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Sandburg Elementary School

2051 Wabash
Springfield, IL 62704

Sandburg's Poetry Cafe

5 days ago The Sandburg Poetry Cafe is back and better than ever!  This year’s Poetry Cafe will be on May 3 and 4.  Sandburg students are flexing their poetry muscles and writing some great poetry that they will read from the stage…cafe style.  You won’t want to miss to miss it! Your personalized invitation will arrive in next week’s Wednesday folder, so be sure to watch for it.  Make your calendar now.   Thursday, May 3 at 9:30, Mrs. READ MORE

Kindergarten Preview Night at Sandburg

5 days ago Do you have a child who will be turning five by September 1, 2018?  If so, plan on attending Kindergarten Preview Night at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26.  Kindergarten Preview Night is an informational evening and kindergarten visit for incoming children and their families.  Kindergarten Preview Night will be held at Sandburg and all District #186 schools on this evening. READ MORE

The Good Citizen Cherry Berry Fieldtrip at Sandburg

5 days ago Back by popular demand:   Again this year, boys and girls who demonstrate good citizenship will get to participate in the walking field trip to Cherry Berry for a cup of frozen yogurt on May 11, 14, and 15.   Classes walking on the afternoon of Friday, May 11 are Mrs. Schweska (1:00); Ms. Godefroid (1:15); Mrs. Jackson (1:30); Mr. Jugan (1:45); and Mr. Deaton (2:00).  On Monday, May 14, classes walking are Mrs. Daugherty (1:00); Mrs. Wells (1:15); Mrs. READ MORE

Sandburg: Tips on Raising Caring Children

5 days ago What does it take to raise a compassionate child?  Here are some suggestions for parents and teachers that is based on psychological research:     • Praise is more effective than rewards. If we want to reinforce caring, rewards run the risk of leading children to be kind only when a carrot is offered, whereas praise communicates that sharing is intrinsically worthwhile for its own sake. • With children around 8 years old, praise character, not actions. READ MORE

Sandburg: Thinking About Next Year

5 days ago It’s amazing to think that we have only about six weeks of school remaining in this year once we return from spring break.  These next weeks are crucial!  Please continue to support your child’s education by maintaining high expectations for both academics and behavior. READ MORE

Sandburg PTC Officers

Apr 12, 2018 Don't forget, we'll be nominating PTC officers at the April 12, 2018 PTC meeting.  Come throw your name in the ring if you're interested in a leadership position in PTC.

Sandburg: Updated Calendar

Mar 22, 2018 Click here to see the adjusted event calendar for Sandburg.  The May dates have been adjusted to accommodate the new last day of school.  

Sandburg's Family Math and Technology Night

Mar 19, 2018 Mark your calendars now for what is sure to be one of the highlights of the school year!  Family Math and Technology Night will be Wednesday, March 28 from 6:00 - 7:30!  There will be lots of great opportunities for Sandburg families to think math, use computers, iPads, and much more.   Come and be part of the learning and part of the fun.  More details coming soon!  

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