109 News

April 12, 2022 - Issue 17

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Save The Date: A Community Conversation on May 3

As part of our newly installed vision for DPS 109 to forge connections "within, across, and beyond our classrooms", we are inviting district leadership, our staff, and you, our families & community, to all watch an on-demand screening of the documentary "Chasing Childhood."


We will make this 80-minute documentary available to those interested to watch on your own time between April 21-May 2, and then will be offering an opportunity for an in-person discussion on the evening of Tuesday, May 3rd at Shepard Middle School.


Watch the trailer below, and look for more information via email next week.

Chasing Childhood (2020)

What's Good in 109: Leaving A Legacy Behind in 5th Grade

Several of our schools do a legacy ceiling tile project so that students can leave their mark on the school. Watch this sweet feature with very excited 5th graders from Wilmot leaving behind some inspiring words!
What's Good in 109: Leaving A Legacy in 5th Grade

Students vs. Staff Hoops Contest & 3-Legged Race @ CMS

FOUR State Champions! Congrats to our Destination Imagination teams for their recent accomplishments!

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Upcoming Dates to Know


  • April 15: NO SCHOOL
  • April 21: Chasing Childhood documentary screening window opens
  • April 21: Regular Board of Education meeting at 7 PM
  • April 26: Next edition of 109 News