COMMUNICATIONS

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

62 NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

July 6, 2020
Dist. 207 Brings STEM Education Into Middle Schoolers’ Homes This Summer
Local middle school students may not be able to attend this year’s annual Summer STEM Camp organized by Maine Township High School Dist. 207, but they will be able to participate in a different type of camp experience.

June 30, 2020
Dist. 62 Task Force Prepares For Students’ Return
To prepare for the upcoming school year, Des Plaines Elementary School Dist. 62 is convening a task force, beginning conversations with unions and reviewing new state guidelines.

June 23, 2020
State releases guidelines for schools to reopen this fall
Children across Illinois are expected to return to school this fall -- a welcome development for many after months of remote learning but one bringing challenges and changes in the COVID-19 era.

June 19, 2020
Dist. 62 Offers Parents Resources For Guiding Children Through Difficult Times
Des Plaines Elementary School Dist. 62 reminded parents that even though the school year has concluded that it continues to act as a support system for district families.

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.