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SPSF Book Fair @ Barnes and Noble

Oct 5, 2021 You're invited to come out to Barnes and Noble on October 9th and 10th for the Foundation's annual book fair! Every purchase in-store and online supports the Foundation's efforts to expand classroom libraries and school libraries throughout the district.  In addition, the Foundation has worked with Barnes and Noble staff and District reading experts to come up with a selection of books for each school that can be purchased during the fair. READ MORE

Foundation Grants Now Available

Aug 27, 2021 The Springfield Public Schools Foundation’s Board of Directors is excited to share information about changes to the grant offerings available to District teachers. This year, in addition to Extracurricular and Life Skills Grants, the Foundation is offering Cornerstone Grants. READ MORE

The Breakfast Club

Aug 27, 2021 The Springfield Public Schools Foundation welcomes you to join us for a conversation over coffee with Superintendent Jennifer Gill on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 7:30 a.m. Superintendent Gill will discuss moving District 186 beyond the COVID epidemic, focusing on student learning, and ongoing facilities improvements.  Join us in person at the INB Conference Center at 4th & Jackson Streets, downtown, or virtually through a live stream at www.youtube.com/user/spschannel22. READ MORE

Annual Dinner and Art Sale

Feb 22, 2021 The Springfield Public Schools Foundation's Annual Dinner and Art Auction is going virtual for 2021! We hope you will join us on March 20, as we continue our 39-year tradition...in a manner fitting for 2021.  Dr. Bryan Clay, a graduate of Springfield High School & a principal scientist at Pfizer in the Department of Cancer Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics will provide the keynote. READ MORE

2019 Foundation Book Fair

Oct 25, 2019 Thank you to all those that came out to support our book fair on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Barnes and Noble in Springfield, as well as those that have supported the fair with an online purchase. Your support made the fair a huge success again this year. Our schools, librarians, and students love their new books!  Event Photos  

2019-2020 Foundation Grants

May 30, 2019 The Springfield Public Schools Foundation’s Board of Directors is excited to share information about some substantial changes to the grant offerings available to District teachers next fall. Gather your grade level, department level or school-wide team and get ready to put on your thinking caps early next year!  In August, the Foundation will introduce an application for a new type of grant designed to encourage grade, department or school-wide collaborative projects. READ MORE

One.Eighty.Six. Book Fair!

Oct 1, 2018 The Springfield Public Schools Foundation invites you to join us on Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, 3111 S. Veterans Parkway in Springfield for our annual One. Eighty. Six. Book Fair. Proceeds from this event will support the 33 school libraries and 15,000 students of District 186.  Enjoy performances by District 186 students, Superstar Guest Readers, a yoga session with Ashley K. READ MORE

Register Now for the Horace Mann Annual Charity Golf Classic to Benefit the Springfield Public Schools Foundation

Jul 26, 2017 It's almost time for the annual Horace Mann Charity Golf Classic! Mark your calendars for Monday, August 14 and plan to join us at The Rail Golf Course in Springfield. This year's event will benefit the Springfield Public Schools Foundation and the 4 The Kids Fund in care of the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln. READ MORE

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