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Superintendent's Corner

Dr. Shelly Davis-Jones

REPORT CARD PRESS RELEASE LETTER October 2018   Friday, November 2, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION Dr. Denita Scott scottd@sd149.org Berger Vandenberg, Caroline Sibley and STEM Academy identified for greater funding and supports. School designations create opportunity to build on strengths and close gaps in service to students. Calumet City Illinois – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) today released designations for every school in the state. The designations provide a public benchmark of each school’s progress toward the goal of preparing all students for success in college and career. . . .

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Dolton School District 149 Welcomes Back School Board Members!!

The Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Shelly Davis-Jones are proud to welcome back Mrs. Darlene Gray Everett, Ms. Rayya Ghani, Mr. Wilbur Tillman and Mr. Zacarias Castillo to the Board of Education Team.  Mrs. Gray Everett has been a Board Member since 1994.  Ms. Rayya Ghani has been Board Member since 2007.  Mr. Tillman has been a Board Member since 2015 and Mr. Zacarias Castillo has served as a Board Member from 2007-2015 and now 2019.   They are active and supportive Board Members who take their civic roles very serious and pride themselves in serving the needs of children and families in the four communities we serve, Burnham, Calumet City, Dolton and South Holland in School District 149.  The . . .

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7th Annual Dolton 149 Male Youth Summit Draws 145 Students!!

The 7th annual "Male Youth Summit" organized by Dolton School District 149 drew 145 middle school students from the Calumet City-based district and praise from the south suburban district's top elected leader. "These young men who participated in our annual summit are an inspiration and a confirmation that the future of our community and our country is bright," said Dolton 149 Board of Education President Darlene Gray Everett. "Future scientists, engineers, authors, judges, congressmen, and, perhaps a president of the United States were in the auditorium." The 7th annual summit showcased the theme "The Brotherhood Chronicles." The district's superintendent, Dr. Shelly Davis Jones, launched the March 26 . . .

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Board President's Message

Mrs. Darlene Gray Everett

Dear Parents and Guardians: The Board of Education along with the Superintendent and certified staff are excited to have chosen Roosevelt University, Dr. Policastro as our Illinois Empower Partner to support the schools who are underperforming/targeted in our district.  The great news is that all schools in the entire district will take this journey to assist the district in becoming a Balanced Literacy District. Dr. Margaret Policastro is a professor of language and literacy at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois where she directs the language and literacy program and is the founding director of the Summer Reading Clinic for children. Margaret has over 30 years of teaching both undergraduate and graduate students in language and literacy at . . .

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Assistant Superintendent of Student Learning and Program's Message

Dr. Denita Scott

August 2018 Dear Parents/Guardians: Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! We are excited about the continuing efforts on student learning. Let’s examine the new developments below as follows: Textbook Adoptions The Houghton-Mifflin Reading series was adopted for all students in grades K-8. Specifically, Journeys for grades K-6 and Collections for grades 7-8. Classroom teachers were provided with implementation training and received individualized coaching on instructional delivery. New teaching staff will be trained on August 23, 2018. Two new math programs were adopted this year. McGraw-Hill/ My Math for students in grades K-5, McGraw-Hill/Glencoe for grade 6 and Pearson Envision . . .

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Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies for the
2018-2019 School Year

Elementary Teachers
Special Education Teachers
School Social Worker
Building Custodians

All interested applicants are encouraged to apply online through Applitrack.  Please visit our District link and click on Employment.

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