News & Announcements

Sickle Cell Awareness

On Sunday - September 22nd, come out and support the 3rd Annual "Olivia's Sickle Cell Awareness Party" Give blood to help save lives, Free electrophoresis testing, Enjoy - Food, Music and Fun!! The event will be held at the Matteson Community Center.

School Hours Have Changed

Our school hours have changed slightly this upcoming 2018-2019 school year. The elementary school hours are now from 8:30 am to 3:05 pm. Colin Powell Middle School hours are from 7:45 am to 2:30 pm.

Strategic Process

Please join us as we embark on our strategic process. Your input will assist us in developing the vision for our school district. Click "Strategic Process" above to complete the survey. Thank you!

Sieden Prairie Elementary - A Small School With A BIG Heart!

Students and staff at Sieden Prairie School are in the giving spirit. As a school, one component of Principal McCaskill's vision is to build relationships. This holiday season, one way that Sieden Prairie is giving back to the community is by making No Sew blankets for some of the residents at Generation Applewood Nursing Home.

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.

Online Superintendent Search Survey

The Elementary School District 159 Board of Education is conducting a search for a new superintendent. The selection of a new superintendent is probably the most important decision a board of education has to make; therefore, the board has hired the Illinois Association of School Boards(IASB) to assist in this process.
(Click on Online Superintendent Search Survey Link above for more)
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