Sep 13, 2010 It is my pleasure to announce that one of our schools has been given national attention and recognition for their outstanding academic achievement. Lindsay Elementary is joining the very elite ranks of being distinguished as a Blue Ribbon School by the National Department of Education. Only 304 public and private schools achieve this status each year, out of more than 132,000 schools in the nation. READ MORE
Aug 31, 2010 Audrey Lorde, once said, “we are the ones that we have been waiting for…” I firmly believe the educators throughout Springfield Public Schools have what it takes to make a lasting positive impact in the lives of our students. The greatest divine gift given to humanity, aside from existence, is the ability to execute and affect “future life. READ MORE
Aug 30, 2010 To view the article in the State Journal-Register regarding district test scores, click on the following link: http://www.sj-r.com/firstinprint/x109282504/School-district-test-scores-improve It is another example that Springfield Public Schools is going in the right direction.
Aug 30, 2010 Download the All Administrators Meeting powerpoint by clicking the icon to the right.
Apr 19, 2010 Congratulations to the volunteers listed below who were honored Tuesday at the Springfield Good as Gold Ceremony. The ceremony recognizes volunteers for exemplary service to the community. Congratulations to all our honorees. We appreciate you and all you do! Award Organization Agent of Service Award SIU School of Medicine Enos Steering Committee Cheryl Meyer Merle Shiffman Nancy Zimmers Distinguished Volunteer Award Finalists Daniel Cadigan, 21st Century... READ MORE
Mar 8, 2010 Our conversation with the Springfield community and our staff on Thursday, Febraury 25 was greatly needed. We know and understand that people who care about Springfield Public Schools have questions and concerns. We also know that they deserve answers. Attached you will find insight to the questions that were forwarded to us by the Springfield Education Association, on behalf of its members. READ MORE
Feb 20, 2010 With the anticipation that revenues will be flat, if not decreased, the Springfield Public Schools prefers to take a proactive look at FY2011 expenditures to make sure that there is as little impact to the fund balance as possible. The proposal includes reducing the number of teaching positions by 56. We typically hire more than 100 new teachers. Our goal is to retain all current staff by not hiring additional teachers from outside the District. READ MORE
Feb 17, 2010 It is my pleasure to share information with you about the 2nd Annual Disabilities to Possibilities Conference. This is a conference planned by parents (Springfield Parents for Students with Disabilities) for parents, guardians, teachers, and interested members of the community. In short, this free conference is open to anyone who would like to attend. The schedule is as follows. Additional details are attached. READ MORE
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