Breakfast, Lunch to be served during spring break

Mattoon Community Unit School District 2’s spring break is April 6-April 3.  Breakfast and lunch will be served to anyone 18 or younger. Complete the following form to participate:  

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Families asked to complete survey for remote learning days

Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 will begin remote learning days for students April 14 IF THE ILLINOIS GOVERNOR EXTENDS THE SCHOOL CLOSURE.   Through an executive order, Gov. J.B. Pritzker called for remote learning days.  Mattoon staff will have staff planning March 31-April 3.  The district’s spring break is April 6-April 13.  There will be no instruction during Spring Break.  . . .

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Sanders honored as IESA Scholar Attitude Award winner

Mattoon Middle School student Piper Sanders was named as one of the winners of the Illinois Elementary School Association 2020 Scholar Attitude Award.           “For anyone who knows Piper, this recognition is well deserved,” said Nate Pugh, principal, Mattoon Middle School. A panel of judges consisting of coaches, athletic . . .

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Funding applications for businesses due this Friday

Attention: Please contact Coles Together for assistance with this program: The Economic Development Downstate Small Business Stabilization program has been established to provide grants for working capital funds to businesses economically impacted by the COVID-19 virus.  The program makes funds available to cover 60 days of verifiable working capital up to a grant ceiling of $25,000 and is available for businesses that . . .

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Governor orders "Stay at Home;" Links to food services and support offered

Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 is following Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s orders to “stay at home” and will continue to not be in session March 23- April 3.  The district will be on spring break from April 6 until April 13. At this time, Mattoon students and staff are scheduled to return to classes April 14.  All events, games, practices are canceled until further notice. . . .

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Virtual professional development offered to teachers

During this mandated time of social distancing, Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 teachers are provided with professional development opportunities through virtual coaching and information offered online. Christy Hild, student services director, said this unique situation has allowed the district to expand personalized learning efforts for staff.  Because of time constraints throughout the school year, enhanced . . .

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Program seeking home visitor

The Birth-3 Program at Franklin Preschool is seeking a home visitor.  Click the link to the PDF below or click the thumbnail to learn more: Birth-3 Home Visitor 3-24-2020

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JROTC publishes March newsletter

Mattoon High School JROTC published its March 2020 newsletter. Click the link below to view it in PDF. MHS JROTC March 2020 newsletter

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RES, WES students' art featured on products

Arland D. Williams Jr Elementary School information below: Art to Remember fundraiser is now available at Williams Elementary School Twenty-five percent of the proceeds will go to fund future art projects at WES. Make sure to complete your orders by March 27 to receive free shipping. 97 percent of WES student population created and submitted artwork for this program. You have the option to order your child's artwork printed . . .

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