Photos and Stories

Registration for science fair to open

  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 The Science Fair will be held Jan. 20, 2018 from 8 a.m. to […]

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District 58 Education Foundation awards teacher grants

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 […]

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Bonfield Express donates to District 58 schools

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 […]

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Second graders to Lyman Woods

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.

Opening day photo gallery

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.

Whittier new playground

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!