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From the Principal

Springfield School serves approximately 400 pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students.  Our school community focuses on providing a safe and nurturing environment that encourages life-long learning while providing a challenging education.  Students are guided to develop positive social skills to encourage their growth as productive and responsible citizens.  The teachers at Springfield are dedicated professionals who work hard to ensure a positive and supportive environment for every student.  We strive to develop a partnership with our families to ensure the best education for our students.


                                                                                                 Adam Thorns

As we head into the colder months, student absences increase. Please remember to use the 24-hour attendance line (708-388-4121) to call in an absence for your children. If your phone number or emergency contacts have changed since registration, send a note to the school office so we can update you records, helping us to better serve your needs. If your phone number is not accurate, you will not receive the automatic school closing calls in the case of extreme weather conditions.

6th grade students are encouraged to sign up for Snowflake which will be held at Kolmar School on Friday, January 29, from 4:00-8:00 PM.

3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students are encouraged to sign up for Snowflurries which will be held at Central Park School on Saturday, February 6, from 9:30 AM-12:15 PM.

If you have not yet had the opportunity to become involved in Springfield’s Parent Group, consider attending the second meeting of the school year on Wednesday, January 20 at 9:30 AM.

Parent Teacher Conferences will be on Thursday, February 11 from 1:00-3:00 PM and 4:00-7:00 PM.

Don't forget that every Tuesday is Springfield Night at Kenootz Pizzeria. Just mention Springfield School when you order and 25% of your sale comes back to our school.




Please go to the Midlothian School District 143 REGISTRATION page for all of the details.

Supply List:

Springfield School Supply List - All Grades for 2015-2016

Illinois State Board of Education

Illinois School Report Card


Springfield Parent Group

Please visit the Parent Group’s new Facebook page: MSD 143 – Springfield School.


Jan 18

No School

Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Feb 11

No School -

P/T Conferences

Feb 12

No School - President's Day Observed


Sixth grade students are encouraged to try-out for the various sports and academic competitions through their respective junior highs.   Information will be made available throughout the year.