Our Jump Start to Kindergarten program at Black Hawk has our young students preparing and learning what to expect when they enter Kindergarten in August. This program helps students to gain confidence and comfortability about what to expect in the classroom setting. The students have also gotten to experience fun activities! They loved getting to go on a field trip to the Kidzeum of Health and Science! We are 186! #ignite186
11 months ago, SPS District 186
kids eating
camp kindergarten
camp kindergarten
kids enjoying camp kindergarten
Students needing their immunizations can take advantage of the walk-in back to school immunization clinic at Sangamon County Department of Public Health this week, July 10- July 14th .
11 months ago, SPS District 186
Walk in Clinic July 10- July 14th 8:30 - 11:30 or 1 - 3 pm
Calling all incoming 6th graders!! πŸ“’πŸ“’ Incoming 6th grade students are invited to attend a 6th grade orientation at their home school on Thursday, August 10th, from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Students will engage in activities, tour the school and learn more about their upcoming middle school experience. Please note that bus routes will be running that day as well.
11 months ago, SPS District 186
6th grade orientation | 8 am to 10 am
Central Illinois Foodbank is hosting a walk-up food distribution & cooking demo at Matheny-Withrow Elementary from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Thursday, July 13th. This event is open to the public!
11 months ago, SPS District 186
walk-up food distribution & hands on cooking demo. July 13th from 11 am to 12 pm
Looking to make a difference? Join Team 186!! We are hosting a Job Fair, Tuesday July 11th from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the District Office, 1900 W. Monroe.
12 months ago, SPS District 186
Job Fair | July 11th 9 am - 12 pm
Welcome Class of 2027!! Incoming Freshman mark your calendars for our Freshman Forward event at each of our highschools!! This event is an opportunity for incoming freshman to meet other freshman, upperclassmen, teachers and administration at their high school. Students will get to tour the facility and learn more about their high school experience. Students need to report to their high school that is in their boundary area. Students can use the school bus service or be dropped off at their high school.
12 months ago, SPS District 186
Freshman Forward August 10th 8:24 - 11:07 am
Stay connected!! Follow us on social media. District 186 is on Instagram, Linked In, Twitter & Facebook! We also have the District 186 App! Download it now to get the latest updates and information about your student's school! It's available in the App Store for Apple and in Google Play!
12 months ago, SPS District 186
Stay Connected! Follow District 186 on social media
Due to the power outage, the Administrative Office is closed. If you need immediate assistance, please contact the Business Office at 217-525-3040. We expect to resume normal operations Monday, July 3.
12 months ago, Rachel Dyas
All summer school programs and SCOPE are canceled Friday, June 30, to allow maintenance staff to assess and clean up buildings and grounds. We expect all programs to resume next week as normally scheduled.
12 months ago, District 186
All students and staff in summer programs are safe. Buses will run at the normal time, but routes may take longer due to traffic or blocked streets. Families are welcome to pick up students early. The safety of our students and staff is our top priority.
12 months ago, District 186
Calling all middle school softball players!! Tryouts for middle school softball will be July 24-25, 5:30-7:00 pm at Lawless Park -1500 N 11th St, Springfield, IL 62702 Bring your equipment Bring plenty of water Must have up-to-date school | sports physical Contact Coach Handy - rhandy@sps186.org
12 months ago, SPS District 186
District 186 Middle School Softball tryouts  July 24- 25th Lawless Park 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Grant Middle School Baseball Tryouts are coming! Mark your calendar for August 1, 2023 at Kennedy Park from 10 am - 12 pm!
