🌞Who is ready for some summer sports!?! BHS will again host Summer Sports Camps! Camps offered: Baseball (for grades 1-9) Football, Boys Basketball & Girls Basketball (for grades 3-8). Don't miss out on the fun, sign up today! 🌞#SummerSports #WeAreD87
10 days ago, District 87
sports camp form
🏀Let's hear it for BJHS's very own Coach Dallas Marshall! 🎉 He's been named the Boys Jr. High Coach of the Year by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association, selected from over 450 coaches for this prestigious honor! 🙌 Making this moment even more special is Coach Marshall is the FIRST BJHS boys' basketball coach ever to receive this award. Fun Fact: Sondra Findley won the award for BJHS girls' basketball in 2003 and one of her players from that year has a son who started for Coach Dallas this year! 🏅 Go Coach Marshall! Keep shooting for the stars and we will see you on the court next year! 🌟🏀 #ProudMoment #CoachOfTheYear #BJHSBasketball #WeAreD87 🏀Escuchemoslo del mismísimo entrenador de BJHS ¡el Sr Dallas Marshal! 🎉 Quien ha sido nombrado el Entrenador del equipo Varonil de Secundaria del Año por la Asociación de Básquetbol de Entrenadores del Estado de Illinois, ¡elegido de entre 450 entrenadores para este honor!🙌 Lo que hace a este momento aún más especial es que el Entrenador Marshal es el PRIMER ENTRENADOR DE BJHS de basquetbol en ganar este premio. Dato curioso: Sondra Findley ganó el premio de baloncesto femenino de BJHS en 2003 y una de sus jugadoras de ese año tiene un hijo que fue titular para el entrenador Dallas este año. 🏅 ¡Vamos Entrenador Marshal! ¡Continuemos apuntando a las estrellas y lo veremos en la cancha el próximo año!🌟🏀
10 days ago, District 87
coach Marshall
🎓✨ A big cheer to this year's Irving Gamsky Scholarship recipients! 📚 The Irving Scholarship, has been supporting past Mustangs for 39 years, and has awarded a total of $77,300 to 187 students to date! The scholarship was started by Irving teachers and former counselor, Irene Gamsky. Donations come from retired teachers and principals, community members and organizations, and memorial donations, of which this year’s funding included a special donation in memory of former teacher Rick Bremner. 🌟 Congrats to this year's winners (all former Mustangs!) and their future institutions: Elina Alvarez, Illinois State University Kamorah Carter, Illinois Wesleyan University Terressa McGill, Hairmaster’s Institute of Cosmetology Ariana Rider, Texas State University Chet Swank, Illinois State University Each student was awarded $500 to support their educational journeys post-high school! 🎉👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 #IrvingScholarship #EducationafterBHS #CongratulationsGraduates #WeAreD87 🎓✨ ¡Un enorme aplauso para los acreedores de la beca Irving Gamsky!📚 la Beca de Irving, ha apoyado a anteriores Mustangs por 39 años, y a recibido un total de $77,300 y ha apoyado a 187 estudiantes ¡hasta la fecha! La Beca fue iniciada por los maestros de Irving y por la consejera Irene Gamsky. Las donaciones vienen de maestros jubilados y directores, miembros de la comunidad y organizaciones, de donaciones conmemorativas y en particular este ano se incluye una donación especial a nombre del maestro Rick Bremner. 🌟Felicidades a los ganadores de este año (¡todos Mustangs!) y a sus futuras instituciones : Elina Alvarez, Illinois State University Kamorah Carter, Illinois Wesleyan University Terresa McGill, Hairmaster’s Instituto de Cosmetologia Ariana Rider, Texas State University Chet Swank, Illinois State University ¡Cada estudiante recibió $500 como apoyo para su educación después de la preparatoria!🎉👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 #BecadeIrving #EducaciondespuesdeBHS #FelicidadesGraduados #SomosD87
