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Dirksen Elementary

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    Dirksen Elementary School
    116 W. Beech Drive
    Schaumburg, IL 60193

    Principal: Joann Kort
    Assistant Principal: Laurie Mandarino

    Phone: (847) 357-5600
    Attendance: (847) 357-5602
    Fax: (847) 357-5601

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    November 21, 2018
    • Thanksgiving Break - schools and district offices closed November 21, 2018-November 23, 2018 @ 
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    Together We Can: Coins for a Cure

    Dirksen’s theme for the year is Together We Can, with a focus on the acronym for TEAMWORK.  For November and December we are focusing on the M–Make a difference. We have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of some of our own Dirksen students’ lives by raising money for cancer research. We […]...

    Halloween Guidelines

    On Wednesday, October 31, we will be celebrating Halloween by having our annual Costume Parade and Halloween room parties.  In order to ensure the safety of all of our students, we will be using the following guidelines for our school celebration. We encourage students to have a costume they can put on themselves.  If you […]...

    PTA Reflections Contest Entries

    There’s still time for your student to enter the PTA Reflections contest, a national arts program sponsored by the PTA. Students can draw or paint a picture, take a photograph, write a song, choreograph a dance, or make a short film. All students who enter will be recognized. If you still need an entry form […]...

    Yearbook Orders

    Dirksen yearbooks for the 2018-2019 season are available for purchase online.  The cost of the yearbook remains the same as last year at $20. Online orders allow for customization of two pages with personal photos and memories specific to your child and provides the option to upgrade to a hardcover for an additional cost of […]...

    Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

    As part of District 54’s Promise, our staff has the goal of working to ensure that the whole-child has success in their learning.  Teachers will be working through a SEL curriculum.  The staff at Dirksen has always looked to build that strong class culture and community, looking through topics that our students are facing during the […]...