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Matheny-Withrow Elementary School

1200 Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
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Watch Our Matheny -Withrow Staff Welcome Video!!

Welcome To Matheny Withrow

Back to School Walk - 8-2-17

Pride in Matheny-Withrow

Welcome to the Matheny-Withrow Elementary School website.  We are proud of our school and invite you to explore our website to learn more about our story. Our staff is a collaborative coalition of dedicated educators who work relentlessly to provide our students with an educational experience that reflects genuine care with a focus on learning and academic excellence. We are a community of educators engaged in a continuous process of academic improvement for all of our students and ourselves. 

We encourage our students to embrace diversity and respect cultural differences and traditions.   Collectively there is pride in maintaining a climate of academic excellence which challenges, encourages and supports all students in reaching both their academic and emotional potential.  Our primary focus is on facilitating the education of the whole child and fostering a well rounded student who has integrity and a natural sense of self worth.

As we strive to create a full service community school, we invite you to join the journey. I look forward to working with all of you to provide our students with the opportunities, guidance, and support necessary to succeed. I value your input and welcome hearing from you at any time. It's going to be a great year at Matheny-withrow!

Mrs. Hulcher :)

Summer Reading & Exercise

Read 5 & Beyond is Springfield Public School’s summer reading initiative. At Matheny-Withrow, we are encouraging EVERY students to read at least 20 IRLA steps! Remember, one step= 15 minutes. Several reading logs will be sent home from now until the end of the school year. You may also click on the link to log your books online to compete with other Springfield Public School students. 

Thanksgiving Family Feast

Photos 11 hours ago Matheny-Withrow students enjoyed an exciting turkey day feast filled with special treats and surprise guests.  Some family members came out to help serve students turkey, mashed potatoes, 

Mustangs Basketball Team!

Photos 5 days ago Congratulations to our Matheny-Withrow Mustangs Basketball Teams for playing two great games yesterday evening!  The students had a great time playing defense, hustling and scoring points. &nb

October STAR Celebration

Photos Nov 6 243 Matheny-Withrow students earned October STAR celebrations. There were four stations to choose from. Students enjoyed making spooky ghosts with tootsie pops, monster candy corn popcorn hand, pai

Matheny-Withrow welcomes Iles for Mix it Up Day!

Photos Nov 2 Iles students enjoyed learning about our outdoor recess PFA (Project Fit America) playground equipment and how it is used.  Students timed each other, competed with each other and assisted eac

GenH-Destination Dinner Table-Session 2-Knife Skills

Photos Oct 27 GenH kids is pleased to continue Destination Dinner Table Kitchen Skills at Matheny-Withrow!  We kicked off classes learning about cooking from scratch and meal planning.  Class #2 was al

September Star Student of the Month Luncheon

Photos Oct 24 Students were joined by our Ameren Tutors for our Matheny-Withrow Star Student of the Month Luncheon at the Golden Corral!  Each teacher chose a student who is a leader and a role model for ot

Creole for Kidz with Terrance Simien

Photos Oct 19 Students and their families enjoyed an evening of Zydeco music and dancing at UIS. Terrance Simien, who wrote and performed some of the music to "The Princess and the Frog",&nbs

Lieutenant Kenny Guard with the Illinois State Police encourages students during our October Heroes

Photos Oct 19 Lieutenant Kenny Guard with the Illinois State Police came to our October Heroes Breakfast at Matheny-Withrow. He talked to a group of selected students about life and their responsi

GenH - Destination Dinner Table

Photos Oct 17 Thanks to our GenH partners for leading families in preparation of a healthy, delicious dinn

Bard Optical donates School Supplies!

Photos Oct 13 The Matheny-Withrow family would like to thank Bard Optical for the generous donation of school supplies.  Each of the 21 Bard Optical locations collected and distributed school supp

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