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Matheny-Withrow Elementary School

1200 Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

Illinois 5 Essentials Survey (See Attached Letters)

3 days ago It is time again for families to provide feedback about Matheny-Withrow by taking the Illinois 5 Essentials Parent Survey. Completing the survey will allow you to share your thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness (Effective Leaders, Collaborative Teachers, Involved Families, Supportive Environments, Ambitious Instruction)  and guide school improvement at Matheny-Withrow.

Morning Arrival To School

Nov 28, 2021 This is a reminder that students may arrive to school and enter the building at 8:35 am on days that school is in session. Students should remain in their vehicle until 8:35 am when an adult is present for supervision. Thank you for working together with Matheny-Withrow staff to keep your child safe at school.

United Way Spirit Week is October 18-22, 2021

Oct 15, 2021 Hello Mustang Families!  Matheny-Withrow will be having their United Way Spirit Week October 18-22, 2021.  Students will be able to participate each day by donating $1.00 for the day.  ALL money raised by our students here at Matheny-Withrow would go towards helping and supporting our local United Way.  (Please see attached. flyer)

Physicals and Immunization Health Requirements & Exclusion Information (Flyer Attached)

Sep 22, 2021 If you have a Pre-K, Kindergarten, 6th, 9th or 12th grade student, there are routine health requirements that must be completed.  Beginning Monday, September 27, students who have not provided proof of physicals and immunizations will not be able to attend school until the requirements are met. These physicals and immunizations are required by law in Illinois and District 186 must comply. READ MORE

SHIELD Testing at Matheny-Withrow

Sep 19, 2021 Beginning Monday, September 20th, Matheny-Withrow Elementary School will be conducting SHIELD COVID-19 testing for students who have a parental consent on file from the online registration process. Testing is not required, but we are asking that students who are not vaccinated and students who are in extracurricular activities, participate in the weekly COVID-19 testing at school. This test is free to all students. READ MORE

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!

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