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Jennifer Gill, Superintendent
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Springfield, IL 62704
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Super Bowl champ returns to Springfield to present honor to Southeast High School

10 hours ago Otto Stowe, NFL Super Bowl champion and 1967 graduate of Feitshans High School, returns to Springfield this Friday, Sept. 22, to present Southeast High School with a commemorative Golden Football for being a part of the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll. The program honors the high schools with alumni who have been on an active Super Bowl roster.  Mr. Stowe was in the final graduating class at the former Feitshans High School, where he was a multi-sport student athlete. READ MORE

Facilities community engagement session on potential master plan solutions Aug. 23

Aug 18, 2017 A seventh community engagement session in a series of sessions to address District 186 facilities is set for Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 6 PM at Springfield High School. A variety of potential master plan solutions will be presented and attendees will have a chance to review and evaluate them. The first three community engagement sessions were focused on answering the question “where are we now?” and allowed attendees to provide input on the District’s buildings. READ MORE

First day of school is Monday, August 21

Aug 18, 2017 The first day of school for District 186 students is Monday, Aug. 21. Teachers officially returned on Thursday, Aug. 17, and are prepared to welcome students back to kick off the 2017-18 school year. Families are encouraged to contact their child’s school with any questions regarding the first day, as well as check school calendars for special beginning-of-the-year events and open houses. READ MORE

Summer meals offered at 10 locations

May 16, 2017 Ten District 186 schools will provide meals through the Summer Food Service Program this year. Free breakfast and lunch will be served to children 18 years of age and younger at all of the participating locations. No meals will be served on July 4th. The meals are completely funded through the USDA Summer Food Service Program and are available to any child who chooses to participate. Adults may purchase meals for a nominal fee. READ MORE

Dubois to host Family STEAM Fair Wednesday

May 16, 2017 Dubois students will showcase their STEAM learning for families, community members and the Springfield Public Schools Foundation board on Wednesday, May 17, at 6 PM in the Jenn Ryan Auditorium.  Dubois has received support from the Foundation for its STEAM initiatives throughout the school. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. READ MORE

Lanphier culinary students compete in Chopped

May 16, 2017 Seven teams of Lanphier Culinary Arts students will be competing in the annual Chopped Competition on Tuesday, May 16, at 11 AM.   The competition will consist of two rounds, both 30 minutes each.  Students will be making a main dish and dessert for five judges from the community and school.  They will receive a basket of four ingredients, two being unique and challenging. READ MORE

  Lanphier High School to have Decision Day 2017 Celebration

May 8, 2017 Lanphier High School will celebrate seniors who have made their post-secondary plans, such as going to college, attending a trade school, enlisting in the military or joining the workforce, on Friday, May 12, at 11 AM to noon in the wrestling gym.

68th Annual Coop Banquet Celebrates Students, District/Business Partnerships

May 8, 2017 Students at Lanphier, Springfield and Southeast high schools are preparing to celebrate one of the oldest and most successful programs in Springfield Public Schools. The 68th annual Coop Banquet is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, at Wyndham Springfield City Center, with the goal of recognizing the students who are gainfully employed in the Springfield community and the businesses that prepare them to enter the workforce or college with critical career skills. READ MORE

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