News & Announcements

Chromebook Distribution Phase 3

Remote Learning has been extended for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. ESD 159 wants to ensure that all students have the resources needed to excel academically. The district will offer students needing access to a Chromebook one final opportunity to sign-up for a loaner device. In order to receive a device you must complete the online loaner form, the form is accessible by clicking on READ FULL STORY or by clicking on the link above the News article.
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Important Message

Due to our National Crisis, Elementary School District 159
Board of Education will be conducting a digital alternative to its regular Physical Meeting on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
All participants may join the Zoom Meeting at and Meeting ID:727550902 Password: 651340
One tap Mobile +13126266799 US (Chicago) Meeting ID: 727550902
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Message From Dr. Hill

Greetings Wildcat Families!
I pray this letter finds you all in the best of health, wellness and safety. During this unprecedented time in our lives and history, I know that we are all cognizant of this challenging moment that is impacting our daily routines, families, schedules, communities and nation as a whole. However, as your school family, we know that we are in this together and that we will continue to sustain learning for the benefit of our students who are being impacted greatly at this time.
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Pre-School For All (PFA)

The PFA Blended Program provides a comprehensive, researched based pre-kindergarten curriculum with activities to enhance and stimulate cognitive, social, emotional, language and fine/gross motor skills growth and development.
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Illinois State Assessments

The Illinois Science Assessment will be given to students in grades 5 and 8 on Thursday, March 21,2019. Make-ups for the test will be given on Friday, March 22nd.

The Illinois Assessment of Readiness will be given on Monday, March 25 through Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Make-ups will be given on March 28th and 29th.

Please click on Illinois State Assessments, at the top of this section, for a list of things you can do to assist your student prepare for the assessments.
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