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2501 South 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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Thank you for Big Truck Day Donations

Photos May 29 Thank you to families that contributed to our ELC food drive held in conjunction with Big Truck Day. We appreciate all of the food items that were added to the Food Pantry truck! With everyone

ELC Sock Hop

Photos May 29 Our very own Ms. Mary Richards DJ'd the final Fun Friday in May event for the 17-18 school year. The students enjoyed the all school celebration with music and dancing in the gym in a new pair

Excellent Attendance at the ELC

Photos May 24 The Katie Hageman group from Horace Mann helped the ELC recognize two students for their excellent attendance through the school year. Daedon and Merone were each given a Razor scooter! Together wi

Award Recipients

Photos May 21 Katie Hageman from Horace Mann recognized two peer nominated staff members with awards at a recent ELC staff meeting. Kim Shelley, EC classroom attendant, was awarded the Mugs and Kisses Award for

Big Truck Day!

Photos May 18 Friday, May 18 was the ELC's annual Big Truck Day! Students had a wonderful day of hands on exploration as they toured the trucks and other vehicles in the school parking lots. The children had

Messy Play Day

Photos May 11 The students at the ELC have taken center time OUTSIDE! Children were able to discover, learn, explore, play, and move on each of the three playgrounds for their school day.

Messy Play Day

News May 10 ELC Families: Tomorrow, Friday May 11 is Messy Play day for students....

Miller's Petting Zoo and Trackless Train

Photos May 7 It was a beautiful day Friday, May 4! The students at the ELC enjoyed the animals of Miller's petting zoo and rides on the trackless train. 

BBSS Celebration: Parachutes and Beach Balls!

Photos May 2 The students at the ELC were recognized this week for positive behaviors as they came to school. Bus and car riders alike were given orange "I was safe on my ride to school" tickets as th

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