Congratulations to the winners of our ONE POUND chocolate bar from World's Finest Chocolate! Thanks for all your efforts fundraising for South School! First graders wear blue to show they are taking a stand against bullying! 2nd graders meet their 5th grade "buddies". Never underestimate the power of peer mentoring!
South welcomes back students and families to the 2016-17 school year!
South School Teacher Receives Outstanding Teacher Award – South Elementary School first grade teacher Martyna Michalak received the Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award by the Illinois Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and Loyola University's School of Education.
This is her third year teaching at South Elementary School.
“The most rewarding part of teaching is seeing just how much student learning and growth can take place during only one school year. It is immensely rewarding when students look at me with wide eyes and speak with enthusiasm and eagerness because they just realized something,” she said.
Ms. Michalak was recognized for her honor at the May 18 Board of Education meeting.
South student Lizmary Aponte, pictured here with art teacher Ward Smith, is recognized by Board of Education for her amazing artwork. Lizmary’s drawing will be displayed in the District 62 Gallery for the next two years. Congratulations Lizmary! We are so proud of you! - Read more...
This amazing Agents of Change video is part of the DEN-Discovery Education Voices Connect Project. Children all over the country learned, sang, and recorded this song. Eventually this, and others like it, will become part of a world-wide video showcasing all participants.
The mission of the Des Plaines Community Education System is to equip our students with the skills necessary for their success as responsible citizens, productive workers, and lifelong learners by providing the best possible educational climate, curriculum, resources, and staff.
District 62 uses Blackboard Connect 5 to notify parents, staff, vendors, and the Board of Education of emergency and weather related school closings, cancellations, late starts, and general announcements. Learn more...
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