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

Schools Closed Monday, December 19, 2016

Dec 18, 2016 District 186 schools will be closed on Monday, December 19, and Day 1 of final exams will begin on Tuesday, December 20. While main roads are clear, we realize that neighborhood streets are still ice covered and dangerous. This decision is made with an abundance of caution to ensure that our students remain safe.

Foundation hosts book fair, sandwich fundraiser

Oct 4, 2016 The Springfield Public Schools Foundation will host its annual Fall Festival and Book Fair at Barnes and Noble Booksellers on Saturday, Oct. 8. The public is invited to attend this day full of fun activities, the proceeds of which will support the Foundation's mission to provide a margin of excellence for the students of the Springfield Public Schools. READ MORE

HSHS St. John’s Hospital brings Project Fit America to Feitshans Elementary

Oct 4, 2016 HSHS St. John’s Hospital officials join District 186 administrators, teachers and students to celebrate the launch of Project Fit America (PFA) at Feitshans Elementary School on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. The celebration includes a ribbon cutting and students demonstrating exercises at the school’s new outdoor fitness along with Superintendent Jennifer Gill, Mayor Langfelder, the Junior Blues and mascot Gilly, the University of Illinois Springfield mascot Orion and all the students in... READ MORE

Featured games to be broadcast on Friday, Sept. 30

Sep 29, 2016 Friday, Sept. 30, 7 PM, Football: SHG at Southeast Listen on Sports Radio 1450 Watch online Friday, Sept. 30, 7 PM, Football: Springfield at Lanphier Watch on Comcast and AT&T U-verse Channel 22 Watch on YouTube

Author, alum to visit Washington Middle School

Sep 27, 2016 District 186 alumnus and author of the adventure novel “The League and the Lantern” Brian Wells will be visiting Washington Middle School on Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM. He will speak to the 7th grade class about his career and book, which correlate with the second quarter theme of perseverance. Wells attended Pleasant Hill Elementary and Washington Middle School and graduated from Lanphier High School in 1983. READ MORE

Featured games to be broadcast in the coming days

Sep 22, 2016 -Thursday, Sept. 22, Volleyball: City Tournament at Lanphier Watch on Comcast and AT&T U-verse Channel 22 or on YouTube. -Friday, Sept. 23, 7 PM, Football: Lanphier at SHG Listen on Sports Radio 1450 or watch on online -Friday, Sept. 23, 7 PM, Football: Glenwood at Springfield Watch on Comcast and AT&T U-verse Channel 22 or on YouTube -Tuesday, Sept. 27, 5 PM, Soccer: Southeast at SHG Watch online -Tuesday, Sept. READ MORE

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