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About Our School

Springfield School serves approximately 350 pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students.  Our school community focuses on providing a safe and nurturing environment that encourages life-long learning while providing a challenging education.  Students are guided to develop positive social skills to encourage their growth as productive and responsible citizens.  The teachers at Springfield School are dedicated professionals who work hard to ensure a positive and supportive environment for every student.  We strive to develop a partnership with our families to ensure the best education for our students.

 From the Principal

  Dear Springfield Families & Friends,

As we begin December, I look back and think how quickly this school year has gone so far.  Throughout these first few months, in the midst of all the many new challenges that we have been faced with, I thank each and every one of you for your patience and support.  I truly love the wonderful families and community that we have at Springfield School.  I wish you and your family good health and good spirits throughout the holiday season.  I feel confident that when we all return together, it will be with a greater sense of belonging and a renewed perspective on all of the values that make our school such a special place.

This season seems to bring out the best version of so many people – we care a little more, give a little more, and show a little more patience and empathy toward others.  And while the winter holidays are a time of year that many families traditionally look forward to, for some of us, that may not be the case this year due to health, safety, and/or financial concerns stemming from the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.  For some, the events of the last 9 months may simply be an inconvenience; for others, however,  they may have increased feelings of isolation, depression, and anxiety.  Please know that our Student Support Team here at Springfield School is ready and willing to help assist our families in any way we can.  Never hesitate to reach out to myself and/or Mrs. Lori Dumroese (Social Worker) ldumroese@msd143.biz.

Our Winter Break is scheduled from Wednesday, December 23rd - Tuesday, January 5th, and then there is a Teacher Institute Day on Wednesday, January 6th.  We will see all of our students back at school (everyone online) from Thursday, January 7th - Friday, January 15th for our adaptive pause.  OUR FIRST DAY BACK TO IN-PERSON LEARNING (hybrid model) WILL BE TUESDAY, JANUARY 19th.  Please enjoy this time off and come back to us rested and ready for the new year.  Best wishes for a happy, healthy 2021!

Sincerely,
Mrs. Brown

Mrs. Amanda Brown
708.388-4121, Ext. 5136
abrown@msd143.biz

 

REVISED
School Day
(as of 10/27/20)

PRE-SCHOOL (all remote)
A.M. PreK @ 8:20 - 11:00 a.m.
P.M. PreK @ 12:05 - 2:45 p.m.

KINDERGARTEN
A.M. Class (in person) @ 8:20 - 10:50 a.m.
P.M. Class (remote) @ 12:05 - 2:35 p.m.

GRADES 1-6
All students @ 8:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Plus 1 hour of independent work outside of the instructional school day, suggested @ 1:20 - 2:20 p.m. (Monday - Thursday only)

 

 

Illinois State Board of Education
Illinois School Report Card


IMPORTANT DATES

Friday, 12/4
Trimester 1 Report Cards Go Home

Tuesday, 12/22
E-Learning Planning Day
NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, 12/23 -
Tuesday, 1/5
Winter Break
NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, 1/6
Teacher Institute
NO SCHOOL

Thursday, 1/7 - 
Friday, 1/15
Adaptive Pause
Remote Learning Only

Monday, 1/18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, 1/19
Return to Hybrid Model
Both In-person Instruction
& Remote Learning Resumes

Grab-and-Go Meals
No Cost (FREE) Breakfasts/Lunches

  • In-Person students will receive meals daily (M - F) at dismissal
  • Remote students can continue to pick up meals on Mondays & Thursdays @ 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. at Kolmar and Central Park Schools

UPDATE: MEAL SERVICE OVER WINTER BREAK

SSJHSC Participation (suspended until further notice)

Sixth grade students are encouraged to try-out for the various sports and academic competitions through their respective junior highs.  Information will be made available throughout the year.