10 days ago, District 87
Irving Scholarship winners
🌍✈️We are excited to invite you to our district-wide Cultural Fair on May 17th at 6pm, hosted at BHS. The theme- "Around the World"- will whisk you away to different corners of the earth! This entire event is student-organized and put together by students who belong to NOIS (Not In Our School) ! 🙌🎓 🎭🍲 Highlights include: *Interactive games and activities 🎲 *Food from various cultures 🥘 *Exciting prizes to be won 🏆 *Live performances 🎤 *A “passport” program, allowing you to collect stamps as you explore each country 🌐 The goal of the NOIS is to promote cultural awareness and understanding, foster empathy and inclusivity, and offer a fun yet educational experience. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to celebrate diversity and unity within our district, we hope to see you there! 🌟🤝 #CulturalFair #AroundTheWorld #StudentOrganized #DiversityandInclusion #WeAreD87
11 days ago, District 87
cultural fair graphic
🌟📚 Last night BJHS hosted Honors Night to recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of our students who made the honor roll this year – and boy, there were a lot of them! Congratulations to all our Knights whose hard work paid off! 🎉🛡️ Keep on shining! #BJHSHonors #CongratsKnights #StudentAchievement #WeAreD87 🌟📚Ayer por la noche se llevó a cabo la Noche de Honores para reconocer y celebrar los increíbles logros de los estudiantes que formaron parte del Cuadro de Honor de este año - y ¡fueron bastantes! ¡Felicidades a todos los Knights que fueron recompensados por su arduo trabajo! 🎉🛡️ ¡Sigan brillando! #HonoresdeBJHS #felicidadesKnights #LogroEstudiantil #SomosD87
11 days ago, District 87
BJHS honors night Program
BJHS student receiving award
BJHS student receiving award
BJHS student receiving award
BJHS student receiving award
BJHS student receiving award
BJHS student receiving award
group of 7th graders
💪 Staying Fit at the YMCA! A big shout-out to Instructor Katie and the YMCA staff for a year of workouts and fitness classes every Friday with Mrs. Phelps Goggin's and Mrs. Traugott's students from the D87 transition program. Their support has been awesome and our students can't wait to continue their fitness journeys at the Y next school year! 🎉 #FitnessFriday #YMCA #StudentWellness #WeAreD87
11 days ago, District 87
Transition Program at the YMCA
🎉 The Woot Woot Wagon has struck again at Washington!🎉 This time it was filled with McDonald's breakfast items for staff! Nurse Courtney and Mrs. Cavinder even dressed the part for delivering this yummy end-of-year Pick Me Up😋 ! #WootWootWagon #StaffSurpriseBreakfast #WeAreD87
12 days ago, District 87
Woot Woot Wagon
🎉🩺 We would like to extend a HUGE thank you to OSF for partnering with D87 for our first-ever health clinics! Thanks to our partnership, we were able to help over 100 students complete their physical and immunization requirements for entering 6th and 9th grades. Here's to making health and education a top priority together! 🤝 #ThankYouOSF #CommunityHealth #BackToSchoolReady #WeAreD87
12 days ago, District 87
D87 Health Clinics
D87 Health Clinics
D87 Health Clinics
D87 Health Clinics
D87 Health Clinics
D87 Health Clinics
