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2530 Ash Street
Springfield, IL 62703
217/525-3275
 
As we approach our 300-step celebrations, we highlight Mrs. Johannes and Ms. Mathenia intervention block students who moved from blue to red levels in our IRLA program and celebrated with a RED PARTY! The Independent Reading Level Assessment Framework is a formative assessment for reading that allows teachers to track progress in real time.  Students can verbalize their learning goals and are motivated to reach them.

Ball Charter Readers Celebrate Literacy Growth

7 days ago As we approach our 300-step celebrations, we highlight Mrs. Johannes and Ms. Mathenia intervention block students who moved from blue to red levels in our IRLA program and celebrated with a RED PARTY! The Independent Reading Level Assessment Framework is a formative assessment for reading that...
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Special thanks to our coaches Mrs. Leamon, Ms. Tatham, and Ms. Lippert and all of the family members who supported our students today. Congratulations to all of our runners for their effort today and thanks for the service projects completed this fall.

Ball Charter Rocks Their Way Through Another Girls on the Run 2019

Nov 9, 2019 Special thanks to our coaches Mrs. Leamon, Ms. Tatham, and Ms. Lippert and all of the family members who supported our students today. Congratulations to all of our runners for their effort today and thanks for the service projects completed this fall.
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Thank you Cozy Dog! Ball Charter Primary Students

Oct 24, 2019 Our Upper Primary students wore all black to Blackout Bullies for Red Ribbon Week.  They also had a special visit from our local Cozy Dog Restaurant.  Yum!
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Every Wednesday, Ball Charter students demonstrate their commitment to reading growth by reading during morning meeting in addition to thier four daily reading steps.  Today we also celebrated Red Ribbon Week by telling bullies to

Island fun at Ball Charter Reading Wednesday

Oct 23, 2019 Every Wednesday, Ball Charter students demonstrate their commitment to reading growth by reading during morning meeting in addition to thier four daily reading steps.
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Today, with the help of our friend at Horace Mann, we celebrated Miss Rosie with the Mugs and Kisses Award.  She has given many years to keeping our students safe on the playground and has been a grandma and friend to our students and staff.  We want her to know how much she is loved and appreciated.

Thank you, Miss Rosie!

Oct 17, 2019 Today, with the help of our friend at Horace Mann, we celebrated Miss Rosie with the Mugs and Kisses Award.  She has given many years to keeping our students safe on the playground and has been a grandma and friend to our students and staff.
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Thank you to all SBCS staff, friends, and family members that attended our annual Texas Roadhouse Night!

Thank you for your support!

Oct 16, 2019 Thank you to all SBCS staff, friends, and family members that attended our annual Texas Roadhouse Night!
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On Wednesday, October 2nd, students participated in a camping-themed 100 Step Celebration.  Ball Charter students are committed to reading 4 steps every weekday and one step on the weekend.  By September 30th, students already reached 100 steps/1500 minutes.  They enjoyed a beautiful afternoon walking the Ball Charter trail (thank you to our PTO), eating granola bars, and listening to our guest banjo player, Blake Martin.

Ball Charter 100 Step Celebration

Oct 4, 2019 On Wednesday, October 2nd, students participated in a camping-themed 100 Step Celebration.  Ball Charter students are committed to reading 4 steps every weekday and one step on the weekend.  By September 30th, students already reached 100 steps/1500 minutes.
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Springfield Ball Charter School is a K-8, multi-age school focused on literacy, numeracy and professional development.  In any given week, you can observe engaging lessons, student collaborative groups, enriching field trips, and teacher-groups planning to enhance student learning.  Here are just a few highlights from this week. 

A Fantastic Week at Ball Charter

Sep 29, 2019 Springfield Ball Charter School is a K-8, multi-age school focused on literacy, numeracy and professional development.  In any given week, you can observe engaging lessons, student collaborative groups, enriching field trips, and teacher-groups planning to enhance student learning.
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