• Welcome to District 162! Comprised of seven schools, we serve students from pre-K through 8th grade, serving the communities of Matteson, Richton Park, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, and University Park in the south suburbs of Chicago.

This week in SD 162

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  • All About Arcadia Ep. 71 & Step Up Day

    Arcadia families! The next episode of “All About Arcadia” is now available! In this fun episode, we are featuring Step Up Day, a Mother's Day tribute, a Teacher Appreciation montage, and much more. The full length version of the Step Up Day video can also be found below. Enjoy this special programming brought to you by the Arcadia Bears.
    All About Arcadia Ep. 71:

    Step Up Day (Full Version):

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  • Good Evening District 162 Family,

    Here is another video update from Dr. Blondean Y. Davis, Superintendent of District 162.  In this video, Dr. Davis will provide insight on various topics.  The Director of Fine Arts, Dr. Carl Cogar, will speak about District 162's Summer S.T.R.E.A.M. program and there is also a tutorial on how to register for the S.T.R.E.A.M. program.  Mr. Marvin Talley also speaks about registration of NEW STUDENTS and RETURNING STUDENTS for the 2023-2024 school year.  Mr. Talley demonstrates the online registration process for both NEW and RETURNING students in the video.  

    Parents & Guardians - This video has been divided into chapters so that you can easily navigate to the information that matters to you most.  These chapters are outlined below.  For registration, please make sure you click on the correct link.  If you have a student that is NEW to the District, please click on the corresponding link.  There is a separate link for current students that are RETURNING to the District next week.  If you have any questions regarding registration, you can call (708) 833-4104 or email Registration@sd162.org.  If you need assistance with PowerSchool, you can email PShelp@sd162.org.  The Registration process is extremely important so we want to let our community know that we here at District 162 are at your service!

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    - Intro: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA
    - Opening Remarks from Dr. Davis (Graduation): https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=26
    - Dr. Davis introduces Dr. Carl Cogar and the Summer S.T.R.E.A.M. Program: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=98
    - Director of Fine Arts, Dr. Carl Cogar, speaks about the Summer S.T.R.E.A.M. Program: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=201
    - How to register your child/children for the Summer S.T.R.E.A.M. Program: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=307
    - Dr. Carl Cogar speaks about the upcoming District 162 Spring Band Concert: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=549
    - Dr. Davis introduces Mr. Marvin Talley and speaks about Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=581
    - NEW STUDENTS - Marvin Talley begins the Online Registration tutorial for enrollment in District 162: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=665
    - How to create a Parent PowerSchool Account: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=795
    - Completing Online Registration for NEW STUDENTS to District 162: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=1016
    - RETURNING STUDENTS - Marvin Talley begins the Online Registration tutorial for enrollment in District 162: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=1139
    - Completing Online Registration for RETURNING STUDENTS to District 162: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=1185
    - Closing Remarks from Dr. Davis: https://youtu.be/dwciu2VcksA?t=1333

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    Here's your chance to sign up for the Matteson E.S.D. #162 Summer S.T.R.E.A.M. 

    Mark your calendar! Registration opens on PowerSchool starting Monday, May 8, 2023 and closes Friday, May 19, 2023. 


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  • Good Evening District 162 Family,

    Please click the link below to view a video update from Dr. Blondean Y. Davis, Superintendent of District 162.  During the video, Dr. Davis covers a wide variety of topics that are of interest to our parents & guardians.  The video has been segmented into chapters to assist parents in navigating the video should there be a desire to reference it later.  


    Chapter 1 - Institute Day: https://youtu.be/qRbZSheaNyU?t=28

    Chapter 2 - Graduation: https://youtu.be/qRbZSheaNyU?t=101

    Chapter 3 - Parent University: https://youtu.be/qRbZSheaNyU?t=192

    Chapter 4 - Return of District Band Concert: https://youtu.be/qRbZSheaNyU?t=531

    Chapter 5 - Summer School: https://youtu.be/qRbZSheaNyU?t=568

    Chapter 6 - S.T.R.E.A.M. Program: https://youtu.be/qRbZSheaNyU?t=628

    Chapter 7 - Annex Construction Update & Video Tour (Rich City Skate): https://youtu.be/qRbZSheaNyU?t=843

    Chapter 8 - Important Dates: https://youtu.be/qRbZSheaNyU?t=1344

    Chapter 9 - Closing Remarks: https://youtu.be/qRbZSheaNyU?t=1399

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District 162 Leadership

  • Dr. Blondean Y. Davis, Superintendent

    Mr. Kevin Murphy, Matteson 162 School Board President