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Springfield, IL 62703
217/525-3245
 
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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 :)

UIS sophomore gives back by mentoring the next generation of leaders at Matheny-Withrow!

Pride Patrol!

Photos 5 days ago The second Pride Patrol of the 2018-2019 school year celebrated reading growth!   Students that showed reading growth were nominated by their classroom teachers.  Matheny Staff surpr

Shout Out to FMS Beta Club!

Photos Dec 11 Matheny Mustangs are sending a huge "Thank-you" to the Franklin Middle School Beta Club! The Beta Club members provided gloves, hats and scarves to the students at Matheny. The items 

Student of the Month luncheon

Photos Nov 27 Our Ameren tutors treated our Students of the Month to a celebratory luncheon at Golden Corral!!!!  Students were chosen for showing respect and acountability during the months of Se

Matheny Staff Gives Back

Photos Nov 17 Matheny staff showed their appreciation to Central Illinois Food Bank for all the support they provide to the Matheny-Withrow community. Saturday they "gave back" by volunteerin

What a Feast!

Photos Nov 17 We are thankful for our school family! It was an awesome lunch as all the  students and staff celebrated Thanksgiving together.  We enjoyed delicious food, fun and great convers

United Way Celebration!

Photos Nov 8 Matheny students raised money to fund Dolly Parton’s Imagine It Libraries through United Way!  The students had a goal to raise $500.00…but they raised over $600.00!!!!  Way

Jazz and Ballet with Springfield Dance

Photos Nov 6 Ronda Brinkman, owner of Springfield Dance, is working with students in four classrooms during P.E. on Friday afternoons.   The students are learning different styles of dance including jazz a

Pride Patrol--Out in the Neighborhood!

Photos Oct 11 The first Pride Patrol of the 2018-2019 school year celebrated students who are new to Matheny-Withrow and students who just needed a little extra love and attention!  Teac

Senator Andy Manar visits Matheny-Withrow!

Photos Oct 11 We are excited and honored that Senator Andy Manar visited Matheny! Senator Manar and his staffer, Jayette Bolinski, toured our school and visited classrooms to learn about how Matheny, as a commun

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