For the latest on our 2020-21 Return to School Plan and remote learning supports, please click here: Read More
English
Español
¿Por qué no se ha traducido esta página?

Search Staff DirectoryBúsqueda en el Directorio del Personal

CCSD59.org

Learning Resource Center

Learning Resource Center

The mission of the Devonshire LRC is to have all students exposed to a variety of technology opportunities and learning experiences that will prepare our students for the challenges of the 21st century. We will encourage 21st century learning through student collaboration, student creation and integration of technology across the curriculum.

Welcome to the LRC!

Devonshire’s Learning Resource Center services all of our K-5 population.  The LRC is a place in which students gather and foster a love of reading, develop their online literacy skills, practice good digital citizenship and engage with STEM projects.  Mrs. Orozco will see one class from each grade level for an entire week.  This extended time offers our students consistency and the flexibility to tackle somewhat larger projects and/or allow for further investigation.  Students also visit the library with their classroom teacher once a week at a designated time to select books to check out and enjoy at home.

CCSD 59 is providing each student in grades K-2 with a Nexus 7 tablet and each student in grades 3-5 with a Chromebook Spin 11.  These devices will provide students with the opportunity to acquire the skills to collaborate, communicate, think critically and create.  All skills that will equip them for their future.

Once devices are issued, students are responsible for taking excellent care and caution in the protection, care and use of the devices. Students are responsible for any damage that occurs while the device is off the district premises. CCSD 59 is offering an optional device protection plan if parents choose to participate.

The following links outline what the protection plan covers on the device and information about the different digital tools themselves:

Student Device Protection Plan

Innovative Learning Technology Tools

–Please note that parents/students carry the full liability without the Protection Plan.

News from DPPL

Devonshire School works very closely with the Des Plaines Public Library school liaison librarian, Mrs. McLaughlin. Mrs. McLaughlin frequents our school throughout the year.  She visits in October and conducts  book talks to our students from the 4/5 classes.  She previews the Rebecca Caudill books that are nominated each year by young readers in Illinois.  There are twenty titles in total and Mrs. McLaughlin leaves Devonshire with energized readers. Devonshire’s library owns two copies of each of the nominated titles and students have the opportunity to place a book on hold if it is unavailable for check-out during their library time.  The Des Plaines Public Library owns many more copies of the Caudill titles and Mrs. McLaughlin will navigate the students through the DPPL’s website and show students how to place a hold on a book at the DPPL.  If a reader is eager to read a specific title, please utilize the services that the DPPL offers its patrons.  Mrs. McLaughlin visits us in the Spring to hear several of the nominated Monarch Award books with our K-3 students.The Monarch is designed to encourage children to read critically and become familiar with children’s books, authors and illustrators.  Her last visit to Devonshire is at the end of the school year in which she shares and outlines the summer reading program that will be available to students eager to maintain their reading skills throughout the summer months.

Monarch Award Winners for 2018

Rebecca Caudill Booklist for 2018

If you desire further information, please visit the Des Plaines Public Library online.

 

 

The mission of the Devonshire LRC is to have all students exposed to a variety of technology opportunities and learning experiences that will prepare our students for the challenges of the 21st century. We will encourage 21st century learning through student collaboration, student creation and integration of technology across the curriculum.

Welcome to the LRC!

Devonshire’s Learning Resource Center services all of our K-5 population.  The LRC is a place in which students gather and foster a love of reading, develop their online literacy skills, practice good digital citizenship and engage with STEM projects.  Mrs. Orozco will see one class from each grade level for an entire week.  This extended time offers our students consistency and the flexibility to tackle somewhat larger projects and/or allow for further investigation.  Students also visit the library with their classroom teacher once a week at a designated time to select books to check out and enjoy at home.

CCSD 59 is providing each student in grades K-2 with a Nexus 7 tablet and each student in grades 3-5 with a Chromebook Spin 11.  These devices will provide students with the opportunity to acquire the skills to collaborate, communicate, think critically and create.  All skills that will equip them for their future.

Once devices are issued, students are responsible for taking excellent care and caution in the protection, care and use of the devices. Students are responsible for any damage that occurs while the device is off the district premises. CCSD 59 is offering an optional device protection plan if parents choose to participate.

The following links outline what the protection plan covers on the device and information about the different digital tools themselves:

Student Device Protection Plan

Innovative Learning Technology Tools

–Please note that parents/students carry the full liability without the Protection Plan.

