District 99 News & Events

In response to concerned students, parents, and community members following the recent school violence, here is an overview of safety practices and measures at Distric...

District 99 Education Foundation will host its fifth annual Pizza Wars fundraiser on Thursday, March 1. The event will take place at South High in Downers Grove (1436 Norfolk St...

On Monday, Feb. 12, District 99 hosted area support services providers to meet with district representatives at South High. Superintendent Dr. Hank Thiele welcomed the providers...

On January 26, District 99 Transition 99 students celebrated a night of fellowship and dancing at their Winter Formal. The event was held at the Honey Jam Cafe in Bolingbrook wi...

To kick off Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, District 99 hosted a Parent & Student Workshop. Walt Williams, D99 Parent Liaison, organized speakers to discuss the topics of N...

Congratulations to the 211 students from District 99 who were named Illinois State Scholars! The state scholar designation recognizes outstanding academic achievement, based on ...

The recent increase in individuals feeling safe to come forward with their experiences of harassment and abuse has been empowering for many. District 99 strives to provide a...

Fourteen District 99 students and one faculty member received awards at the Chicagoland 4x5 High School Art Exhibition on November 8, 2017.

District 99 students earned 83 placements to the 2017 Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) District Band, Choir, Orchestra, Jazz Band and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Studen...

District 99 will hold four informational meetings and tours about its proposed Master Facility Plan for North High School and South High School in Downers Grove: Thursday,...

The Board welcomed North High student Prevail (PJ) Bonga and South High student Simone Black as District 99’s first student representatives on the Board of Education. To b...

Community High School District 99 announces that three students have been named a 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalist, a program that recognizes high-school sen...

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September 1, 2017

District 99 strives to keep everyone informed and aware of the news, programs, and activities happening at our schools. To do this, in addition to our websites and social m...

Registration for District 99's preschool programs at the Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South High School is now open for the 2017-18 school year! The first session b...

District 99 encourages behaviors that are respectful, responsible, and engaged so that all students reach their full potential. To support this endeavor, we started using a new ...

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...

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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

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

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...

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...