COMMUNICATIONS

Engaging families and the community as partners to support student success.

62 NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

November 16, 2020
Dist. 62 School Closings Mean Cumberland, North Get Early Jump On Return To Remote
Cumberland Elementary School and North Elementary School in Des Plaines will go with fully remote learning this Tuesday (Nov. 17) ahead of the other district schools at the end of the month...

November 10, 2020
Des Plaines District 62 switching to remote learning after Thanksgiving break
Citing the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the suburbs, Des Plaines Elementary District 62 will switch from in-person to remote learning after Thanksgiving break, school officials announced Tuesday...

November 8, 2020
District 62 board projects deficit due to COVID-19
The Des Plaines Elementary District 62 Board of Education has approved a fiscal year 2021 budget with a potential deficit of $19.8 million...

November 6, 2020
10 Illinois Schools Reported Confirmed COVID-19 Outbreaks Since the Pandemic Began: Pritzker
Since the pandemic began, 10 Illinois schools have reported confirmed coronavirus outbreaks and 478 have reported exposures, according to data from the Illinois Department of Public Health. ..

ANNUAL REPORT

The 2019 annual report to the community takes a closer look at the first year of our five-year strategic plan. In June of 2018, the Board of Education adopted a strategic plan with the involvement and engagement of staff, students, parents, community members and business leaders.

STRATEGIC PLAN

The five strategic plan goals identify 13 priorities for the district to assess and analyze. Beginning this fall, the district action plan committees will study and define next steps.

CREDITS: AUDIO & VISUAL - DAN CHIANELLI AND PABLO SANDS

FAMILY & COMMUNITY

Our district and its schools are the centers of the community. As such, the district believes that community engagement and collaboration between our staff, parents and residents are pivotal to the success of our students. The district has a volunteer program in place designed to strengthen partnerships between schools and our communities while preserving and enhancing educational opportunities for all students within the school district.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

The district prides itself on the accomplishments of its staff and students as well as the contributions of our families and residents who volunteer their time to the schools.

Winter Card Contest

Distinguished Volunteers

Middle School Students You Should Know

Illinois Chapter of the School Public Relations Association

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OFFICE OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Jennifer Tempest Bova
Director of Community Relations
bovaj@d62.org

Please contact Kathy Ryan, Administrative Assistant, via email ryank@d62.org, (847) 789-5102.