12 months ago, SPS District 186
Grant Middle School Baseball Tryouts August 1  10 am - 12 pm kennedy park
The sun is out but the classroom is in! Many of our elementary students are enjoying a summer full of adventure and learning with Summer Scope! Summer Scope is one of our many summer programs we are offering! This year both of our programs reached capacity & are offered at both Wilcox Elementary and Sandburg Elementary. Students are exposed to unique and fun experiences around Central Illinois . Since Project Scope started on June 6th, students have already enjoyed jumping at Skyzone, a trip to Overlook Adventure Park in Decatur, and even a performance by Chris Camp, The Whip Guy. We enjoy providing summer programming & opportunities for our students and we appreciate all of our community partners and community relationships! #ignite186
12 months ago, SPS District 186
summer scope 23
summer scope 2023
summer scope 2023
Let’s go to camp!! πŸ•οΈ Camp Compass held their kickoff for staff today !! They are ready to make summer learning camp a welcoming experience for all! #ignite186 #campcompass #summerlearning
about 1 year ago, SPS District 186
Camp Compass Leaders and Superintendent Jennifer Gill Smiling
Make an impact with a career in education. Help our students and community continue to grow! Join Team 186! Certified Jobs : https://lnkd.in/g3Dmth5D... Classified Jobs: https://lnkd.in/g3Dmth5D... New applicants should complete an online application. If you have previously completed an online application and are interested in another position, please update your existing application. Online Application - https://lnkd.in/giY77aCq...
about 1 year ago, SPS District 186
Join Team 186
We are proud of you Britney! Britney's journey to get her diploma is inspiring!! Thanks to the SJ-R for writing this wonderful story on our Lanphier graduate!! #ignite186 https://sj-r.com/.../lanphier-high.../70256276007/
about 1 year ago, SPS District 186
Join Team 186!! Come work with us at District 186!! Stop by our Job Fair at District 186 Headquarters - 1900 W. Monroe tomorrow morning from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.!!
about 1 year ago, SPS District 186
District 186 Job Fair Tuesday June 6th , 2023 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.  District Office 1900 W Monroe
Way to go!!πŸ‘πŸΏ πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΎ Friends, families , staff and community members gathered tonight at The Salvation Army to celebrate the 2023 graduates of the Springfield Branch NAACP Illinois Back to School/Stay in School Academy. NAACP Back to School/ Stay in School Academy is a community-based alternative program for District 186 students. NAACP President Teresa Haley, Program Director, Tim Allen & Superintendent Jennifer Gill presented the graduates with their diplomas! Xyoness Williams and Makayla Horton both gave wonderful speeches about their time on the program and their mentors. We are proud of you!
about 1 year ago, SPS District 186
Naacp graduation
We are so excited to celebrate all of our students and their accomplishments this Saturday, June 3, 2023! Please read through and share the following information with all of your guests that will be attending as it pertains to our commencement ceremony guidelines. Graduation Ceremony Times: Doors will open 1 hour ahead of start time below for general public Graduation Ceremony Times: Doors will open 1 hour ahead of start time below for general public Graduates need to arrive at least 45 minutes ahead of start time below: Friday, June 2, 2023 Lawrence Adult Education - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2023 Lanphier - 11:00 A.M. Southeast - 2:00 P.M. Springfield - 5:00 P.M. All Graduations will stream live on District 186’s Youtube Channel : https://youtube.com/@SPS_Distr...
about 1 year ago, SPS District 186
District 186 Commencement Guidelines
The red carpet was rolled out today for our final Grad Walk The Halls event!! πŸ–€πŸ§‘πŸ’›πŸ’™β€οΈπŸ–€ Our graduates were greeted by students & staff cheering, holding signs, good music and fun! We were thrilled with our 2023 graduates who signed up for our new tradition of hosting groups of seniors at our Elementary and Middle Schools to walk the halls in their caps & gowns to celebrate their accomplishments! All week long, our younger students, teachers and staff have been showing their appreciation! It has been wonderful to see the whole District unite! As part of AVID and college and career readiness in our District, we will continue to empower our students to reach their full potential and goal of graduation!
about 1 year ago, SPS District 186
Grad walk the halls
seniors at Fairview Elementary
SSHS graduate with wilcox kids
grad walk the halls event