The Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation (IRTAF) awards $36,500 in grant money to teacher Jennifer Freeman to fund an indoor garden. This will help teach agriculture, science, responsibility and healthy eating.
about 2 months ago, Beth Nelson
Ms. Freeman
Sign ups are going on now for Woodlawn Arts Academy's production of School House Rock. This is a great opportunity for students to be involved in a theater production!
about 2 months ago, Madison School
Grant and Harvest represent DHS at Dixon Rotary today. #GoPurple #SuperStudents
about 2 months ago, Admin
DHS Student Guests at Rotary
The newly elected K-Kids President, Parker K. and Vice President, Josephine R. pose with the scarecrow they made for the Dixon scarecrow festival.
about 2 months ago, Beth Nelson
Take a peek at the great things going on in Ms. Purlee's music class!
2 months ago, Madison School
Younger children are not allowed to attend class parties. We appreciate your cooperation with this as we focus on creating a great experience for our 4th and 5th grade students. Thank you!
2 months ago, Madison School
Student costumes need to be appropriate for the school setting. Weapons of any kind or fake blood are not allowed. Face painting or spray painting hair is also not allowed. We greatly appreciate your cooperation with this.
2 months ago, Madison School
Our Halloween parties will be Mon., 10/31 at 1:00 p.m. We hope you're able to attend! Pre-registration is highly recommended to avoid long lines. Bring your driver's license by the school any time and have a name tag printed. All guests will need ID's scanned for admittance.
2 months ago, Madison School
The Dixon Wrestling Club has opened the 2022-2023 sign-ups for all boys and girls grades K-5th. Practices are 2 nights a week starting the week of November 7th until February. Please follow the links to investigate and/or sign up your child. For questions, please email
2 months ago, Madison School
Congrats to Mrs. Bushman's class and Mrs. McPhillip's class for having the best attendance for the month of September. Both classes are excited to have earned a hat day.
2 months ago, Beth Nelson
McPhillip's class
Bushman's class
The DHS Homecoming Parade will take place Friday, September 30th at 3:30pm. The route is over Peoria bridge up to Second, over to Hennepin, back to First and back to Peoria! #gopurple
2 months ago, Madison School
Principal Sagel introduced some of our wonderful young authors at this month's Board of Education meeting. #gopurple
3 months ago, Jim Manley
photo of principal and 3 students
Parent reminder: If your child is going to be absent for the day, please make sure you call the main office by 9 a.m. Teachers cannot take call-offs, and a student could be marked as unexcused if they are not called off to the main office.
3 months ago, Beth Nelson
We are hiring! #gopurple
3 months ago, Dixon Schools
Now hiring graphic
Picture retakes for Madison school will be next Thursday, September 29th. If your student was absent for picture day or you are unhappy with their proofs, this is your only opportunity to have retakes done.
3 months ago, Beth Nelson
Miss Sherlock's class had lots of great questions for Officer Dempsey during their ALICE training.
3 months ago, Beth Nelson
We love positive office referrals!
3 months ago, Beth Nelson
Alexis R.
Gabe  & Lilly
ALICE stands for Alert Lockdown Inform Counter Evacuate. It’s a developmentally appropriate training for what to do in the event of an intruder at school.
3 months ago, Madison School
Dear Parents- I wanted to let you know that students have participated in ALICE training with the Dixon Police Department. This training took place yesterday and today in several classrooms. I apologize that I didn't send a previous notification and give parents the option to opt out of this training. That was an oversight on my part and I will take steps to ensure that doesn't happen again in the future. If you have any questions about the training, please give me a call. I was able to sit in with individual classes and would be happy to give you the details on what was presented. Thank you. Mr. Sagel, principal Madison School
3 months ago, Madison School
We are so proud of Miss Purlee for her selection as a Illinois Music Educator Association's Emerging Leader. We are lucky to have her as our very own. Bravo!
3 months ago, Beth Nelson
Miss Purlee