May 19, 2014 The Superintendent’s Office received notice late Friday afternoon, that a District 186 employee had a confirmed case of mumps. The employee had not been in any schools during that week or in contact with any students during the time he/she was contagious with mumps and therefore no students were exposed to the individual with mumps. Staff members who were in contact with the individual were notified and the Sangamon County Department of Public Health (S.C.D.P.H. READ MORE
Mar 4, 2014 District 186 will be holding Kindergarten Preview Night on Thursday, March 27th from 6:00 -- 7:00 pm at every District elementary school. Children who turn five years old on or before September 1st, 2014, are encouraged to attend K-night at their home school. If you do not know which school your child will be attending, please use the School Locator on the District website, sps186.org, or call Julia Ellis at 525-7911 to find out. READ MORE
Jan 13, 2014 Attention 8th grade Parents & Students!High School Preview NightJanuary 15, 2014LHS & SHS at 6p.m.SSHS at 6:30 p.m.Current 8th grade students & their families that will be entering 9th grade next year should plan to attend the High School based on their current home address.
Aug 26, 2013 Interim Superintendent, Robert A. Leming announces that all schools will dismiss an hour early Wednesday, August 28, Thursday, August 29 and Friday, August 30, 2013 of this week as a protective measure for students (with the exception of Ball Charter School). Ball Charter School will dismiss at the regular dismissal time of 3:30 p.m. Please contact your child's school if you have any further questions or concerns.
Feb 3, 2012 1948 - 2012Long-time teacher and coach Dana A. Rountree passed away Tues., Feb. 1 at Memorial Medical Center. He will be missed by his students, colleagues and the community-at-large.A science teacher, Mr. Rountree began his career at Franklin Middle School in 1971. Over the next 36 years, he also taught at Jefferson, Grant and Washington middle schools. In addition, he taught at Matheny from 1975 to 1976 and at Feitshans from 1977 to 1979.Mr. READ MORE
Oct 27, 2011 Thursday morning, Springfield High School administrators placed the school on security alert after learning of a perceived threat concerning the school made on a social media site.The district and SHS take these matters seriously and followed proper protocol to ensure the safety and security of our students and staff. Although a student was taken into custody, at no time were students found to be in any real danger. READ MORE
Feb 28, 2011 The Springfield Public School District will have a recruiter present at the following job fairs. Interested candidates should check the college/universities Career Center website to register for the fairs and to get details of time and location.TEACHERFEST in Oakbrook, IL - 2/17/11 - 11:30-5:30UNIVERSITY ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD - 2/17/11DEPAUL UNIVERSITY in Chicago - 2/26/11 - 10:00-3:00NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY in Dekalb - 2/28/11ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY in Bloomington - 3... READ MORE
Feb 4, 2011 All Springfield Public Schools will be closed Friday, February 4, due to ongoing hazardous, cold-weather conditions.Unless otherwise noted below, all extra-curricular activities Friday will continue as scheduled, including transportation to away events. Please refer to individual school websites and the list below for exceptions. READ MORE
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