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Matheny-Withrow Elementary School

1200 Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

2:30 pm Early Dismissal - Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Aug 24, 2021 This is a reminder that EVERY Wednesday (when school is in session) is a 2:30 pm dismissal. Tomorrow, Wednesday, August 25th will be our first Wednesday for early dismissal.

First Day of School - Monday, August 23rd

Aug 21, 2021 This is a reminder that the 2021-2022 School Year begins Monday August 23rd with all students being in person. The school day will run 9:00 am - 3:30 pm. The building will open at 8:35 am. Students can enter through  the main entrance if they ride a bus, walk or get dropped off. All students must wear a mask when they are in the building.  Any student still in possession of a District 186 computer should bring the device on the first day of school. 

Meet the Teacher & Staff Night: August 19th; 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Aug 16, 2021 Please join us this Thursday, August 19th from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. This will be an opportunity for you and your child to meet the classroom teacher and support staff at Matheny-Withrow! Everyone will also receive an ice cream treat on this evening! Hope to see you there!

Project SCOPE (Flyer Attached)

Aug 9, 2021 Do you need childcare before or after school? Click on the attached flyer to find out more about Project SCOPE. 

Online Registration 2021-2022

Aug 7, 2021 Online Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is open! If you need access to a device to complete your child’s registration you may come to Matheny Withrow on Monday, August 9th from 11 am – 6 pm or Tuesday, August 10th from 10 am – 2:00 pm. Masks will be required at in-person registration. If these days do not work for you, please call the school office at 525-3245 to schedule an appointment. READ MORE

MAP Testing 2021 Parent Letter

May 3, 2021 Dear District 186 Families, This school year has presented several challenges and opportunities for students learning. While teaching and learning did not happen in the traditional sense this year, we know an abundance of learning occurred. For this reason, we will be administering the NWEA MAP assessment this spring as we did last fall. READ MORE

IAR/ISA Remote Testing Letter for Remote Parents

Apr 21, 2021 Wednesday, April 21, 2020  Dear Matheny-Withrow Parents and Guardians,   Your child is scheduled to take the Illinois Assessment of Readiness from April 27-30, 2021 in person. The students will be administered three language arts tests and three math tests. In addition, the fifth graders will take three science tests that are 40 minutes each.  √ Please make every effort to have your child to school on time and well rested. READ MORE

IAR/ISA Testing for Remote Parents Link Email

Apr 19, 2021 Parent Link email to remote families of students in grades 3 - 8:  Title: State Board Testing Information for Remote Students  Dear District 186 Families of Remote Learners,  The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has directed all school districts to begin planning to administer state assessments to all students in the state of Illinois. READ MORE

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