Mrs. Alexander's 5th-grade class from Irving was rewarded with funds from the Classroom Supply Reimbursement Program and treated students to a shopping experience with a pop-up store to make sure their math was on "Target" 🎯. Students added, subtracted, figured sales tax, and calculated change correctly. After completing the activity, they "earned" money to purchase goodies from the pop-up store - math has never been so yummy! 🤤 #MathOnTarget #PopUpShop #MathIsYummy #WeAreD87 La maestra Alexander de la clase de 5to grado de la escuela Irving recibió un premio con fondos del Programa de Reembolso de Suministros para el Aula y brindó a sus estudiantes la experiencia de compras con una tienda pop-up para asegurarse de que sus matemáticas tienen un objetivo y están en “Target”🎯. Los estudiantes sumaron, restaron y calcularon los intereses de compra, también calcularon el sobrante correctamente. Después de terminar la actividad, “reunieron” dinero para comprar golosinas de la tienda de mate- pop-up lo que ¡nunca había sido tan delicioso!🤤 #MatematicasenTarget #TiendaPopUp #LasMatematicassonDeliciosas #SomosD87
13 days ago, District 87
Pop up store
Math worksheet
students working on math
shopping at the pop up store
students working on math
working in class
Hit the target math sheets
🌟✨ A Stellar Experience at Oakland School! 🌌🦉 The universe just got a little closer to home for our 5th-grade Owls at Oakland School, thanks to the incredible Star Lab from the U of I Extension! 🚀🎓 Inside the dome of the Star Lab, they witnessed stars and constellations, planets, and f a total eclipse. 🪐☄️ A universe of thanks to the U of I Extension for bringing this out-of-this-world experience to our students. Your dedication to enriching education and sparking curiosity is truly appreciated. 🙏🌍 #StarLabAdventure #UofIExtension #OaklandOwls #SpaceExplorers #TotalEclipse #EducationalEnrichment #WeAreD87 🌟✨¡Experiencia Estelar en la Escuela Primaria de Oakland!🌌🦉 El universo se sintió un poco más cerca de casa para nuestros Búhos de 5to grado de la escuela Oakland, gracias al increíble Laboratorio Estrella de la Extensión de U of I!🚀🎓 Dentro del domo del Laboratorio Estrella, los estudiantes observaron las estrellas y constelaciones, planetas y un eclipse total. 🪐☄️ Enviamos un universo de agradecimientos a la Extensión de U of I por brindar a nuestros estudiantes esta experiencia fuera de este mundo. Su dedicación por enriquecer la educación y esparcir curiosidad es realmente apreciada. 🙏🌍 #LaboratorioEstrella #ExtensiondeUofI #BuhosdeOakland #ExploradoresEspaciales #EclipseTotal #enriquecimientoEducativo #SomosD87
13 days ago, District 87
Star Lab photos
Star Lab photos
Star Lab photos
Star Lab photos
Star Lab photos
Star Lab photos
Star Lab photos
🌷✨ Happy Mother's Day! 💐👩‍👧‍👦 Today, we wish all the incredible mothers, aunts, sisters, and every single person who is a mother figure to a child a Happy Mother's Day! Thank you deeply for being the amazing you to the loved one in your life. ❤️ For a Mother's Day treat, enjoy a glimpse of joy from our very own "Mommy Make-Over Day" at Washington Kindergarten. It was an afternoon filled with laughes and spa-quality makeovers! 🎨💆‍♀️ To all the mothers and mother figures out there, enjoy your day to the fullest - you deserve it and so much more. Happy Mother's Day! #MothersDay #MommyMakeOverDay #MotherFigure #WashingtonKindergartners #Love #Appreciation #WeAreD87 🌷✨¡Feliz Dia de las Madres!💐👩‍👧‍👦 ¡Hoy les deseamos a todas las increíbles madres, tías, hermanas y a todas las personas que son figura materna de un niño un Feliz Día de la Madre! Les agradecemos profundamente por ser ese maravilloso ser para el ser querido en su vida.❤️ Para disfrutar del Día de la Madre, disfrute de un vistazo de alegría en nuestro propio "Día de cambio de imagen de mamá" en Washington Kindergarten. ¡Fue una tarde llena de risas y cambios de imagen con calidad de spa!🎨💆‍♀️ A todas las madres y figuras maternas, disfruten su día al máximo: se merecen eso y mucho más. ¡Feliz día de la madre! #DiadelasMadres #DiadeCambiodeImagen #FiguraMaterna #WashingtonKindergarten #Amor #Apreciacion #SomosD87
