For the latest on SPS' Parent Commitment Form & draft Back to School Plan, please click-on the attached link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xAoXWQdIvpatQqu0TOYQZLV8VBTtnb-U1RX-v-yhfnk/edit?usp=sharing
Thank you to the families that completed the 2020-2021 learning choice form for 1st semester. If you did not complete the form prior to the deadline, the district will be calling to ask your choice for the upcoming school year. You may also call the District Office at 815-626-5050 to submit your choice. Confirmation letters will be sent out this week.
Just a reminder that families must make their learning commitment choice for the first semester of the 2020-2021 school year by Friday, July 24 at 4:30 PM. If you have not completed the online form, please access your Skyward account to complete the form or call the District Office at 815-626-5050 for assistance. If you have already submitted your online form and want to review, please click the link below for the steps to view your selection in Skyward. If you have any questions, call the District Office at 626-5050 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wWytJyNmHCoA6xY5uS-K2iRJMYR_52Zz/view
SPS Parents, the attached link is my "Superintendent’s Mid-Summer Update_July 7, 2020." It contains the latest back-to-school information for SPS, as well as a parent survey. https://docs.google.com/document/d/13S9dhBNhLEGxcQDprGshMmt6q2jF0Tn3X3GXb5aERyI/edit?usp=sharing
Parents and Guardians, School registration is available on-line. There will be no traditional one day on-site registration. Please register using your parent Skyward Family Access account at your earliest convenience. You do not have to submit payment at this time. Please call district office if you need any assistance or to make an appointment for in-person support. 815-626-5050, ext. 1631 or 1612
Sterling Public Schools is collecting data on Internet availability within the district to better help us plan for the fall. If you had a student in grades K-5 this past year, please complete the survey below. https://forms.gle/GGmBkrFaQTVg4hem7
Parents and Guardians, Please register using your parent Skyward Family Access account at your earliest convenience. You do not have to submit payment at this time. Please call district office if you need any assistance or to make an appointment for in-person support. 815-626-5050, ext. 1631 or 1612
Sterling Public Schools would like to thank our families for their support and effort during the last 9 weeks of the school year. Please help us improve by completing the Remote Learning Survey at the link below: https://forms.gle/44ePr6US4U5G7h2k8 #GoWarriors
SPS Students & Parents, Here's the latest edition of Superintendent's Update_04.26.20. #GoWarriors https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZP2G4NkB2an2Pl4EIGwxx4Eu687GgF2peGpuxRB42ZM/edit?usp=sharing
Students, parents and community members, Here's the latest edition of Superintendent's Update, dated 04.19.20. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZP2G4NkB2an2Pl4EIGwxx4Eu687GgF2peGpuxRB42ZM/edit?usp=sharing
SPS Parents, here's the latest edition of Supt. Updates_04.09.20. Have a great weekend! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OJ5t30ZIfVp2bxTI_rsxQlx13cxXYWF9-P0R34OwrVg/edit?usp=sharing
SPS Students & Parents, here's the latest edition of my Superintendent's Update_04.06.20 https://docs.google.com/document/d/14vNVVAusNrCfxbGYd58HFxQchRoITpE7Ovo2s6XcEJg/edit?usp=sharing
Kindergarten Registration Is happening Now! Please see web-site for further details https://www.sterlingpublicschools.org/article/223680?org=sterling
Reminder! Please complete if you have not already done so! The district is in the process of collecting names of students that may need a device at home. Please take this brief survey if your child does not have access to a learning device. We are working to setup an iPad loaner program for those with Internet, but no device. Link to survey (only complete once). https://forms.gle/4hWciYezMQ7zifug8
Here are the written directions to access i-Ready for K-8 students. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1B3mogBldNgKBq3poJFCm279t5UmteZXtHAiOrv2vcEg/edit?usp=sharing
Please see the SPS5 e-learning parent letter at the link below. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fB0qT202KGUTgHUL5K1kArzq-b6aSJ-jGI0o-5Xajaw/edit?usp=sharing
Here is a link to the parent letter I sent home earlier today. It contains lots of important information pertaining to our e-learning days starting on Tue. March 31st. #gowarriors https://docs.google.com/document/d/1U1ykTb9xHkgaYVSRWOX7lTqwnMsQZZ3o1DdTahFoIdw/edit?usp=sharing
The district is in the process of collecting names of students that may need a device at home. Please take this brief survey if your child does not have access to a learning device. We are working to setup an iPad loaner program for those with Internet, but no device. https://forms.gle/W9XAHG1qeXHptERj8
Please see the link below for anyone needing Internet in their home. Comcast is offering 2 months free to those that qualify. https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19
Below is a link to a number of at home learning resources. We hope that everyone is staying safe. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iKBVatSrVm936XzUvwkADVM6vMNLaJ_uj0aLwaFnoN4/edit?usp=sharing
Sterling Public Schools is closed through Monday, March 30th. Students and staff will return Tuesday, March 31st unless the governor extends his Executive Order. Students and staff, please stay healthy and please stay home!
Sterling Public Schools will continue to post Coronavirus/COVID-19 related updates to our website. Please click the link below to access all documents related to any cancellations and/or updates as it relates to the Coronavirus/COVID-19. https://www.sterlingpublicschools.org/o/sterling/browse/109836
On Friday, March 13th, SPS will have an emergency 1/2-day of student attendance. For more information, please click-on the link below. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IRY4pHd42EjqMEmbElLD6L7U48xu6l25o6v7XTJl9N4/edit?usp=sharing
Reminder: Friday, March 6 is a Half Day. #GoWarriors
Please be advised that anyone attending the Volleyball Game in Bloomington on Friday or Saturday will not be allowed to bring in bags or large purses to Redbird Arena.
Attention: All students that are signed up for the YMCA day camp for Friday, 11/15/19 should bring a swimsuit, if they would like to swim.
Listening to Jaime Casap speak, the Chief Educational Officer at Google. Great quote from him, “We need to keep teaching problem-solving, critical thinking, collaboration, the ability to learn, and creativity. I hate it though when these are called “soft skills.” They are not soft skills, they are essential skills.”
BREAKING NEWS! Warriors Win! Golden Warriors Volleyball is heading to State! SPS will have a half day release next Friday (11-15) for all students and staff. The YMCA will have child care, free of charge, for any SPS K-5 students interested. More details to come!
Are you interested in subbing for Sterling Public Schools? We are in need of subs for teachers and teacher assistants. If interested, call 815-626-5050.
El primer Comité Asesor Bilingüe del ano es mañana, 8 de octubre a las 5:00 p.m. en la escuela Jefferson en el salón 203. Por favor, ven a aprender sobre el programa y las maestras!
The first Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee of the year is on October 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at Jefferson School in Room #203. Please come to learn about the program and the bilingual teachers! If you have questions, please contact Dr. Sara Dail at email@example.com.
Just a reminder that Friday, October 4 is a Half Day for Sterling Public Schools.
Watched a great lesson today on 3-digit subtraction from Washington Elementary's Math Specialist, Mrs. Jenna Burkitt. #GoWarriors
SPS is Hiring! We are looking for a full-time special education teacher, a bilingual teaching assistant (Spanish), a preschool teaching assistant, and substitute teachers, assistants, and custodians. Please contact Dr. Sara Dail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 815-626-5050.
Just a reminder that 9/6/19 is a District Half Day! #GoWarriors
PreSchool screenings will be offered the morning of September 6th at Jefferson Elementary. Call 815-622-2093 to make an appointment.