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Sandburg Elementary School

2051 Wabash
Springfield, IL 62704

Ugly Sweater Day at Sandburg

Dec 17, 2017 Great teaching...questionable fashion sense.  It's ugly sweater day at Sandburg!

Sandburg's MUST READ Book List

Dec 14, 2017 Are you doing holiday shopping?  Books always make a terrific present.  Consider buying a book as a gift for your child.  Here is a list of “Must Read Books” put together by the experts -- our teachers!  Consider adding one of these titles to your shopping list this year and give yourself the gift of spending time together reading with your child!  Click here to see this year's list!

Thankful at Sandburg...

Nov 20, 2017 It’s the end of November!  This time of year, our thoughts turn to things for which we’re thankful.  I am thankful to be a part of the Sandburg community...a place where everyday our children are given many wonderful opportunities to learn from a top-notch teaching staff.  I’m thankful for children who come to school ready and eager to learn.  I’m thankful for involved families that support our learning. READ MORE

American Education Week at Sandburg

Nov 7, 2017 Next week, Sandburg School and our nation will celebrate the  96th anniversary of American Education Week.  What is the significance of this special week?  In the resolution created by the National Education Association and the United States Office of Education in 1921, the purpose of American Education Week is to “inform the public of the accomplishments and needs of the public schools and to secure the cooperation and support of the public in meeting those needs. READ MORE

Sandburg's Music Program and Bookfair

Nov 7, 2017      Songs from Schoolhouse Rock, will be presented next week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.  On Monday, November 13, the 4th, and 5th grade students will perform.  On Tuesday, November 14, the kindergarten and 1st grade students will perform.  On Wednesday, November 15, the 2nd and 3rd grade students will perform.  Each night, the performance will begin at 7:00 p.m. READ MORE

Sandburg: Four Things to NOT Say About Homework

Nov 7, 2017 If you've got a child who's frustrated by homework, it can be tough to stay calm, cool, and collected.  Though we may want to throw our hands in the air and walk away or even flat out give her the answers when she's struggling, those responses won't help our kids succeed at homework in the long-term.  Below are four recommendations about what parents should and shouldn't say to a child who's struggling with schoolwork. READ MORE

Sandburg's PARCC scores are in!

Oct 31, 2017 At Sandburg, we're proud of our PARCC scores!  Congratulations to our boys and girls for working hard!  Click here to see how we did!

Preparing for Parent/Teacher Conferences at Sandburg

Oct 17, 2017 Parent/Teacher conferences are scheduled for next week.  Attending this conference is one of the most important ways to support your child’s education.  At this meeting, we will celebrate your child’s successes, discuss areas where your child might need to focus more attention and talk about what we can do to help your child meet with continued success.   If you are unable to attend your conference, please call your child’s teacher to reschedule. READ MORE

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