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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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    SEL This Month – Feelings of Others

    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 Social-Emotional Learning (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 […]...

    Holiday Gift Shop Preview Site

    We are pleased to share that new this year, there is a Family Preview Site for the upcoming Holiday Gift Shop! This is intended to make shopping easier for you and your child. Simply go to this website: and then click “View Gifts.” Your child can create their own wish list to print or write […]...

    Annual Breakfast and Holiday Gift Shop

    On Saturday, December 8, come enjoy a continental breakfast complete with bagels, donuts, and fruit (gluten-free options available) and do a little holiday shopping! Students will have the opportunity to shop for everyone, enjoy a craft, participate in a door prize, and enjoy musical performances from some of our Dirksen students. The 5th and 6th grade orchestra will […]...

    5Essentials Survey

    In a previous parent email, I included a letter asking you to take the Illinois State Board of Education’s 5Essentials Survey for parents and sharing with you our plans to administer the student survey at school. Please note that since that time, Illinois has changed the date for the student survey, which won’t be available until December […]...

    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 […]...