The District 39 Educational Foundation is honored to bestow its eighth Distinguished Citizen Award to Sydney Martin, survivor of Langerhan’s Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), a rare blood disease; creator... <more>
At WJHS Drama teacher, Dinah Barthelmess celebrates her Gripp Grant with principal Dave Palzet and her class.
CLOSING CEREMONY is Saturday, February 21st WJHS Cafeteria 10:00 – 11:30 am. Please join us for an informal display by the students for each of the courses in the 2015 District 39 Science Olympiad. Friends and Family welcome!
District 39 students were invited to design artistic bike racks that represents the community of Wilmette. The 3 chosen designs will be fabricated into functional public art bike racks for the community to enjoy. More details below.
SOLD OUT! The Masonic Lodge was filled to capacity October 10th for the Foundation’s first Family Bingo Night. It was a fantastic community event…fun for the whole family and the funds raised will support the Gripp Grant program.
The Foundation awarded 5 Gripp Grants this fall, totaling over $4,100. The 4th grade teachers at Romona will purchase automobile artifacts for students to examine... <more>
The 3rd Annual Trivia Night has SOLD OUT!! For the event, friends, neighbors, and trivia buffs form teams and come dressed according to their own creative... <more>
This year a portion of proceeds from the Taste of Wilmette sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce were donated to the D39 Educational Foundation. Wilmette's... <more>
The Foundation is excited to announce its plans for a Community Fine Arts Project funded through the Sam Mikaelian Fine Arts Fund during the 2014-2015 school year. With... <more>