Don't wait!! Register now for Round 2 of Thriving Families on Tuesday, April 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Southeast High School This event will focus on - What does getting support look like? Attendees can expect to learn how to develop their supportive network and connect with local agencies and resources in our community while gaining a deeper understanding of coping skills for life's challenges. If you want to shift from surviving to thriving, this event is for you! Location: - Southeast High School | 2350 E. Ash Street, Springfield, IL 62703 | Enter off of Taylor St. 5:30 Doors Open 6:00 Light Dinner & Local Resource Fair 6:30 Welcome 6:45 Dr. Holt 7:30 Local Resource Fair On-site childcare for children 3 years of age and up.Β 
1 day ago, SPS District 186
thriving families of 186 | April 23, 2024 | 6 - 8 p.m.
Jump Start is a FREE, summer learning program for students in Springfield starting kindergarten in the Fall of 2024. Jump Start Program - June 12- July 10, 2024 - 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Early Learning Center - 2501 S. 1st street - Transportation will be provided * This camp will prioritize students who have little to no Pre-K experience. πŸ“Sign up today at:
6 days ago, SPS District 186
Jump Start Kindergarten program starts June 12 - July 10
We hope to see you at these great performances at two of our high schools! Southeast High School presents Clue: High School Edition on April 20 & April 21st at SSHS Auditorium! Then you can catch Springfield High School presents Chicago : Teen Edition at Schnirring Auditorium at SHS the following weekend April 26, 27 & 28th. See the attached fliers for details! #SupportTheArts #Connect186
14 days ago, SPS District 186
sshs drama club presents Clue April 20 & 21st 7 pm & 2 pm and tickets are 5 for students and 8 for adults
shs presents chicago teen edition - April 26, 27 & 28th , General admission 10 and students and seniors $8
πŸ§΅βœ‚οΈ Our Springfield High School freshmen are diving into the world of creativity and practical skills with Ms. Moscardelli's Introduction to Family & Consumer Science class! πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨β€πŸ³ From crafting adorable little monsters to unleashing their imagination with their own sewing projects, our students are embracing the beauty of hands-on learning. 🌟 Family & Consumer Science isn't just about sewing and cooking; it's about empowering our students with essential life skills that they'll carry with them forever. πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦πŸ’Ό From budgeting and nutrition to communication and problem-solving, FCS equips students with the tools they need to thrive in both their personal and professional lives. πŸ’‘ Let's continue to support and celebrate the importance of Family & Consumer Science education in shaping well-rounded individuals! πŸ“šπŸŽ‰ #connect186
22 days ago, SPS District 186
student sewing
springfield high family and consumer science
🎢 Don't miss out on the sweet sounds of our talented students at the All-City Musical! 🎡 Join us tomorrow night, March 26th, at UIS Sangamon Auditorium for an unforgettable musical extravaganza featuring performances from our middle school and high school choirs and bands. 🎼 This cherished musical tradition is one you won't want to miss!
23 days ago, SPS District 186
all city music festival march 26 2024  7 p.m. Sangamon Auditorium
πŸ“šπŸŒŸ Hip Hip Hooray for reading! πŸŒŸπŸ“š Exciting news! WICS ABC Newschannel 20is teaming up with District 186 to celebrate national reading month! πŸŽ‰ Several familiar faces from the TV news station are spreading the joy of reading by visiting some of our elementary schools throughout the month for special guest reading sessions. πŸ“ΊπŸ“– Today, Iles School had the pleasure of hosting morning show anchor, AJ Gersh, in Ms. Sharp's 1st-grade class. πŸŽπŸ“š A.J. captivated the students with an awesome story called "Reach For The Stars". 🌟 The kids were so engaged and even had many questions for A.J. after he finished reading! It's incredible to see how much our students enjoy connecting with community members through these read-alongs. πŸ€— Let's keep spreading the love of reading! ❀️ #connect186 #sps186 #ReadingMonth #CommunityEngagement #ABCNewschannel20 #District186 πŸ“šπŸ“Ί
29 days ago, SPS District 186
students reading a book
aj gersh reading to students at iles
Grant Middle School’s Gina Romer presented at the Illinois Reading Conference on adolescent and young adult novels that help support social emotional learning! Way to go Ms. Romer!
30 days ago, SPS District 186
Ms. Romer posing with books
Congratulations to all of our students of the month across District 186 thanks to Jimmy John's for providing our students with a free voucher for a sandwich and some Jimmy John's swag! Here are some recipients from JMS & SSHS! Keep up the great work 186!! #connect186 #weare186
about 1 month ago, SPS District 186
student of the month southeast high school
student of the month - southeast high school
student of the month jefferson middle schol
student of the month - jefferson middle school
We are absolutely thrilled to extend a heartfelt invitation to our Preview Night on Thursday, April 25th, 2024! 🎈 This special evening is dedicated to welcoming you with open arms to District 186, where we're eager to embark on this incredible journey together. 🏫 Join us as we open our doors to give you a sneak peek into the wonderful world of kindergarten at our school. From exciting classrooms to dedicated teachers, we're excited to showcase all the amazing opportunities that await your little ones. When : Thursday, April 25, 2024 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Open to all children who turn 5 on or before September 1, 2024. Hosted at all District 186 Elementary Schools. Call (217)525-3011 for information
about 1 month ago, SPS District 186
kindergarten preview night thursday april 25, 2024 6-7 p.m.