14 days ago, District 87
Mommy Make over Day at Washington
Mommy Make over Day at Washington
Mommy Make over Day at Washington
Mommy Make over Day at Washington
Mommy Make over Day at Washington
Mommy Make over Day at Washington
Mommy Make over Day at Washington
Mommy Make over Day at Washington
Mommy Make over Day at Washington
Mommy Make over Day at Washington
💛 Friday, May 10th was St. Jude Day in D87. 💛 Many of our schools participated in a St. Jude Walk 🚶‍♂️🚶‍♀️ at their buildings and raised money for an INCREDIBLE organization that is near and dear to us at D87. A big heartfelt thank you 🙏 to everyone involved! #StJudeWalk #ThankYou #StJude #WeAreD87
15 days ago, District 87
St. Jude Walk
St. Jude Walk
St. Jude Walk
St. Jude Walk
St. Jude Walk
St. Jude Walk
St. Jude Walk
St. Jude Walk
St. Jude Walk
St. Jude Walk
🎉🔍 Guess Who: The Final Day! 🍎✨ Thank you to everyone who played "Guess Who" game in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week! 🎈 Today marks our final round, place your guesses one last time! Here are yesterday's superstar teachers that were pictured: 1. Rachel Willyard, BHS 2. Jenna Wieland, BJHS 3. Melissa Mizell, Sheridan 4. Lisa Penner, Oakland 5. Sadie Luttrell, BJHS A round of applause for everyone who participated and guessed these amazing educators! 👏🎊 Here are the last 5 mystery teachers. Can you unveil who they are? Drop your guesses in the comments below! 🕵️‍♂️🍏 Stay tuned for tomorrow as we reveal the answers to today's final Guess Who, followed by a recap of our game throughout Teacher Appreciation Week. We can't thank you enough for joining in on the fun and showing so much love for our teachers. 🙏❤️ Let's make this last round the best one yet! Ready, set, guess! 🔍🎉 #FinalGuessWho #TeacherAppreciationWeek #GuessTheTeacher #ThankYouForPlaying #WeAreD87 🎉🔍¡Adivina Quién: Dia del Reto Final!🍎✨ Gracias a todos los que jugaron “Adivina Quien” en celebración a la Semana de Apreciación de los Maestros! 🎈Hoy es nuestro último dia, ¡da tus propuestas por última vez! He aquí los maestros superestrella del dia de ayer: Rachel Willyard, BHS Jenna Wieland, BJHS Melissa Mizell, Sheridan Lisa Penner, Oakland Sadie Luttrell, BJHS ¡Un fuerte aplauso a todos los que participaron y adivinaron quienes eran los increíbles educadores!👏🎊 Aquí están los últimos 5 misteriosos maestros. ¿Puedes averiguar quiénes son? Deja tus propuestas en los comentarios de abajo! 🕵️‍♂️🍏 Estén atentos mañana, mientras revelamos las respuestas al último Adivina Quién del día de hoy, seguido de un resumen de nuestro juego durante la Semana de Agradecimiento a los Maestros. No podemos agradecerles lo suficiente por unirse a la diversión y mostrar tanto amor por nuestros maestros. 🙏❤️ ¡Hagamos de esta última ronda la mejor! Listos, adelante, adivinen!🔍🎉 #UltimoAdivinaQuien #SemanadeApreciaciondelosMaestros #AdivinaqueMaestro #GraciasporJugar #SomosD87
16 days ago, District 87
teacher appreciation throwback photos
