Baseball Regional Update: The Baseball Game scheduled for today, Thursday, May 16th between Marquette and Southwestern is moved to Gordon Moore Park with a start time of 4:00 PM. The Baseball Game scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, May 17th between Staunton and Gillespie is moved to Gillespie High School with a start time of 4:00 PM. The Championship Baseball Game will also be held at Gillespie High School with a start time of 11:00 AM this Saturday, May 18th.
Please review the important article linked below about 9th Grade Chromebook Return! #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve Article Link: http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/110930?org=high-school
Board to Hold Pulbic Hearing on School Holiday Waivers http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/110824?org=district
Please join us this evening for the SHS production of Alice in Wonderland at 7:00. Just prior to show time we will have a special dedication for the new lighting and production booth in memory of Tori Renee Carroll Class of 2015. #LeadChallengeAchieve #BulldogPride
Board of Education Vacancy Announcement https://www.stauntonschools.org/article/106167?org=district#LeadChallengeAchieve
SHS Families: Prom 2019 is a ‘Lock-In’ event for students! Please review the attached link for more information: http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/106112?org=high-school #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
Board Seats New Members, Elects Officers During Organizational Meeting https://www.stauntonschools.org/article/106046?org=district #LeadChallengeAchieve
SCHOOL COUNSELOR WANTED! The Staunton School District is hiring a full time counselor to share with the Southwestern School District. Information is attached. #LeadChallengeAchieve The job posting is linked below: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/337660/JOB_POSTING_-_School_Counselor_-_19-20.pdf
Make sure you stop by the Macoupin County CEO Trade Show on Sunday, May 5th from 4:00 - 7:00 PM! The 5 SHS students who are members of the program this year will be showcasing their business! Here is a link with more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1475389729262598/
The news story and summary of minutes from the 4/15/19 Board of Education Meeting are now posted. See our latest news story for more information. https://bit.ly/2IAVK7X #LeadChallengeAchieve
Thank you Chris Tingle and Dave Lamore for your service as Board of Education members! During their last official meeting both were recognized as outstanding board members! Mr. Tingle served on the board for 12 years, 6 as president. Mr. Lamore served on the board 4 years and as board secretary. As board members both have demonstrated outstanding leadership and have embodied our mission of We expect everyone’s best! Lead-Challenge-Achieve. Join us in wishing them well in “board retirement!” #LeadChallengeAchieve
Board Looks to Fill Teaching Positions During April Meeting http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/103585?org=district #LeadChallengeAchieve
Staunton Families: This is just a reminder that tomorrow, Tuesday, April 9th is All School Test Day. All 9th - 11th grade students will be taking the PSAT or SAT test for the first half of the day. Once students are finished with testing they will be released for the day. Breakfast will be provided to all students at no cost. Please encourage your child to get a good night’s rest, arrive to school early for breakfast, and to try his or her best on the test. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve #AllSchoolTestDay
Staunton Families: Check out this link for important information about the upcoming All School Test Day on Tuesday, April 9th! http://stauntonil.apptegy.us/article/100465?org=high-school #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve #AllSchoolTestDay
Starting next Monday, March 25th students will have the option to purchase a meal through Opaa! Food Service to eat before an after school extracurricular activity or athletic event. The cost of the meal is $3.50 and there are 5 different options to choose from. The meal will include a side and a drink. A student must have money on his/her meal account in order to purchase an after school meal. The 'Meal Order Form' is linked below. The form must be turned in to the High School Office one day prior to the date the meal is needed. All meals can be picked up in the office after lunch on the day of the event. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve Meal Order Form Link: https://5il.co/6zty
The safety and security of our students and staff is our top priority. Please see the linked news story for an update regarding a threat investigation that occurred at school today. http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/95040?org=district
SAT Test Day is April 9th and fast approaching! Please click the link below to review test prep options and a 'Test Day Checklist.' All 11th Grade students will be in mandatory Test Prep during 8th period (2:40 PM - 3:05 PM) starting Monday, March 11th. http://stauntonil.apptegy.us/article/94095?org=high-school
Three teams from SHS competed in the Billiken Beams Competition, a bridge building competition hosted by the Civil Engineering Department at Saint Louis University! One of the student teams balsa wood designs made it to the 'Final Four' and held nearly 42 pounds of sand! #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve #BillikenBEAMS #SLU
Staunton High School is participating in Say Something Week February 25th - March 1st! Read the news article linked below to learn more information. #SaySomething #Upstander #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/91533?org=high-school
