District 58 schools united to raise money for the St. Baldrick Foundation, a non-profit that supports childhood cancer research.
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Both Herrick and O’Neill’s robotics teams excelled during the University of Illinois Extension’s Fifth Annual 4-H Robotics Showcase on Saturday, March 18. Twenty-six robotics teams from the area convened at O’Neill Middle School for the event. The teams designed robots that perform tasks related to healthy living and healthy choices. […]
Imagination. Creativity. Teamwork. Innovation. These represent the pillars of the annual global Destination Imagination program, which encourages students to join teams and solve challenges related to STEM, fine arts and service learning. Several District 58 students teamed up to participate in the Destination Imagination regional tournament earlier this month. Six […]
Congratulations to the four District 58 third graders who won this year’s Downers Grove Fire Department’s Home Fire Escape Plan contest!
The Highland PTA recently hosted a Family Math and Science Night. Students, parents and siblings enjoyed learning about robots, 3D printing, STEM, pre-algebra and other exciting scientific discoveries! Thank you, PTA member Mr. Luis Rizo, for sharing these photos.
The Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club honored seven Herrick students during its annual Junior High Art Contest award ceremony.
More than 100 community members attended the Blessings in a Backpack fundraiser on March 8 to support District 58 students in need. Blessings in a Backpack is a national nonprofit that provides low-income children – including children in District 58 – with food to eat over the weekend. In District […]
The Chicago Blackhawks will name Herrick seventh grader Gabriella Frank the “Blackhawks Fan of the Game” for her outstanding community service during their game tonight! “Gabriella received this honor due to her ongoing commitment to her program, Gabi’s Helping Hands,” said her mother, Heather. “She created her own program to donate […]
Hillcrest fifth grader Owen Chaidez is changing the face of beauty, literally. Changing the Face of Beauty is a nonprofit that aims to encourage the media to feature all types of people in advertisements – including differently-abled people. Owen and his family have worked with Changing the Face of Beauty […]
Story contributed by Liz Foreman Photography contributed by Amy Goray Students took a hands-on approach to combatting hunger in our community by organizing a school-wide food and holiday toy drive followed by a group visit to the West Suburban Community Pantry (WSCP) in Woodridge. This was one of several holiday […]