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Dr. Judy Kmak and Katie Hurckes win 2017 Distinguished Service Awards

Education Foundation honored 28 DSA nominees during ceremony The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 hosted its Distinguished Service Awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 16 at Ashyana Banquets. This ceremony annually honors those District 58 employees who exceed expectations and serve as inspirations to their community. “This year, we […]

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El Sierra performs with the Senior Suburban Orchestra

El Sierra performs with the Senior Suburban Orchestra

El Sierra’s fifth and sixth grade orchestra students enjoyed the unique opportunity to perform with the Senior Suburban Orchestra at school on Wednesday, May 10. The Senior Suburban Orchestra comprises 60 senior citizen musicians from across the region whose combined music experience exceeds 1,400 years. The El Sierra students joined […]

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O’Neill PTA Sip-N-Stroll proceeds will support school activities

Contributed by Sheryl Vlk, O’Neill PTA The O’Neill PTA recently held the first ever Sip-N-Stroll, sponsored by the Community Bank of Downers Grove. One hundred people strolled downtown Downers Grove sampling donated libations and local fare from Another Round, Ballydoyle, Caribbean Corner, Cellar Door, Giordano’s, Mia’s Cantina and RBK American Grill. […]

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Whittier students EXPLORE! new areas of interest

Last fall, Whittier School started EXPLORE!, a three half-day elective program that introduces students to innovative learning topics. The program was a huge success! Students loved delving into specialty coding, engineering, fitness, art, social-emotional and other topics. Due to this success, EXPLORE! returned to Whittier this week. From May 2-5, […]

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