Oak Park School District 97 News

The District 97 Physical Education Department is hosting its annual Adventure Run on Saturday, May 4, at Lindberg Park (1151 N. Marion St.).  The first race will be...

Based on the emergency days that have been used to date, the last day of school for the 2018-19 school year will be moved from Tuesday, June 4, to Thursday, June 6. Please note ...

Oak Park Elementary School District 97 will host its 39th annual Multicultural Festival on Saturday, May 4. The festival will kick off at 10 a.m. with a parade, beginning at ...

During its meeting on Tuesday, March 12, the District 97 Board of Education approved the appointment of Eboney Lofton as the district's new chief academic and accountability...

Thank you again to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2019-20 Those Who Excel Awards. While everyone who was nominated has had a profound and lasting impact on our scho...

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2019-20 Those Who Excel Awards. Below is a list of the nominees by category, as well as a quote about them that was prov...

On Feb. 9, District 97 earned first place at the West 40 Speech and Drama Festival for the ninth straight year. The district’s team, which was composed of studen...

During its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12, the members of the District 97 Board of Education voted on a pair of key administrative personnel items. The first item was the appointme...

District 97 has developed a new online Bullying Report Form that will help us improve and strengthen the culture, climate and sense of belonging in our schools. The concept and ...

These bonds may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time an Official Statement is delivered in final form. Under no circumstances shall this announc...

Dr. Amy Warke has resigned from her position as the district’s chief academic and accountability officer to accept the position of superinten...

District 97 has created a video that highlights some of the benefits associated with being a substitute teacher or teacher assistant in its schools. You can view the video below...

District 97 Families: Please join us in reading our latest selection, "Whistling Vivaldi." Learn the myriad ways that threats to our identities exert a powerfu...

District 97 will be administering the Illinois 5Essentials Survey again this year to certified staff and parents/guardians from all 10 of our schools, as well as students in gra...

During its meeting on Oct. 23, the District 97 Board of Education unanimously approved an increase in the daily rate of pay for people who hold credentials to substitute teach i...

Staff Profile: Paul Duda

October 4, 2018

"We Are D97" is a monthly profile series that will highlight the tremendous work being done across the district to advance our vision, achieve our goals, and creat...