Photos and Stories

The Reading Games 2016

Guest Photo Contributors: Debbie Robertson, Priya Koshy, Kristin Hennelly and Lara Jarman Congratulations to the 87 teams and hundreds of students who participated in The Reading Games this past Saturday! We are very proud of the hard work each student completed to read the books, answer the questions and participate […]

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District 58 Girl Scouts celebrate World Thinking Day

Contributed by: Jen Haselhorst Girl Scouts from across Downers Grove participated in a Girl Scout World Thinking Day Fair on Friday, Feb. 26.  Celebrated since 1926, World Thinking Day is a day that celebrates international friendship, encourages girls to speak out on issues affecting them, and increases awareness of the Girl […]

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Crosstown Classic raises $4,800

Thank you, District 58 community, for packing the Downers Grove North gym Saturday night for the Crosstown Classic between the Herrick and O’Neill girls’ basketball teams! Thanks to your generosity, the event raised $4,800 to support Bloom’s Angels, a Herrick service organization, and the Herrick PTA. “I think it was […]

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Fairmount unites to read “Frindle”

A large, engaged crowd of Fairmount students gathers in the library, eagerly talking about words and pens and something called a “frindle.” They hush, captivated, when the day’s guest speaker, Superintendent Dr. Kari Cremascoli, opens a book and begins reading. “Chapter 5, The Report. By lunchtime the next day, Nick […]

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Legislative Breakfast 2016

Photos courtesy of Megan Hewitt, Anna Kubas and Matt Durbala Four state and federal legislators addressed proposed District 58 budget cuts, unfunded mandates, potential property tax freezes and more during the annual District 58 Board of Education Legislative Breakfast on Friday, Jan. 29 at O’Neill Middle School. The Legislative Breakfast […]

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