Henry Wadsworth Longfellow School News

During its meeting on Tuesday, May 14, the District 97 Board of Education approved the appointment of Amy Jefferson as the principal for Longfellow Elementary School. Jefferson ...

Online registration for students who are returning to District 97 for the 2019-20 school year is scheduled to begin Monday, May 13. Below are the three steps that are required f...

Oak Park Elementary School District 97 will hold four registration events this summer for new students enrolling in kindergarten through eighth grade for the 2019-20 school year...

District 97 families and Oak Park community members are invited to attend the district's second annual Community-Wide Year-End Celebration, which will be held on Tuesday, Ma...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

District 97 is committed to creating a learning environment that preserves, protects and supports the health and safety of all our students. It is with this important goal in mi...

In April, the District 97 Board of Education began working with its Committee for Community Engagement to collect feedback on the draft of the district's equity policy....

This year, District 97 is launching a campaign titled "We are D97." As part of this campaign, we plan to profile one student or staff member each month to help highlig...

District 97's prekindergarten program (PKP) has earned the Gold Circle of Quality in ExceleRate Illinois, which is the state’s quality recognition and improv...

During its meeting on July 17, 2018, the District 97 Board of Education authorized the development of bid documents for the expansion project that is scheduled to take place at ...

In June, the Board of Education and Oak Park Teachers' Association (OPTA) reached an agreement on a new teacher contract. One of the notable changes in this contract is...

The District 97 Board of Education is currently in the process of creating a policy that will not only formalize its steadfast commitment to equity but also guide the work ...