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Laketown Elementary School

1825 Lee Street
Springfield, IL 62703


May 17, 2020 'At Home' Laketown Spirit Week May 18th-21st Let’s have fun the last full week of school and have a virtual spirit week from home. Join in and show your School Spirit!  Each day, take a picture of yourself showing your 'School Spirit' and email it to Ms. Barnard at akelly@sps186.org or Mrs. Chahalis at achahalis@sps186.org.  They will share your photos on this Laketown School Website. READ MORE

Empower All Abilities Conference 2020

Feb 10, 2020 Presented by: Springfield Public Schools Springfield Parents for Students with Disabilities (SPSD) Free Conference  Topics include mental health, behavior, transition to adulthood, special education, advocacy and more! Featured speakers include a physician, psychologists, attorneys, advocates, and other professionals Practical information about your child’s education Community resource fair with numerous exhibitors Connect with other parents Childcare provided at no READ MORE

Laketown T-Shirts On Sale Now!

Nov 19, 2019 Laketown short and long sleeve t-shirts are on sale now! Watch for the flyer to come home in your child's Wednesday folder.  All orders must be placed and paid for online. You can go to the Link on the front page of the school website and just click on it to set up an account, order and pay for your shirts (or click on the link at the end of this article). The LAST DAY TO ORDER IS MONDAY, DECEMBER 2ND. You will not be able to place an order after the store closes on Dec. READ MORE

Testing Tips for Students!

Aug 28, 2019 Greetings Laketown Lions! Please take a look at this amazing one pager that talks about test taking skills. These tips can help increase students MAP scores. Enjoy!

Skyzone launches a new reading program!

Aug 27, 2019 Greetings Laketown Lions! Skyzone has launched a new reading program called Book Zone. The purpose of this program is to make reading fun again while ecouraging students to read more. All classrooms in every grade level has been registered and is waiting on receiving the materials needed to participate. We hope to see everyone participate in this new reading program. Let's Go Lions! We can do it!

Open House & Ice Cream Social for the New School Year

Aug 6, 2019 OPEN HOUSE & ICE CREAM SOCIAL-Sunday, August 18th from 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. We will begin promptly by having EVERYONE join us in the gym at 2:00 p.m. for an introduction to the entire staff and to hear information about our school.  Immediately following, we invite you to visit your child’s classroom to meet your child’s teacher and hear information on the academic program along with the expectations at your child’s grade level. READ MORE

Art is Exceptional

Jan 7, 2019 Congratulations to Robert, Max & Jermaine! These 3 boys will have their artwork hung as part of the Art is Exceptional show at the Art Association Gallery.  It is an exhibit celebrating the artistic accomplishments of students with special needs.  A special reception will be held for all of our District 186 artists who have artwork displayed in this exhibit on Friday, January 11th, from 5:30pm-7:30pm at The Springfield Art Association, 700 North 4th Street.

Thank you Springfield Public Schools Foundation

Jan 7, 2019 Thanks to the Springfield Public Schools Foundation, Christmas came early at Laketown.  Mrs. Mitchell, our Music Teacher, submitted a grant for purchasing some instruments for our Life Skills Music Classes, and it was funded through them.  Thank you SPSF!!!!

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