Board Approves School Improvement Plans, Discusses School Resource Officer #LeadChallengeAchieve http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/91009?org=district
State Representative Avery Bourne stopped by SHS to see how we are utilizing the Evidence Based Funding to improve the educational process for students! She toured classrooms and met with students and teachers throughout the building. Additionally, she met with the IL State Scholars and provided them with a certificate of achievement! #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
CONGRATULATIONS to Sonali Jain, Janna Posey, and Andrew Wieseman for being honored as the January Students of the Month! Students were nominated based on criteria such as outstanding grades, good attendance, character, leadership, integrity and community involvement. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
Staunton Families: Starting in February, Staunton CUSD #6 teachers will be piloting a home visit program. This program provided training to a pilot group of teachers last semester on the benefits of conducting home visits with our families. You may be contacted in the coming month by a teacher asking to visit your home as part of the initiative. Click here for more information about the program: http://www.pthvp.org/ #LeadChallengeAchieve #BulldogPride #TerrierPride
CONGRATULATIONS to the Illinois State Scholars for the Class of 2019! The students were honored at the January School Board Meeting. Pictured from left to right: Cole Schuette, Norman Carnaby, Ryan Best, Griffin Bianco, Megan Boyer, Kaleigh Pirok, Malissa Huddleston, Mackenzie Sievers, and Drew Mullenix. Not Pictured: Hali Bandy, Joseph Fisher, and Abby Scanzoni. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
Board to Hear State of the District During January Meeting http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/84657?org=district
SHS Families: Grab-N-Go Breakfast will be available to students by the Library Door Entrance starting February 4th! This is a great opportunity for students to get a healthy start to the day. Students just have to write their name and meal code down. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/84343?org=high-school
Please see the attached link about preparing for the SAT or PSAT and what Test Prep options are available to students! #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve http://stauntonil.apptegy.us/article/83631?org=high-school
Boys’ Soccer Gives Back to SHS! Recently, the Staunton High School Boys’ Soccer Team was honored to award Staunton High School Principal, Mr. Brett Allen, with a check for ten percent of the total funds raised by the team this past season to be deposited into the Education Fund. The team had an incentive-based fundraiser in which the players received donations based upon their performance throughout the season. The fundraiser was called “Goals for a Goal,” and the premise behind it was quite simple – the more goals scored, the more money raised. The team would like to thank all of the individuals who donated and a special thanks to all of the local businesses that contributed to the fundraiser this year! (Pictured - L to R: Head Coach Matt Larsen, Captain Noah Birk, High School Principal Brett Allen, and Captain Carson Rantenan) #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
Welcome Back and Happy New Year! Please click on the link below to read a short message from Principal Allen as we start the spring 2019 semester. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve http://stauntonil.apptegy.us/article/81358?org=high-school
Board to Approve Annual Tax Levy and Consider Football Cooperative Monday Evening. #LeadChallengeAchieve http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/79635?org=district
CONGRATULATIONS to Payton Redeker, Hali Bandy, and Jacob Showalter for being honored as the November Students of the Month! Students were nominated based on criteria such as outstanding grades, good attendance, character, leadership, integrity and community involvement. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
Order Yours Now! These Staunton Stainless Steel Cups are a perfect gift for the Holidays! Cost is $25 per cup and all orders are due by December 11th! #BulldogPride #TerrierPride Order Form Link: https://5il.co/5qhs
Staunton Families: When you shop on Amazon this holiday season, use Amazon Smile and support the Staunton Sports Boosters! Simply go to www.smile.amazon.com and choose the Staunton Sports Boosters as your charity of choice. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
We are thankful for our amazing students, faculty, staff and families! Have a happy Thanksgiving! 🦃🍽🍁 #LeadChallengeAchieve
The Lady Bulldogs Basketball Team clinches the Litchfield Tourney title! https://www.thetelegraph.com/sports/article/TUESDAY-8217-S-PREP-GIRLS-ROUNDUP-Staunton-13411471.php
The School Report Card, Annual Tax Levy, and Football Cooperative agreement were significant areas of discussion during the latest BOE meeting. Learn more by reading our latest news story. #LeadChallengeAchieve http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/75224?org=district
Staunton Families: Lifetouch has partnered with Shutterfly to capture, preserve, and share life’s joy! Attached is an exclusive offer related to fall school picture purchases. Additionally, make sure that any orders you complete with Shutterfly are placed through the School Storefront at the following link: http://stauntonhighschool.shutterflystorefront.com/ All purchases made through the Staunton High School storefront will give 8% back directly to the school! This link is also posted on the SHS website under the ‘Parents/Community’ tab.
