News & Events

Members of two District 99 Special Olympics Basketball Teams (“D99 Hoops”) captured the championship in their brackets at the Special Olympics Illinois’ three-...

Over 40 students from both Downers Grove North High and South High Schools took the optional National German Exam in late 2016 and received recognition for their performance. Th...

District 99 Board of Education President Dr. Nancy Kupka provides her perspective on the debates and discussions in Springfield, and the possible impact to District 99

Downers Grove North and South Fine Arts students displayed their artwork at the Illinois High School Art Exhibition’s annual General Exhibition on Sunday, February 26. The...

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

The Board discussed and supported the idea of adding student representatives to the Board in the future, and also approved four textbooks to be on public display.

DGS students presented information about the all-school philanthropy projects to support Special Olympics!

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

Student artists from both Downers Grove North High School and Downers Grove South High School received over 150 awards at the 2017 Regional Scholastic Art Awards on January 21, ...

Pizza Wars 2017 was a huge success! Hosted by the District 99 Education Foundation and held at South High School in Downers Grove, the fundraising event served over 700 guest...

The Board heard reports about recommended student fees and the quarterly financial report

The Board recognized DGN students for earning first place in The Stock Market Game, and heard a report about the district's recommended staff-to-student ratio.

Dr. Hank Thiele explains that community engagement about facilities will be an important focus in the coming months, and stresses how everyone plays a role in keeping our schools safe.

The Board approved curriculum proposals, a partnership with community engagement experts and the district's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

Experts presented their approach to community engagement and involvement; new courses were recommended for next school year

Dr. Hank Thiele describes some of the new communications available, as well as recent Board of Education news

Who has the best pizza in District 99? That’s what the District 99 Education Foundation intends to find out when it holds its fourth annual Pizza Wars Competition. The eve...

The Board members agreed to eliminate class rank from student transcripts and approved the district's tax levy request.

The Board heard proposals about class rank and the summer schedule at its workshop meeting.

Dr. Hank Thiele shares highlights of the 2015-16 state report card and  announces a meeting about what it means to be a Board of Education member. Watch Video Message here

Parents and the District 99 community can now sign up for text message alerts concerning time-sensitive news. To sign up, send a text message from your device to 68453 with the ...

The District 99 Education Foundation has named Denise Van Dahm Callarman as its executive director, a new position for the organization. Since 1994, the Foundation has provid...

The District 99 Board of Education held a business meeting on October 17, 2016. Please see the video here. Highlights include: District Goals Superintendent Dr. Han...

On November 29, the district will hold an informational session for those who might be interested in running for the school board.

At the Board meeting, DGS student leaders described their role in introducing freshmen to the school; district goals, student achievement and the master facility plan were also discussed.