News from the District

April 29: Student Art Expo at Oak Park’s Cheney Mansion
All community members are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Student Art Expo being hosted at Cheney Mansion in Oak Park on Saturday, April 29. More than 525 pieces of artwork created by local elementary and middle school students will be on display, including many pieces created by D181 students! This free event is open 10am-4:30pm and will feature not only art displays, but also live art demonstrations led by members of the Oak Park Art League. Click here for more information.

Community Encouraged to Attend May 2 Board Member Farewell and New Member Seating
All community members are encouraged to attend the District 181 Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 2 at HMS (7pm). The meeting will include a farewell to outgoing Board members, as well as the seating of new Board members. We encourage the community to attend and join us in thanking Mr. Clarin, Ms. Garg, and Ms. Vorobiev for their service and in welcoming Ms. Kleber, Mr. Lucht, and Ms. Patel to the Board of Education.

May 2-3: “Screenagers” Documentary Screening and Filmmaker Q&A
The third and final event in this year’s Community Speaker Series, presented jointly by D86 and D181, is a screening of the documentary “Screenagers” and a Q&A with filmmaker Dr. Delaney Ruston. This two-hour event takes place at The Community House on May 2 at 7pm and May 3 at 9:30am. “Screenagers” discusses how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower them to best navigate the digital world and find balance. In addition to a filmmaker, Dr. Ruston is a Stanford-trained physician and mother of two. This event is free but space is limited; please register online.