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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

Special Person's Day will be on Friday, April 22.  Please return the information that was sent home back to the school so we know which Special Person is coming for each student.

Our second annual Walk-a-thon will be held on Thursday, May 12. 

If you have not yet had the opportunity to become involved in Springfield’s Parent Group, consider attending the meeting on Friday, May 20.  To stay current on upcoming activities, friend your Parent Group on Facebook:


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.

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.


March 25 & 28

No School

April 4 - April 8

Spring Break



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.