Photos contributed by Sandi Freebery Pierce Downer sixth grader Lily Freebery is performing as a Mouse (Act 1) and a Polichinelle (Act 2) in the Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” Dazzling!
Photos and Stories
Meet Cinnamon the dog. Cinnamon and his owner, former special education teacher Karen Click (right), occasionally visit Indian Trail School for pet therapy. There, they meet with small groups of students who may need additional help with behavioral skills and communication. Together, the students learn how to read cues and […]
Indian Trail preschoolers wrote letters to Santa with their fifth grade buddies earlier this month. To their delight, they received personalized responses from Santa’s elves! The preschoolers and their fifth grade buddies read the letters together and then read books and played games.
Downers Grove Roadrunners Soccer Club: The Downers Grove Roadrunners Soccer Club annually helps District 58 students from low-income families – providing school supplies in August, coats in October and holiday gifts in December. This year was no exception, as the club provided 500+ gifts for more than 130 students […]
O’Neill seventh grade teacher returns strong after battling cancer Kate Nickell possesses the ability to put anyone at ease. She greets others with a smile and a warm welcome. An O’Neill seventh grade English-language arts teacher, she comes to work early, leaves late and always does her best. Her energy […]
Many District 58 students got hands-on with computer science and coding activities last week for Hour of Code. Hour of Code is a global movement to inspire students to take interest in computer science. It encourages children to spend at least one hour during the week learning about coding. Here […]
Contributed by Lester First Grade Teacher Pat Szczurek First graders from Lester School wrapped up their science unit on New Seeds with a field trip to Lyman Woods in Downers Grove. All District 58 first graders go on the Little Sprouts field trip. Through this program, the children experience nature by […]
Whittier recently hosted its second annual Winter Wonderland, a fundraising and community-building event that featured breakfast, crafts, games, a holiday gift shop, carol karaoke and photos with Santa. Thanks to Valerie Hardy and Tamara Ramahi for providing the information and photos!
Four Kingsley students — Luke, Alan, Logan and Sean — won the PTA Fun Run Raffle to be the Principal and Assistant Principal for the Day. Last week, they had their chance! The four students did exceptionally well leading Kingsley. They answered calls, made PA announcements, visited classrooms and even […]
District 58 staff and PTA members recognized this year’s PTA Reflections participants, with special recognition to students whose projects were selected to move forward to the regional competition.