Enos Elementary Principal Claudia Johnson & staff kicked off Black History Month by reading More Than Peach by Bellen Woodard and having students draw pictures of themselves. This stunning picture book spreads Bellen’s message of inclusivity, empowerment, and the importance of inspiring the next generation of leaders. Bellen created the More Than Peach Project and crayons with every single child in mind to transform the crayon industry and grow the way we see our world. This activity was a great way to start Black History Month. ❤️ #ignite186
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
Mrs. Johnson reading to children
Looking for a job? Join Team 186! Springfield Public Schools has several openings in the following positions: Bus Driver| Monitor Clerical Custodial Crossing Guard Food Service Paraprofessional Security Substitute Teacher Teacher Teaching Assistant
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
District 186 Job Fair | Wednesday February 8th 1 - 4 pm | 1900 W Monroe Spfld Il
Sign up today for the Empower All Abilities Virtual Conference! Session Topics: special education, diversity equity and inclusion, transition to adulthood, mental health, advocacy, community resources, and much more • Speakers include physicians, psychologists, social workers, professors, educators, advocates, state and community agencies, and other specialized professionals • Practical information about your child’s education • Connect with other parents • Professional Development Hours (PDH) available • Sesiòn de español: La Nueva Alternativa a la Tutela: Toma de Decisiones Con Apoyohttps://www.sps186.org/page/empower-all-abilities-conference
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
Empower All Abilities Virtual Conference
2023 Black History Bowl : Hosted by Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum Preliminary : February 1, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Championship : February 26th 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm The Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum hosted its first Black History Bowl in 2019. The Bowl was created to address the lack of history taught in schools and to increase the general knowledge of significant contributions made by African Americans throughout history. Watch it live - https://www.youtube.com/@SPSchannel22
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
Black History Bowl
CITY 2023 ❤️💛🧡💙 The final day/night of CITY kicked off with Unity Day, held by the Superintendent's round table. The event brought students from different high schools together for activities, games and bonding. There were great guest speakers, Memorial Health spoke on mental health & the resources we have available in our community. Both the Good Guides & The Center for Youth & Families Solutions each had speakers discuss their missions and involvement in the community as well. Everyone had a blast with the games, Superintendent Jennifer Gill jumped in on a few with the students and fun was had by all! ---- Night Four was jam-packed with 4 great basketball games! The athletes were giving it their all on the court tonight and it showed. Southeast band & choir both delivered great music and showcased their talents. SSHS drum line stole the show with their blind folded routine! Springfield's Scarlet Line wow'd the crowd with their red bodysuits & perfectly executed routine. Springfield High School took home the Gary Sullivan Spirit Award! Congratulations !!! And congratulations to SHG boys & girls for winning CITY. We can’t wait to see you next year! CITY 2023 Night 4 Scores : Girls : SHG 50 Lanphier 22 Springfield 53 Southeast 52 Boys: Southeast 67 Springfield 59 SHG 69 Lanphier 33 #city2023
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
Unity Day
SHS spirit award winners
CITY 2023 Get excited for a full night of fun, it's night 3 of CITY! Tickets cost $6 at the door. Friday, Jan. 27 4:00 PM: Springfield Girls (H) vs. Lanphier Girls (A) 5:42 PM: Springfield Boys (H) vs. Lanphier Boys (A) 7:22 PM: Sacred Heart Griffin Girls (H) vs. Southeast Girls (A) 9:12 PM: Southeast Boys (H) vs. Sacred Heart Griffin Boys (A) Poms Performances : *City Performance* 🦁 LHS Game 2 💙SSHS Game 4 *NO ALL CITY CHEER TONIGHT- DUE TO TIME CONSTRAINTS* Band : LHS BAND 🎺🎷🥁 & LHS Choir 🎤 Just a reminder that all students that are not currently in high school need to be chaperoned by an adult to attend City Tournament!
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
city tournament see you tonight - CITY 2023 ❤💙🧡💛 Get excited for a full night of fun, it's night 3 of CITY! Tickets cost $6 at the door.  Friday, Jan. 27 4:00 PM: Springfield Girls (H) vs. Lanphier Girls (A)  5:42 PM: Springfield Boys (H) vs. Lanphier Boys (A) 7:22 PM: Sacred Heart Griffin Girls (H) vs. Southeast Girls (A)  9:12 PM: Southeast Boys (H) vs. Sacred Heart Griffin Boys (A) Poms Performances : *City Performance* 🦁 LHS Game 2  💙SSHS Game 4 *NO ALL CITY CHEER TONIGHT- DUE TO TIME CONSTRAINTS*  Band : LHS BAND 🎺🎷🥁 & LHS Choir 🎤 Just a reminder that all students that are not currently in high school need to be chaperoned by an adult to attend City Tournament!
