Members of our staff are wearing purple today to help spread awareness of youth homelessness in our community! #connect186
5 months ago, SPS District 186
homelessness awareness day group photo of staff wearing purple
We were notified by First Student that due to a higher than normal shortage of bus drivers today, there will be buses ruing late to their scheduled bus stop. Please monitor your student's bus stops. Also, all changes to buses have been entered into the First View App. You can use this app to track your student's bus and be informed of any bus number changes. We appreciate your patience and cooperation this morning.
5 months ago, SPS District 186
SHS National Honor Society is once again making a difference in our community. Today, they dedicated their time to rake leaves for our local veterans, a heartfelt annual tradition that speaks volumes about their commitment to giving back. Happy Veterans Day! #connect186
5 months ago, SPS District 186
students raking leaves
SSHS Drama Club is participating in #Enough on Monday, November 6th. #Enough is a nationwide effort to bring awareness to gun violence through theater. On the same night across the country, groups will stage readings of 6 new 10-min. plays by teen writers confronting gun violence. Get Tickets here : https://shorturl.at/EGU06
6 months ago, SPS District 186
Enough plays to end gun violence
LMS is hosting an information open house for incoming 6th grade families for the 2024-25 school year. The event kicks off at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2023. See the flyer for more information.
6 months ago, SPS District 186
Lincoln Magnet Open House November 2 , 2023  6:00 pm - 7:30 p.m.
Springfield Police Department & The City of Springfield are hosting a Halloween Safety Event on Monday, October 30th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Please see the flyer for more information!
6 months ago, SPS District 186
Halloween Safety Event October 30th from 5-7 pm, 800 E Monroe
The SHS National Honor Society will continue their annual tradition of raking leaves for Veterans on Veterans Day. This year, the SHS NHS will be out on the Friday, observed Veterans Day, November 10. Please see attached flyer for more information, please feel free to share. If you know a veteran who could use our service that day, please pass along this information to them. If you would like to donate yard waste bags or funds to the cause, please reach out to Ben Kramer at bkramer@sps186.org.
6 months ago, SPS District 186
Raking Leaves For Veterans
We invite our high school students to attend the 5th Annual Central Illinois HBCU/State College Fair at Union Baptist Church, 1405 E Monroe Street, Springfield, Il 62703 from 4pm to 7pm Transportation will be available to transport students from each high school to the event at 4:30pm. The bus will leave the event at 5:45pm and return to school. Students can be picked up at school or they may ride the activity bus home from school at 6:15pm, if needed. If your student is interested, please fill out the Google form & permission slip. Students must have the permission slip with them before they board the bus at school. We are looking forward to seeing you there! Form - https://forms.gle/5j15bLpLHh9e4NG58 Permission Slip - https://drive.google.com/file/d/12U2g1ZeuIZEnizBx9u6e66qJFFn-Z5HZ/view
6 months ago, SPS District 186
We Are Proud Of You! πŸŽ‰The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced its list of semifinalists & commended high school students. Congratulations to Springfield High School's Bella, who is a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist. Also receiving honors from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation are Springfield High's John, Abhinav & Will, who each received letters of commendation for their outstanding academic achievements. #connect186 #nationalmerit
6 months ago, SPS District 186
National Merit Scholarship Recognition
Lincoln Memorial Garden is hosting their Fall Harvest Festival - October 7-8th . See the flyer for more details!
7 months ago, SPS District 186
Fall Harvest Festival | Lincoln Memorial Garden
District 186 is excited to offer begin an after school Beginning Band Program for 5th grade students. Interested families will need to attend an information meeting for an opportunity to sign up and sign student/ parent contract. Meeting Location: Springfield High School Band room When : Thursday, Oct. 5 6-6:30pm Email Amy Minch with any questions - amuir@sps186.org
7 months ago, SPS District 186
We want to remind you that we are fast approaching the deadline for students to have their physical and immunization information turned in per state guidelines. Please make sure that you have contacted your school’s nurse with your child’s upcoming physical/immunization appointment or that you have turned in your physical and immunization paperwork this week. Students failing to provide required health information will be excluded from school starting October 1st.
