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Matheny-Withrow Elementary School

1200 Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

RSVPs Needed for Family Zydeco Evening

Oct 10, 2017 If your family is wanting to attend the "Creole for Kidz and the History of Zydeco" family event, we need your yellow RSVP slip this week.  We'll start the evening off with a light dinner at the school at 5:10 pm. and then travel by bus at 5:45 pm to Sangamon Auditorium for fun pre-show activities and the concert.  We'll return to school by bus by 8:30 pm. We need your family's RSVP slip this week so we can finalize meal plans, tickets, and buses. READ MORE

Creole for Kidz and the History of Zydeco

Oct 3, 2017 Matheny families will have the opportunity to take part in a special musical evening on Tuesday, October 17th:  "Creole for Kidz and the History of Zydeco.”  We’ll have a light dinner at 5:10 and then travel by bus at 5:45 to Sangamon Auditorium for the performance by Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience. READ MORE

Music in Our School Month Visits

Mar 8, 2017 March is designated as Music in Our Schools Month.  To celebrate this event, we are inviting parents/famlies to come to school during their child's music class time and participate in making music along with us.  Families are invited to come on Wednesday, March 15, Thursday, March 16, or Friday, March 17. READ MORE

Organizations/People Making a Difference at Matheny-Withrow

Oct 2, 2016 Thank you to the following organizations/people for your donations, time, and effort. Every little bit has made a positive impact at Matheny-Withrow! Lakeside Christian Church, Ed Green - kindergarten uniform boxes Lakeside Church of Christ- school supplies Walmart on Lejune (6th Street) - school supplies My Name on Stuff, Lisa GoldbergBelle - bags with supplies in them Burger King on Dirksen - sandwich gift certificates McGraw Enterprises - water bottles and frisbees for open house... READ MORE

Matheny-Withrow Back to School Ice Cream Social

Aug 18, 2016 When: Sunday, August 21st from 3-4:30pm we will be hosting a meet your teacher night! Who: Bring Your Family Where: Matheny-Withrow Gym In addition to meeting your teacher, you can put away school supplies, learn about expectation, and finish the evening by enjoying ice cream! Please plan to attend this family event!

The ART of SIG and DANCE - Family Night

Mar 1, 2016 Join us for a night of celebration on Tuesday, March 15th from 6:00-7:30pm! We will be celebrating Matheny-Withrow’s recent SIG grant and all the wonderful work that is taking place in Art and Music! Click on the link to the right for more information.

Neighborhood Visits

Jul 29, 2015 Matheny families should be on the watch for a visit from our Superhero Staff! On Thursday, August 6, Matheny staff and friends will visit the neighbors of our students. Loot bags will be distributed with important information about registration. So watch for the bus and the superhero staff! Listen for the superhero tunes and come greet the bus!

Health and Wellness Day

Jun 23, 2015 Saturday, June 27 is Health and Wellness Day at Matheny-Withrow! The fun begins at 9:00am and concludes at 1:00pm. The community is invited to participate in a variety of activities. Central Illinois Food Bank, Scheels, Lanphier basketball team will be leading or sponsoring activities. Hy-Vee will provide cooking demonstrations, Springfield police and fire department will have vehicles available for viewing and St. John's parent help line will be sharing information.

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