News from DPPL

Devonshire School works very closely with the Des Plaines Public Library school liaison librarian, Mrs. McLaughlin. Mrs. McLaughlin frequents our school throughout the year.  She visits in October and conducts  book talks to our students from the 4/5 classes.  She previews the Rebecca Caudill books that are nominated each year by young readers in Illinois.  There are twenty titles in total and Mrs. McLaughlin leaves Devonshire with energized readers. Devonshire’s library owns two copies of each of the nominated titles and students have the opportunity to place a book on hold if it is unavailable for check-out during their library time.  The Des Plaines Public Library owns many more copies of the Caudill titles and Mrs. McLaughlin will navigate the students through the DPPL’s website and show students how to place a hold on a book at the DPPL.  If a reader is eager to read a specific title, please utilize the services that the DPPL offers its patrons.  Mrs. McLaughlin visits us in the Spring to hear several of the nominated Monarch Award books with our K-3 students.The Monarch is designed to encourage children to read critically and become familiar with children’s books, authors and illustrators.  Her last visit to Devonshire is at the end of the school year in which she shares and outlines the summer reading program that will be available to students eager to maintain their reading skills throughout the summer months.

Monarch Award Winners for 2018

Rebecca Caudill Booklist for 2018

If you desire further information, please visit the Des Plaines Public Library online.

 

 

  • Park Thumb
    CCSD59, Elk Grove High School Communities Collaborate for New Playground at Oasis Mobile Home ParkLas comunidades de Elk Grove High School CCSD59 colaboran para una nueva área de juegos en Oasis Mobile Home Park

    CCSD59, Elk Grove High School Communities Collaborate for New Playground at Oasis Mobile Home ParkLas comunidades de Elk Grove High School CCSD59 colaboran para una nueva área de juegos en Oasis Mobile Home Park

    Ricky Castro has carried the desire to build a park and playground at the Oasis Mobile Home Park for years. Residents of the park, including…Ricky Castro ha llevado el deseo de construir un parque y un área de juegos en Oasis Mobile Home Park durante años. Los residentes del…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo
  • sparks cover
    John Jay students turn homes into science labs with new programLos estudiantes de John Jay convierten sus hogares en laboratorios de ciencias con nuevo programa

    John Jay students turn homes into science labs with new programLos estudiantes de John Jay convierten sus hogares en laboratorios de ciencias con nuevo programa

    Science is naturally a hands-on subject, but students at John Jay Elementary are taking it to another level this year. They have been able to…La ciencia es, naturalmente, una materia práctica, pero los estudiantes de John Jay Elementary la llevarán a otro nivel este año. Han podido ver cómo…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo
  • twe cover
    ISBE recognizes CCSD59 through Those Who Excel AwardsISBE reconoce CCSD59 a través de los premios Those Who Excel

    ISBE recognizes CCSD59 through Those Who Excel AwardsISBE reconoce CCSD59 a través de los premios Those Who Excel

    CCSD59 constantly seeks out ways to provide our students, families, and community with the best educational experience possible. This year, staff members were once again…CCSD59 busca constantemente formas de brindar a nuestros estudiantes, familias y comunidad la mejor experiencia educativa posible. Este año, los miembros del personal fueron seleccionados…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo
  • Veronica Story Cover
    ISBE Honors Veronica Rodriguez, Juliette Low, as Illinois Bilingual Teacher of the YearISBE honra a Veronica Rodriguez, Juliette Low, como maestra bilingüe del año de Illinois

    ISBE Honors Veronica Rodriguez, Juliette Low, as Illinois Bilingual Teacher of the YearISBE honra a Veronica Rodriguez, Juliette Low, como maestra bilingüe del año de Illinois

    Veronica Rodriguez carries the mindset that one educator can change the trajectory of a child’s life. She experienced that as a young student, and that…Verónica Rodríguez tiene la mentalidad de que un educador puede cambiar la trayectoria de la vida de un niño. Ella experimentó eso cuando era una…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo
  • inspra cover
    CCSD59 Communications Department Honored by INSPRAEl Departamento de Comunicaciones de CCSD59 honrado por INSPRA

    CCSD59 Communications Department Honored by INSPRAEl Departamento de Comunicaciones de CCSD59 honrado por INSPRA

