Board of Education approved the District’s Reopening Plan on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. However, we will not reopen on March 15th as originally stated, but we are anticipating a March 22nd reopening date pending some logistical details.
News & Announcements
The State of Illinois is approved to provide new Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program (P-EBT) benefits to all eligible Illinois students. Click on the "Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program (P-EBT)" link above for more information.
We are excited about the return of in-person learning on March 15th. Please read Dr. Alfred's letter which includes links to important information.
Wonder what the “BUZZ” is all about? The students in Elementary School District 159 have been preparing for their first ever, virtual spelling bee!
During the regular Board of Education meeting held on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, the Board did not vote to approve the Hybrid Learning Model recommendations. Therefore, we will continue with Remote Learning until further notice.
Please join us for our Virtual Science Fair showcasing the work of our students.
Happy New Year! Just a reminder, school starts back on Monday, January 4th. Hopefully you had an enjoyable winter break.
In view of the fact that the COVID-19 positivity and transmission rates are increasing within our communities, our District is taking a measured and cautious approach toward a return to in-person learning. At our Board of Education meeting on October 14, 2020, it was recommended that we remain in Remote Learning until January 2021. Click on link for more....
After consultation with Illinois Department of Public Health and careful consideration of the health and safety of students and staff, Elementary School District 159 have made the decision to begin the 2020-2021 school year with remote learning for all students. In addition, the first day of lessons has been delayed until August 24.
Appointments to register NEW students in grades K-8th will be done by appointment only. Appointments can be made July 28th-30th, from 10AM-3PM by contacting your neighborhood school. All RETURNING students must complete registration online.