Just a reminder..... The following days are scheduled to be Remote Learning Days for all JH/HS students: January 11 January 25 February 1 February 8 March 8 March 15 March 22 April 12 April 19 April 26 May 3 May 10 May 17
As we look forward to the new year, I wanted to say "thank you" for your continued patience and support. Wishing everyone a happy and healthy 2021! Just a reminder....school will resume for students on Tuesday, Jan. 5th.
At the regular Board of Education meeting last night, an Addendum to our current Back-to-School plan was approved. This Addendum states that, beginning Jan. 5, 2021, the quarantine period for students and staff can end after Day 10 (without testing, and if no fever and symptoms have been present.) Please see the attached document for additional information.
The Community Service Class presented a donation check to the Fayette County Cancer Fund today! Please check out the News section for all of the details about their donation.
Just a reminder....Monday, November 30th will be a Remote Learning day for Jr. High and High School students. Elementary students will be attending in-person. Wishing you a healthy and happy holiday!
Reminder....Friday, Nov. 20th is a Remote Learning day for all students. There will be instruction, and Grab and Go lunches will be available. Please contact the school office by noon on Wednesday if you would like to order a lunch.
Just to clarify....there will be no in-person instruction or remote learning on November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day. There will be a Remote Learning Day for ALL students on Friday, November 20th. Monday, November 30th will be a Remote Learning Day for JH/HS students only. This is not a change--just a clarification. Please see the attached November calendar. Thank you, and have a great weekend!
Just a reminder....tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 3rd) is Election Day and is officially a state holiday in Illinois. There will be no school tomorrow.
Just a reminder...tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 30th) is a Remote Learning day for all students.
Just a reminder that there will no school tomorrow, Friday, 10/23. (There will be no instruction and no lunches available.) Our next Remote Learning day for all students will be next Friday, 10/30. Grab and Go lunches will be available. Please call your child's school office by the end of the day on Monday, Oct. 26th to order a lunch. Thank you!
Check out the News Section of the website for information on FREE Technology Workshops for parents. (Google Classroom and Seesaw)
Please see the News Section for updates to the current school calendar.
Just a reminder....Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 20th and Thursday, October 22nd from 4:00-7:30 p.m. There will be no school on Friday, October 23rd.
Changes in the school schedules were approved at a special meeting of the Board of Education last night. Please see the News section for details..........
Just a reminder....tomorrow (Oct. 9th) is a Teacher Institute day. There will be no instruction and no lunches available. There is also no school on Monday, Oct. 12th (observance of Columbus Day.)
Mark your calendars....Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 20th and Thursday, October 22nd from 4:00-7:30 p.m.
CHANGE OF DATE.....5th Grade Beginning Band Night is being moved to Wednesday September, 23!! Students can keep their assigned time. If you need a different time, please email Mrs. Somodi ASAP at firstname.lastname@example.org
Just a reminder....Friday, September 25th is a Remote Learning Planning Day. There will be no instruction or lunches that day. Monday, September 28th is a Remote Learning Day for all students. Grab and Go lunches will be available for pick-up in each building between 10:30-11:00. Delivery will be available for bus riders. Please notify the school office by noon on Thursday, September 24th if you would like to order lunch for your child on Monday.
Just a reminder....Monday, Sept. 14th will be a Remote Learning Planning Day. There will be no instruction and no Grab and Go lunches. Also....please refer to the Documents Section--for Parents and Community--Covid Information--for updated information for the district. Thank you, and enjoy the weekend!
Changes in the school calendar: Monday, Sept. 14th and Friday, Sept. 25th will be Remote Planning Days (no instruction; no Grab and Go lunches). We are also adding 3 Remote Learning Days--all students will participate in Remote Learning on Monday, Sept. 28th, Friday, Oct. 30th, and Friday, Nov. 20th. Lunches will be available those days. (Full article in the News Section)
For the Jr/Sr High School Parents and Students: Please check out this beginning of the year message: https://youtu.be/i6v8Qgh9pgs
Please check the documents section for an informational letter regarding symptom screening and self-verification. Thank you!
The JH Baseball Team will host tryouts for 6th grade boys interested in participating this season. In order to appropriately manage current IESA, IHSA, and IDPH guidelines the team is only able to fill a limited roster. Tryouts for 6th graders will be Wednesday, August 12th from 11am-12pm @ the Brownstown JH Baseball Field. They are also currently seeking an Assistant JH Baseball Coach. Please contact the Brownstown office if you are interested.
Statements are now available and can be paid online in Teacher Ease. For those who have not registered or paid online, in-person registration will be held tomorrow from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. in the High School cafeteria. Sports sign-up sheets will be available, and schedule changes can be done at that time. Please note....IDPH guidelines will be followed at registration. Thank you!