7 months ago, SPS District 186
Congratulations to our students that have received the following National Recognition from the College Board. Lanphier : β€’ Gladys Anima: National Hispanic Recognition Award (NHRA) β€’ Olivia Menendez: National Hispanic Recognition Award (NHRA) β€’ Robin Pitts: National African American Recognition Award (NAARA) Springfield: β€’ Ayla Acakpo-Satchivi: National African American Recognition Award (NAARA) β€’ Gabriel White: National African American Recognition Award (NAARA) β€’ Gabriel Villegas: National Hispanic Recognition Award (NHRA) β€’ Jasmine Hamilton: National African American Recognition Award (NAARA) Springfield Southeast β€’ Akeyla Chandler-Henry: National African American Recognition Award (NAARA) β€’ Ashton Davis: National African American Recognition Award (NAARA) β€’ Jada Jackson: National African American Recognition Award (NAARA) Congratulations on your accomplishments!
7 months ago, SPS District 186
2023 College Board National Recognition Program Awardees
Today, we were proud to host Secretary Miguel Cardona, the US Secretary of Education, Governor JB Pritzker and Dr. Tony Sanders, Illinois Superintendent of Education, on a visit to Fairview Elementary for the U.S. Department of Education Raising The Bar Bus Tour! πŸ“šπŸŒŸ 🚌 Superintendent Jennifer Gill & Fairview Principal Patricia Nikson guided our guests through the school to showcase both Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Illinois & Project SCOPE. We're raising the bar for after-school programming and we’re thrilled to highlight its importance. Secretary Cardona & Governor Pritzker were very interactive with the students and staff during their visit and Secretary Cardona took some time to interview a few of our students for his social media. District 186 is proud to spotlight the hard work & dedication by our educators & staff for our state and national officials. Together, we can empower our students for a brighter future! πŸ‘¨πŸΎβ€πŸŽ“πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ“πŸ§‘πŸΏβ€πŸŽ“πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸŽ“πŸ§‘πŸ»β€πŸŽ“
7 months ago, SPS District 186
us dept of education interviewing student
governor jb pritzker shaking hands with a little girl
U.S. secretary of education talking with fairview principal
superintedent Jennifer Gill talking with state superintendent
Get Connected! Calling all District 186 High School students! Be a part of the Superintendent's Roundtable!!! Sign up today and become a leader and advocate for the student's in District 186! https://forms.gle/iFToPEetKcRdkQfk9
8 months ago, SPS District 186
Superintendent's roundtable
Join us for the District 186 Career Fair at the District Office, 1900 W. Monroe from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29th! We will have on-site interviews for future qualifying paraprofessionals!
8 months ago, SPS District 186
District 186 Career Fair
Due to the extreme heat projected for Friday, August 25th, District 186 has moved back the start time for Friday Night’s Football Match, Lanphier vs Lincoln. Memorial Stadium Gates will now open to the public at 6:30 p.m., with a 7:30 p.m start time for the game, weather permitting. We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we do our best to prepare and deal with the heat. The safety of our students, staff and community is our highest priority. We will continue to provide updated information if needed.
8 months ago, SPS District 186
You're invited ! We have career opportunities for you in District 186!! Visit our Human Resources page to learn more about all of our classified and certified positions that are currently open. https://www.sps186.org/o/sps/page/human-resources We are holding two in-person opportunities on Tuesday, August 29th! We are hosting a job fair from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. at our District Office - 1900 W. Monroe ! We will also have a booth set up at The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Job Fair from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza- 3000 S. Dirksen Pkwy.
8 months ago, SPS District 186
Join Our Team | Springfield Public Schools District 186
It was a fantastic morning full of connections as incoming 6th graders made their way to 6th grade orientation. πŸ˜€ Students were guided on tours through their new school, practiced their locker combinations, met classmates and were introduced to their administrators. We are thrilled to connect with our 6th graders and we're looking forward to seeing them achieve academic success. βœ… See you on the first day, Monday, August 21st!!
8 months ago, SPS District 186
Principal Turner and student
Franklin Middle School Students
JMS principal and student
Don't Forget!!! Tomorrow is our Keep Kids in School Physical & Immunization Walk- In Clinic at Sang. Co. Dept. of Public Health - 2833 South Grand Ave. East, Spfld, IL - 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
8 months ago, SPS District 186
walk in clinic tomorrow 8:30 - 12:00 pm