109 News

May 16, 2023 - Issue 18

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Wilmot Celebrates 175!

Wilmot School is holding a reception on Friday, June 2nd from 4-5 p.m. All staff, parents, community members, and former students who are at least 18 years old are invited to attend! Click here to RSVP.

THURSDAY NIGHT: Parent/Guardian Workshop: “Collaborative Problem Solving”

We are excited for the final session of our Spring DPS109 Parent/Guardian Workshop Series on Thursday, May 18th at 7:00 pm: (Zoom link). This session is titled: “Collaborative Problem Solving"

New to the series? No problem! Watch the recordings of our previous webinars by clicking below:

Watch The Most Recent Webinar Below:

PPS 109 Education Series Week 5: The Keys To Resilience

Welcome, Mrs. Bonar & Dr. Dornfeld!

We welcomed two new members to the Board of Education this past month. Mr. Mitch Dornfeld (South Park parent) and Mrs. Rosie Bonar (Walden & Shepard parent) are officially in office!
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Thank You, Mr. Begley & Mr. Ashman!

A few weeks ago, we said goodbye to Nick Begley and Ken Ashman, who devoted years of service to DPS 109 as Board of Education members and many years before that as parents. Click here to see a gallery of photos of their send-off.

Check Out "Our Future"

We have a section of the website dedicated to our master facility planning process as we look ahead 30 years in DPS 109 to what our instructional spaces may look like. Click here to visit the page.
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We like to share What's Good in 109 in every newsletter, at every board meeting, and on social media as much as possible.

Thank You To OUR Class of 2023!

We have 15 educators retiring at the end of the 2022-2023 school year. Look for special tributes to them on our DPS 109 Facebook page starting tomorrow!

Dennis Jensen

Angela Stocco

Marley Boruszak

Ruth Brill

Gerry Simon

Randie Bricker

Lori Wolff

Andrea Lathan

Thomas Samorian

Shenach Cameron

Kathleen Kerner

Janet Conlin

Lynn Surico

Sarah Puccio

Marie Doherty

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Schoolhouse Visit

For the first time in several years, 2nd graders from South Park just went to the historic village outside our district office TODAY to learn more about the history of Deerfield! Thanks to the Deerfield Area Historical Society for their help in putting on this event, which other students will participate in in the coming weeks!

Early Learners Welcome Two New Classmates!🐣

The Month Ahead - Upcoming Dates to Know

  • Thursday, May 25th: Regular Board Meeting @ 6 p.m. (immediately starting in closed session)