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Early Learning Center

2501 South 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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"Hand in Hand, We Learn New Words Together."

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ELC Birthday Treats!

Parents may now order treats through our school cafeteria for delivery to the classroom!

Early Learning Center Community Partners

The ELC staff, students,and families say "Thank you" to the following businesses for their continued support:

*Ace Sign Company
*Charles Thomas Publishing
*Knights of Columbus
*PNC Bank
*Sonic (West Iles)
*Town & Country Bank (Wabash Avenue Branch)

The ELC Welcomes Author Tracey Schlepphorst!

Photos 4 days ago The students of the ELC enjoyed author Tracy Schlepphorst's presentation of her books, Henry and His Manners and Eden and Her Happy. The ELC students gathered for a

Parent University

Photos Feb 28 ELC teachers Mrs. DeeDee Duffy and Mrs. Carrie Woodcock were the presenters for the second Parent University of the 17-18 school year. They provided information to parents on how to support early r

Congratulations Mr. Brady!

Photos Dec 15 The ELC custodian, Jim Brady, was recently recognized as the Mugs and Kisses Recipient by Horace Mann. Mr. Brady works each day to support the school. He greets children in the hallways at the begi

Family Fun Friday 2

Photos Dec 5 Friday December 1 was Family Fun Friday at the ELC. Students were able to bring a special grown up to school for the day. Visitors were able to enjoy a very special concert by the Tater Tots. Thank

ELC Book Fair

Photos Nov 29 The ELC is hosting a Scholastic Book Fair through December 4. Stop in and take advantage of the special Buy One Get One Free offer! 

Teddy Bear Health Fair

Photos Nov 14 The ELC hosted a Teddy Bear Heath Fair for students and their families in conjunction with the St. John's School of Nursing on Thursday, November 9. The St. John's students and staff presen

Walking Feet Parade! BBSS School-Wide Celebration

Photos Nov 9 The ELC students have been learning to use their safe walking feet! Adults recognized students using their safe walking feet with safety triangle tickets. Each class collected their tickets through

Parent University #1

Photos Oct 26 On Thursday, October 19, the first Parent University of the school year was held at the ELC. Our very own Carrie Servough (Early Start teacher) and Christine Sanders (Early Start Teaching Assistant

Congratulations to Mrs. Burk and Room 145!

Photos Oct 19 Mrs. Burk is the recipient of a grant from the Illinois Educator’s Credit Union for $242.00. She purchased Scholastic’s Let’s Find Out Magazine for each studen

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