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New website to launch

As staff and students return to learning this fall, they will find a newly designed website for School District 58. The move is part of the goal to improve communications with families, staff and greater community.

Letter from Dr. Russell on updated new state guidance

Earlier today, all Illinois school districts received updated guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) regarding the reopening of schools. This new guidance addresses a number of points including managing ill students and/or staff, face coverings and PPE and their use in special situations, how to identify close […]

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Board Briefs: August 2020

The District 58 Board of Education held a regular business meeting on Monday, August 10, 2020 at the Downers Grove Village Hall and via YouTube livestream. View the agenda and presentation links and access the meeting video. Highlights from the meeting include: Discussion: Return to Learn Plan Update Superintendent Dr. […]

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Board appoints new administrator

The Downers Grove Grade School District 58 Board of Education on Aug. 10, 2020 appointed Lauren Hartelius as Behavioral Support Systems Coordinator.  She will begin Aug. 17.  Hartelius joins District 58 with 12 years of direct experience teaching students with emotional disabilities in the Kendall County Special Education Cooperative. She was […]

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Board of Education: July 30 meeting preview

The District 58 Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday, July 30 at 5:00 p.m. at the Downers Grove Village Hall, 801 Burlington Ave. Under Governor Pritzker’s guidelines for Phase 4, a limited number of seats will be available for the public to attend the meeting in person. The public is strongly encouraged to participate in the meeting remotely. 

Board Briefs: July 2020

Board Briefs: July 2020 Dear District 58 Community: While this edition of Board Briefs summarizes the July 13 regular Board meeting, please note that the Board of Education is scheduled to meet again in special session on July 30 at 5 p.m. to further consider the specifics of a fall […]

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