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 […]
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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 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 […]
With more news of hurricanes and devastation, the Downers Grove District 58 school communities continue to provide support for those in affected areas. Read on for stories on how our students and schools are helping: A Whittier family is spearheading fundraising efforts for the Commonwealth of Dominica, which was hit […]
Experience Lyman Woods Nature Center through the eyes of seven and eight-year-olds. All second graders take a field trip to Lyman Woods each fall. They learn about life cycles, bugs and invertebrates and more. Check out photos from our schools.
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.
We visited Fairmount, Hillcrest, Indian Trail, Pierce Downer, O’Neill and Whittier on opening day and found families seeing their children off to school, teachers meeting their new students, classrooms organizing supplies, students getting to know each other and classes jumping into learning.
After five years of fundraising and promoting by the Whittier PTA, the Whittier School playground was completed this summer. Here are some photos of the fun on the new playground. Thank you Whittier PTA and school community for your efforts!