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District Website Updates

Oswego, Ill. (August 12, 2022) — Over the Summer break, the Communications Department and District Webmasters made significant changes to the www.SD308.org website resources.

New Menus

Easy to access menus for User Options, Translate, and Schools on desktop and mobile devices.

Animations showing the user options, translate, and school menus opening.

Quick Access Buttons

Buttons for the School Calendar, Tyler Portal, Attendance, Peachjar Flyers, and (Bell/School Hour) Schedule are available on every page throughout your school building websites.  

District Website clip with calendar, tyler portal, attendance, peach jar, a schedules highlighted.

Return to District & Social Media Buttons

These are now available on every page. 

District website with social media buttons highlighted.

Text and Menu Changes

All text on the website is clearer, larger, and in the same format. In order to accommodate this change, the "Schools Menu" is no longer located in the main menu bar.

District Website with main menu highlighted and the words Schools No Longer Here in red where schools used to appear on menu.

With easy-to-read universal headings and lists throughout the website.

Example of Headings and List Styles showing the underlines and announcements.

Announcement Banners

New announcement banners highlighting major district events, school closings, and schedule changes (eg 5 hour days).

District website with announcement bar highlighted.

School News

Simplified to one area with school newsletters, news articles, principal messages, etc all in your building's primary School News app with tags for these areas. Making it easier to find the most recent information shared by your building. 

Boulder Hill site with News module displayed.

District News 

On every school page with information from every District Department.  If ESD, Transportation, Technology, etc posts something newsworthy, it appears right below your school news. 

Boulder Hill site with District News displayed

Mobile Friendly Layout

Placing menus on the top of the mobile layout and automatically opening the news apps to make things easier to read.

Key Parent Resources Highlighted

Key parent and guardian resources are highlighted for easy access.  In addition, school-specific resources will exist here. 

District Site with parent resources menu highlighted.

Global Footer

A footer on every page that helps people find essential information from Harassment & Incident Reporting to Employment Opportunities. 

District Site Footer

Additional Information

In addition to these changes, the SD 308 Mobile App was shut down.  To read more about this change please consult our SD 308 Mobile App Sunsetting article.

For feedback on these and other changes, visit the Questions and Feedback Area