New Texbook Adoption - Economic Education

posted Sep 19, 2018, 11:39 AM by Melissa Smith

DeKalb Community Unit School District #428


September 18, 2018


DeKalb Community Unit School District #428 is purchasing new textbooks for high school Economic Education. After extensive review, the selection committee has chosen Campbell, S.R., Dansby, R.L. Foundations of Financial Literacy, 10th Edition 2018  published by Goodheart-Wilcox.

Interested parents and citizens of DeKalb, Cortland and Malta are invited to look at the recommended textbook and offer written commentary on it for the School Board.  Forms will be available for community feedback.  The books will be displayed in the District Education Center located at 901 S. 4th St. in DeKalb.  They may be viewed between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday until Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

            Contact Person:          Dr. Jennie Hueber
                                                Director of Curriculum

School Board Elections

posted Sep 18, 2018, 6:44 AM by Melissa Smith

School Board Elections

Nominating petition forms for the April 2, 2019, school board election in DeKalb Community Unit School District 428 are now available.  Persons interested in running for the DeKalb Board of Education may obtain candidate packets from the County Clerk’s Office, 110 East Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL 60178 or by visiting the website at:  The filing period for this election is December 10 through December 17, 2018.  The school board election is nonpartisan and board candidates do not run under political party affiliation.

Four seats on the seven-member DeKalb Board of Education will be filled through this electoral process. Candidates elected will serve four-year terms expiring in April, 2023.  To be eligible to serve, a school board member must be, on the date of election, a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years old, a registered voter, and a resident of the State of Illinois and of the school district for at least one year immediately preceding the election.

DeKalb CUSD 428 Job Fair April 28, 2018

posted Apr 23, 2018, 6:43 AM by Melissa Smith

DeKalb Community Unit School District 428 is holding a job fair this Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Rd. in DeKalb. We are hiring: certified positions, instructional assistants, bilingual instructional assistants, substitutes, safety monitors, food service, summer maintenance, bus drivers, and more! We hope to see you there!

Change of Location for May 1, 2018 School Board Meeting

posted Apr 17, 2018, 1:10 PM by Melissa Smith

Road Closure Notification

posted Nov 8, 2017, 7:26 AM by Melissa Smith

Please see the road closure notification from the DeKalb County Highway Department for parts of Rich Road taking place November 13-November 17, 2017.

DeKalb Food Service Food Job Postings

posted Jun 27, 2017, 6:22 AM by David Pham

July 13 & 14 th
9:00-3:00 p.m.
High School
Food Service Department Job Fair
Aramark Corp.
Server & Cashier Positions
All district school Locations 

Back to School Bash

posted May 31, 2017, 2:16 PM by Melissa Smith

Chinese Summer School Registration

posted May 9, 2017, 1:48 PM by David Pham

Click here to register for Chinese Summer School

May 2, 2017 School Board Meeting and Reception at DeKalb High School

posted Apr 27, 2017, 11:52 AM by Melissa Smith

Staff and community members are invited to join the Board of Education at the school board meeting on Tuesday, May 2 at DeKalb High School, to honor our 2017 retirees.  We will also be recognizing our employees with 20 years of service to the district, the 2017 Wirtz Award recipient, Lisa Lenz, and board members, Vickie Hernan-Faivre and Mary Hess.  There will be a reception with light refreshments from 6:-7:00 in the DeKalb High School Cafeteria.  Recognition will take place during the meeting which follows at 7:00 p.m.

Kindergarten Registration - Added Date - April 19

posted Mar 8, 2017, 2:09 PM by Melissa Smith

We have added an additional date for kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year.  If you have an incoming kindergarten student who has not been registered yet, please join us for the 2nd kindergarten registration event being held on April 19 from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at all elementary buildings.  See the flyer for additional information.

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