Congratulations to the four District 58 third graders who won this year’s Downers Grove Fire Department’s Home Fire Escape Plan contest!
Photos and Stories
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 […]
Hillcrest Speech Pathologist Lauren Diamond and Fifth Grade Teacher Brittany Cerny collaborated this year to start a new school club: the Hillcrest Service Club. During the club’s first meeting, students brainstormed how they wanted to help the community this school year. Every week since then, the group has embarked on […]
Submitted by Sarah Bogaczyk, MAVinS co-founder Photos by Irene Nelson Photography The local not-for-profit group, Mothers Against Violence in Schools (MAVinS), partnered with the Whittier administration and PTA to debut two Buddy Benches at the school during an all-school assembly on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The goal of the benches is […]
We hope everyone enjoyed The Reading Games on Saturday, March 11! More than 600 eager readers flocked to O’Neill Middle School to participate in this friendly reading competition. District 58 is very proud of every student who worked hard to read the books, and answer The Reading Games’ quiz questions. Congratulations to this […]