District 59 Education Foundation


District 59’s Got Talent 2019 – Tickets on sale NOW!

The Fifth Annual District 59’s Got Talent will take place on Saturday, April 13, from 6:30 to 8:30 at Harper College, “J” Theatre. Each D59 school will enter two acts. Entries must be submitted by March 20. Anyone who is interested in auditioning should contact the office in your school. Each school coordinates their own audition process, and can give you the details you need to audition.

To see some of the talent in our district, click the link below.

In addition to our wonderful stage talent, each school will submit two art pieces that will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. Don’t miss the chance to take home a student created piece of art for your home, or to donate to the D59 school of your choice.

Beautiful student art work, plus our popular raffle with raffle baskets of $100 or more, makes this an evening to remember for all who attend.

All funds will go back into the schools providing special opportunities for the wonderful students and teachers in District 59. To date, the District 59 Education Foundation has given over $225,000.00 to support learning in District 59.

Tickets for the event are $8.00 each. They can be purchased by filling out form found by following this link:

We look forward to seeing you on April 13th.

Tickets Available for Scotch Doubles Bowling Fundraiser – October 27th

Looking for something fun to do with a friend, partner, or spouse on October 27th? Join the D59 Education Foundation for a night of bowling at our Scotch Doubles bowling fundraiser! Proceeds from the evening will support the Foundation’s funding of grants to benefit students and teachers in CCSD59.


Under the rules of scotch doubles, teams consist of two players who alternate shots throughout the game. Bowlers do not alternate frames in this form of team competition. Teammates switch off, bowling after one another throughout the entire game.

Tickets are $65 a couple and include 3 games of bowling, shoe rental and buffet meal consisting of beef, chicken, pasta and salad. There will be a cash bar and raffles. Must be 18 to attend.
If you have any questions, please contact Marlene Pasdo at mpasdo@sbcglobal.net.

District 59 Education Foundation Issues Grants for 2017-2018 School Year

The District 59 Education Foundation has approved the funding of over $18,000 in grants for the 2017-2018 school year. Please see the attached press release for more information about this year’s grants.

2017 Grant awards press release

The D59 Education Foundation would like to thank the teachers and staff of District 59 for their hard work and dedication to the students in our district. Thank you!

Back to School Celebration 2016

The District 59 Education Foundation would like to invite you and your family to our third annual Back to School Celebration. This year’s festivities will take place at Holmes Junior High from 11AM to 2PM. Matt Wilhelm returns with his dynamic presentation of BMX skills and tricks, and his powerful anti-bullying message. We’ll have inflatables, booths, music, and games. Mark your calendars and join us as we welcome our District 59 families and celebrate a new school year!

Thank you to our donors!

We’d like to thank everyone who participated in the second annual District 59’s Got Talent. Thanks to the generous contributions and donations of businesses, service agencies, and individuals in the area, we enjoyed an evening filled with talent, raffles, art, and an abundance of pride in our students. Please join us in thanking these businesses, service agencies, and individuals for their contributions to District 59’s Got Talent.

2nd Annual District 59’s Got Talent

The D59 Education Foundation will hold its 2nd Annual District 59’s Got Talent at Harper College’s J Theater on April 16th at 6:30PM.

All of D59’s schools will participate in the D59 Education Foundation’s Star Event, now in its second year. Students perform both individually and in groups, and showcase their talents in music, dance, and various other performances. In addition to the amazing student performances, the event will include an art auction, where art work from students throughout District 59 will be sold via silent auction.

You won’t want to miss out on our raffle baskets, either! We’ve got some amazing items to raffle from local businesses like Lynfred Winery, Jarosch Bakery, Draft Picks in Mount Prospect, and the Chicago White Sox, just to name a few!

Watch our web site, and our Facebook page, for updates in the coming weeks. We look forward to seeing you!

Ticket Flyer 2016

D59 Education Foundation Awards Grants

2015 Press Release


For Immediate Release

November 20, 2015

District 59 Education Foundation Awards Grants

On November 17, 2015 the Board of Directors of the District 59 Education Foundation approved the awarding of $15,835 in twenty-two grants to teachers and staff of Community Consolidated School District 59.   The Foundation received thirty grant requests for individual classroom, school-wide and district-wide initiatives to assist in a variety of innovative, educational programs.

Since it began in 2004 the District 59 Education Foundation has funded grants and projects for staff at Community Consolidated School District 59 totaling $198,716.

The District 59 Education Foundation has raised money to fund grants through two annual fundraising events, from generous members of our community and participation in community events. Our mission is to enhance the quality of education and increase community involvement by fostering partnerships that support excellence and innovation in Community Consolidated School District 59.

To learn more about the District 59 Education Foundation please visit our web site at: www.district59foundation.org

District 59 Education Foundation Plans Back-to-School Celebration in August

In line with the District 59 focus on “One District”, The District 59 Education Foundation is planning a Back-to-School Celebration! on August 23, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. to welcome all District 59 families back to school. This event is free and open to the public. There will be Activities, Entertainment, Food, and Fun for all ages. Stay tuned for more information!