District 203 Resources
Businesses and civic organizations form partnerships with schools so that both parties can share their resources and expertise while helping to develop competent, confident young workers and community leaders of the future.
HURRAH (Happy, Upbeat Retirees [& other] Residents Actively Helping)
HURRAH is a program that actively involves the senior population as volunteers in our schools to serve as tutors, mentors, readers and partners in our education process.
Naperville Education Foundation
The Naperville Education Foundation was incorporated in 1992 as a vehicle for supporting projects that enhance student and professional staff growth and development in the District.
School Family Community Partnership (SFCP)
The mission of the parent involvement initiative is to enhance student learning and development by promoting, strengthening and celebrating the partnerships among District 203 staff, parents and the community through the use of the Joyce Epstein Framework of Six Types of Involvement.
The American Legion
The primary purpose of the American Legion is to help disabled veterans, children, and youth through education.
City of Naperville
The official City of Naperville website.
Freedom Heroes of Naperville
The mission of the Freedom Heroes of Naperville is to recognize and honor our community's veterans and active military by identifying and chronicling their service and military experience through a special website: www.freedomheroesofnaperville.org.
Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873
Naperville's Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 is involved in a variety of programs that enrich the community, serve veterans and promote patriotism and an understanding of history in schools.
The "Kendall Honors Educator of the Year Award" is presented to individuals at the elementary, junior high and high school levels who, by their actions and beliefs, best exemplify the values of citizenship, honor, patriotism and volunteerism to their students, their peers, their community and their country. Educators may be nominated by parents, students or peers in 250 words or less, using this form.
Kendall Honors winners for 2012 are:
District 203 Elementary Educator of the Year - Matt Olejnik, Steeple Run Elementary 4th and 5th Grade PI+ and Honors Math
District 203 Junior High Educator of the Year - Brian Bakke, Madison Junior High Social Studies
District 203 High School Educator of the Year - Todd Holmberg, Naperville Central High School Social Studies
Voice of Democracy Scholarship
Students in grades 9-12 may apply for the VFW's Voice of Democracy scholarship program, an annual audio-essay contest.
Patriot's Pen Contest
Students in grades 6-8 may enter the VFW's Patriot's Pen youth essay writing contest to compete nationally for thousands of dollars in U.S. savings bonds.
Lisle Park District
The Lisle Park District serves the portion of District 203 east of Naper Blvd. from the BNSF railroad tracks south to near Hobson Road. Discover the opportunities at the Lisle Park District and explore its exciting variety of leisure activities for all ages on a year-round basis.
Naper Settlement's unique school programs give students a lesson in Northern Illinois heritage they can't get out of any textbook, because here in our village, history lessons come alive - with sights and sounds at every turn recreating the 19th century.
Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce
The official Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce website.
Naperville Chinese School
Naperville Chinese School is dedicated to providing opportunities for community members to learn about Chinese language and culture. For children from Mandarin speaking families, they offer language classes with a curriculum for students from kindergarten through tenth grade. For children and adults with no background in Mandarin, Chinese as a Foreign Language classes are offered. A wide range of extra-curricular activities, including Chinese Dance, Martial Arts and Music, are also available. Classes are held Sunday afternoons at Kennedy Junior High School. More information is available on the Naperville Chinese School website at http://www.ncschool.org.
The Naperville chapter of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) was created to help develop personal skills in our members, such as team building and leadership, through serving our community.
Naperville Noon Lions Club
Our mission is to create and foster a spirit of understanding among all people for humanitarian needs by providing voluntary services through community involvement and international cooperation.
Naperville Park District
The Naperville Park District is an independent unit of local Naperville government whose policies are determined by seven commissioners serving staggered six-year terms.
Naperville Woman's Club
The Naperville Woman's Club (NWC) was established in 1897 as a charitable organization that focuses on art and education.
Rotary Club of Naperville
Rotary is an organization of business and professional persons united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. The principal motto of Rotary is "Service Above Self."