Monthly Archives: February 2018


Reminder: Food Drive for Wauconda/Island Lake Food Pantry

Just a reminder that our fourth graders are leading a food drive for the Wauconda/Island Lake food pantry throughout the school year. They visit on the first Friday of each month to take our school donations and to volunteer their time. Food contributions welcome at any time. There is an…


6th, 7th & 8th Grades: Chinese New Year

The 6th, 7th and 8th grades helped celebrate Chinese New Year by presenting lucky words to each of the other grades classes. They created the calligraphy of the lucky words for each class to hang on their door to keep away evil spirits. They read the words aloud in both…


Do You Know About the Empower Illinois Tax Credit Scholarships?

Empower Illinois Scholarship Application Opens Tuesday, Feb. 27th at 7:00 p.m. Time sensitive: Scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications are timestamped, so apply early to reserve your place in line. The Empower Illinois Tax Credit Scholarships are transforming K-12 Education in Illinois. Empower Illinois works to improve…


4th Grade – Chinese New Year

The fourth grade helped celebrate Chinese New Year presenting a short and impressive puppet play as well as singing a song demonstrating their progress with the Mandarin language.


5th Grade – Chinese New Year

The 5th Grade helped celebrate Chinese New Year by cooking and enjoying pot stickers. They also presented a short and impressive play demonstrating their progress with the Mandarin language.          


Please RSVP EARLY For the Murder Mystery Dinner & Auction

A quick note about our upcoming Annual Spring Benefit—”Like Totally 80s Murder Mystery Dinner & Auction”— It is important that we receive your RSVPs early this year! We’re trying something new with the Murder Mystery theme, and assigning the roles and planning the happenings of the evening will take extra…


Mark Your Calendars—Raffle Ticket Sales @ Jewel-Osco

Mark your Calendars—come out to one of your local Jewel-Osco locations and sell your raffle tickets.  Join other DVWS families and quickly unload your raffle tickets in one easy afternoon! Watch for more details and a sign-up genius link coming this weekend via email. DVWS will be selling tickets at…