News & Events

District 99 welcomed teachers and staff back into the buildings for the 2017-18 school year on August 16! The first day of school for students is on Friday, August 18. Teache...

District 99 discontinued the practice of reporting class rank on transcripts and documents in 2016-17. There were several reasons for making the change, including the fact that ...

District 99 proudly welcomes 16 new teachers to North High and South High for the 2017-18 school year. The new teachers were introduced to district staff on Monday, August 7 to ...

Six District 99 students were chosen by competitive audition by the Illinois High School Theatre Festival to be part of the 2018 All-State production of the new broadway musical...

Click here to watch the superintendent's message for June!

The Downers Grove North High School Omega Newspaper and Downers Grove South High School Blueprint Newspaper won several awards in the Illinois Journalism Education Association&r...

The Board approved the 2018-19 school calendar and supported the idea to move Late Start Days to every Monday, with a start time of 9:30 a.m., for the 2017-18 school year

Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South High School SkillsUSA Club students competed and won several awards in the 53rd annual SkillsUSA Illinois State Leadership and Ski...

On Friday, May 5, 2017, the Illinois chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (INSPRA) honored Julia K. Beckman among 35 public education individuals and teams for their outstanding communications work

Two students from District 99 have been selected to join in the 91st annual 2017 Macy’s Great American Marching Band. Downers Grove South High sophomore Kelly Jankowski...

Click here for a message from Dr. Hank Thiele for May!

Members of the Stage Crew from South High and Project Lead the Way students and teachers presented at the meeting; also, new Board members were installed.

Nine students from Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South High School enrolled in programs at the Technology Center of DuPage were inducted into the TCD chapter of the Nati...

DGN took 3rd and DGS took 8th place overall at the IHSA State journalism competition, and eight students received individual medals!

Community High School District 99 in Downers Grove recognizes 24 seniors, including students from North High School and South High School, who are part of the top two percent of...

Student assistance coordinators presented an overview of the prevention programs in place to prevent substance abuse at both North High and South High.

On April 17, 2017, the District 99 Board of Education approved the hiring of three new administrators for the start of the 2017-18 school year. Lisa Bollow will ...

At the conclusion of the 2016-17 school year, the District will celebrate those who are retiring after their many years of dedicated service to District 99. To help celebrate...

Students from D99 Hoops, DECA at DGN and AVID provided updates to the Board of Education!

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has named District 99 as one of the best communities in the nation for music education. The award recognizes the...

Congratulations to Sherell Fuller, Daniel Nicholas, Terry Pavesich and Rick Pavinato on their successful campaigns to serve as members of the District 99 Board of Education!

District 99 will hold two community meetings on April 19 (North High) and April 20 (South High)

The April video update from Dr. Hank Thiele is now available!

The Board unanimously approved facility improvements and a transportation contract extension at its meeting