Forty-six District 58 students were selected to perform in the prestigious ILMEA All-State Elementary Chorus. Congratulations!
Photos and Stories
Fairmount School has united to read “Pie” by Sarah Weeks for their annual One Book, One School project. Each week, a special guest reader comes and reads one chapter of the book to students during lunchtime. Guests have included Superintendent Dr. Kari Cremascoli, Mayor Martin Tully, a former White Sox […]
View highlights from the Feb. 12 Harlem Wizards vs. District 58 Downers Grovetrotters game! Thanks everyone who attended and helped make this Education Foundation fundraiser a success.
Congratulations to the 25 teachers and staff who received an Education Foundation Green Apple Award during the Holiday 2016 campaign!
Highlights from District 58’s Annual Science Fair, held Saturday, Jan. 21 at O’Neill Middle School.
A few years ago, a group of moms gathered outside Whittier School, watching their children play. They observed the kids jumping over small, odd-shaped bars, and they speculated what purpose the bars served. After a little research, they learned that the bars once functioned as teeter-totter bases. Over the years, […]
Students across District 58 explored several different coding exercises for Hour of Code. They enjoyed using their creativity and problem-solving skills to develop unique codes! Featured here: First three photos: Pierce Downer sixth graders in Ms. Minardi’s class Remaining photos: Kingsley sixth graders in Mrs. Jacobs and Miss Bidlencik’s class
O’Neill Secretary Regina Houlihan McCutcheon has always loved reading and creative writing. During her 12 years as an elementary librarian, she gleaned a keen sense of the types of books children most enjoy. At the top of that list? Cute, anthropomorphic animals and insects. Regina’s sister, Patricia, is a talented […]
Picture this scene: Two groups are hard at work. One group scrutinizes an elaborate CAD (computer-aided design) drawing of a bridge. Another group collaborates to craft a sophisticated engineering model. This scene occurred earlier this week. Not at an engineering firm. Not even in a college civil engineering lab. But rather, in Dr. Meg Van Dyke’s O’Neill classroom after school Wednesday, Dec. 7.
Photos kindly contributed by PTA members. Downers Grove Grade School District 58 celebrated all students who participated in this year’s PTA Reflections competition during a ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Herrick Middle School. The District also announced the 68 students whose 69 project submissions will advance to the regional […]