District 99 News & Events

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...

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

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...

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 ...