Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Everywhere!

Mr. Larry from the University of Illinois Extension office and Ag in the Classroom made a visit to second grade classrooms. Students learned Illinois is the highest producer of pumpkins in the United States especially near Morton. Students also made …

Wear Red Day!

Is it a plane, a rocket, a bat……nope it’s a classroom full of students wearing RED! For Red Ribbon Week students were challenged to wear as much red as possible. As you can see we stood up to the challenge!…

Red Ribbon Week!

It’s Red Ribbon Week! Be drug-free!

Monday was A “Minion” Reasons Not to Do Drugs. Many, many minions were running around our school!

Tuesday was 70s day with the slogan Respect Yourself. Be Drug Free! Even the teachers got into …

Apples, Pumpkins, and Stars!

Friday, October 23rd was our field trip to Curtis Apple Orchard and the Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College. Students learned about bees and why they are important to the orchard. In the afternoon we learned about the stars, planets, and …

Let’s Prevent Bullying!

Mrs. Ballard talked with the classes about bullying. The discussions were heartfelt because many students related to the topic. Many learned why it’s not OK and others learned what to do in case they feel as though they are being …