Articles filed under Elk Grove Township District 59

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  • Historical photos of Robert Frost Elementary sought for 50th anniversary Mar 24, 2015 4:46 PM
    Robert Frost Elementary School in Mount Prospect is looking for photos of the school’s past as part of a history project being assembled in conjunction with the school’s upcoming 50th anniversary.

     
  • Sweet end to Brentwood School fundraiser Mar 9, 2015 3:37 PM
    They say victory is sweet. Sometimes, literally. To celebrate the success of Brentwood School’s PTO fundraiser, Principal Michael Merritt good-naturedly took a pie in the face — something he promised to do if the PTO raised $7,000.

     
  • Dist. 59 holds Fine Arts Festival in Mt. Prospect Mar 8, 2015 4:29 PM
    Students from Holmes, Forest View, John Jay and Juliette Low schools in Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 will be participating in the annual Fine Arts Festival from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 14. The festival will take place at Holmes Junior High School, 1900 Lonnquist Blvd., Mount Prospect.

     
  • Timothy Burns: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:47 PM
    Candidate information for Timothy Burns, running for Elk Grove Township District 59 School Board

     
  • Sunil Bhave: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:47 PM
    Candidate information for Sunil Bhave, running for Elk Grove Township District 59 School Board

     
  • Barbara Somogyi: Candidate Profile Mar 17, 2015 11:43 AM
    Candidate information for Barbara Somogyi, running for Elk Grove Township District 59 School Board

     
  • Dist. 59 choral festival Saturday in Des Plaines Feb 25, 2015 5:42 PM
    Elk Grove Township Elementary School District 59 will host its annual choral festival 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Friendship Junior High School, 550 Elizabeth Lane in Des Plaines.

     
  • Elk Grove District 59 kindergarten registration begins Feb 23, 2015 1:56 PM
    Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 will offer kindergarten and new student registration for the 2015-2016 school year from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at all of the district’s elementary schools. Registration continues at each school from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. on days that school is in session.

     
  • District 59 offers new student registration Feb 20, 2015 1:02 PM
    School District 59 will kick off its kindergarten and new student registration for the 2015/2016 school year Thursday, Feb. 26, with a special evening registration from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at all of the district’s elementary sites.

     
  • Problem prevention at the Dist. 59 Invention Convention in Des Plaines Jan 27, 2015 4:11 PM
    Kristin Hahn, advanced language arts and social studies teacher, and her eighth grade students hosted the second annual Invention Convention at Friendship Junior High School in Des Plaines. “I loved to see the pride and confidence on student faces as they presented their products to visitors,” Hahn said.

     
  • Elk Grove High School performs at Clearmont Elementary Dec 18, 2014 1:05 PM
    The Elk Grove High School choir, Chamber Singers (formerly called the Town Criers), visited Clearmont Elementary for a holiday performance on Monday, Dec. 15. The Chamber Singers performed a variety of traditional holiday classics as well as a song entirely in French and a beatbox mix.

     
  • Elk Grove District 59 appoints key finance official Dec 16, 2014 1:59 PM
    Vickie Nissen, a school official in DuPage County, has been named the new assistant superintendent of business services/chief school business official for Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59.

     
  • Des Plaines school’s ‘Mulan’ production a learning experience Dec 15, 2014 1:20 PM
    This December, students from Friendship Junior High School in Des Plaines brought the 1998 Disney classic “Mulan” to their performance stage. Friendship students performed a morning matinee for fifth-grade students from Brentwood and Devonshire elementary school in Des Plaines and Robert Frost elementary school in Mount Prospect as a way of introducing the students to their future school.

     
  • Elk Grove library trustee proposes expanding services to unincorporated residents Dec 10, 2014 5:30 AM
    There’s an effort to expand the services of the Elk Grove Village Public Library beyond the town’s borders into unincorporated areas that supporters say would benefit a currently underserved population. But they’ll have some convincing to do since the proposal to create a library district requires approval by voters, who must decide if they want library services in exchange for a new property tax.

     
  • 3 suburban school districts recognized at White House Nov 21, 2014 9:20 AM
    Barrington District 220, Elk Grove District 59 and Gurnee District 56 were among about 100 school districts across the country recognized at the White House Wednesday by President Barack Obama and Secretary of Education Arnie Duncan for helping transition their schools to digital learning. “Having a robust digital environment is certainly the message here today from the president," said District 220 Superintendent Brian Harris.

     
  • Suburban school districts honored at White House Nov 18, 2014 7:34 PM
    Three suburban superintendents will be at the White House Wednesday to be recognized for helping transition their school districts to digital learning, officials said. Barrington High School District 220, Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 and Gurnee Elementary District 56 are among 100 districts being recognized by President Barack Obama

     
  • Elk Grove District 59 early learning center construction set to begin Nov 12, 2014 5:54 PM
    Construction will begin this month on an $18 million, 55,000-square-foot building addition at Holmes Junior High in Mount Prospect to accommodate Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59’s early learning center.

     
  • Dist. 59 to expand full-day kindergarten to all schools Nov 11, 2014 5:30 AM
    Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 appears posed to offer full-day kindergarten at all elementary schools as soon as next school year. A majority of school board members on Monday favored Superintendent Art Fessler’s plan to expand full-day kindergarten from 6 to 11 schools, though a formal vote is expected at the board’s next meeting Dec. 8. “How can you argue having our kids twice as long is not good for them?” Fessler said.

     
  • Dist. 59 gets zonning for early learning center at Holmes Junior High Nov 7, 2014 12:08 PM
    Mount Prospect trustees on Wednesday approved the zoning for a 55,000-square-foot building addition at Holmes Junior High to accommodate an early learning center despite objections from a couple of residents.

     
  • Clearmont Elementary ‘Bear Down’ on Bullying Oct 14, 2014 2:34 PM
    Elementary schools at CCSD59 participate in PBIS (www.pbis.org), an initiative that supports appropriate student behaviors and helps create a positive school environment.

     
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