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Superintendent's Corner

Dr. Shelly Davis-Jones

Dear Parents, Guardians, and Community Stakeholders, On behalf of the Board of Education and the Dolton School District 149 Family, Welcome back to school!  We are excited about the start of the 2017-2018 school year.   Our theme for the school year is “Educating the Whole Child One Step at a Time.”   We are looking to provide new opportunities to improve the lives and educational future of every child. I want congratulate every student who participated in our summer reading program! I truly enjoyed reading the blogs and hearing about the stories students read during summer school.  Every child who read and posted on my blog will have their name placed in a raffle at our Back to School Carnival for a chance to win some great . . .

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Superintendent's Summer Reading Challenge 2017

Dr. Shelly Davis-Jones

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. 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 on the reverse side of this letter provide strategies and suggestions to help you make the most of summer reading opportunities. There are lots of fun ways to extend the learning and incorporate . . .

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Board President's Message

Mrs. Darlene Gray Everett

Dear Parents/Guardians, On behalf of the Board of Education, I am pleased to announce that we will retire our am/pm pre-kindergarten classroom at Diekman Elementary School and replace it with a full day pre-kindergarten classroom for the 2017-2018 school year.  It is our goal to meet the needs of our families in the communities that we serve and we appreciate your suggestions and value your input.  The next screening appointment is June 1, 2017 slots are filling up fast.  If you are unable to have your child screened on June 1, 2017 please contact Diekman School at (708) 841-3838 on August 1, 2017 during the hours of 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. to schedule a fall screening appointment. We Believe . . . Excellence, Humanization and Pride! . . .

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Male Youth Summit 2017 Photo Gallery

Please enjoy the photo gallery from the Annual Male Youth Summit that was held on Saturday, March 25, 2017.                                                                                 

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Assistant Superintendent of Student Learning and Program's Message

Dr. Denita Scott

Greetings Parents/Guardians: Welcome Back! We are incredibly excited to begin the 2017-2018 school year.  As an entire educational community, we will strive to be even better than before by providing exceptional learning experiences that improve the lives and future of all children. Although the district will no longer administer the Terra Nova assessment, home reports should be disseminated in late September.  We are beginning a new era in student assessment with implementation of the Northwest Evaluation Association/Measure of Academic Progress (NWEA-MAP). Students will be assessed three times throughout the school year and results become available within 24 hours. More information is available at https://www.nwea.org . Starting in the fall . . .

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Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies for the
2017-2018 School Year

Elementary Teachers
Special Education Teachers
Elementary Music Teacher
Middle School Music/Band Teacher

Middle School ELA Teacher
Middle School Social Studies Teacher
 

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

 

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