109 News

March 1, 2022 - Issue 14

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COVID Information & Latest Protocols

Remember, you can visit www.dps109.org/covidinfo for the latest information as it pertains to our district. We update this page when we get new guidance from healthcare agencies or modify any of our protocols.

Eat A Sandwich, Help 109, and Catch Some Tunes!

Come support the band and orchestra programs by visiting Potbelly in Deerfield Square on March 2nd and March 3rd from 4:30-7:30pm! Students from both elementary and middle schools will be performing small ensembles during those times. A percentage of purchases made will go to the DPS 109 instrumental music program.


Students from Walden, Kipling and Shepard will be performing on March 2nd.

Students from South Park, Wilmot, and Caruso will be performing on March 3rd.


We hope to see you there!

Go Under The Sea - Tickets on Sale for the Caruso Musical!

Friday, March 11th @ 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 12th @ 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Click here to buy tickets

Want Some More? Buy Tickets for the SMS Musical, Oliver Jr!

Thursday, March 11 @ 7:30

Friday, March 12 @ 7:30

Ticketing info: https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/62164

What's Good in 109 - This Will Make You Smile

Our staff is just awesome at encouraging our students! Ms. Foran at Kipling has a tradition of writing "Positive Post-Its" every week to a handful of students, and as you can see below... the kindness is being reciprocated!

Board Meeting Recap & Recording: South Park Library Squad Rocks!

4th & 5th graders from South Park did an outstanding job of presenting at our most recent Board of Education meeting! Below their picture, you can find a link to our Board Briefs, which recap the meeting along with a recording of the meeting.
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Social Media & Digital Safety Nights Recording

Below is the recording of our recent Social Media & Digital Safety Night at Caruso MS. We are looking to do more events like this in the future and appreciate any topics/ideas!


Attendees will receive an extra email from Officer Maldonado tomorrow morning with extra resources that we DON'T want your students to see!

DPS 109 Presents: Social Media & Digital Safety

Girls Soccer Clinic at Deerfield H.S.

Hello DPS109 families!!! The DEERFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER TEAMS are running a Girls Youth Soccer Clinic on Sunday, March 13, 2022 from 10am-12noon. All girls players 1st through 8th grades are invited to join us at DEERFIELD HIGH SCHOOL for this fun soccer clinic! The DHS soccer teams and the DHS coaches will be leading your daughters through drills, skills, footwork, goal keeper training and scrimmages! The cost is $25/player. Each participant will receive a DHS Soccer t-shirt. Please see the attached flyer with more information and click on the link to register! We can’t wait to see all on March 13th!!!

Registration Link: https://form.jotform.com/220267501568152

Upcoming Dates to Know

  • March 15: Next edition of 109 News
  • March 17: Regular Board of Education meeting at 7 PM
  • March 21-25: SPRING BREAK