JH Baseball practice for 7th/8th graders will start Wednesday, August 5th from 9:00-11:00am. Players will need their own face cover and will be expected to follow Social Distancing and Face Cover guidelines. A parent meeting is TBA
As of today, the IESA has reinstated Jr. High Softball for the upcoming season. We are planning to start to practice this upcoming Tuesday at Deken Park from 9am - 11am. Please check with the Softball Facebook page for any weather-related changes. Make sure to bring any softball equipment you have (Glove, Bats, Etc.) their own individual water bottle, a towel for sweat and a mask to wear when not able to social distance.
Reminder--today is the last day for online registration. All students need to be registered, including those choosing the remote learning option. Please log into your Teacher Ease account to register your child as soon as possible. Thank you!
Reminder--online registration is open through Friday, July 31st. All students need to be registered, including those choosing the remote option. Please log in to your Teacher Ease account to access registration. Statements will be available on August 3rd, and online payments will be an option. In-person registration will be held on Aug. 5th from 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. at the High School. Schedule changes can be taken care of at this time. Please help us prepare for the upcoming school year by registering your child ASAP. Thank you!
Per the IESA ruling this morning, there will be no Jr. High Softball or Jr. High Baseball for the 2020-21 school year.
Jr. High Softball (6th- 8th grade) practice is scheduled to begin this Monday, July 27th from 9-11 am. Please contact email@example.com if interested. Subject to change pending IESA/IDPH/ISBE guidelines.
Our district calendar has been amended, and our last day of student "attendance" will be Thursday, May 21st. Elementary packets will be due on Monday, May 18th. Packets can be dropped off at the High School cafeteria from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Students' personal belongings will be available for pick-up during those times, as well. This will be done in a drive-through manner, and we ask that you remain in your vehicles. Thank you!
The Illinois Dept. Of Public Health has launched a new special benefit that can help families buy food for their school-age children. All St. Elmo students are eligible to receive this benefit. More information can be found here: dhs.state.il.us/OneNetLibrary/27897/documents/Brochures/4980.pdf
Our final learning packet distribution will take place on Monday, May 4th. Students who are not receiving lunches can pick up packets from 9-11 a.m. at the High School cafeteria. The rest of the packets will be distributed with lunches (11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.).
Information on HS Cheerleading tryouts is posted in the Documents section...check it out....
Tonight at 8:20 pm (Military Time 20:20) the city of St. Elmo will be lighting up Deken Park in honor of the class of 2020. This is a time to remember our seniors and know that we are all doing all that we can for you!
Any current St. Elmo or Brownstown 5th, 6th, or 7th grade girl interested in trying out for Jr. High Cheerleading next year--please email Coach Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following information: your name, grade level for next year, and parent phone number.
We will be making some changes in our lunch distribution beginning Wednesday, April 8th. Anyone receiving lunches will also be given learning packets with their lunches that day. Everyone else will need to pick up at packets at SEHS on April 8th from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. This will be in a "drive-through" procedure--we ask that you please stay in your vehicles, as we adhere to social distancing guidelines. Beginning Monday, April 13th, we will distribute lunches on Mondays and Thursdays each week from 11:30-1:00. We will include 3 breakfasts/lunches on Mondays and 2 breakfasts/lunches on Thursdays. Please refer to the Documents Section--For Parents and Community--Remote Learning folder for more information. Thank you!
The district's Remote Learning Plan and a FAQ sheet can be found in the Documents section of the website. (For Parents and Community, Remote Learning Folder)
The mandated school closure has been extended through April 30th. We are transitioning into Remote Learning Days, and the new learning packets will be delivered on April 8th. The original hard copy packets will contain enough materials to cover until that time. We appreciate everyone's patience during this crisis situation. We will continue to provide meals, and if you would like to sign up, please complete the survey on the previous post.
The mandated school closure has been extended through April 7th. We will continue to offer Grab and Go lunches. If you have not signed up and would like to do so, please click on the link below to complete the survey. https://forms.gle/hD67wYExzM3ok1hW9
Please keep in mind that all school-related activities during the mandated school closure are being postponed. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available. Thank you!
Students, I am asking you to bring an e-device or your cell phone to my classes tomorrow (Monday, March 16). I will review how to access your student email, google classroom, remind apps, etc. These could be useful while we are out of school. Paper packets will also be sent home.
