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Wilcox Elementary School

2000 Hastings Road
Springfield, IL 62702

Technology Survey!

4 days ago Good morning! I have great news! The District is working hard to help get devices into the hands of students who do not have devices for their home learning, such as iPads. But we need your help! In order to plan for a device distribution, we want to hear from families in what your needs are. Please click the link to take the survey. Please complete ONE SURVEY PER FAMILY. It's quick & will help us get better resources out to students. READ MORE

Wednesday Mystery Guest

4 days ago Click on the link to our Youtube channel to see our guest speaker giving our Welcoming Ritual - Would you Rather Wednesday! https://youtu.be/9OjMKKbSmXY

Resources for families

5 days ago SMTD- Springfield Mass Transit and SMART are currently NOT CHARGING A FEE to ride United Way 2-1-1 is a great resource. They can answer your questions and email you specific information for your needs. Memorial Behavioral Health- COVID-19 Fears Hotline 217-588-5509 Per CWLP/AMEREN- no disconnects at this time  

An Article for Parents....

Mar 20, 2020 Here a quick article parents may be interested in. It discusses ways talk to your kids about COVID-19. This can be a tricky one - we want to be honest but also not worry them. Thank you for supporting the Wilcox students at home to ensure they feel safe through this crazy time!

Mrs. Filipiak's Update Videos

Mar 19, 2020 On the left-hand side of our website (look over to your left!), there is a page called "Mrs. Filipiak's Videos." If you click on that, it will take you to a new page. I will add links to this page while school is closed. These links will take you to Youtube videos with updates from me! Please check them out!

Food and Meal Resources during School Closure

Mar 16, 2020 1. District 186: Beginning Tuesday, March 17, bagged breakfast and lunch can be picked up for students pre-k through 12th grade from 8:30 AM to 10 AM at Lanphier High School, Southeast High School, Springfield High School and Franklin Middle School. We are also finalizing other sites and options at this time and will send follow-up communication on that soon. 2. West Side Christian Church will provide food boxes (and I have a few donations). READ MORE

FREE Comcast Internet

Mar 16, 2020 Please read the following information and you click here for additional clarification: To qualify for the Comcast Essentials’ Internet Service you must meet the following criteria: * You must be a new Comcast customer  * You must have a student who attends a school in District 186  * You must live in a Comcast service area  * You must not have a past due balance owed to Comcast in the last 12 months Please note: * The internet service will be free for READ MORE

Math and Reading Work for Students at Home

Mar 13, 2020 For our Wilcox Families,  We continue to monitor the quickly evolving COVID-19 situation. We are working diligently to make the best decisions based on changing circumstances. At this time, we are planning for all possibilities, including extended school closure. In light of this, we have identified a resource for students K-5 to continue work on math and reading at home. Some grade levels received packets today. READ MORE

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