CITY 2023 ❤️💛🧡💙 Night two featured two boys' games and some great games on the court from all 4 teams! The crowds were loud and the vibes were good!! Southeast Poms & The Scarlet line both delivered entertaining and vibrant routines! The cheerleaders were loud and executed the all-city cheer perfectly! We are excited that there are 2 more days of great basketball to go!!! CITY 2023 Scores : Lanphier 52 Southeast 43 Sacred Heart Griffin 60 Springfield 38 See you for night 3! ❤️💛🧡💙
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
lanphier vs southeast basketball shot
Scholarship Opportunity : The IMUA Scholarship Program was established to recognize outstanding young men and women in our member communities and increase awareness of the value municipally-owned utility systems bring to their communities. Each spring, graduating high school seniors whose families reside in (or take utility service) from an IMUA municipality are eligible to participate in an essay contest. Each winner receives a $1000 award from IMUA to be used for college tuition. http://www.imea.org/IMUA_Scholarship.aspx http://www.imea.org/Documents/IMUAScholarshipApp.pdf
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
Are you ready for night 2? Put on your school colors and come down to the BOS Center. Tickets cost $6 at the door. Thursday, Jan. 26 (2 Boys Games) 6:00 PM: Southeast (H) vs.Lanphier (A) 8:00 PM: Sacred Heart Griffin (H) vs. Springfield (A) Poms Performances : *Regular Performances* 💙💛SSHS Game 1 ❤️🖤SHS Game 2 Band : 🎤 SHG CHOIR + Mix Tape Night Just a reminder that all students that are not currently in high school need to be chaperoned by an adult to attend City Tournament!
about 2 months ago, SPS District 186
night 2 City tournament Thursday Jan 26.  6:00 pm SSHS vs LHS , 8:00 pm SHG vs ShS
CITY 2023 ❤️💛🧡💙 City Tournament kicks off tonight at BOS Center! Tickets are $6 at the door. Wednesday, Jan. 25 (2 Girls Games) 6:00 PM: Sacred Heart Griffin (H) vs. Springfield (A) 8:00 PM: Lanphier (H) vs. Southeast (A) Poms Performances : *Regular Performances* 🌪SHG Game 1 🦁LHS Game 2 Band : Springfield High School Band 🎼🎺🎷🥁 Just a reminder that all students that are not currently in high school need to be chaperoned by an adult to attend City Tournament! #city2023 #ignite186
2 months ago, SPS District 186
Wednesday Jan 25, 6:00 shg vs shs , 8:00 lhs vs sshs
Iles School hosted a Year of the Rabbit Celebration tonight. Families gathered to experience entertainment and activities. The talented elementary students sang traditional folk songs. And Storyteller, Fox Ellis, shared traditional folk tales in the gymnasium. Families & students enjoyed visiting the classrooms to participate in traditional crafts such as calligraphy, Chinese chess, dragon statue painting and more.
2 months ago, Rachel Dyas
family from iles school posing
1st graders singing a song on the stage
Family And Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) hosted a Parent Mixer for high school families to attend on Saturday at Southeast High School. The event invited families to ask questions and learn more about programs & opportunities for their children in District 186. We appreciate our families support and involvement!
2 months ago, SPS District 186
man talking on microphone to parents
Opportunity for high school students, graduating in 2023,2024 or 2025. Sister Cities Association of Springfield (SCAS) is offering a unique opportunity to high school students to experience the culture of Japan. Learn more with these upcoming Zoom information Sessions : February 9th at 7 pm February 15th at 7 pm See the attached flier for more information
2 months ago, SPS District 186
Ashikaga | Sister Cities trip information June 16 - 26 2023
Early Learning Center students love to learn through play. They call it “doing their job.” This week our little learners are exploring measurement tools, home technology (the phone), and identifying similarities & differences through matching. It is exciting to see our little learners growing and enjoying education! 💛
2 months ago, SPS District 186
girl measuring with measuring tape
SSBA- Softball League : This is our second year providing a softball league in Springfield. We have an 8U, 10U and 12U league. Highschool Students : SSBA league is looking for umpires for both the baseball & softball. It is a great opportunity for students to get paid for something that, hopefully, they like to do and they add community involvement to their college applications! Contact Todd Hamerlinck at todd.hamerlinck@comcast.net .
2 months ago, SPS District 186
ssba softball flier
The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln has announced their 2023 scholarship program that offers 40 different post-secondary scholarships!! Last year, more than $205,000 was awarded in scholarships and scholarship renewals, and the Community Foundation scholarship program has awarded a cumulative amount that tops $1.8 million!!! Click here to see the list of scholarships available- https://cfll.org/Grants-Scholarships/Scholarships
2 months ago, SPS District 186
scholarship opportunities
Springfield Area Home Builders Association is hosting a Lego Contest for ages 5-12!! Saturday & Sunday - February 18th & 19th Register today - see the attached flier!
2 months ago, Rachel Dyas
lego contest
All three of our high schools will be hosting an open house for incoming freshmen for the 2023-2024 school year on Wednesday, January 18th at 6 p.m. We invite you and your student to come to the informational open house at your student’s high school that serves the boundaries of your residence to learn more about the high school experience! We look forward to hosting you and your family!
2 months ago, SPS District 186
incoming freshman open house | wednesday January 18th 6 pm
High School students sign up for Unity Day! It is a great day to mingle with other students, engage in team building activities and have fun! Scan the QR code on the flier or register during your lunch hour in person at the sign-up table!
3 months ago, SPS District 186
Unity Day at the BOS Center January 28th, 2923
The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln has announced their 2023 scholarship program that offers 40 different post-secondary scholarships!! Last year, more than $205,000 was awarded in scholarships and scholarship renewals, and the Community Foundation scholarship program has awarded a cumulative amount that tops $1.8 million!!! Click here to see the list of scholarships available - https://cfll.org/Grants-Scholarships/Scholarships
3 months ago, SPS District 186