Let’s go Bulldogs!!! Get after it today at XC Sectional and Football playoffs! #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
The SHS cross country team competes in the Decatur Sectional at 10:00 & the football team takes on Decatur St. Teresa at 1:00! It’s a great day to be a Bulldog!!! #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
Congratulations to the Staunton Lady Bulldogs Volleyball Team on a well earned regional title! #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
Come out and support our athletic teams! Volleyball will play in the Regional Championship on Thursday @ 6:00 PM in Hillsboro. Cross Country will compete in the Sectional Meet this Saturday @ 10:00 AM @ Hickory Point Golf Course in Decatur. Football will complete in Round 1 of the IHSA Playoffs this Saturday @ 1:00 PM @ St. Teresa High School in Decatur. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
SHS Families: We know your time is valuable, but we would greatly appreciate you taking a few minutes to complete the linked survey. The data collected will be used to make informed decisions to improve your child's school. The computer lab will be open during Parent-Teacher Conferences for you to complete the survey. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve Survey Link: http://bit.ly/HighSchoolParentSurvey
Staunton Families, Today at around 11:35 a.m. we had a district wide fire drill with Staunton Fire Department. All student were safe and accounted for.
Staunton Schools Achieve Financial Recognition http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/68499?org=district #LeadChallengeAchieve
SHS Families: Attached is a link for parents to complete a School Climate Survey. This survey will provide essential data to make informed decisions for lasting improvement. Please take a few minutes to complete this anonymous survey because your response matters! #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve Parent Survey Link: http://www.schoolclimate.net/?l=e&t=p&v=4&c=1183859
CONGRATULATIONS to Lauren Mathis, Drew Mullenix, and Caidy Tuetken for being honored as the September Students of the Month! Students were nominated based on criteria such as outstanding grades, good attendance, character, leadership, integrity and/or community involvement/service. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
Culture & Climate matters! Our families will have an opportunity to share your insights beginning next week! http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/67070?org=district #LeadChallengeAchieve
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! The Harlem Wizards will be competing against the Staunton Staff on Sunday, September 30th. Check out the link for more information and to purchase tickets. #BulldogPride #TerrierPride #LeadChallengeAchieve http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/61699?org=district
Board approves 2018-2019 Budget with Promising Outlook. http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/63718?org=district #LeadChallengeAchieve #BulldogPride
Check out information about Automated Attendance Calls that will start on Monday, September 24th at the attached link: http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/63253?org=district #AttendanceMatters #LeadChallengeAchieve #BulldogPride #TerrierPride
Evidence Based Funding Makes Immediate Impact on Staunton Schools. http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/63222?org=district
Staunton Families: This is a reminder that there are medical requirements that must be met for students in the following grades in order to be compliant with the state of Illinois: Pre-School, Kindergarten, 6th, 9th, and 12th. Medical Requirements are due to the School Nurse no later that October 15th to avoid exclusion from school! The following link contains information about the requirements for each grade level: http://www.stauntonschools.org/o/district/page/registration-documents--3
Board of Education to Hold Budget Hearing Prior to Regular Meeting Thursday http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/62777?org=district
Attention Staunton families! School will dismiss at 12:30 pm, tomorrow, September 14th.
