of its 13 schools this fall. The Bonfield Express Foundation made this donation to help the District recognize students who demonstrate a love of learning, extra effort and/or good citizenship. “For […]

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State published 2016 School Report Cards

The Illinois State Board of Education published its 2016 Report Cards online at www.illinoisreportcard.com. The Report Card offers school and district data regarding student and teacher demographics, enrollment, district-level financial information and the PARCC assessment. Like last year, District 58 will not use PARCC assessment scores to identify or place […]

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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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