Wright-ings E-Notice

Daniel Wright Junior High School E-Notice - Jan. 27, 2021

Have You Signed Up for Remote Picture Day?

This is just a reminder that if you have a remote learner and wish to have your child’s school portrait taken, Daniel Wright Junior High School remote picture day is this Saturday, Jan. 30 and you should sign up for a time slot in advance. Student photos will be taken individually at Daniel Wright and all the safety procedures will be followed. Please fill out the Picture Order Form in advance of picture day and have your child bring it with them to Daniel Wright.

The Stuart-Rodgers Photography picture day schedule follows:

  • Full Remote Learners - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. Remote learners should sign up for a picture time slot using this form by Friday, Jan. 29.
  • Pictures are being taken in the White Gym. Please enter through Door K at the back of the school. Parents may wait in their vehicle or in the adjoining Green Gym during the picture time.
  • If you need to cancel your appointment on Saturday, please cancel through SignUpGenius where you registered for the picture time.


Schedule your own appointment with Stuart-Rodgers Photography

  1. Make an appointment for a private picture session at Stuart Rodgers Photography. Stuart–Rodgers Photography contact information is on the picture order form.

Take Your Own Picture

  1. Take a picture of your child with your smart phone or camera. Take a look at the tips for taking a portrait at home! Tips: Use natural lighting, use a clean plain background, avoid props and filters, adhere to school dress code guidelines, submit high resolution color photo, save as jpeg.

  2. Please submit your portrait using this Daniel Wright site.
    You may also visit the eShare website and enter in our school code: DWYB2021.

  3. Enter your parent/guardian information and choose the option to "Upload Student Portrait".

  4. Step through the wizard that allows you to choose your image, crop it and submit it. You will provide your child’s name as you wish it to appear in the yearbook.

  5. If you need help, please watch this four-minute video tutorial to help you through the process.

  6. You have until Friday, Feb. 19, to submit your child's portrait. We will not be able to accept any late submissions. Submit ONE photo per child.

  7. If you have questions or difficulties with uploading your photo, please reach out to the Herff Jones yearbook company at www.studenttraditions.com.

If you do not submit a photo and Stuart-Rodgers does not take one, the picture we have on file from the 2019-2020 school year can be put in the yearbook if you don't want to have a professional picture taken. Students' names will be listed in the yearbook if the district does not have a previous photo on file and if you don't want to have a professional picture taken.

Partnership News

Valentine's Day Fundraiser

The D103 PTO has partnered with five-star restaurant Max and Benny's to offer families delicious Valentine's Day treats. Desserts for sale include cookie kits, pretzel rods, heart-shaped cookies, rice krispie treats, brownies, and more. Browse the selection of treats for options. Orders are due by Sunday, Feb. 7. Orders will be available for pick up from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 at Sprague School, 2425 Riverwoods Road Lincolnshire. Max and Benny's Restaurant, of Northbrook will donate 10 percent of D103 orders to the PTO.

Leave Your Legacy in D103

The D103 Learning Fund Foundation invites your family to leave a legacy at D103 with the launch of the Legacy Brick Fundraiser. With the completion of the Daniel Wright construction project, the Foundation invites families to donate $100 to inscript their name on a brick pathway outside the remodeled school.

This LFF Legacy Brick Fundraiser video, narrated by Daniel Wright Principal Michelle Blackley and featuring the new school mascot, outlines the project. This is a great opportunity to bring our community together, so please consider a donation. The Learning Fund and all of our schools appreciate your generous support.

Community News

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

The Vernon Area Public Library offers teen volunteer service hour opportunities for seventh- and eighth graders from their home.

Daniel Wright Junior High School

Principal Michelle Blackley

Assistant Principal Nina Nusbaum

Assistant Principal Melody Littlefair