Du Quoin CUSD 300
101 years ago today the “War to End All Wars”, World War I, came to end. As Armistice Day became Veterans Day, we celebrate the service of all who have served our country. Thank you for your service, veterans.
about 11 hours ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Du Quoin CUSD 300
This is a message from District 300. The Du Quoin Veterans Day Parade has been cancelled for tomorrow due to weather conditions. Have a safe day and thank a veteran for their service. Thank you
1 day ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Matthew Hickam
Congrats to the newest members of our high school chapter of the National Honor Society! Special thanks to Dr. Kelly for serving as the banquet guest speaker!
4 days ago, Matthew Hickam
Diana Rea
DES families, We do not have school Friday, Nov. 8 and Mon., Nov. 11 for Veterans' Day. Tuesday, Nov. 12 we are asking everyone to wear red, white and blue for our Veteran's Program. Have a great weekend ~ Principal Rea
4 days ago, Diana Rea
Matthew Hickam
Check out the mobile-friendly version of our website by downloading the official Du Quoin CUSD 300 app courtesy of @Apptegy!
13 days ago, Matthew Hickam
Matthew Hickam
Great to see the DMS and DHS bands marching in the annual Halloween Parade! Nice work by all!
18 days ago, Matthew Hickam
Diana Rea
19 days ago, Diana Rea
Diana Rea
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!
20 days ago, Diana Rea
Matthew Hickam
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
21 days ago, Matthew Hickam
Matthew Hickam
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!
22 days ago, Matthew Hickam
Diana Rea
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!
23 days ago, Diana Rea
Du Quoin CUSD 300
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!
23 days ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Du Quoin CUSD 300
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.
26 days ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Du Quoin CUSD 300
Shout out to the Du Quoin Walmart for a generous donation of school supplies for our students!
about 1 month ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Diana Rea
about 1 month ago, Diana Rea
Matthew Hickam
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.
about 1 month ago, Matthew Hickam
Du Quoin CUSD 300
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.
about 1 month ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
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
about 1 month ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Diana Rea
Check out our latest information and events on the Papoose News https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1vbEoIKpOIAOTRISmI4OU1DaENaSWY2WnhPSGhxTWV1S2lz/view?usp=sharing
about 1 month ago, Diana Rea
Matthew Hickam
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
about 1 month ago, Matthew Hickam
Matthew Hickam
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!
about 1 month ago, Matthew Hickam
Matthew Hickam
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
2 months ago, Matthew Hickam
Diana Rea
2 months ago, Diana Rea
Matthew Hickam
Great pic in The Call last week of Du Quoin alumni who are now part of the @SIUC Marching Salukis! #foreveranindian
2 months ago, Matthew Hickam
Matthew Hickam
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!
2 months ago, Matthew Hickam
Du Quoin CUSD 300
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.
2 months ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Matthew Hickam
Thanks to the members of the DMS Wordsquad who provided the chalk art and positive words by the main entrance! Great job! #wordsquad #warriorpride
2 months ago, Matthew Hickam
Du Quoin CUSD 300
Congrats to the Indians for the week one victory and to @23dbeard for win #1 as the head coach of Indian football! #indianpride
2 months ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Diana Rea
Thanks to Comptroller Mendoza for showing our 3rd grade students healthy snack today at the Du Quoin State Fair. It was yummy!
3 months ago, Diana Rea
Aaron Hill
Thank you to Jerry Morgan and Cotton Brayfield and the DQ VFW Auxiliary for donating much needed school supplies to the students at DMS.
3 months ago, Aaron Hill
Diana Rea
We have 2PM early dismissal all week 8/19-8/23.
3 months ago, Diana Rea
Du Quoin CUSD 300
For news and information pertaining to Du Quoin CUSD 300, you can now follow on Twitter @DuQuoin300!
3 months ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Du Quoin CUSD 300
We are looking forward to seeing our faculty and staff return on Wednesday, Aug. 14, and our students on Thursday, Aug. 15!
3 months ago, Du Quoin CUSD 300
Gary Kelly, Ph.D.
Congratulations to our own District Administrative Secretary Minerva Fred in being named this year's DuQuoin "Hometown Hero" Award recipient by Modern Woodmen Insurance. What a truly deserving honor for someone who has served our district and community for 40 years!
5 months ago, Gary Kelly, Ph.D.
Diana Rea
Congratulations to Dr. Kelly on his retirement. We will miss you in our halls, and classrooms!
6 months ago, Diana Rea
Gary Kelly, Ph.D.
Congratulations to our IHSA Class 1A Girls State Track Champions. You have represented the school and yourselves in an exemplary way. We are proud of you!
6 months ago, Gary Kelly, Ph.D.
Gary Kelly, Ph.D.
It is Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week in our school district. For the past 26 years I have worked with a tremendous group of faculty, staff, and administrators who go above and beyond to take care of our students. Thanks to each of you for all you do, it is appreciated!
6 months ago, Gary Kelly, Ph.D.
Gary Kelly, Ph.D.
Our school district expresses it's gratitude to Jamie Ellermeyer, Paul Brock, Larry Valier, and Karen Williams who were recognized for their service to the District #300 Board of Education at last night's Board reorganization meeting.
7 months ago, Gary Kelly, Ph.D.
Diana Rea
Congratulations to Mr. Geiger on another successful campaign to raise funds for the American Heart Association and to the top fundraiser winners, Kindell, Aylin, Violet, Kailyn and Jake!
7 months ago, Diana Rea
Gary Kelly, Ph.D.
A big thank you to Marshall Browning Hospital for offering Wellness Checks to our faculty and staff this past week. They provided blood sugar testing, blood pressure, BMI, and Pulse Ox. In addition, they discussed the Community Health Check and other new services including their Sleep Disorder Center for sleep apnea, new providers who started in January, and new specialty clinics. They also shared information about wellness opportunities. Thanks again to Marshall Browning Hospital!
7 months ago, Gary Kelly, Ph.D.
Aaron Hill
Thank you Dr. Hudgins and staff for donating $250 to both the Middle School and Elementary School. We appreciate your support!!
7 months ago, Aaron Hill
Diana Rea
Thanks for visiting Du Quoin Elementary today Fredbird and Cardinal great Al Hrabosky!
11 months ago, Diana Rea
Diana Rea
Congratulations to our Dr. Gary Kelly on being awarded Superintendent of the Year!
12 months ago, Diana Rea
Aaron Hill
Congratulations Mrs. Pursell
about 1 year ago, Aaron Hill
Gary Kelly, Ph.D.
We are excited about our new District website. We hope this platform of integrating a new website with other social media will be a unique and helpful way of sharing important information about the District and each school.
about 1 year ago, Gary Kelly, Ph.D.