Revised Lunch Survey--Hopefully, the previous technology issues have been resolved. If you have already completed the survey, you do not need to do it again. However, if you have not completed it, please click on the link below. This information will help us, as we strive to meet the needs of our students.Thank you! https://forms.gle/hD67wYExzM3ok1hW9
Just a reminder....we will be in session all day on Monday, March 16th. We have had some issues with the lunch survey, but it should be available later today. Please check back. I apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you!
The governor issued a directive closing public and private schools effective March 17th through March 30th. We WILL be in session on Monday, March 16th. Stay tuned for more details to follow.
Please refer to the Documents section (Parents and Community folder) for information regarding COVID-19.
IESA Class 8-2A Regional Championship Game for tonight has been suspended. See additional information under the "News" section of our website.
Kindergarten pre-registration will be different this year. We are asking that you call, stop by, or email email@example.com with your child’s information. Student name, parent name, address where child resides, child’s birthday, and an email address for the parent. Eventually by the August registration you will need birth certificate and shot records, prove residency, etc. Thank you for registering your upcoming kindergarten student and if you have any questions contact the elementary at 618-829-3263.
Reminder - Parent Teacher Conferences tonight (2-25-20) and Thursday (2-27-20) from 4-7:30 p.m.
Beecher City High School will be hosting a Senior Night Cook Out before the basketball game on Friday, February 21 from 4-7 p.m. Pork Burgers = $2.50, Hot Dogs = $1.50, Chips = $.50, Water = $1.00
Eighth grade parents and student: Freshman orientation will take place Tuesday February 25th at 6:00pm in the professional development center near the front office of the Jr/Sr high school. Please plan to attend. We will be discussing schedules, graduation requirements, and community service requirements.
Spring Picture Day for the Jr./Sr. High School is Tuesday, February 11. Picture forms were passed out today. You can also order on mylifetouch.com using the picture ID: EVT2MSDDV
The St. Elmo Education Foundation will be holding their annual soup supper on Friday, February 7th in the St. Elmo Jr/Sr High School Cafeteria from 5-7PM. ALL PROCEEDS ARE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
A revised JH Boys Basketball NTC Tourney Schedule (hosted by St. Elmo) can be found in the Documents Section. Documents/For Parents and Community/Athletics/Tournament Schedules/JH Boys Basketball
Due to anticipated weather, we are dismissing at 12:15 today. Reminder...there is no school on Monday, Jan.20, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
JH Boys Basketball NTC Tourney Schedule (hosted by St. Elmo) can be found in the Documents Section. Documents/For Parents and Community/Athletics/Tournament Schedules/JH Boys Basketball
Clarification: For tomorrow’s Christmas Programs, those attending can enter through the front doors of the High School Gym. You can send your child to school in whatever you would like to, they do not need to be dressed up. They will not have a chance to change clothing, but they will not be going outside for recess tomorrow. The 3-6 program begins at 11am and the K-2 begins at 1:30pm
A revised Holiday Tournament Schedule has been added to the Documents Section. Go to Documents, For Parents & Community, Athletics, Tournament Schedules, HS Boys Basketball, Revised Holiday Tournament Schedule.
Holiday Tournament basketball games scheduled for Tuesday, 12-17 have been cancelled. There will now be three games on Wednesday evening and Thursday evening.
Due to the road conditions, there will be no school in the St. Elmo district tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 17th.
High school students, I have emailed all of your final exam study guides to you as well as a PowerPoint that will help you study for your English final! Have a great snow day! ❄️☃️📚
The Blood drive scheduled for today at the elementary school has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date....
Due to the road conditions, there will be no school tomorrow, Monday, Dec. 16th. Christmas programs are being rescheduled for Thursday, Dec. 19th. The 3rd-6th grade program will be at 11:00 AM and the K-2nd grade program will be at 1:30 PM. We apologize for any inconvenience!
Due to the weather, Santa House and tonight’s Christmas Program will not be taking place as scheduled.
FFA fundraiser items will be handed out today at 3:00pm in the AG shop. Any questions contact Mr. Somodi at the High School. 618-829-3227
The SEB Junior High Cheerleaders will be selling sugar cookies for $1.00 at the home game on Monday, November 25th. All proceeds from this event will be given to the Vandalia School District in honor of Jenna Protz and Holly Lidy. Please plan to come and show your support! #vandalstrong
There will be no school tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 13th, due to the road conditions.
Due to the road conditions, there will be no school in the St. Elmo district tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 12th.
Student Council is sponsoring a Family Fall Festival this Saturday (11-2-19) from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the HS Gym. Check out the flyer containing more information posted in the news section of the web page.
The blood drive sponsored by National Honor Society at St. Elmo Jr./Sr High School today was a huge success. We maxed out our units collected (38) and set a record for the most units collected at any of our previous events. Thank you to our students and community for coming out to support the Red Cross and NHS.
