October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Together we can create communities and schools that are kinder for all students. Remember to wear ORANGE Wednesday, Oct. 23 as we participate in this national Unity Day at DES!
over 3 years ago, Diana Rea
Unity Day poster
This is Principal Appreciation Week throughout Illinois and Friday is Principal Appreciation Day. We want to thank Mrs. Rea, Mr. Hill, and Mr. McChristian for all they do for our schools! #thankaprincipal
over 3 years ago, Matthew Hickam
Principal Appreciation Proclamation
I appreciate the information on vaping in the recent “Community Connection” newsletter from Marshall Browning. Too many young people have been lured in as many of the manufacturers have preyed on them for profits. The ER at Marshall Browning has seen the impact. Thanks for helping spread the word!
over 3 years ago, Matthew Hickam
Marshall Browning Community Connection
The Governor and Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) honored 258 extraordinary educators with Those Who Excel awards tonight in Normal. Those Who Excel celebrates outstanding classroom teachers, educational leaders, and support personnel whom their own school communities have nominated for their invaluable contributions. Congratulations to our Those Who Excel winner, Mrs. Kimberly Loyd!
over 3 years ago, Diana Rea
Teacher Kim Loyd
It was a beautiful day for the SIJHSAA State XC Meet at the fairgrounds today! Super job by @DQMSWarriors Jeremy Cornett in coordinating the event & great teamwork by DMS to pull it off. Thanks to DMS NHS students & DHS seniors for your volunteer work too!
over 3 years ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
SIJHSAA STATE XC MEET
On behalf of our District, Board President Zach McPherson receives a gift of an American flag from the Illinois Assoc. of School Boards for hosting the Egyptian Division meeting.
over 3 years ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
IASB gifts American flag in appreciation of hosting regional meeting
Shout out to the Du Quoin Walmart for a generous donation of school supplies for our students!
over 3 years ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
School supplies donated by Du Quoin Walmart
over 3 years ago, Diana Rea
This is a friendly reminder that Du Quoin public schools will be conducting emergency lockdown drills tomorrow (Tuesday) morning in each building. Local police and fire departments will be present during the drill. A message will be sent tomorrow as well. Thank you for your help.
over 3 years ago, Matthew Hickam
The Board of Education formally adopted the 2019-2020 school year budget at the regular meeting for the month of September. The budget document is available on the website by going to the "Finances" page for the District.
over 3 years ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Each monthly meeting of the Board of Education includes our "Reasons We Are Proud"! Check out the September report here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wolEUwZ4cHhjDiwFolb5yVGtix7MgxMkVQoHto0nnTQ/edit?usp=sharing
over 3 years ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
over 3 years ago, Diana Rea
Du Quoin High grads named Golden Apple Scholars; Program inducted largest class of aspiring educators to teach in Illinois schools-of-need...Way to go Chloe Hill and Emily Varner! ⁦‪@SIUC‬⁩ ⁦‪@goldenapple_il‬⁩ #TeachGolden http://www.duquoin.com/news/20190909/du-quoin-high-grads-named-golden-apple-scholars-program-inducted-largest-class-of-aspiring-educators-to-teach-in-illinois-schools-of-need
over 3 years ago, Matthew Hickam
Golden Apple Scholars
Van Metre Field has a new Nevco scoreboard thanks to the continued support of Pepsi Mid-America. Big shoutout to our own Dane Porter for all the work in getting the scoreboard installed in time for the home opener!
over 3 years ago, Matthew Hickam
New Nevco Scoreboard
Great atmosphere for Lady Indians volleyball vs. Okawville last night! Congrats to the team on a hard fought win in Game 2 followed by a dominant Game 3! #indianpride
over 3 years ago, Matthew Hickam
Lady Indians Volleyball
over 3 years ago, Diana Rea
Great pic in The Call last week of Du Quoin alumni who are now part of the @SIUC Marching Salukis! #foreveranindian
over 3 years ago, Matthew Hickam
Marching Salukis
We are fortunate to have grants allowing us to hold before/after school programming for all levels. Our Arrow Academy has been going strong for several years now at DES/DMS. Arrow High is entering its second year at DHS and it is available for students this week!
over 3 years ago, Matthew Hickam
Before/after school programming
The Class of 2010 donated a new bench for DHS in the memory of Jacob Craig. The bench has taken its place by the main entrance to DHS. Thank you Class of 2010 for your act of kindness and remembrance.
over 3 years ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Class of 2010 bench in remembrance of Jacob Craig