🚲🎉 The Great Bike Giveaway at Stevenson School! 🐯🌟 Every class in every grade level had the opportunity to make one lucky student's day extra special with the gift of a brand-new bike! 🌈🚴‍♂️ A heartfelt THANK YOU to the incredible donors throughout the community for donating the bikes and helmets and putting the biggest smiles on the faces of our Stevenson Tigers. 🎁💖 To those who played a part in making this day possible, thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Here's to many more rides and smiles ahead! 🙏🌍 #GreatBikeGiveaway #StevensonTigers #CommunityGenerosity #ThankYouDonors #BikeAdventures #WeAreD87 🚲🎉¡La Bicicleta de Regalo de la Escuela Stevenson!🐯🌟 Cada grado tiene la oportunidad de hacer un día super especial para un afortunado estudiante con el regalo de ¡una bicicleta nueva!🌈🚴‍♂️ AGRADECEMOS de todo corazón a los increíbles donadores de la comunidad quienes proporcionaron las bicicletas y pusieron una enorme sonrisa en la cara de nuestros Tigres de Stevenson. 🎁💖 Para todos aquellos que hicieron posible este día, gracias desde el fondo de nuestro corazón. ¡Esperamos muchos más paseos y sonrisas en el futuro!🙏🌍 #MaravillosaBicicletadeRegalo #TigresdeStevenson #GenerosaComunidad #GraciasDonadores #AventurasenBicicleta #SomosD87
16 days ago, District 87
Big Bike Giveaway at Stevenson School Photos
Big Bike Giveaway at Stevenson School Photos
Big Bike Giveaway at Stevenson School Photos
Big Bike Giveaway at Stevenson School Photos
Big Bike Giveaway at Stevenson School Photos
Big Bike Giveaway at Stevenson School Photos
Big Bike Giveaway at Stevenson School Photos
Big Bike Giveaway at Stevenson School Photos
Big Bike Giveaway at Stevenson School Photos
Big Bike Giveaway at Stevenson School Photos
🎊📚 Final Shout-Outs for Teacher Appreciation Week! 🌟🍏 As we wrap up Teacher Appreciation Week, we want to send one more massive THANK YOU to our D87 family! Your wonderful shout-outs helped make this week even more special for our teachers. 🥳👨‍🏫 Not all shout-outs were showcased on social media, but every single one has been delivered.💖 And to our amazing teachers—while this special week helps spotlight all your fantastic work, you are all appreciated and valued every single day. 💖📅 Here's to our teachers, the heart of our D87 community—today, tomorrow, and always. Thank you for everything you do! 🙏 #TeacherAppreciationWeek #ThankYouTeachers #D87Proud #YearRoundAppreciation #EduHeroes #WeAreD87 🎊📚¡Reconocimiento Final por la Semana de Apreciación de los Maestros! 🌟🍏 Conforme cerramos la Semana de Apreciación a los Maestros , queremos enviar un masivo AGRADECIMIENTO a ¡nuestra familia del D87! Sus maravillosos conocimientos hicieron que esta semana fuera aún más especial para los maestros. 🥳👨‍🏫 No todos los reconocimientos fueron mostrados en las redes sociales, pero cada uno de ellos fue entregado. .💖 Y para nuestros increíbles maestros-mientras esta semana ayuda a mostrar lo increíble de su trabajo, ustedes son apreciados y valorados cada dia.💖📅Para nuestros maestros, el corazón de la comunidad del D87-hoy, mañana y siempre. ¡Gracias por todo lo que hacen! 🙏 #SemanadeApreciaciondelosMaestros #GraciasMaestros #OrgullosoD87 #ApreciaciondeTodoelAño #HeroesdelaEducacion #SomosD87
16 days ago, District 87
teacher appreciation shoutouts
🎈🧩 Guess Who? Yesterday's Answers & Today's Challenge! 📚✨ It's time to reveal who we were guessing about - did you get them right? Here are the answers: 1. Sondra Findley, BHS 🌟 2. Melissa Guzman, BJHS 💡 3. Jessie Nicoson, former BJHS, now spreading excellence in all buildings 🏫 4. Leah Crews, Sheridan, pictured with her twin 👭 A huge shoutout to everyone who took part and guessed our stars of the day! 🔍🎉 Ready for today’s challenge? This time, we have 5 teachers waiting to be guessed. Who are they? 🤔 Place your best guesses in the comments below and let’s keep the fun rolling! #GuessWhoGame #TeacherAppreciation #FunChallenge #TeachersRock #WeAreD87 🎈🧩¿Adivina Quien? ¡Respuestas del Reto del día de Ayer y Reto del día de Hoy!