Hey Seniors! Are you interested in pursuing a degree in Sales/Marketing, attending a vocational school, or earning a custom applicators license after high school? See me about scholarship opportunities from South Central FS!
Lifetouch Picture Re-Take Day is tomorrow (Thursday, October 17, 2019). Simply return your original picture package on retake day. You can still order on mylifetouch.com with your picture ID: EVT342TNQ. We will also do pictures for those who were not here in August.
Reminder that tournament schedules are available on the website in the documents section. Go to Documents, For Parents and Community, Athletics, Tournament Schedules.
SEB Junior High Cheerleaders will be hosting a fundraising event at Culver’s Restaurant in Effingham, IL on October 17th from 5-7 PM. Please come and show your support!
Seniors! Check out this scholarship from Dave Ramsey Education! https://ffa.app.box.com/s/0f405579punbrak9079hjwwd1xft1mht
Financial Aid Night - For High School Seniors and their parents will be held on October 3rd at 6:00pm in the High School PDC. Enter through the front doors.
Reminder: Tonight is the 5th grade band sign up in the grade school band room from 3:45-7pm. Contact the grade school for more info.
Eagle Pride Hours: The Lion’s Club is seeking donations for the cake walk at the Labor Day celebration. Cakes must be dropped off at the Centennial Building at 3:00 PM on Monday. See me for more information.
Varsity Volleyball final from Vandalia - Vandalia wins 25-23, 25-13
High school volleyball season opener tonight at Vandalia High School! Freshman Game at 5:00 with JV and Varsity to follow! Come support these great girls! 🏐💙🦅
Need Eagle Pride Hours? Volunteer to help at the Labor Day Celebration! Call Kimberly at 618 231 2413.
Finacial Aid Night is scheduled for October 3, 2019 at 6:00 in PDC enter through the front doors!
Open House at the Elementary School from 5:00-6:30 this evening. We hope to see you there!
Eagle Pride Hours Opportunity: The Special Olympics event will take place at Lake Land College in Mattoon on Saturday, September 21st follow the link to register as a volunteer. https://www.consolidated.com/about-us/community-matters/special-olympics-family-festival
Official start date of JH softball practice is July 29th. We will practice next week from 9-11am. at Deken Park. The following week (Aug 5-9) we will practice from 5-7pm.
Don’t forget to take advantage of our online registration this week! It will close on Friday, July 26th. On-site registration will be held in the High School cafeteria on July 31st (10-6) and on Aug. 1st (11-7). We look forward to seeing you there!
Registration for all students will be held in the High School Cafeteria on July 31st (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) and August 1st (11 a.m.-7 p.m.). Online registration (through Teacher Ease) will be open from July 15th-July 26th. Please check your e-mail for specific instructions. If you have questions, please contact the High School office at 829-3227. Thank you!
For information regarding 2019-2020 school health requirements, check out the documents section.
Memorial Day Service 1:30. Top Ten 6th graders be there at 1:00 on Monday.
Just a reminder.....the last day of student attendance is Tuesday, May 21st. Student dismissal will be at 11:30 a.m. Have a safe and fun summer!
Reminder!!! - School will be dismissed at 2:10 p.m. on Friday, May 10. This is a district wide dismissal.
St. Elmo Senior, Marlee Nolen showing off her CEO business, InBloom, at the Fayette County CEO Trade Show. Marlee started her business of creating succulent and cacti arrangements in the Fayette County CEO program this year. She was helped by two future CEO students from St. Elmo, Cassidy Moss and Avyree Scholes. The Trade Show was held at Kaskaskia College in Vandalia, IL on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 5-7:30 pm. Awesome job Marlee!
Congrats to the 2019-2020 FFA Officers!! President - Emma Gathe VPs - Josie Strauch, David Stine, and Kolton Sapp Treasurer - Sydney Stine Secretary - Audrey Wilhour Reporter - Ella Durbin Sentinel - Dylan Dial
The Egyptian-Illini Conference is planning a golf fundraiser on June 1 to help out with necessary costs to the conference. Meal before the outing at 12 p.m. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Also looking for hole sponsors. More information in the news section of the web page.
We were represented at Sextion 19 Dairy Cattle Judging yesterday by a Jr High and a Sr High team! L-R Wyatt Stine, David Westwood, Dylan Dial, Kolton Sapp, Maddi Cripe, Clayton Aderman, and David Stine. We will be attending State Dairy Cattle Judging next week in Centralia.
The JH Pilot Grading Program is ending. More information is located in the News section of our website/app.
