Dr. Shelly Davis-Jones
Dear Parents and Guardians, The Pretty Brown Girl Day Celebration was well attended! Thank you to the board of education as we had over 200 girls from kindergarten through eighth grade attend this event on Saturday, February 28th at the South Shore Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois. Our Pretty Brown Girls learned that it is okay to be different and unique. They also learned that girls must embrace themselves and be proud of what they see when they look in the mirror. Treating other girls with respect and being kind to one another is essential to sustaining positive character. On behalf of the entire board of education I want to personally thank Sheri . . .
Mrs. Darlene Gray Everett
The Illinois Association of School Boards has dedicated November 15, 2014 as School Board Members Day in Illinois. This is a time to show our appreciation and an opportunity to better understand how boards work together to provide leadership for schools. On Thursday, November 13, 2014 during our regularly scheduled board . . .
Dear Parents and Guardians, In the spring of 2015, Dolton School District 149 students in grades 3-8 will take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test. This test replaces the ISAT assessment that our students have taken in previous years. The students will be assessed in . . .
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 . . .
Dear Parents/Guardians, As you all know African American History Month is the shortest month of the year. According to the Library of Congress the event was first celebrated during a week in February in 1926 that encompassed the birthdays of both Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. The celebration was . . .
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 . . .