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2501 South 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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5Essentials Survey

 5Essential Parent Survey is NOW Open.  The survey will be open until February 15, 2019

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.

Animals Preparing for Winter

Photos 3 days ago The children were attentive as Ms. Audra from Lincoln Memorial Garden performed animals preparing for winter.  Rocky Racoon, Mrs. Cottontail, and Frank the Skunk helped Woody Woodchuck build a

Field Trip Fun!

Photos Dec 8 Our field trip to Lincoln Memorial Garden was a fun way to enjoy a hike and observe nature.  We found deer tracks and Hunter found a hole that we decided may have been a home to a hibernating

How many pumpkins long are you?

Photos Nov 27 We used pumpkins as measurement tools to count "how many pumpkins long are you?"  The kids enjoyed counting out how many pumpkins for each friend.  You can use this measuring an

The Pumpkin Elephant Toothpaste Science Experiment

Photos Nov 9 Mrs. Justison and Mrs. Williams invited us next door for a science experiment.  First we watched a young scientist doing the experiment on a video.  Then Mrs. Justison conducted the exper

Mobile planetarium

Photos Nov 4 We had the opportunity to visit PNCs mobile planetarium.  Inside we watched a video about the night sky.  It was a unique experience that we all enjoyed together! 

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