Wright-ings E-Notice

Daniel Wright Junior High School E-Notice - October 15, 2020

After School Clubs & Sports Still Available

Registration for Daniel Wright fall sports and activities is now open. Please use the RevTrak Web Store platform to register for all programs listed here. Programs do fill up and are offered on a first-come first-serve basis. Clubs and activities will be offered both synchronously and asynchronously. In-person students will join in the activity when they return home.


Clubs and Activities

  • Battle of the Books: Students compete as individuals on an eight-person team to answer questions in a Jeopardy-style competition.
  • Choir: Choir is open to all students in grades 6-8.
  • Fiber Arts Club: Fiber Arts is a workshop where students can learn a new skill in the fiber arts or practice skills they already possess. Fiber Arts includes but is not limited to: sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting, embroidery, felting, weaving, etc.

  • Free to Be: Free to Be is for LGBTQAI+ and straight allies to promote respect and inclusion within our school community.
  • Jazz Band: Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders are encouraged to sign up for Jazz Band. Please fill out the Jazz Band Registration form.
  • Math Club: The purpose of the team is to explore a variety of math problems and have an opportunity to participate in math competitions.
  • Newspaper Club: Please review the newspaper club flyer for information about how the club will operate this fall.
  • Science Bowl: Science Bowl is a competitive academic club for students that excel and enjoy science. Students compete in a "Jeopardy Style" format answering math and science questions. For more about how the program will operate this fall, please review the Science Bowl flyer.
  • Solo and Ensemble Contest: Registration for the Solo and Ensemble Contest is now open on RevTrak through Oct. 28. This contest, sponsored by the Illinois Grade School Music Association, will be entirely virtual in 2020. Solo and Ensemble is a wonderful opportunity for band, orchestra, and chorus students to pursue musical interests unique to them and to work with their teacher to select and prepare repertoire individually and/or in small groups. Vocal students also participate in the Vocal Solo and Ensemble Contest Workshop, which meets Wednesdays after school leading up to the Contest.
  • Student Council: The Student Council is an activity open to all Daniel Wright students. Student leadership development is the process of involving students in meaningful ways both in and beyond the classroom. It is providing opportunities for students to demonstrate their talents, skills, and interests while continuing to develop leadership skills. To show your interest in the club, please fill out the student application form.
  • Wright Way Club: Please review the Wright Club flyer for information about how the club will work this fall. Club sponsors will populate their Google Classroom site for ongoing information about the program.
  • Yearbook Club: The Yearbook Club edits, designs and creates the student yearbook

Clubs, sports and activities are offered throughout the school year. Please visit the Daniel Wright Extracurricular Activities and Athletic pages for pending programs.

SEL Puzzle Piece Needed

Students please drop your SEL puzzle piece in the mailbox by the DW front door or give it to your advisory teacher.

Fall Spirit Wear

The PTO now offers Spirit Wear year round. Check out hoodies, long sleeve tees, sweatpants and more.

Questions about Lake County? Your Answer - 211

211 is an easy to remember, 24-hour information and referral helpline in Lake County. It’s designed to reduce time and frustration by acting as a central access point to the health and human services in Lake County.

Call 211 or text 898211

Without 211, people are often faced with finding services on their own. The result is a lot of time spent calling around trying to find the answer to their need. 211 can answer questions about housing, immigration, government, financial support, crisis management, and more

Daniel Wright Junior High School

Principal Michelle Blackley

Assistant Principal Nina Nusbaum

Assistant Principal Melody Littlefair