Ms. Nicole Spangler completed a Zoom call with her Coolidge fifth graders over Spring Break! #158Strong #CoolidgeCares
over 2 years ago, Calvin Coolidge Elementary School
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over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158 has been named a 2020 Best Community for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation! This is a national award that has only been given to 754 school districts across the United States this year. Congratulations to our #158Strong Music Team - Mr. Becker, Mrs. DiGrispino, Ms. Rumbles, Mrs. Stephens, and Mrs. Yonkers - for the excellent work they are doing to educate Lansing's students in the fine and performing arts!
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
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Despite the challenges of recent weeks, District 158 is proud to announce that our renovation and expansion of Coolidge Elementary School has been named a 2020 Outstanding Project by LEARNING BY DESIGN! Below is the article from their most recent publication, which highlights the top school architecture projects across the country. Congratulations! #158Strong
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
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In response to COVID-19 developments, some internet providers are offering free services to low-income families and households with students. https://5il.co/eoau
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
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Attention Families: In addition to grab-and-go meals being offered at Coolidge and other local TFEC sites, see the link below for a meal finder that will help you find food services while schools are closed. Keep Calm and Stay #158Strong! https://www.fns.usda.gov/meals4kids
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
Reavis Principal Mr. Kostopoulos completed the final preparations for Home Learning Activities Week 3. These new activities can be found on the district website. Paper copies can be picked up from the Coolidge Kitchen (Door 4) from 9:00 am to 11:00 am when our grab-and-go meals are also available. Happy learning!
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
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District 158 has been safely completing our donation of 50 refurbished laptop computers to families in need during the school closure. The picture below is from Reavis last week. This initiative allows more students to remain engaged in learning activities and access educational technology. Computers are being donated at all five schools. Thanks to our #158Strong Board of Education for approving this!
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
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Even though we're practicing safe social distancing because of the shelter-in-place, our #158Strong District Leadership Team is still meeting, planning, and doing everything we can to ensure the safety, wellbeing, and continuity of education for our students. This picture is from our most recent video conference. Email is the best way to get ahold of us right now - we look forward to hearing from you!
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
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Attention #158Strong Families: next week we are going to be holding a Virtual Spirit Week! Let's have fun from home and stay positive during this pandemic. Monday, March 23 is Good Morning Monday! We encourage you to share or comment with pictures working in your pajamas. Happy posting!
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
Spirit Week
Flashback Friday! For all of our Coolidge students, Puff the Bearded Dragon Lizard is doing well. Mrs. Fuller is babysitting him at her house. He’s been eating lots of meal worms and crickets. Feel free to draw a picture of Puff today and post your picture here as a comment!
over 2 years ago, Calvin Coolidge Elementary School
Flashback Friday 3/20
Lansing School District 158 has a new logo! Please let us know what you think. We are planning to update our school logos in the future, as well. #158Strong
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
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In honor of Black History Month, Mrs. DiGrispino's Songs of Peace students from Coolidge and Oak Glen performed in a Parent Night and a school assembly last week. The students sang several songs in addition to reenacting what happened to Rosa Parks and the bus boycott that followed.
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
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TF South students of Mrs. Brown-Brooks and Coolidge parents volunteered to teach all of our students about financial literacy and about what it means to be an entrepreneur. Junior Achievement sponsored this event by supplying training and materials for all of the volunteers!
over 2 years ago, Calvin Coolidge Elementary School
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Coolidge students enjoyed exchanging Valentine’s Day cards with their classmates and also had fun making crafts and playing games during their class parties. Many thanks to the Coolidge PTA and all of our parent volunteers!
over 2 years ago, Calvin Coolidge Elementary School
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Students in Ms. Zentz 4th/5th grade classroom are working on basic division facts. They are using plates and beans to demonstrate sharing items equally into groups.
over 2 years ago, Calvin Coolidge Elementary School
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Attention Memorial Parents: our Eighth Grade Family Information Night scheduled for 6:00 PM today has been cancelled due to inclement weather. We will reschedule in the near future. Coolidge parents, we are also cancelling fifth grade morning practice tomorrow. They will meet again on Tuesday, February 11. Please drive safe and be careful in this snow
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
Attention Memorial Parents: our Eighth Grade Family Information Night scheduled for 6:00 PM today has been cancelled due to inclement weather. We will reschedule in the near future. Coolidge parents, we are also cancelling fifth grade morning practice tomorrow. They will meet again in Tuesday, February 11. Please drive safe and be careful in this snow
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
Congratulations to our back-to-back Coolidge boys and undefeated Oak Glen girls for winning this year's fifth grade basketball seasons! The Roundball Classic starts tomorrow. Hope to see you there! #158Strong #CoolidgeCougars #OakGlenGrizzlies
over 2 years ago, Lansing School District 158
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