The 8th grade graduation will be held on Thursday, May 28th at 5:00 p.m. at Thornwood High School.

Superintendent's Corner

Dear Parents and Guardians, The students in the Middle Schools are working diligently to complete the Courtyard Project. The Creative Communications Academy students are developing a Public Relations Plan, the students in the School of Fine Arts are designing and creating an Urban Sculpture Garden, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics students are developing and creating a School Courtyard.    All three schools are using real world applications of mathematics, social studies, language, science, writing, and arts.  The Courtyard Project will have a piece of history for years to come that will include the vision of all of the students in all three schools.  We are so proud of our teachers and students for building upon a . . .

Board President's Message

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Mrs. Darlene Gray Everett

Dear CTA Executive Board, On behalf of the Board of Education and the Superintendent I want to thank the CTA President Crystal Pedroni, as well as, Patti Dexter, Mae Brown, Serena Hewitt, Daphne Giwa and the entire Executive Board of the Classroom Teachers Association for the wonderful celebration and dinner acknowledging the . . .

Male Youth Summit 2015

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Real Men, Real Talk...Our Lives Matter

We believe...that the young males in Dolton School District 149 are valuable to our communities and society.  The third annual Male Youth Summit entitled “Real Men, Real Talk—Our Lives Matter” was held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.  The event was attended by over 100 of our 7th and 8th grade young men from . . .

Current Highlights

Numeracy Coordinator's Message

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Amplify and Enrich Workshop

On April 25, 2015, our teachers turned up learning by participating in “Amplify and Enrich”, a STEM related professional development opportunity!  This training was facilitated by Dr. Brigitte Garth-Young, Numeracy Coordinator.  The workshop began with an introduction of using manipulatives with classroom instruction . . .


March 13, 2015 Dear Parents/Guardians, The District teachers and administrators need your help!  As the weather begins to warm up and daylight is extended our children are altering their after school routines .  We have experienced a high number of calls about students not coming directly home after . . .

PARCC Assessment Student Log In


Male Youth Summit Reflection

By Raheem Adeyombo

Dear Superintendent Davis-Jones, I would like to personally thank you, all staff members, and the school board members for giving me the opportunity to attend the 2015 Male Youth Summit.  Attending the Summit allowed me to get a better understanding of the real world in which we live in.  After attending the last two . . .

8th Grade Graduation Activities

Revised Graduation Date

8th Grade Graduation Activities   Dance Friday, May 15, 2015 Middle School Gymnasium   Class Trip  Tuesday, May 19, 2015   Luncheon Wednesday, May 20, 2015   Graduation Thursday, May 28, 2015 Thornwood High School . . .