Breaking News: Alice Sotelo is the Class 2A State Champion in Triple Jump!! #GOldenWARRIORS
Paralympian visits Washington Elementary School https://www.sterlingpublicschools.org/article/741824
SPS is changing its Fri. Early Dismissal Schedule for the rest of the school year. For more details, please click on the attached google link for the latest edition of Superintendent's Update_04.05.22. https://docs.google.com/document/d/19il_Km6TRHGWeiR_hJImd0Wmtz6gV2vodLgp1B3YDO0/edit?usp=sharing
SPS is allowing masks to be optional at school, until further notice. For complete details and background information, please click-on the attached link to access the latest edition of Superintendent's Update, dated 02.06.22. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RDq7C5gYiKzryY1y2k7RimYQZ3oRpRMn53WGT7-pijk/edit?usp=sharing
SPS Students & Parents, Please click-on this link for the latest edition of Superintendent's Update_01.27.22. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_deIjOZOyGqI8Rh5GqR7HARv-59E-nZf4uulvzIiVN8/edit?usp=sharing
SPS will be on a 2-hour delayed start tomorrow - Wednesday, January 26, 2022. This means all schools will start two hours later than normal and all bus routes will be running two hours later than normal, as well. This decision is based on the National Weather Service’s announcement today of a Hazardous Weather Outlook and a Wind Chill Advisory, both for Serling, IL. According to these two special weather announcements, there will be “dangerously cold wind chills that are expected to reach 25 to 30 below zero and could result in frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.” Due to this 2-hour late start schedule, there will be no AM PreK Program classes at Franklin Elem. or Jefferson Elem. There will, however, be breakfast served at all the schools tomorrow morning two hours later than normal.
SPS Job Opening SPS is looking for available individuals who would like to join our SPS COVID-19 Contact Tracing Team. The hours for these positions will be from 6:30am - 2:30pm (on school days). There is no certification required, and if you would like to apply you can do so online at www.sterlingpublicschools.org (Click-on the Menu tab, then Job Openings).
Please see the link below for the latest Superintendent's Update 01.05.22 for Sterling Public Schools. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LQcgpDvW858dLyOvw8bIjyhWnFEbbhHZqvTqgPxAHVA/edit?usp=sharing #GoWarriors
SPS will be hosting a free COVID-19 Shield Saliva Testing clinic on January 4, 2022. Please see details below: January 4, 2022 9:00 AM to Noon Sterling High School Door #1 Free Testing for anyone! No Appointment needed! You will have your results prior to returning to school on Thursday, January 6, 2022. For details on how to crease a SHIELD portal, please visit www.sterlingpublicschools.org and click on “SHIELD COVID-19 Saliva Testing”
Dear Parents/Guardians, At approximately 10:00 AM this morning, Sterling Public Schools was notified by the Sterling Police Department that there was some suspicious activity in the community and, while investigating, they requested we implement our crisis plan and limit access in and out of our buildings. We obliged and immediately went into temporary lockdown. All students and staff were safe and secure during the lockdown. Following notification from the Sterling Police Department, we released our lockdown at approximately 10:15 AM due to the determination there was no longer a threat.
Friday, November 5, 2021 is a Half Day for students. #GoWarriors
Attention SPS Students and Parents, Please click-on the attached google link to access the latest edition of Dr. Everett's Superintendent Update, dated 09.07.21. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jL8F9QlLVaISGyHcLN45zZuI9FgHrO5wSAdyaCDdhNM/edit?usp=sharing
SPS Students and Parents, Please click-on the attached link to access the 2021-2022 Back-to-School edition of Superintendent's Update_08.14.21. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LQcgpDvW858dLyOvw8bIjyhWnFEbbhHZqvTqgPxAHVA/edit?usp=sharing
Below is SPS' 2021-2022 Back to School Plan https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nXuo4qwc-AyDepZI7YNLq-1W6ipjiW2QHbFanI_IGjE/edit?usp=sharing
With Gov. Pritzker enacting his executive order yesterday, students and staff are now required to wear a mask while indoors at school. For the latest Superintendent's Update, and how this executive order will impact SPS, please click-on the attached link. https://docs.google.com/document/d/101MFoMhrvvZi7HHD-TO3yXNFMbgHSdqotG6Flzq0q5M/edit?usp=sharing
SPS students and parents, here's the latest Superintendent's Update, dated 07.20.21. Today's edition addresses masks for summer school and fall, some other decisions that have already been made, and P-EBT cards. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YYSrGFF1CbxAScAgYmTMW0ouJujpRqggNF1wIf_1MzI/edit?usp=sharing
SPS' Board of Education announces that it has an open board seat. Deadline to apply is Aug. 4th., and if interested, please visit our district's webpage at: https://www.sterlingpublicschools.org/page/board-of-education-vacancy
Due to inclement weather, the SHS Graduation Ceremony has been rescheduled for Sat. May 29th at 10 AM. Please know this event is not open to the public. You must have one of the SHS Senior's graduation tickets in order to attend the event.
SPS Students, Parents & Guardians, Here is the latest edition of Superintendent's Update_05.17.21. Today's Update discusses how SPS will respond to the CDC's new mask recommendation for schools. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1z_9FwzAJy6uVLPQGb-8Eq0xcgCXrRY6_zyEzgidYPM0/edit?usp=sharing
As the Superintendent of Sterling Public Schools, I am so blessed to work with such a talented group of teachers. Daily, they pour their hearts, souls and minds into our students. In a year that has been unprecedented, I could not be more proud of SPS' Teachers. You're the best, you are life changers, and I appreciate you. Happy Teacher Appreciation Day!