Oak Park School District 97 News

On Tuesday, August 15, the District 97 Board of Education is expected to take action on a recommendation from Superintendent Carol Kelley to appoint Jim Doyle and Scott Kasik as...

The PTO Diversity Council, which is comprised of individuals from each school's diversity committee, has developed a survey aimed at helping to ensure that all District 97 f...

District 97 Launches New Websites

Keshia Warner has resigned as the principal of Whittier Elementary School to accept a director position with a principal preparation program in Chicago. After serving as a schoo...

On Tuesday, July 18, the District 97 Board of Education is expected to take action on a recommendation from Superintendent Carol Kelley to appoint April Capuder as the interim p...

Oak Park residents are scheduled to receive the second installment of their property tax bills during the first week of July. These bills will reflect the one percent limiting r...

During its meeting on June 23, 2017, the District 97 Board of Education approved the appointment of Jeanne Keane as the senior director of buildings and grounds. She will begin ...

During its meeting on June 23, 2017, the District 97 Board of Education approved the appointment of Donna Middleton as the director of special education. Middleton will be repla...

LeeAndra Khan has resigned as the principal of Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School and accepted a position to lead a charter school management organization in Chicago. The Board of E...

Below is a statement from District 97 regarding the decision to restore the media assistant positions at all 10 of our buildings for the 2017-18 school year.  During the pa...

On April 4, 2017, the voters of Oak Park passed two referenda questions that will enable District 97 to fund projects aimed at advancing our vision of creating a positive learni...

In an effort to get kids ages 5 to 13 to stay active and explore their parks and community, the Park District of Oak Park has established the Parks Passport Program. The program...

On Thursday, May 18, the members of District 97's Student Advisory Panel will be hosting a town hall for children in grades three through eight at Julian Middle School from 6 p....

During its meeting on May 9, 2017, the District 97 Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Eboney Lofton as the senior director of special services. Lofton wi...

Students from Mann and Lincoln elementary schools recently competed in the Global Virtual Classroom Contest, which is a free online collaborative learning project that fosters c...

Below are the nominees District 97 is submitting to the Illinois State Board of Education for the 2017-2018 Those Who Excel Awards (the district is only allowed to submit one en...