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Early Learning Center

2501 South 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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Master Facilities Planning Information

Are you moving? Are you getting a getting a new mobile phone?

If you are moving to a new address, be sure to let the ELC office know by coming in and updating your emergency card information. If you are planning to get a new mobile phone number, please let the ELC office know and add your new number to the emergency card.

Contact Information:

Contact me anytime at sloken@sps186.org

Reach me by phone at the ELC weekdays from 8:30 to 8:40 AM, between 11:30 and 12:30 PM, or after 3:40 PM.

Safety is our priority.

Photos 3 days ago Bus evacuation drills are a way for staff of our local bus company to teach us about bus safety.  We all boarded a bus together and the driver talked about ways to get out of the bus

Principal Orientation

Photos Sep 16 Principal Kevi (AM)  and Principal Jackson (PM) visited our classroom with a book about school expectations.  Their story emphasized that everyone in our school has a job.&

Welcome to Room 135!

Photos Aug 28 Thank you to families for attending Parent Orientation.  We are off to a great start in Room 135.  We are working hard to learn school and classroom expectations and procedures, but

These kids rocked the first day of Pre-K!

Photos Aug 28 Team 135 is so happy to welcome these preschoolers who are eager and ready to learn.  They rocked the first day of Pre-K!   

Final Fun Friday

Photos May 31 We all enjoyed our final Fun Friday together as we celebrated a successful year of growth and learning.  Mrs. Justison supplied the water balloons and backdrop for a summer send-off,

Mrs. Loken's son visits ELC.

Photos May 28 Beck is a nationally registered EMT.  He has been a member of Springfield Fire Department Explorer Post #300 for 4 years.  He participates regularly with the fire department on "

There is still a lot of learning to do.

Photos May 26 In May we have been busy with the topic of community helpers.  We learned that "community" just means our city or neighborhood.  We used books, toys, play clothes, and fun

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