News & Announcements

Board of Education Approves District Reopening Plan

Board of Education approved the District’s Reopening Plan on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. However, we will not reopen on March 15th as originally stated, but we are anticipating a March 22nd reopening date pending some logistical details.

Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program (P-EBT)

The State of Illinois is approved to provide new Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program (P-EBT) benefits to all eligible Illinois students. Click on the "Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program (P-EBT)" link above for more information.

Return to School Information

We are excited about the return of in-person learning on March 15th. Please read Dr. Alfred's letter which includes links to important information.

District Spelling Bee

Wonder what the “BUZZ” is all about? The students in Elementary School District 159 have been preparing for their first ever, virtual spelling bee!

Remote Learning Update

During the regular Board of Education meeting held on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, the Board did not vote to approve the Hybrid Learning Model recommendations. Therefore, we will continue with Remote Learning until further notice.

District School News App

Just a reminder if you haven't already done so download the districts School News App. The mobile app is one way the district provides information about activities, events and news impacting our school community.

The school community can opt into receiving information by adding the app to their device. The app is available for both iOS and Android devices. Click on the Download File Option for step by step instructions.

COVID-19 Update Nov. 13th

On Wednesday, November 11th the IDPH recommended that:
“Illinois residents should work from home whenever possible and participate only in essential activities over the next three weeks — including the Thanksgiving holiday period — as coronavirus trends continue in the wrong direction.” For additional information click above on "COVID-19 Update Nov.13th"

Remote Learning Update - Oct. 15th

In view of the fact that the COVID-19 positivity and transmission rates are increasing within our communities, our District is taking a measured and cautious approach toward a return to in-person learning. At our Board of Education meeting on October 14, 2020, it was recommended that we remain in Remote Learning until January 2021. Click on link for more....
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