Washington Irving School News

District 97 Art Teachers are pleased to announce a district-wide, end-of-year art show called "Physically Distant: Socially Connected." This is going to be FUN! ...

In District 97, our priority continues to be the safety and health of our students, staff and families. As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, we are committed to...

We hope this message finds you well. As we prepare for the end of the school year, there are two updates from the District 97 Technology Department that we want to share: Fir...

The Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township, Oak Park Elementary School District 97, and DePaul University’s Community Counseling Center have partnered to deliv...

Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), registration for the 2020-21 school year in District 97 will be entirely online.   An email s...

District 97 is now accepting applications for the early childhood blended classrooms at Whittier Elementary School for the 2020-21 school year. We are seeking students...

On Friday, March 20, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-10, requiring all residents to stay in their homes to prevent further spread of COVID-19. The ord...

Dear District 97 Families, Thank you for your extraordinary support over the past several days as we have worked together to protect our community during the growing coronavi...

District 97 has been working with our food service provider, Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200, to ensure that all students who receive free/reduced lunch will ...

On Friday afternoon, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced that he is closing all public and private schools in the state beginning Tuesday, March 17, through Monday, March 30. ...

We have been working with our food service provider, Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200, to provide meals for students who currently receive free and reduced lun...

We are continuing to monitor the latest updates regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), and we have been taking proactive steps as a district and school community to ensure the health...

The following information was sent to all District 97 families and staff in the Weekly Wrap-Up newsletter on Friday, March 6, 2020: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Updates and Resour...

Oak Park Elementary School District 97 is currently monitoring the news regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). We have been following recommendations from the Illinois Department of ...

The Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township, Oak Park Elementary School District 97, and DePaul University’s Community Counseling Center have partnered to deliv...

Updated Jan. 6, 2020 Dear District 97 Families, Over winter break, District 97 administrators were notified of three confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough) at Longf...

District 97 believes that all students should be challenged and supported to develop to their maximum potential. For children who demonstrate high ability or may benefit from&nb...

District 97 is seeking individuals to serve as substitute teachers and substitute teaching assistants in its eight elementary schools and two middle schools. “Being a s...

District 97 Families, We are so excited to be working with your student(s) this year to support their Spanish language acquisition and cultural competency in our class. L...