    The CCSD59 Communications Department has been recognized by the Illinois Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (INSPRA) as part of its annual Communications…El Departamento de Comunicaciones de CCSD59 ha sido reconocido por Illinois Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (INSPRA, por sus siglas en inglés)…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo
  • Good News Cover
    Students Earn Reporting Tips, Learn to Find Good News in Summer CourseLos estudiantes obtienen consejos para informar, aprenden a encontrar buenas noticias en el curso de verano

    Students Earn Reporting Tips, Learn to Find Good News in Summer CourseLos estudiantes obtienen consejos para informar, aprenden a encontrar buenas noticias en el curso de verano

    Joy is all around you, and if you try hard, you can find a lot of it. That is the sentiment of Yukthi, a fifth…La alegría está a tu alrededor, y si te esfuerzas, puedes encontrar un montón. Ese es el sentimiento de Yukthi, un estudiante de quinto grado…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo
  • BoardUpdateThumb 5
    CCSD59 Awarded Certificate of Financial Excellence for 37th Consecutive YearCCSD59 recibió el certificado de excelencia financiera por 37 año consecutivo

    CCSD59 Awarded Certificate of Financial Excellence for 37th Consecutive YearCCSD59 recibió el certificado de excelencia financiera por 37 año consecutivo

    CCSD59 has been awarded with the FY 2019 Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award (COE) from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO).…CCSD59 recibió el certificado de excelencia en el informe de información financiera (COE, por sus siglas en inglés) del año fiscal 2019 de la Asociación…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo
  • success for live story cover
    CCSD59 Alumnus, Illinois Deputy Majority Leader Become Inaugural Award RecipientsExalumno CCSD59, Líder adjunto de la mayoría de Illinois se convierten en ganadores del premio inaugural

    CCSD59 Alumnus, Illinois Deputy Majority Leader Become Inaugural Award RecipientsExalumno CCSD59, Líder adjunto de la mayoría de Illinois se convierten en ganadores del premio inaugural

    From an early age, Daniel Salgado-Avarez has been drawn to libraries. He has never shied away from reading two or three books per day, because…Desde una edad temprana, Daniel Salgado-Alvarez fue atraído a las bibliotecas. Nunca ha evitado leer dos o tres libros por día, porque eso es lo…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo
  • residency cover
    An Update for Parents and Guardians of Returning Third and Sixth Grade StudentsUna actualización para padres y tutores de estudiantes que regresan de tercer y sexto grado

    An Update for Parents and Guardians of Returning Third and Sixth Grade StudentsUna actualización para padres y tutores de estudiantes que regresan de tercer y sexto grado

    With the health and wellness of our families and staff in mind, CCSD59 is implementing a new procedure for parents and guardians of all students…Con la salud y el bienestar de nuestras familias y el personal en mente, CCSD59 está implementando un nuevo procedimiento para los padres y tutores…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo
  • BoardUpdateThumb 5
    2020-21 Return to School Plan Update (July 27)Plan de regreso a la escuela de 2020-21 (27 de julio)

    2020-21 Return to School Plan Update (July 27)Plan de regreso a la escuela de 2020-21 (27 de julio)

    CCSD59 Families, As we shared on Friday, our Return to School Transition Planning Team has reviewed the updated guidance from the Illinois State Board of…Familias CCSD59, Como compartimos el viernes, nuestro equipo de planificación de transición de regreso a la escuela ha revisado la guía actualizada de la Junta…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo
  • BoardUpdateThumb 5
    2020-21 Return to School Plan Update (July 20)Plan de regreso a la escuela de 2020-21 (20 de julio)

    2020-21 Return to School Plan Update (July 20)Plan de regreso a la escuela de 2020-21 (20 de julio)

    CCSD59 Families, Today, we are releasing our comprehensive Return to School Plan document that contains many details about our planning for the start of the…Familias CCSD59, Hoy mandamos nuestro documento integral del plan de regreso a la escuela que contiene muchos detalles sobre nuestra planificación para el comienzo del…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo
  • Emily Morris Thumb 1
    A Message from Assistant Principal Emily Morris

    A Message from Assistant Principal Emily Morris

    Dear John Jay students, families, and staff: I am excited to be moving into a new role as the assistant principal of John Jay. Thirteen…

    Continue ReadingSiga Leyendo