George Washington Carver and Friends event was a success at Matheny-Withrow Elementary School - a traveling theater group performed a wonderful production for the students. The story followed a student writing a book report on African American inventors. #connect186 #mathenywithrow
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
students asking questions
Are you interested in the medical field? Incoming 9th graders for the 2024-2025 school year have an opportunity to apply for the Health & Science Academy at Springfield Southeast High School. Applications are due by February 29th. The Health & Science Academy is committed to a high quality education that addresses academic, intellectual, social, and work-related skills. The program is intended for students who have good attendance, a high level of self-motivation, and good academic skills. Learn more about the program : Applications :
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
We would love to share this unique opportunity with our high school students: The Sister Cities Association of Springfield (SCAS) will be sponsoring a high school student delegation to Ashikaga, Japan from June 21 to July 1, 2024. The delegation will include 10 high school students and 2 chaperones. Information and application materials can be found on the Association’s website: under β€˜Ashikaga, Japan’. Application deadline is March 8th. ​
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
Ashikaga, Japan | June 21- July 1, 2024 - Application Deadline is March 8th. Visit for the application
You still have time to nominate!! We will be accepting nominations for the Horace Mann Educator of the Year, Administrator of the Year & Rising Star awards until Friday, March 1, 2024 by 4:30 p.m. Nominate one of our educators or administrators today - #connect186
2 months ago, SPS District 186
educator of the year nominations accepted until March 1, 2024
Tune in tomorrow to listen to Superintendent Jennifer Gill talk all things 186 as she guest hosts AM Springfield! She'll cover upcoming events, activities, and more with many familiar guests from District 186 & our community! You don't want to miss it! Tomorrow on Sportsradio 1450 AM from 6:00 am - 9:00 am #connect186 #weare186
2 months ago, SPS District 186
February 16th 6 am - 9 am
🎢🎻✨ The magic of music came alive at UIS Sangamon Auditorium today as the Illinois Symphony Orchestra took the stage for an unforgettable experience! πŸŽ΅πŸŽ‰ πŸ‘§πŸ‘¦ Students from all across District 186's 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes were treated to fabulous performances! The excitement was palpable as they immersed themselves in the enchanting melodies and learned about the fascinating sections of the orchestra. πŸŽΌπŸ’« But it wasn't just about listening – it was an interactive journey! From lively call-outs to epic waves of enthusiasm, our young audience members were fully engaged every step of the way. πŸŒŠπŸ‘ A huge THANK YOU to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra for sparking a love for music in our students and making today a truly memorable occasion! Special shout-out to our First Student bus drivers for their excellent navigation and transportation for this mega field trip! 🚌🚌 #connect186 #sps186 #weare186 πŸ™ŒπŸŽΆ #MusicMagic #SymphonyAdventure #District186Pride 🎻✨
2 months ago, SPS District 186
photo of Illinois symphony
symphony photo
The bright lights & stage are calling your name!! πŸŽΆπŸŽ‰πŸŽΆ All 186 high school students interested in taking the stage for an all city musical production have the opportunity for SIX, The Musical , All City Teen Edition!!! 🎀🎢 🎭 Virtual auditions will be accepted through February 16 🎭 Visit this link for audition materials & information :
2 months ago, SPS District 186
Six The Musical Tryouts February 16th Virtual Auditions due
🌟 Future Leaders At Ridgely School! 🌟 This week, we had a blast hosting a Career Day for all our awesome K-5 students!πŸ‘©πŸΎβ€πŸš’πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€βœˆοΈπŸ§‘πŸ½β€πŸ’» Firefighters, teachers, nurses, carpenters, X-ray techs, cosmetologists, painters, chefs, police officers, lawyers, sign language interpreters, and electricians joined us to share their incredible journeys and spill the beans on what makes their jobs so cool. We're all about setting our students up for success in whatever path they choose. πŸŽ“πŸ’Ό We're committed to nurturing the skills they need to shine bright on their unique paths. 🌟 #connect186 #sps186 #weare186 #RidgelySchool #CareerDayFun #FutureLeaders
3 months ago, SPS District 186
students listening to career talk
students dressed as nurses
future leaders at ridgely school
As we embark on the latter part of the academic year, it is with great anticipation and excitement that we extend an invitation to you and your student for the upcoming 6th grade preview night at your student’s middle school that serves the boundary of your residence or to the school your child has received an acceptance letter from ( Lincoln Magnet School, Iles or Franklin Middle School gifted program). Date: Thursday, February 1, 2024 Time : 6:00 p.m. Location: Your assigned middle school Click Here if you need to check your boundary area school - https://schoollocator.mapomati... The purpose of this event is to provide you with valuable insights into the transition to middle school. During the evening, families will have the opportunity to tour the facility, gain information about the middle school curriculum, and meet with the administration and staff who play a pivotal role in your child's educational journey.
3 months ago, SPS District 186
6th grade preview night | thursday February 1, 2024
Rise and shine, Washington Warriors! This morning our incredible teachers and students dove headfirst into the world of knowledge! Let's take a moment to appreciate the value of attendance – showing up is a game-changer for your child's education! #connect186 #weare186
3 months ago, SPS District 186
students in science class learning
students learning at wms
student looking at computer
We're hiring!! We hope to see you at our District 186 Job Fair today!! Stop by our District Office - 3063 Fiat Avenue from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
3 months ago, SPS District 186
District 186 Career Fair Thursday January 25 | 9 - 1 p.m.  4p.m. - 6 p.m.