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Matheny-Withrow Elementary School

1200 Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

Celebrate Rising Star Winners Kelsea Hirsch and Christine Seaver!

Mar 20, 2020 Miss Hirsch and Miss Seaver received notice of this honor today via a videoconference hosted by Superintendent Gill.  Both Kelsea and Christine are amazing first grade teachers who create positive cultures in their classroom that foster a feeling of safety and belonging...
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Home-Based Learning

Mar 16, 2020 Due to community circumstances, District 186 schools are closed. However, we do not want student learning to end. This page https://www.sps186.org/homebasedlearning offers grade level learning options that can be used to keep students learning at home.
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IAR Tutoring

Mar 13, 2020 Students in grades 3-5 stay after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays to practice for the IAR, the Illionis Assessment of Readiness Test.  The IAR is the state assessment and accountability measure for Illionis students enrolled in a public school district.
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Pride Patrol!!

Mar 13, 2020 Congratulations to our students with the most Math growth! Staff celebrated students at their homes with congratulations, clapping and cheers!  Students received Math books, certificates, treats and trinkets. Way to be a Math Whiz!
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Black History Month

Mar 6, 2020 Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.  Matheny-Withrow had a great time celebrating Black History Month.
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Read Across America

Mar 3, 2020 Thank you to Southeast High School students for coming to read to our Mustangs for Read Across America, also known as Dr. Seuss Day.  Dr. Seuss was an American artist, book publisher, animator, poet, political cartoonist and author.
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Student of the Month Lunch

Mar 3, 2020 Another big thank you to our amazing community partner, Ameren, for treating our January and February Students of the Month to lunch at Golden Corral!  Students were chosen for the month of January because they were Star Problem Solvers.
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A Staff of Life Long Learners

Mar 2, 2020 Holidays do not stop the Matheny teachers from learning together!  Staff collaboratively learned strategies to deveolp a sense of belonging in each student. The day included great conversations and action planning to continue refining our teaching and learning!
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