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1200 Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
217/525-3245
 
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Lincoln Assembly for Bicentennial Proud Penny Campaign Kick Off

6 days ago Mr. Abe Lincoln visited with students and staff at Matheny Withrow Monday.   Students and staff listened as Mr. Lincoln talked about his journey to success as a lawyer and the many times he was honest alothough he may not have wanted to be.
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APTT video and subsequent pictures show the event.

APTT is for YOU!

Apr 12, 2018 Families and Teachers meet during the year to build relationships and discuss growth of students! They take time to play take home games, learn where each child is on foundational skills throughout the year and set SMART goals for growth. Next APTT is May 10, 2018 from 5-6:30pm.  
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Every 9 weeks we have a Boot Camp Challenge after our school wide Boot Camp to see which classrooms are the best at following school wide expectations! Classes are secretly observed and are given a point for every expectation met by the class., for a total of 10 points possible for each area. There are a total of 8 places classrooms are observed: arrival, hallway, dismissal, cafeteria, bus, playground, classroom, and restroom. The class with most points by the end of the challenge receive a banner to acknowledge their accomplishments!!! Each class is given a chart to hang by their classroom so they can see which areas they excel in and which areas they have an opportunity to practice and improve upon for the next challenge!

Boot Camp Challenge Winners

Apr 9, 2018 Every nine weeks, we have a Boot Camp Challenge after our school wide Boot Camp (expectation re-teach) to see which classrooms are the best at following school wide expectations! Classes are secretly observed and are given a point for every expectation met by the class, for
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Celebrating Reading Growth!!

Mar 27, 2018  To celebrate reading growth, the student from each class who has earned the highest number of reading steps  from Decemeber to March enjoyed lunch with Mrs. Hulcher!  We love to read and we love fried chicken!
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Genesis Barbershop partners with School Grandparent to provide haircuts to Matheny-Withrow Students

Feb 14, 2018 Twenty-one Matheny-Withrow students received a haircut from Rob, barber at Genesis Barber Shop. Mr. Ed Mcgrone, grandparent of one of our 5th grade students, gifted the school resources so the children could receive this great service.
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Mini Mustangs Music Classes-Come Join Us!

Feb 13, 2018 Pre-K children and parents are invited to participate in our Mini Mustangs Music classes.  Come sing, dance, and play with your little one!  Mini Mustangs Music classes are on Wednesday, and we have 2 class times:  9:30-10:00 am and 11:45 am-12:15 pm.
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Holiday Reading Night

Dec 16, 2017 Families enjoyed holiday spirit during the collaborative Boys and Girls Club Title event. Reading and selecting books, decorating and eating cookies were a few of the favorite activities of the evening.
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Heroes Breakfast

Dec 1, 2017 Matheny-Withrow would like to thank Jason Washam, a Springfield Firefighter, for attending our November's Heroes Breakfast. He talked with a select group of students about the importance of eating healthy and exercising everyday.
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