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District 103 News: Current Posts & Archive

This webpage provides both a list of current news items and an archive of news posted to the District 103, Daniel Wright, Half Day, and Laura Sprague homepages, as well as the Board News webpage.


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Posted Tuesday, May 28, 2019 5:23:51 PM
As the school year is coming quickly to a close, we would like to put together a special treat for the seventh-grade students by organizing a breakfast on Wednesday, June 5.
Posted Tuesday, May 28, 2019 1:19:08 PM
Over the summer, students entering sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade are required to read a book selected by their language arts teachers.
Posted Friday, May 24, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Check out the final five days of school activities at Half Day.
Posted Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:00:00 AM
D103 students participated in the 40th annual Consortium Art Fest at Stevenson High School recently.
Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:00:00 PM
The Wright Way Club participants ended their school year at the annual WE Day Celebration at the Allstate Arena.
Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:00:00 PM
As part of its outreach projects for the school year, Half Day students, and their parents, spent an evening measuring out rice, ground potato and other ingredients that create nutritious meal formulas to meet the needs of starving people.
Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Congratulations to the Daniel Wright Junior High School Academic Science Bowl team for placing third at nationals on Saturday, April 27 during the competition in Washington, D.C.
Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019 10:00:00 AM
During a recent third-grade science unit, students acted as biologists while they closely observed the structures and behaviors of crayfish.
Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:00:00 AM
Five DW students advanced to the Illinois Junior Academy of Sciences State Fair, which was held May 4 at Southern Illinois University.
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:00:00 PM
Nine of Daniel Wright's top sixth through eighth-grade track and field athletes were invited to attend the sectional meet on Saturday, May 11, at Stevenson High School.
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:00:00 PM
The District 103 Board of Education recognized 28 employees for their years of service in the district.
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019 2:15:00 PM
Help Sprague win $20,000 in radio communications equipment by voting daily for a Sprague video.
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:00:00 PM
Students are invited to buy a $5 raffle ticket with the chance to throw a pie in their teacher's face as part of a fundraiser to help a local child with a rare disease.
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:00:00 PM
The Daniel Wright math team, a team of 30 seventh and eighth graders selected by DW teachers for this one-time contest, Stevenson Mathematics Consortium Contest, took home the first place trophy recently.
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:55:00 AM
To see what you missed from the parent meeting this week at Daniel Wright Junior High School, please refer to Principal Michelle Blackley's PowerPoint regarding the transition from fifth-grade to sixth-grade in the fall.
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:53:38 AM
All fifth-graders, and their families, are invited from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 to Rockin' Jump, 950 Busch Pkwy., Buffalo Grove, for a PTO party.
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:31:08 AM
Sprague second-graders toured Half Day this week where they will attend school in the fall.
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:21:29 AM
Fourth-graders recently got a taste of farming, agriculture, and industry when the Illinois State Fair visited Half Day School courtesy of the PTO.
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Nearly 80 people enjoyed Culver's custard and/or James and the Giant Peach cobbler while they listened to Daniel Wright 'book chefs' describe books they love to read.
Posted Monday, May 20, 2019 3:38:45 PM
The Sixth–Grade Spring Fling is scheduled for Tuesday, June 4.
Posted Monday, May 20, 2019 3:34:21 PM
Register now for the seventh-grade year-end celebration
Posted Monday, May 20, 2019 3:29:00 PM
We are very excited for our graduation celebration on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Sports Center at Stevenson High School. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the ceremony will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. with the procession of students.
Posted Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:04:48 AM
Congratulations to Todd Spohnholtz and Rilina Ghosh who were named the winners of the PTO Scott B. Guziec Award - Volunteer of the Year:
Posted Monday, May 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM
Weather permitting, the athletic grounds of Daniel Wright will be treated with a spring fertilization and weed control application on Tuesday, May 14, sometime after 6 p.m.
Posted Monday, May 6, 2019 2:27:55 PM
The Learning Fund Foundation sponsored D103's first Shark Tank event where over 50 students pitched their ideas and inventions to a panel of Sharks.
Posted Monday, May 6, 2019 9:15:09 AM
The Daniel Wright team was named state champions last week, May 3, at the IESA State Scholastic Bowl in Peoria.
Posted Monday, May 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM
Parents of next year's sixth-graders are encouraged to attend a junior high transition evening from 7:30–8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 at Daniel Wright Junior High School.
Posted Wednesday, May 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM
The Learning Fund Foundation presents its first Shark Tank event from 2–4 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at Daniel Wright Junior High school.
Posted Monday, Apr 29, 2019 3:21:22 PM
Help get books in children's hands through the NJHS annual Book Tasting event from 6–7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 in the Daniel Wright cafeteria
Posted Monday, Apr 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM
Enrichment Summer School registration will re-open at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 30 and will remain open until noon Friday, May 3.

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