Oak Park School District 97 News

District 97 has been working with our food service provider, Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200, to ensure that all District 97 students have access to...

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois is under a stay-at-home order through April 30. Additionally, Gov. JB Pritzker has issued an executive order that waives a po...

Dear District 97 Community, We are nearing the end of our second full week of remote learning, and I continue to be inspired by the creativity, flexibility and resilience of ...

Dear District 97 Community, On Tuesday afternoon, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced that the state’s stay-at-home order would be extended through April 30 due to the ...

Dear District 97 Community, Although our spring break looked much different than we previously imagined, I hope that you all found time to rest and recharge over the past wee...

District 97 has been working with our food service provider, Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200, to ensure that all District 97 students have access to...

In December 2019, we introduced our new "Making MyD97 Better" Award, which recognizes staff, students, parents and community members who are making District 97 a bette...

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...

District 97 has been working with our food service provider, Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200, to ensure that all District 97 students have access to...

Dear District 97 Families,   On March 18, Village of Oak Park Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb declared a local state of emergency under the Illinois Municipal Code due to the spread...

During its regularly scheduled meeting March 17, the members of the District 97 Board of Education approved the appointment of three school administrators for the 2020-21 school...

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...

Dear District 97 Families, Earlier this evening, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced new guidance to minimize the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), including strict restricti...

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...

Three District 97 elementary school students have earned awards from the One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest, an annual short film competition that focuses on sustainability and ...

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 ...

District 97 is seeking dedicated individuals from the community who are interested in taking an active role in shaping the future of our schools by applying to serve i...

On Feb. 15, District 97 earned first place at the West 40 Speech and Drama Festival for the 10th straight year. The district’s team, which was composed of studen...