News & Announcements

Phone Outage

The phone service across the district has been interrupted , due to weekend flooding and power outages at AT&T facilities. Service is expected to be restored on Thursday, June 30th. We apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused.

Back To School Testing

Happy New Year! We have made it through another year of COVID-19.

This message comes amid an extreme increase in the number of persons, especially children contracting the COVID-19 the Omicron variant. We have been monitoring the latest data to help prioritize the health and safety of our staff and students.

Change in School Calendar

Elementary School District 159 has made an adjustment to its 2021-2022 School Year calendar. All school sites will be closed on Friday, November 12th, Monday, November 22nd and Tuesday, November 23rd. Click on the link" Change in School Calendar" for detailed information.

ESD 159 Band Concert

Please join us on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 6:30pm for our Band Concert! See performances by 5th Grade Beginning Band, 6th Grade Cadet Band, 7th Grade Band, Jazz Band, 8th Grade Band, and the CPMS Choir!

Vaccine Clinic Day Party

Elementary School DIstrict 159 and MTVAC will hold a vaccine clinic party, on Saturday, December 18th from 9am-3pm at Colin Powell Middle School. See flyer for additional detail.

Important Upcoming Webinar

Great News!!! Along with the American Bus Company, we have been working on a plan to address the busing crisis affecting our schools. The plan includes steps to ensure all students are home before dark as we move into Daylight Savings Time. The Zoom link for the webinar, is located on the district's home page under the UPCOMING EVENTS section.

Superintendent Search

The Matteson Elementary School District 159 Board of Education is conducting its search for a new superintendent with the assistance of the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB).
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