109 News

September 27, 2022 - Issue 3

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Reminder: No School Next Wednesday!

Just a friendly reminder that there is NO SCHOOL on Wednesday, October 5. It's rare to have one day off in the middle of a week... so we wanted to make sure we sent a reminder!

What's Good in 109: Planting Project & Movie Night

We like to share What's Good in 109 in every newsletter, at every board meeting, and on social media as much as possible. Check out some of the latest good things below, including an awesome planting project at South Park and a wonderful movie night at Wilmot!
What's Good in 109: 1st Grade Planting Project!
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Lucky #13! DPS Wins Meritorious Budget Award

For the 13th consecutive year, DPS 109 is the proud recipient of the Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). Congratulations to Dr. Filippi and his team on the honor!

BOE Meeting Recap

The recap of last Thursday's Board of Education meeting is available if you click below. We were honored to be joined by kindergarteners from Kipling who showcased a "sticky" learning activity. You can click below to watch their segment as well!
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Community Partners: News from the Deerfield Park District & CTAD (Community: The Anti-Drug)

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Deerfield Public Schools District 109 is proud to be a part of Community--The Anti-Drug (CTAD) Coalition. Together with local residents and other community organizations, we strive to make the drug-free choice the easier choice for our youth. We create newsletters, factsheets, and other resources for parents. Join us! Click here to see why parents volunteer for CTAD and check out CTAD's Back-to-School Newsletter.

PPS109 is Back!

We are excited this school year to return to offering in-person parent/guardian networking and educational opportunities for our community in collaboration with PPS109.


PPS109 is a partnership of DPS 109 administrators, teachers and parents/guardians who are dedicated to providing support to families of children with a wide range of needs. Our first event of the ‘22-’23 school year will be An Overview of District 109 Student Services. This event will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 6 pm at the District Office.


We are also asking for your help! Please click below to help us prioritize the next community event that will be offered during this school year. There is also an option on the form to let us know if you are interested in participating in PPS109 parent/guardian networking opportunities.

The Month Ahead - Upcoming Dates to Know


  • October 5: NO SCHOOL
  • October 10: NO SCHOOL
  • October 11: Next edition of 109 News
  • October 27: Board of Education Meeting, 7 p.m.