Lieutenant Sickles was recently presented with a small token of appreciation for his many years of service to our schools and to the community. Congratulations on your retirement and we wish you the best as you begin this next chapter in your life!
We are proud of our rising 3rd graders who are practicing their reading and math skills from home in our summer learning program! Keep it up Claire, Joseph, Andrew, Matthew, Vincent, Bradley, Asher, Ryan, Fletcher, and Harper!
Our rising 2nd graders are continuing to grow into the summer with nearly 900 minutes of learning in our summer program! Keep it up Lucille, William, Amelia, Ronan, Henry, Alex, Siena, Thomas, Emma, Travis, and Matthew!
We can see these rising 4th graders are ready to blast off to MIS as they are continuing their learning with our summer program! Keep it up Madison, Ashlyn, Elliot, Weston, Thomas, Alexander, Charles, Gage, and Luke! 🚀
A special shoutout to our rising 1st graders who have continued their learning using our online summer program!
Way to go Iacovos, Rylee, Callie, Kaylee, Teagan, Griffin, Brenden, Matthew, Marlowe, Connor, and Abel!
Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Illinois Principal Association (IPA) Student Recognition award! Students were honored at a breakfast hosted by the IPA and a Board meeting.
Way to go: Kathryn Blaisdell, Evan Dizon (MES), Addisyn Quinlan, Dominic Santelli (MIS)!
Congratulations to Girl Scout Troop 574 for earning their Bronze Award! The 5th graders chose to raise money to purchase playground equipment for MIS.
Way to go Brooke Wheeler, Nadia Guiterrez, Grace Volakakis, Julianna Siville, Breena Guidera, Andrea Voith, and Delilah Clancy!
Last Friday, Mokena Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Melissa Fedora presented the annual “Teacher of the Year” awards! Congratulations to Debi Blank (MES), Nick Ruiz (MIS), and Don Shaughnessy (MJHS)! 🥳🥳
Ms. Borlee couldn’t make it to the last day of school but that didn’t stop her from sending her students off in style!
Happy last day of school! Have a wonderful summer! ⭐️🚀☄️#mokena159
Mrs. Janes’ 3rd graders did an excellent job performing their class plays last week!
Mrs. Matt’s kindergarten class recently created and tested paper airplanes! Way to go, Stars!
Mrs. Harenberg and Mrs. Wilkinson’s classes had the most correct answers to the daily trivia questions about the novel “The One and Only Ivan”! They were rewarded last week with a glow party! #mokena159
Congratulations to our final Galaxy Award winner: Tim Holland! Tim is the volleyball coach at MJHS, pilot, and outstanding community member! 🎉🎉
Mokena School District 159 is looking to add to our transportation department. No previous experience is required. Apply online today!
🎉This week, we surprised 4 recipients of the Galaxy Award! The first 4 winners are Mrs. Kadan, Mrs. Ballantine, and Linda Silvestri (MES) and long-time bus driver Mrs. Turner! 🎉
Congratulations! Stay tuned for our 5th recipient! 🥳🥳🥳
3rd graders in Mrs. Barr’s class put on their wax museum this week! Awesome work, Stars! #mokena159
MES 3rd graders stepped up to MIS this week! Let’s give a round of applause for the fabulous student tour guides: our MIS Student Council members and PBIS Ambassadors! #mokena159
2nd graders enjoyed a field trip to Iron Oaks last week!