News & Announcements

Chromebook Distribution Phase 3

Remote Learning has been extended for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. ESD 159 wants to ensure that all students have the resources needed to excel academically. The district will offer students needing access to a Chromebook one final opportunity to sign-up for a loaner device. In order to receive a device you must complete the online loaner form, the form is accessible by clicking on READ FULL STORY or by clicking on the link above the News article.
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Important Message

Due to our National Crisis, Elementary School District 159
Board of Education will be conducting a digital alternative to its regular Physical Meeting on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
All participants may join the Zoom Meeting at https://zoom.us/j/727550902? and Meeting ID:727550902 Password: 651340
One tap Mobile +13126266799 US (Chicago) Meeting ID: 727550902
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Message From Principal Gordon

Dear Knights Families, I hope this letter finds you and your family healthy during such unprecedented times. As you may have heard, the Governor has suspended school until April 30, 2020 however, learning will still take place for Marya Yates students in the form of Remote Learning Phase II. Click on the link above for complete story.
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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.
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