Every year in CUSD 10 elementary schools, graduating seniors are invited back for a “Clap Out” send-off. Current students and teachers – and some sentimental parents – line the halls and sidewalks at the school to clap and cheer for the graduates. “Graduating” 4th graders are honored, too, as they head to 5th grade at […]
In 2015, Kreitner Elementary Kindergarten teacher Mrs. Kim Poe realized some of her summer school students were not having regular meals because the food they relied on during the school year was not available. Poe recruited several other Kreitner teachers and REACH Summer Lunch Ministry was born. That first summer, REACH served about 600 meals. […]
Happy Fun Books Author and Illustrator Dan Killeen visited Caseyville Elementary and Jefferson Elementary on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 to talk about how he creates books. He told the students he started drawing and writing stories when he was in elementary school – just like them. He talked about his inspiration and the steps in creating a book – from idea […]
A special thank you to ALL of the local businesses and organizations who collected school supplies to donate to our students. Whether it was the annual collection box in the lobby of your business, Collinsville Chamber of Commerce (IL) members bringing items to their networking lunch or the good Samaritan at Wal-Mart who offered to pay for […]
Congratulations to the CUSD 10 kindergarten graduates! Classes from Caseyville Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary, Unit 10 Webster Elementary and Summit Elementary School shared images from kindergarten graduations. Thank you to Mrs. Rennie, Mrs. Lewis, Mrs. Freeman, Mrs. Sullivan, Ms. Epperson and Mrs. Hammond-Rimar for contributing photos.