District News

Board Briefs – October 2017

The District 58 Board of Education held its regular business meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Highlights from the meeting include updates on enrollment planning, strategic planning process and the 1:1 Chromebook program in 7th grade, among other updates and action.

Parents to receive their child’s assessment results this month

Parents will receive a letter the week of Oct. 9 containing their child’s fall assessment results. Depending on each student’s age/skill level, parents may receive results from the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), ACCESS, PARCC and AIMSweb assessments. Assessments are important to ensure students are reaching learning targets. These tests are called summative assessments and provide raw data on how much of a certain subject or material students learned successfully over the course of a quarter, semester, school year or school career.

Board Briefs – September 2017

The District 58 Board of Education held its regular business meeting on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. View the agenda and presentation links. Highlights from the meeting include: 2017-2018 Budget Hearing The Board discussed and then voted to approve the 2017-2018 legal budget. View the 2017-2018 Budget. Flag Salute and Presentation: […]

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Parents invited to talk on how to build resiliency in children

  All Downers Grove District 58 parents are invited to a presentation by Noah Rachlin on helping children learn resiliency. Sponsored by Henry Puffer School and the Puffer-Hefty PTA, the presentation will be held Monday, Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Herrick Middle School, 4435 Middaugh Ave, Downers Grove, IL. […]

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Oktoberfest set Sept. 16 and 17; Calling volunteers

Oktoberfest needs volunteers! Help out at the Downers Grove District 58 Foundation’s Oktoberfest and get free admission. The popular family event, now in its 4th year, will feature traditional German fare and beverages. The festival will also offer a Kids Zone, kids karaoke, a high school brat-eating contest, a high school donut-eating contest and community entertainment.