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Community Resources Page on District 186 website

This is a list of district sites including a homeless website , student support services, parent information for student support services,Sangamon County Community Resources, dental information, health resources and more!

download Assistance with School Uniforms

Sangamon County Community Resources has a uniform voucher program available to help pay for uniforms. There are a limited number of vouchers and weekly appointments available. Income and guidelines are included on this information sheet. If callers cannot get through on the phones due to the high volume of LIHEAP callers, you can walk in and make an appointment. Sangamon County Community Resources is located at 2833 South Grand Ave. East., Suite C 100.

download Parent Tips

Parents helping parents using tip sheets.

download PARCC- Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers

Parents can help their child in several ways to prepare for the new PARCC assessments. These assessments will be given during the month of March. Please read through this informative brochure for more information. If you have any questions, please contact your child's teacher.

download Sangamon County Community Resources

This is an overview of the resources available through Community Resources. Note that some resources may not be available or are modified. Also, this list may not include everything offered at this time. Phone 535-3120 for more information.

Scholastic Book Wizard

This tool- either used on the computer or an app for your phone—allows you to find and level any book using a book title or author. The DRA or Lexile score for the book will be given. This information helps when selecting an appropriate book for your student. If you want more information about your child's reading level, please talk with your child's teacher. He/ she will be happy to explain what this means and how you can help your child choose an appropriate book to read.


Community Event on Cyber Bullying

You are invited to a Community Event!
October 28, 2014
6 to 7 PM - Town hall discussion live-on air
Springfield High School Commons
Doors open at 5:30PM

Please join us! October is National Bully Prevention & Awareness Month & Spfld's Bullying Prevention Task Force is partnering with Midwest Family Broadcasting to bring awareness to cyber bullying. The event is free and open to all!


How to Choose a Just Right Book

Using the "Five Finger Rule" helps students and parents choose a "just right book"!

Online Resource-- Educational Site

Here is a fun site for all subject areas. "The more you know, the more you know!"
http://www.brainpop.com

Easing Back to School Anxiety

Whether you have a kindergarten student new to school or a child entering middle school, you will find many good suggestions on this website, with additional links.

Common Core for Parents

This three-minute video explains how the Common Core State Standards will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to know to get to graduation and beyond.

Parents' Guides to Student Success

These guides provide an overview of what your child will learn by the end of their grade level in mathematics and English language arts/ literacy. It focuses on the key skills your child will learn in these subjects, which will build a strong foundation for success in the other subjects he/ she studies throughout the school year. These guides are based on the new Common Core State Standards, which have been adopted by more than 40 states.

Helping Children Learn

Here you will find ideas parents can use to help children do well in school. Try a new idea every day!

Community Resources

St. Clare's Health Clinic, 700 North 7th Street, Springfield, IL. 523- 1474
Eye exams and glasses for adults and children by appointment.

Capital Township Assistance, (217) 525- 1736
Mon.- Fri. 8:30- 4:30
www.co.sangamon.il.us/captwnshp
Rent, utility, prescription, food assistance; dental visits, eyeglasses & exams; workforce and transition assistance.

Kumler Food Pantry, 600 North 5th Street, Springfield, IL. Monday- Friday, 9- noon
For a referral, call the parent educator, Mrs. Perkins, 525- 3030