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D109 Policy Would Nix Party Food and Limit Snacks

D109 Policy Would Nix Party Food and Limit Snacks

The policy, which is in draft form, is at attempt to help keep the schools safe for kids with allergies.
Need a New Stove or Blender? D109 Has One to Sell You

Need a New Stove or Blender? D109 Has One to Sell You

The district is selling lots of kitchen items in its latest online auction.
Need a New Stove or Blender? D109 Has One to Sell You

Need a New Stove or Blender? D109 Has One to Sell You

The district is selling lots of kitchen items in its latest online auction.
Wells Fargo Buys DHS Student Art to Display

Wells Fargo Buys DHS Student Art to Display

The company bought 24 student pieces.
School and Community Leaders Kick-Off High School Construction Monday

School and Community Leaders Kick-Off High School Construction Monday

Festivities are taking place at both Deerfield and Highland Park high schools.
Disparity Seen in Deerfield Middle Schools’ Special Ed Success

Disparity Seen in Deerfield Middle Schools’ Special Ed Success

Students on IEPs at Caruso fared better than those at Shepard.
Two Students Awarded Deerfield Park Foundation Scholarships

Two Students Awarded Deerfield Park Foundation Scholarships

The two recipients have worked for the Deerfield Park District for several years.
D109 Seeks Volunteers for Food Allergy Committee

D109 Seeks Volunteers for Food Allergy Committee

If you're interested, fill out the application before June 23.
School Allergy Plan Is Focus of Monday Public Meeting

School Allergy Plan Is Focus of Monday Public Meeting

The District 109 community is invited to discuss the creation of the schools' allergy plan and selection of an Allergy Plan Development Committee.
District 113 Approves New 5-Year Teacher Contract

District 113 Approves New 5-Year Teacher Contract

This replaces a two-year contract for the district's 200 staff members.
HPHS Students Protest Principal’s Departure Saying He Didn’t Want to Go

HPHS Students Protest Principal’s Departure Saying He Didn’t Want to Go

More than 100 gathered before school Tuesday to speak out against Principal Brad Swanson’s decision to take a job with another district.
What Do Teens Do All Day? One School Set to Find Out

What Do Teens Do All Day? One School Set to Find Out

Chicagoland Jewish High School students logged their time, in 15-minute segments, for 18 days for a school-wide analysis.
How Will You Thank Deerfield Teachers Tuesday?

How Will You Thank Deerfield Teachers Tuesday?

Tuesday is D109’s Teacher Appreciation Day.
Final D109 End of School Calendar Set

Final D109 End of School Calendar Set

The calendars had to absorb the four lost days of school due to the winter's extreme weather.
New Shepard, Kipling Principals Named

New Shepard, Kipling Principals Named

Both men were promoted from assistant principal positions within the district.
DHS Ranked 6th Best IL High School

DHS Ranked 6th Best IL High School

The U.S. News and World Report list puts Deerfield High School ahead of all other suburban schools except one.
Deerfield Makes ‘Most Challenging High School’ List

Deerfield Makes ‘Most Challenging High School’ List

DHS ranked as the 35th most challenging in Illinois.