Exciting news.......Woodlawn Arts Academy and Dixon Public Schools present, Moana Jr. Please follow the link for more information https://5il.co/m4kz
The RMS Family and Community Engagement Committee got creative and was able to bring back Career Expositions this year virtually, via Zoom. All Advisory periods were able to listen to and interact with Miss Kayla Halfacre, Co-Owner of Culver's in Dixon.
Since 1990, the Governor of Illinois has designated the third full week of October as Principal Appreciation Week. The week ends with Principal Appreciation Day on Friday, October 23, 2020! DPS #170 would like to recognize our amazing school leaders and thank them for their hard work and dedication to our students, staff, and families. Thank you - Mr. Gould, Mrs. Thorpe, Mr. Sagel, Mr. Magnafici, Mrs. Glenn, Dr. Grady, Mr. Shaner, and Mrs. Meusel. You are an amazing team and we are lucky to have you! #PrincipalAppreciationWeek #GoPurple
Parents/Guardians: LTC-Spark has a parent hub that I think you will find very helpful. DPS #170 has utilized the Learning Technology Center numerous times for professional learning and ideas. SPARK stands for Supporting Parents and Remote Kids. They provide assistance and information on SeeSaw and Canvas, as well as Microsoft and Google. Click on the link below and enjoy the additional information and support. https://ltcillinois.org/services/spark/
DPS #170 has updated our Quarantine/Re-Entry Guidelines to match District Nurse, Sherry Hafer's, automated call. We have added the box in the top left about anyone in your household being tested or having COVID like symptoms. When in doubt, please contact your building nurse or Mrs. Hafer (815-453-4966) https://5il.co/m2fe
If you need assistance paying your Com Ed bills, please click on the link below. There is a number you can call and explanation of assistance programs to help. https://5il.co/m1pc
Parents/guardians: For those students staying with or moving to remote only learning, lunches will continue to be passed out on Monday and Wednesdays at 9 AM. If this time does not work for you please contact your school to look at setting up an alternate time for pick up. On Mondays students receive lunches for Monday and Tuesday, and on Wednesday they receive meals for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. If you have any questions please contact your child’s school. Due to having Monday off you will pick up food tomorrow and Wednesday.
Babysitting Academy graduates from class #2! Congratulations!
Learning bathing and first aid during today’s Babysitting Academy.
Learning how to cook at the Babysitting Academy.
Babysitting Academy learning feeding and emergency preparedness.
The 2nd Babysitting Academy has begun! Thank you KSB, LCHD, and DPS!
Our website, dps170.org, has been updated. We are still waiting for the security certificate, so you may see an "Insecure" error. If you get the error, you can access the site by clicking "Advanced". You can then scroll down and click the "Proceed" link. It is safe to do so.
Attention K-5 parents/guardians: The Board of Education voted last night to approve a change in the Return to Learn plans for K-5 students beginning on Tues., Oct. 13, 2020. Please click on the link below for additional information and steps that need to be followed. If you have any questions, please call your child's building or the District Office. The registration links will remain open until October 9th at 4 p.m. https://5il.co/lq4o
Thank you for your participation in the RMS Parent Support Night. Here is a link to the videos we shared last night if you were unable to attend or would like a refresher. Please reach out to building staff if you need assistance. https://www.dps170.org/o/rms/browse/170263
Thank you to our parents who took the time to complete the parent survey informing us how school is going at the midpoint of first quarter. We know how valuable your time is, and your information will assist us with future planning. Please click on the link below to see all five building results. https://5il.co/lnhl