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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. 

IEP/504 remote learning information

This message was sent to all parents/guardians of students with IEP/504 plans on April 6. Dear Parents/Guardians of Students with IEP/504 Plans, As you are aware, Governor Pritzker issued executive orders closing all public and private schools in Illinois. In an effort to provide continuous learning opportunities for our students, […]

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District 58 2019-20 School Hours

During the 2019-20 school year, students in grades K-8 will be dismissed at 2 p.m. on Mondays to provide teachers with professional learning time. The 2019-20 schedule is: Preschool: 8:50-11:30 a.m. (morning session) and 12:30-3:10 p.m. (afternoon session), Monday-Friday Morning Kindergarten: 8:15-11:20 a.m., Monday-Friday Kindergarten with OKEEP and Grades 1-6: […]

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Parent letter: Fall 2018 assessment results

This letter was sent home to parents in October 2018. Dear Parents and Guardians: As a district, one of our primary responsibilities is to ensure that each student is provided with opportunities for learning, for challenge and for growth.  In order to monitor that growth, we consider data from a […]

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History of a special Hillcrest painting

By Hillcrest Principal Michelle Rzpeka Information published with permission from Helen Wilbur. About two weeks ago, I received an email from a woman, Helen Wilbur (Wright), who attended Hillcrest from 1967 to 1972.  She was writing to inquire about a painting that was donated in memory of her mother several […]

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Emergency preparedness for parents

While it is very unlikely that a major emergency will occur at school, District 58 encourages families to be prepared. Here are some tips to help: Get prepared: Keep your child’s information up-to-date. This ensures that the District can contact you during an emergency. This also lets your school know […]

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