Digital Backpack

District 97 implemented the use of the digital backpack in an effort to reduce the amount of paper we use. Information is sorted by area of need as well as by school. Want to share a flyer or information with the D97 community? Click the button to submit your flyer for consideration.


Elementary Schools

  Middle Schools
Beye Lincoln Brooks
Hatch Longfellow Julian
Holmes Mann  
Irving Whittier  


Oak Park Mutual Aid: A coalition of neighbors dedicated to directly caring for one another and those around us in greatest need through dynamic economic and social support during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Assistance includes: financial assistance, wellness checks, tutoring, referrals, and pick up/drop off of groceries, meals, prescriptions, and other essential items.
To volunteer: CLICK HERE
To make a request for assistance: CLICK HERE

Beyond Hunger- Oak Park (OP Food Pantry) - No questions asked for anyone who requests food. They also offer assistance applying for SNAP, Medicaid. Make an appointment online or by calling Services Coordinator, contact Amanda Kuhn, (708) 386-1324 ext. 1106.

Spilt Milk free grocery box - Click here to sign up.

  • Walgreens is waiving delivery fees for all eligible prescriptions.
  • Sear’s Pharmacy always offers free delivery of prescriptions.