Facilities community engagement session on 21st century learning Wednesday

Mar 13, 2017 A community engagement session for the second topic in a series of sessions to address District 186 facilities is set for Wednesday, March 15, at 6 PM at Lanphier High School. Residents living within District 186 boundaries are encouraged to learn about 21st Century Programs and Facilities and what is possible for the school buildings. READ MORE

ELC Multicultural Festival on Wednesday

Mar 13, 2017 Early Learning Center (ELC) is hosting a Multicultural Festival on Wednesday, March 15,  at 5:00 PM to illustrate “One World, Many Cultures.” The event is intended to build relationships between the school and families, promote cultural unity, raise awareness of the many cultures that create the world, and highlight the diversity of  ELC families and staff and the positive contributions that they make to the community. The event is free for all ELC students and families.

Springfield High School to stage "Ragtime" this weekend

Mar 13, 2017 Springfield High School is proud to present its spring musical “Ragtime – School Edition,” March 17-19 in the Schnirring Auditorium. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 19. All are invited to come and enjoy what promises to be a fantastic show! Tickets are General Admission and are available at the door or in the SHS Main Office. READ MORE

9th Annual Disability to Possibility Conference Saturday

Feb 23, 2017 WHAT: The 9th annual Disability to Possibility Conference (D2P9). The conference will feature information from area physicians, psychiatrists, behavior analysts, advocates and other professionals. Families will gain practical information about their children’s education issues, connect with other families, and learn how to complete paperwork for local and state resources available to students with disabilities. READ MORE

Lanphier High School Drama Club to present A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Feb 23, 2017 WHAT: The Lanphier High School Drama Club returns to The Legacy with one of Shakespeare’s most loved comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Four runaway lovers find themselves smack bang in the middle of a dispute between Oberon, the king of the fairies, and Titania, their queen. If that wasn’t enough, a troupe of amateur actors are trying to rehearse a play for the duke’s wedding. READ MORE

Nominations Sought for 2017 Horace Mann Educator of the Year Awards

Feb 7, 2017 Nominations for the Horace Mann-Springfield Public School District 186 Educator of the Year Award are now being accepted.  The prestigious Educator of the Year Award recognizes an educator who exemplifies the best in education.  2017 marks the 30th anniversary of this program, which now includes the Administrator of the Year award and Rising Stars. If you would like to nominate an outstanding teacher or administrator, go to www.sps186.org. READ MORE

High School Preview Night Tuesday, Jan. 10

Jan 5, 2017 Families with current eighth grade students are encouraged to attend High School Preview Night at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Lanphier, Southeast and Springfield high schools, to learn about courses, tour the school and meet teachers and administrators. “This is a chance for families to have their questions answered before registration,” said Cheree Morrison, director of secondary schools and programs. “Our high schools have opportunities for every student. READ MORE

Schools Open Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Dec 19, 2016 District 186 schools will be open tomorrow, Tuesday, December 20, and the first day of final exams will begin. Rising temperatures and improved conditions of streets, sidewalks and parking lots will make for safer travel to school, but we urge all families to be cautious in areas that may still be affected by ice.   Final exams Tuesday, December 20 – Periods 2, 6, and 7 Wednesday, December 21 – Periods 3 and 5 Wednesday, January 4 – Periods 1 and 4

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