There was some blue in a sea of red today! Thank you Fredbird and Friends for allowing us to "Be Ourselves!"
Kids Night Out at Illini this Friday Dec 6, 6-8 p.m. $5.00 per child. A second set of permission slips will be sent home this week. Hope you will join us for Grinch games, crafts, snacks, and a movie. PJs, blankets, and pillows allowed. Let’s have a Grinchy great time! Questions? Schulte.firstname.lastname@example.org
Santa's Kottage will be at Illini on December second and third and at Grant on December fifth.
Illini Eagles don’t forget that Cardinal Red today. This does include you Mr. “All Things Chicago Cubs” Spradling.
Mr. Spradling's class had the chance to answer questions with a Qball (aka: a throwable microphone!) during class today. Check out the video here https://youtu.be/gpznscT2GrU
Tomorrow will still be really chilly. Please help your kiddos remember their coats, hats, and gloves. See you tomorrow Illini family. It will be a great day to learn.
Grant District 110 is cancelling school tomorrow Tuesday, November 12th due to weather.
First Grade learns about our Veterans
It’s a cold one today. Please remember to send the kids with their coats, hats, and gloves.
Parent/Teacher conferences were a success! Have a great extended weekend! ...Did we mention we have some stellar bowlers at Illini? https://youtu.be/msbO08M9UOw
Socktober has 7 days left within it. Illini Eagles you are soaring high, but it’s not over yet. Bring in those socks Eagles. Let’s make a difference this year in a big way.
Mr. Spradling's class had a fun competition reviewing factors and multiples for math. Find out which team made an incredible comeback by watching the video...humans or zombies?! https://youtu.be/MHpqFoOhOSE
Please remember to check the weather each day and help your child dress appropriately. This time of year, it can be rather chilly during morning recess. Thank you.
Socktober is in full swing at Illini Elementary. Please consider donating new socks. The need is great and together we can make a huge difference. Thank you.
First Grade Students if the Month
Illini parents please be aware that Bus 2 will be running a bit behind this morning due to delay from the Grant run. Once again Bus 2 will be running a bit behind this morning. Thank you for your patience.
Illini Elementary could use donated clothes for the nurses offices. Let’s face it, accidents happen. We are in real need of pants. Particularly sizes 5-10/12. It’s that time of year we begin to transition to warmer clothes, so as you are going through your children’s closets, if you need to find a new home for the clothes they have out grown, we would love to take them. Just send them to the office in a bag marked donated items for the nurses office. Thank you in advance.
Dear Parents, St. Clair County is currently under a boil order tonight and into tomorrow. If you have bottled water to send with you child tomorrow, please do. We do have water here for students but in a limited supply. Mr. Stines
The National Junior Honor Society is looking for plastic grocery bags for a recycling project. If you have any you are willing to donate, please gave your child bring them to Mrs. Evan's or Mrs. Schulte. Thank you!!
Illini School will be hiring 2 additional Para-Professionals before the start of school. Apply here: https://www.applitrack.com/dist110/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?FromAdmin=true&AppliTrackJobId=187
https://5il.co/8tus If you had trouble viewing the calendar try this one. All school registration is still July 30th, or register online now with your TeacherEase account.
District #110 participates in the National School Lunch Program to provide our meals. In order to stay in compliance with NSLP rules it is necessary for us to increase our lunch and breakfast prices for the 2019-2020 school year. Lunch $3.00 Breakfast $1.50
Online registration is now open for returning students.. log on to www.teacherease.com to complete registration. If you need help logging in or your password reset contact Grant or Illini for assistance.
Field Day was a blast! Thank you, PTO! #TeamBlue More pics of Mr. Spradling's class: https://photos.app.goo.gl/CMBzxxVbPV8uPusf9
If your child is at the track meet at Belle Valley.. Pick up is at 3 PM.
The Grant book fair starts on Friday, May 3 and runs through May 10. Students can shop at school or you can visit www.scholastic.com/bf/grant to place an order which will be shipped free to the school at the end of the fair. Thank you for supporting the school library.
School Board Meeting tonight - 7 PM at Grant
School Board Vacancy Grant Community Consolidated School District #110 is seeking to fill a vacant School Board Member position created by a resignation. The appointment to the school board will be for the remainder of a four year term which expires in 2021. Qualifications for the position include being at least 18 years of age, a registered voter, and you must have lived in the school district boundaries for at least one year. Applications are due no later than April 16, 2019. Please send a letter of interest along with a resume to the district office, with the attention of Mr. Stines. The application can be mailed or dropped off at 10110 Old Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights, IL 62208 or can be emailed to Mr. Stines at email@example.com. If you have any questions you can call the district office at 398-5577.
District #110 is currently looking for summer custodians. Start May 27th. If interested please send resume to Mr. Matthew Stines -10110 Old Lincoln Trail
Grant Middle School will be hosting a Poetry Slam this Thursday March 28 at 6:30 pm. If your child is participating, practice will be Wed after school until 3:15
Interactive telling time to 5 minutes game.
Congrats to all 4 Varsity boys who placed individually at State!
https://youtu.be/OP9fp3PdBqo Fourth graders made spinners and put them into motion by using thermal energy!
Congratulations to both the boys and girls bowling teams, they qualified for the state bowling tournament today. The boys finished 3rd and the girls 12th in their regional. State is 3/16 at St. Clair Bowl.
Family Math Night at Illini tonight!! 6-7:30 in the MPR.
Mr. Stines will be giving the current State of the District report March 13th at Illini Elementary. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.
Volleyball games for tonight have been cancelled.
District 110 will be closed today, February 28, due to weather.
We are in need of plastic disposable grocery bags for a recycling project. If you have some extras at home, please send them to Mrs Schulte or Mrs Evans at Grant. Questions? Schulte.firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
Friday Feb 8 6-8 is Kids Night Out at Illini. Thank you to everyone who pre-registered. If you haven’t yet, cost is $5 per child. Kiddos K-4 can bring a blanket and pillow for a movie, craft, and snacks. We are going to have so much fun!
7th grader present their DNA models.
All games for athletics are cancelled for this evening.
Volleyball games for this evening have been cancelled.
There will be no school today, Thursday January 31st
School will be cancelled on Wednesday, January 30 due to the very cold temperatures
National Honor Society would like to invite all K-4 Students to a Parents Night Out! Friday Feb. 8 from 6-8 p.m. Cost will be $5.00 per child and include a movie, craft, and snacks. Watch for permission slips to come home this week. If you have any questions, please contact Stacy Schulte at Grant email@example.com
Hope everyone has had a nice winter break. Look forward to seeing everyone on Monday
Spirit Week at Grant this week! Mon: Hats Tues: Hawaii Wed: PJs Thurs: Christmas Sweaters Fri: Holiday
Grant is looking for a chess coach. The season begins in early January and ends in March. If you interested, please contact Jim Murphy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Reminder tonight is Family Informational Night at Grant from 6 to 7:45. Hope to see everyone there!
Fifth grade field trip Monday. Please make sure you dress appropriately, it’s going to be cold.