Dear Students, Parents, and Community Members, It is with a heavy heart that we announce that we have lost one of our very own. Janice ‘Jan’ Wendling (7th and 8th Grade Math Teacher at Shabbona Middle School) and her husband, Mark, were struck by a vehicle while riding their bicycles Tuesday evening. Jan and Mark have been fixtures of the Morris Elementary School Learning . . .
Dear Parents and Community Members, I am sure you are all aware that we, the Board of Education of Morris Elementary School District 54, made the very difficult decision to close Shabbona Middle School this fall and move all students Pre-K through 8 into White Oak Elementary School. I am also sure you are aware that the district is intending to issue $700,000 in Alternate revenue bonds to do a roof repair and . . .
Congratulations to our recent retirees, Mrs. Lutz, Mrs. Farmer, Mrs. Kenney, Mrs. Anderson, and Mrs. Schaefer! Mrs. Lutz has taught reading at the district for 31 years, starting her career as a Language Arts and Title 1 Reading teacher at Shabbona in 1985. Mrs. Farmer began teaching Remedial Reading at Center School in 1986. Since then, Mrs. Farmer has spent twenty-three years . . .
Have a fun, safe, and memorable summer! The first day of school for the 2016-2017 school year will be Wednesday, August 17, 2016 . Registration will be held Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM and 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Parents will be able to register, pay, check schedules, register for bus service, and enroll in lunch services. Calculators and gym uniforms will also be available for . . .