Sauk Valley Community College is hosting an Impact Program Information and Registration night on April 25th and April 27th. Pizza and pop will be provided. Please RSVP by April 19th here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScohFWDfnTUfLMeCQXy09_UQq4wKISakCJ0fmRNCrvpQDnjng/viewform
Duchesses Soccer at Belvidere has been postponed due to weather. Games will be rescheduled to a future date. #BePurple
Dixon Public Schools is having their Regular Board Meeting on Wed., March 15, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the District Office, 1335 Franklin Grove Road. The meeting will be recorded and will posted on the District’s YouTube channel and website. Those wishing to submit public comment need to email them to the Board President, Linda Wegner and to the Superintendent, Margo Empen, by Noon on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. Public Comment received after this time may not be guaranteed to be read aloud at this meeting.
We need more parents to complete the 5 Essentials parent survey to get us information to help improve our schools. Please visit https://survey.5-essentials.org/illi.../survey/parent/login/ to take the parent survey.
DHS Theatre Boosters are holding their Egg My Yard fundraiser. See the graphic below for details and click here to order your Eggs! https://dixon-high-school-theatre-boosters.square.site/shop/fundraising/5
5Essentials Parent Survey is open! Help our schools reach their 50% completion goal by taking a few moments to complete a survey for every child you have. Click here to complete the survey: https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/?target_name=parent
Dixon Public Schools is hiring! Click here to apply: https://www.applitrack.com/roe47/onlineapp/default.aspx?choosedistrict=true&applitrackclient=38214
Dixon High School was honored to once again host the Regional Spelling Bee. Congratulations to Alexander from Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico, an 8th grader, for his win!
Sharing information regarding strep throat from our friends with IDPH
This is a reminder that Wednesday, March 8th is a School Improvement Day. Students will be dismissed at 11am. Thank you and have a great night!
Wyatt W. and Madison V. at Dixon Rotary today. #BePurple #SuperStudents
If you or someone you know has a child who will begin preschool or kindergarten next year, be sure to make plans to register your child this Wednesday between 2-6p at Washington School! Share and tag anyone who needs to see this! See you soon!
Do you live in the Dixon Public School District? Do you know of an employee of DPS #170, with at least three years' experience, who goes above and beyond for our students, staff, and community? If you answered yes to both of these questions, please click on the link below to fill out an Employee of the Year nomination form. The District will pick certified (teachers and administrators) and non-certified employees (paraprofessionals, secretaries, custodians, nurses, maintenance, and technology) of the year which will be honored at our May 17, 2023, Board Meeting. Employee of the Year nomination forms can be delivered or emailed to the District Office or to any school's main office by Friday, April 14, 2023. Nomination Form:https://5il.co/1q5wd If you have any questions, please contact any building or the District Office for help. #BePurple #DPS#170EOY
The Madison Talent Show is tonight at 6:30 in the Madison Gymnasium. Art gallery opens at 6PM in the Madison Lobby. Here is the livestream link to watch at home: https://youtube.com/live/3eF6qqGTvcw?feature=share
On Friday, March 3rd, choirs from three Dixon Public Schools will participate in the second annual DPS Choir fest. This collaboration brings students from fifth grade to seniors in high school together through their passion for singing. Students will spend the day playing games, socializing, meeting musicians from the other schools, and learning new music. We invite all friends, family, and community members to attend our evening concert at 6:30pm in the DHS auditorium where each choir will perform. We will end the concert with a combined piece sung by all 140 student musicians!
New Date! Madison Talent Show will be held Thursday, March 2nd at 6:30 in the Madison Gymnasium. Art Gallery opens at 6 PM in the Madison Lobby, and the livestream link will be posted on Thursday afternoon.
We have a new article up about technology upgrades to some of our high school classrooms provided by The Donaldson Foundation #gopurple https://www.dps170.org/article/1013609
Mark your calendars for this year's Whiteside Area Career Center CEO Program Trade Show. Support the CEO Program as students showcase their businesses.
Dixon Public Schools is having a Special Board Meeting on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. This special meeting is to discuss a student discipline case in Executive Session. An action item will be voted on after Executive Session. The meeting will be recorded and placed on our website the next day. Those wishing to submit public comment need to email them to the Board President and the Superintendent by Noon on Thursday, February 23, 2023. Public Comment received after this time, may not be guaranteed to be read aloud at this meeting.
This Friday, February 24th is our community-wide screening at Washington School from 8am-2pm. If you have a child from birth through age 4 and want to make sure he or she is meeting the developmental milestones, bring them for a free screening with teachers, speech pathologists, PT/OT, and our social worker. Appointments can be scheduled by calling Washington School at 815-934-9660.