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Superintendent's Corner

Dr. Shelly Davis-Jones

August 22, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians, Welcome back to the 2019-2020 school year! Our theme this year is Accountability:  Purpose, Practice and Performance! The first days of school bus transportation with First Student Bus Company are usually opportunities for bus drivers and aides to establish relationships with student and master their bus routes. I would kindly request PATIENCE and UNDERSTANDING for the first few weeks of school as we iron out all the details of our new bus routes for another school year. It is not atypical to have buses run 20-30 minutes off schedule in the a.m. and p.m. routes as we get things rolling, so please plan accordingly for the first few weeks of school and as always, if you are . . .

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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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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.

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Annual Back to School Carnival

Saturday, August 24th from 11 am - 3 pm

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New Student Registration will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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