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Jennifer Korb Waldorf

District 58 serves approximately 5,000 pre-K through eighth grade students at 11 neighborhood elementary schools and two middle schools.

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Herrick, O’Neill bid farewell to eighth-graders at promotions

June 5 marked a rite of passage for District 58 eighth-graders, as Herrick and O’Neill held promotion ceremonies to mark the end of their time … Read more ›

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Highland students and staff help longtime volunteer celebrate 100th birthday

Peace Manor resident Emily Szatek thought she was going downstairs to pick up a package on June 1, but a much bigger birthday surprise was … Read more ›


Belle Aire students ‘shop’ for books and puzzles at exchange

The Belle Aire gymnasium was overflowing with books and puzzles on Wednesday, May 23, as students “shopped” for books and puzzles at the annual Belle … Read more ›

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Kingsley sixth-graders celebrate at Medieval Feast

The lords and ladies were out in full force at Kingsley School June 1, when the sixth graders participated in the much-anticipated annual Medieval Feast. … Read more ›


Puffer photographers partner with village on Historic Preservation Project

The Village of Downers Grove recently got help from Henry Puffer School on its Historic Preservation Project. With the help of volunteers, the village is … Read more ›

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R.L. Stine pays a visit to Puffer

Author R.L. Stine, whose numerous books for children and young adults include the well-known “Goosebumps” series, visited Henry Puffer School earlier this month. He told … Read more ›


Pierce Downer School kicks off spring with Fun Run

Submitted by the Pierce Downer PTA On May 14, 255 runners participated in the annual Pierce Downer Fun Run. Students and their families were encouraged … Read more ›

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Ridley Pearson visits Fairmount

Ridley Pearson, the author of popular young adult books including the "Peter and the Starcatchers" and "Kingdom Keepers" series visited Fairmount School earlier this month … Read more ›


Hillcrest balance and motion unit capped off with roller-coaster

Second-grade students at Hillcrest School have been having a great time learning about balance and motion. They balanced pencils with counterweights, used force to get … Read more ›

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Lester families have a blast at Fun Fair

Crafts, refreshments and a variety of games and activities were among the offerings at Lester School’s annual PTA-sponsored Fun Fair last month. Families had a … Read more ›