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2501 South 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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WOYC Finale!

3 days ago It has been a fantastic week of celebration for the students at the Early Learning Center! The week was brought to a close today with an "I am Special" Parade.
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WOYC Day 3: Wacky Wednesday!

4 days ago It was a Wacky Wednesday at the ELC on the third day of Week of the Young Child. Students (and teachers) wore mismatched shoes, socks, and funky clothes. Crazy hair styles and colors were the fashion of the day! 
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WOYC Day 2: Jim Gill Music Day!

6 days ago The ELC was delighted to welcome Jim Gill to our school. Jim Gill is an extraordinary entertainer and delighted the students with great music and dancing. The teachers were able to learn about his creative process and how he designs music and dance to be inclusive of all students.
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Red, White, and Blue Day!

Apr 16, 2018 The students of the ELC were greeted by Mayor Langfelder, the Springfield Fire Department, the Springfield Police Department, the City Works Department, and other community workers as they entered school today.
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Spring Fling!

Apr 16, 2018 It was a beautiful evening at the ELC on Thursday, April 12. Students and their families were able to enjoy bouncy houses, a hot dog meal, and fun times with their friends. Thank you to all who attended and made the evening a great one!
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Thank you, Farmer Larry!

Mar 29, 2018 ELC students had the opportunity to visit with Farmer Larry and his rooster. Students were able to observe eggs from the farm over the last month. The eggs developed and hatched in the classrooms and now are returning to the farm.
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Miles of Smiles

Mar 28, 2018 Miles of Smiles, Ltd. and IDHFS have arranged for dental services for eligible children at the ELC. These services include an exam, cleaning, and fluoride treatment.
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Every Minute Counts!

Mar 27, 2018 ELC Families, We need your help! Many of our students are being picked up from the classrooms prior to dismissal. Did you realize that just 10 minutes less time in the classroom results in missing 50 minutes in a week? That’s nearly two school days missed after a month of picking up &ldquo...
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