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! The Harlem Wizards will be competing against the Staunton Staff on Sunday, September 30th. Check out the link for more information and to purchase tickets. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/61699?org=district
A HUGE THANK YOU to Kevin and Tricia Carroll for their $11,000 donation in memory of their daughter Tori to help renovate current lighting in the High School Auditorium! The Carrolls have donated the funds to the Staunton Education Foundation for distribution to the School District. Your support is greatly appreciated! #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
ATTENDANCE: Encouraging regular school attendance is one of the most powerful ways you can prepare your child for success—both in school and in life. If your child is absent please call before 9 am. *Grades K-8 call 635-3831 * Grades 9-12 l 635-3838
Please check out the attached link for information about the Guided Study Early Release Program! #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/59176?org=high-school
SHS Families: Please follow the following guidelines when dropping your students off for school in the morning: -Stop your vehicle on Deneen Street in front of the doors by the School Library to drop off. -Wait for your student to exit the roadway before moving your vehicle. -Be aware of your surroundings and make sure no other students are crossing the roadway. -Do NOT drop your students off while you are on Prairie St and have them cross Deneen St. Thank you for your cooperation!
Staunton Families: Make sure you purchase your tickets to see the Harlem Wizards face off against the Staunton Schools Staff on Sunday, September 30th @ 2:00 PM! #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve Check Out This Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1807944862593335/
SHS Families: All students received information today about the Safe Schools Helpline. This Helpline has been developed to help maintain student and staff safety and the most positive school environment possible. The purpose of the Safe School Helpline is to promote school safety and report wrongdoings or illegal activity. Check out the attached poster for more information. #BulldogPride #LeadChallengeAchieve
Staunton Families - DON'T FORGET to register for the 2018-2019 School Year! Online Registration is available now. Click this link for more information: http://www.stauntonschools.org/o/district/page/registration-documents--3 Open Registration will take place Monday, August 6th in the Multi-Purpose Gym. Open Registration Hours: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM -LUNCH BREAK- 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM -DINNER BREAK- 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM All new students should attend Open Registration. All families applying for a Fee Waiver / Free-Reduced Lunch should attend Open Registration.
Staunton Families, The Staunton School District in cooperation with area first responders will be conducting an Active Shooter DRILL the evening of Tuesday, August 7th at the Staunton Schools campus. The drill will involve an assailant entering the building at an unknown location and the district will activate a response though the Crisis Management Plan that involves Police, Fire, and EMS officials responding to the scene. There will be staged injuries, a triage location, and transportation of the injured to the hospital via ambulance and helicopter. Please stay away from the Staunton Schools campus between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM on August 7th to help ensure that the drill can be conducted without interruption. Again, this is strictly a DRILL being conducted to help improve the response among all stakeholders that would be involved if any threatening situation were to occur on campus. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact the office. Sincerely, Brett T. Allen Principal
Staunton Families: Check out important information about the District 1:1 Chromebook Transition starting this school year. The link listed below has a 1:1 Letter, Digital Citizenship Agreement, and FAQ's for your review. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/191100/Staunton_CUSD__6_-_1-1_Letter__Digital_Citizenship_Agreement____FAQ_s_.pdf
Staunton Families: If you have students entering preschool, kindergarten, sixth grade, ninth grade, or 12th grade, there are physical and immunization requirements that are state mandated and must be fulfilled by October 15, 2018. For forms and more information please visit the registration tab on the school website. The link is listed below. Additionally, if your student participates in athletics, please remember to update his/her physical yearly. http://www.stauntonschools.org/registration-documents--3
Balanced Budget & Personnel Hires Highlight Board Meeting http://www.stauntonschools.org/article/54397?org=district
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