The annual District 47 Student Art Show reception will be held Friday, May 4, 2018 at the Dole Mansion/Lakeside Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road in Crystal Lake. The D47 open house is also Lakeside’s First Friday event, which is free and open to the public.
D47 families are encouraged to visit the Sage and Dole art galleries anytime between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. to view more than 500 creative works from D47’s K-8 students. Those unable to attend the open house event may still view the art exhibit at Lakeside Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. The D47 student art show will be on display through Friday, May 18th. Parking is available at Lakeside. If lot is full, overflow parking will be available at South Elementary, 601 Golf Road.
Lakeside is a not-for-profit organization. Donations are appreciated to help support year-round art education and community programs.
Students at Indian Prairie, Glacier Ridge, West and Coventry participated in the Jump Rope for Heart program this year.
At the March 19th board meeting, the D47 board of education approved a five-year contract for Superintendent Dr. Kathy Hinz.