Freshman orientation for current 8th graders will be held tomorrow, March 14, at 6:00pm in the PDC.
Parent/Teacher Conference for the Jr./Sr. High School will be Tuesday, March 12 and Thursday, March 14 from 4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
SEB FANS! We are asking that everyone wear blue and white tonight for the Regional Championship Game! Three point shoot out starts at 5:30pm with the Regional Championship to start at 7pm! Let's go Eagles!!
Parking and ballgame entry for Friday night's Regional Basketball Championship game against Altamont will be available on the east end of the school building by the Unit Office. Fans attending the game can enter the building through Door #12 on the JH end of the building.
HS Boys Basketball final from Christ Our Rock Lutheran - SEB 65 CORL 56
School is cancelled for Wednesday, January 30, 2019 due to the extreme cold temperatures.
HS Boys Basketball from Mulberry Grove - SEB 57, MG 56
HS Boys Basketball final from Cumberland - Cumberland 64 SEB 55
8th Grade wins tonight against Windsor, will play Altamont next. Game has been moved to Monday at 7:45pm at Louisville.
The High School boys’ basketball game against Patoka this evening has been postponed. It has been rescheduled for February 6th.
8th grade NTC game tonight will be played at Louisville Elementary instead of High school and start time is 4:15pm instead of 7:30pm.
Information about the integer grading system pilot in JH can be found in the documents tab of the website. Go to - "Documents Tab" - "For Parents & Community" folder - "Junior High Pilot Grading System" folder. Numerous pieces of information are in the folder.
Eagles 7th and 8th grade got two BIG wins over Dieterich tonight! 50-48 and 44-37. 7th grade will play next in the first round of Regionals starting the week of 21st. 8th grade plays Friday in the NTC tourny @ Louisville.
HS Boys Basketball at Ramsey - SEB 67, Ramsey 32.
JH boys basketball takes on Dieterich in the last home game of the season! Come out and support the Eagles! 7th grade starts at 6:15pm with 8th grade to follow.
At St. Anthony Shoot Out, Newton 68, SEB 60
Jr High boys basketball 7th and 8th grade each pick up wins tonight at Windsor. 7th grade 39-13; 8th grade 43-10 Take on Sacred Heart tomorrow night at 6:15 PM.
The JH Volleyball schedule was updated in December. The original schedule showed a game on 1-3-19 vs. Sigel. That game has been moved to 2-11-19. Friday, 1-4-19 is the first JH Volleyball home game vs. Sacred Heart.
BSE Bombers win over North Clay and Arcola in day one of the Dieterich holiday tournament.
At the North Clay Shootout- SEB 59 Cisne 44.
BES Bombers beat Nokomis 51-31
SEB Bombers beat Cumberland 76 to 35
BSE Bombers beat Neoga 61-59
BSE Bombers vs Neoga at Neoga tonight at 6:15.
BSE Bombers win 63-30!
HS Boys Basketball St. Anthony 59 SEB 32
St. Elmo thanks George H. W. Bush for his service to our nation and example of excellent citizenship. Thank you, President Bush!
Santa House is this Sunday! From 1-4pm join us in the High School Cafeteria for some Holiday Fun! We will have Hot Chocolate, Cookie Decorating, Ornament Decorating, Reindeer Games, and Pictures with Santa!
K-3 Christmas program Sunday, December 9th. Students should be there at 3:45. 🎄🎄🎄 4-6 Christmas program Monday, December 10th. Students should be there at 6:45. Notes will be going home on Friday with more information.
In OT - SEB 54, Neoga 53
Bombers win over Dietrich 55-25
Christmas programs coming up soon. 🎄K-3 December 9th @ 4:00 p.m. 🎄 and 4-6 December 10th @ 7:00 p.m.🎄
8th grade students need to pick up their poinsettias at the ag building either Friday, 11-30-18, until 4:30 p.m., or Monday, 12-3-18, until 4 p.m. 🎅🏻
FS bkb game home tonight at 6:00
Come visit us at the boys basketball game tonight! We’ll have BBQ sandwiches, pizza, and meat sticks!
Final from the MG Turkey Tourney SEB 60 CHBC 53
SEB defeats Father McGivney in the Mulberry Grove Turkey Tourney.
HS Boys Basketball final from MG Turkey Tourney - SEB 62 Ramsey 27.
JH Boys Basketball vs CHBC is cancelled for tonight (11-15-18)
SCHOOL IS CANCELLED TODAY DUE TO WEATHER AND ROAD CONDITIONS
October Board meeting has been rescheduled from Monday, Oct. 15th to Wednesday, Oct. 17th