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Please have an enjoyable and safe summer vacation!! The first day of school is Monday, August 19th!!
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Superintendent's Corner

Dr. Shelly Davis-Jones

Dear Parents and Guardians, On behalf of the Board of Education, I want to thank everyone for your support.  Summer is almost here and I want to encourage you to make sure your child reads over the summer.  Friday June 7, 2019 is the last day of school for students.  I would like to take a moment to reflect on how far we have come and where we are headed. First, I want to recognize my Board of Education and staff for the dedication, talent, commitment and ethic of care given to each student. Together, we are making a visible difference for our students, families and community. Over the past year, we have worked hard to ensure our facilities are up to state codes and we are preparing for our 10-year Health Life Safety . . .

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Board President's Message

Mrs. Darlene Gray Everett

New Administrative Changes in Dolton School District 149 Dear Parents, Guardians and Community Members: The Board of Education is pleased to announce that Mrs. Carolyn Franklin will soon become the former Principal of Caroline Sibley school and prepare to serve as the Newly Appointed Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment at the District Level effective July 1, 2019.  Mrs. Franklin will pass the torch to the Newly Appointed Principal Ms. Benita Parker effective July 1, 2019. Mrs. Franklin has worked in the district many years and served in many schools throughout her tenure in Dolton School District 149.  We are proud to bring Mrs. Franklin to the District Level Cabinet and know she will do great work in her new role.  . . .

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Summer Reading Challenge 2019

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Dear Parent or Guardian, Experts agree that children who read during the summer months keep their reading skills sharp and are better prepared for the challenges of the next grade level. With this in mind, Dolton School District 149, is happy to provide all summer school students with books and activity sheets designed to motivate them to read this summer.  Each school building also provided their students with book packs to read over the summer. This book pack will also provide you with an opportunity to spend quality time with your child while you help to build their comprehension, vocabulary, and critical thinking skills. The tips for families listed below provide strategies and suggestions to help you make the most of summer reading opportunities. . . .

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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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Assistant Superintendent of Student Learning and Program's Message

Dr. Denita Scott

Greetings District 149 Community,   Effective on June 30, 2019, I will officially retire from Dolton School District 149. It has been an honor and a pleasure to serve this community for 31 years.   To our students: Thank you for allowing me to be part of your educational career and personal lives. I have enjoyed observing and celebrating your many talents and successes and working to remove barriers that may impede upon your full potential.   To our amazing teachers, administrators, custodians, district office staff and support staff:  Thank you for dedicating your professional careers to serving the students in Burnham, Calumet City, Dolton, and South Holland.  I have enjoyed your wonderful talents and your . . .

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Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies for the
2019-2020 School Year

Elementary Teachers
Special Education Teachers
School Social Worker
Paraprofessionals
Building Custodians


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

Current Highlights

New Student Registration Information

Beginning Thursday, August 8th New Student Registration will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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