📚✨ Es tiempo de revelar de quién estabamos adivinando - ¿adivinaste? He aquí las respuestas: Sondra Findley, BHS 🌟 Melissa Guzman, BJHS 💡 Jessie Nicoson, formalmente BJHS ahora regando excelencia por todos los edificios. 🏫 Leah Crews, Sheridan, en la foto con su gemela👭 Un enorme reconocimiento a todos los que participaron y a los que adivinaron quienes eran las estrellas del día! 🔍🎉 ¿Listo para el Reto de Hoy? Esta vez tenemos 5 maestros esperando adivines. ¿Quienes son? 🤔 ¡Coloca tus propuestas debajo en los comentarios y continuemos con la diversión! #JuegodeAdivinanzas #ApreciacionalosMaestros #RetoDivertido #MaestrosIncreibles #SomosD87
17 days ago, District 87
teacher appreciation throwback photos
🛒✒️ The Breakfast "Cart" Club Celebrates! 🎉🥞 This semester has been a special one for Mrs. Peradotti's first-hour creative writing class at BHS. 🍳📚 They bonded together so well this semester that they were rewarded with the opportunity to celebrate with the breakfast cart- managed by the marvelous Rachel Saebens. Rachel had temporary tattoos made for the class, which the students went nuts over! 😍🎈Here's to many more mornings of creativity and community! 🌅👫 #BreakfastCartClub #CreativeWriting #SchoolSpirit #TemporaryTattoos #WeAreD87
17 days ago, District 87
Mrs. Perdetti's 1st hour class
🍏🎉 Day 4: Teacher Appreciation Week Shout-Outs! 🌟👩‍🏫 Every day is a new chance to show our teachers just how much they mean to us. 💐📚 Join us in saying "Thank You" to all the teachers who make a difference every single day! 🙌 #TeacherAppreciationWeek #Day4 #ThankATeacher #Gratitude #EducationMatters #WeAreD87
17 days ago, District 87
teacher appreciation shoutouts
🎉👩‍🏫 Teacher Appreciation Week: Guess Who - The Answers Revealed! 🧑‍🏫✨ The suspense is over, and the answers from yesterday’s Guess Who, Teacher Appreciation Week game are here! 🕵️‍♂️🎊 A huge thank you to everyone who participated in celebrating our wonderful teachers. And the answers are..... 1. Kayley Martin, Bent 2. Jake Owens, BJHS 3. Kayla Smock, BHS 4. (The double) Sisters Brie Heopner, Sarah Raymond, & Kristin Nafziger, BHS Impressive guesses all around! Are you ready for the next round? 🔍 Can you guess the next 4 teachers? Drop your answers in the comments and come back tomorrow to see if you got them right in our next “Guess Who” challenge! Let’s keep the appreciation and guesses flowing - celebrating our incredible educators has never been more fun! 🎈👏 #GuessWho #TeacherAppreciationWeek #CelebrateTeachers #EducationHeroes #WeAreD87
18 days ago, District 87
teacher appreciation shoutouts
🍎🎈 Day 3: Teacher Appreciation Shout-outs! 📣🌟 We're cruising through Teacher Appreciation Week and have reached Day 3 of celebrating our amazing teachers! Be sure to circle back later for Day 3 of "Guess Who, Teacher Appreciation Week" edition. Your participation means the world to us – and to them! 🌍❤️ Let's keep the appreciation flowing! 🌊👩‍🏫👨‍🏫 #TeacherAppreciationWeek #Day3 #GuessWho #EducationHeroes #ThankATeacher #WeAreD87 🍎🎈Dia 3: ¡Reconocimientos de Apreciación a los Maestros!📣🌟 Estamos navegando a través de la semana de Apreciación a los Maestros y hemos llegado al 3er día de celebración de nuestros ¡increíbles maestros! Asegúrate de revisar la sección de ” ¿Adivina Quién? Semana de Apreciación de los Maestros” Por 3er dia consecutivo. ¡Tu participación significa mucho para nosotros y para ellos!🌍❤️ ¡Mantengamos desbordante la apreciación! 🌊👩‍🏫👨‍🏫 #SemanadeAprecicionalosMaestros #Dia3 #AdivinaQuien #HeroesdelaEducacion #AgradeceaunMaestro #SomosD87
18 days ago, District 87
day 3 shout outs