News from the District
District 181 Young Writer's – The 2020 Project, has been turned into a book and a historical exhibit. The hardcover book is a commentary on the events of the 2020 pandemic from a child's perspective. The book features the art and writing of 240 students from all nine D181 schools.
Sixty-three student artists from Hinsdale Middle School and Clarendon Hills Middle School were selected to participate in the virtual D181 Middle School Art Show. Check out their show.
Seventh grade CHMS student Sophia DiPasquale was the Level 2 (Middle School) winner in the Illinois state competition Letters About Literature. Sophia wrote a letter to the authors of The Reasons I Jump connecting with her own family experiences in a powerful way.
The colorful butterfly mural painted on the walls of Prospect School does more than remind students to "Be the Change You Want to Be." The mural is a partnership between the school, its 4th and 5th grade GIRLS Club and "Butterfly Effect, Be The Change." Butterfly Effect, Be the Change is a not-for-profit that produces interactive art installations in public spaces and provides donations to social service organizations.