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Matheny-Withrow Elementary School

1200 Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
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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 :)

genHKids presents Destination Dinner Table

Photos Yesterday Matheny-Withrow families came together to prepare and share a delicious meal of chicken, greens and beans, and applesauce.  Destination Dinner Table aims to help families take important steps

End of the year field trip!

Photos Yesterday A huge THANK YOU to Ameren for sponsoring our all school field trip to Sky Zone!!! Students, staff and Ameren employees celebrated a successful year of learning by jumping, flipping and c

IAR Skateland Field Trip

Photos Yesterday Students in grades 3-5 who earned all of their points duirng IAR Testing recieved a field trip to Skateland! Students had a blast, skating and participating in games and a sock hop.  A great t

Duane Abel Cartoonist/Creator of the Comic Strip Series ZED visits Matheny-Withrow

Photos Yesterday Students watched Mr. Abel create the stars of his comic strip series ZED and shared along the way the four words (WORK, STUDY, LEARN, and TRY) that all students need to hear.  His program DRAW

BlueCross BlueShield Hosts Community Care Fair at Matheny-Withrow

Photos Yesterday Families and community members were invited by BCBS to visit over 20 vendors.  Health screenings, health literacy and resources were provided.  Free haircuts and styles were provided by A

Matheny-Withrow community garden.

Photos 7 days ago Fifth graders at Matheny helped prepare the soil in the gardens and then they planted peas and spinach!  We are hoping for rain tonight and maybe tomorrow too!🤞

Pride Patrol

Photos 7 days ago For our last Pride Patrol of the 2018-2019 school year, we celebrated 28 students for Math growth! Teachers and staff surprised students at their homes with a certifacte and other goodies!  

Student of the Month Luncheon

Photos 7 days ago Once again, a huge thank you to our community partner, Ameren, for a fantastic lunch at Golden Corral! Studets were celebrated for the months of March and April for showing perseverance and kindnes

Matheny-Withrow celebrates our awesome volunteers!

Photos 7 days ago To show our appreciation for everything our volunteers do to help our students be successful we came together to share lunch and gratitude.  Our students wouldn't be as succesfful without


Photos 7 days ago For our last APTT of the school year, families came together in their students classrooms to celebrate the amazing reading and math growth that happened throughout the year! In an effort to pr

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