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Early Learning Center

2501 South 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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ELC Home Learning Distribution: Thursday, April 2, 2020

News Mar 30 Hello Families, ELC Home Learning Distribution will take place on this upcoming Thursday, April 2nd. Choose a time that works best for you: - Morning Distribution will be 9 am – 12 pm  &nbs

ELC Staff Connect on "Zoom"

Photos Mar 26 It was great to virtually meet with staff on today! Everyone is doing well and we are all missing our students and the teaching jobs that we do each day.

Teddy Bear Health Fair

Photos Mar 12 The ELC along with community partners St. John's School of Nursing hosted a Teddy Bear Health Fair on Wednesday night. Students were encouraged to bring a special stuffed friend with them to le

ELC Hosts Special Guests

Photos Mar 6 U.S. Director of the Office of Special Education Programs Laurie VanderPloeg made a visit to the Early Learning Center. During her visit she toured the building and learned about the inclusive clas

Rotary Readers

Photos Mar 6 Readers from the Springfield Rotary Club have visited the ELC to read to our students and provide a book for them to take home to enjoy. The program will continue monthly for January through April

Attendance Recognition Celebrations

Photos Mar 6 The ELC PTO has sponsored prizes for the families of students with 92% attendance or better through the second tri-mester of school. Families are able to select a gift card or classroom pizza

February: A Month for Kindness

Photos Feb 27 The students of the ELC have been learning about kindness throughout the month of February. Individual classrooms have celebrated their learning through a variety of special events. 

PTO/F.A.C.E Meeting - Wednesday, February 5th: CANCELLED

News Feb 5 Tonight's PTO/F.A.C.EMeeting has been cancelled 

Wearing Red at the ELC

Photos Feb 3 The ELC staff is wearing red today in honor of the Barnard family. We wish to extend our sympathy and support for our fellow District 186 teacher, Angela. 

ELC Indoor Parade

Photos Jan 21 Students marched through the halls of the school with instruments, banners, and scarves on Friday in celebration of learning the skill: I can do my job the first time asked. 

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