News & Announcements

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.

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.

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!

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).

The Committee of the Whole Meeting

Elementary School District 159 Meeting of the Board of Education Committee of the Whole Meeting, originally scheduled to be held at Colin Powell Middle School, will now be held via a Zoom Webinar. The meeting date and time has NOT changed the meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 6:30PM. Click "READ ON FULL STORY" for the Zoom link.
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