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!  
4 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
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Mokena fire at board meeting
Mokena fire at board meeting
Mokena fire at board meeting
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!
4 months ago, Kristin Johnson
Mokena Summer Learning
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!
4 months ago, Kristin Johnson
Mokena Summer Learning
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! 🚀
4 months ago, Kristin Johnson
Mokena Summer Learning
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!
4 months ago, Kristin Johnson
Mokena Summer Learning
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)!
4 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
student receiving plaque
student receiving plaque
student receiving plaque
students recognized at board meeting
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!
4 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
Girl Scouts at the board meeting
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)! 🥳🥳
4 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
teachers of the year
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!
4 months ago, Mokena School District 159
borlee class
Happy last day of school! Have a wonderful summer! ⭐️🚀☄️#mokena159
4 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
happy last day of school graphic
Mrs. Janes’ 3rd graders did an excellent job performing their class plays last week!
4 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
students performing
students performing
students performing
class on stage
Mrs. Matt’s kindergarten class recently created and tested paper airplanes! Way to go, Stars!
4 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
kids throwing paper airplanes
kids throwing paper airplanes
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
4 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
girl with glow sticks
boys with glow sticks
class with glow sticks
class with glow sticks
Congratulations to our final Galaxy Award winner: Tim Holland! Tim is the volleyball coach at MJHS, pilot, and outstanding community member! 🎉🎉
4 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
Tim Holland and volleyball team
Mokena School District 159 is looking to add to our transportation department. No previous experience is required. Apply online today!
5 months ago, Mokena School District 159
bus driver banner
🎉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! 🥳🥳🥳
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
bus driver Mrs. Turner with her award
Lin with her award
Mrs. Kadan and her class
Mrs. Ballantine and her class
3rd graders in Mrs. Barr’s class put on their wax museum this week! Awesome work, Stars! #mokena159
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
student wax museum
student wax museum
student wax museum
student wax museum
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
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
student council members
students smiling
students giving a tour
student council members
Mokena School District 159 is seeking a Director of Technology beginning July 1, 2022. For more information and to apply for the position follow this link: https://mokena159.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=348
5 months ago, Mokena School District 159
2nd graders enjoyed a field trip to Iron Oaks last week!
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
field trip to Iron Oaks
field trip to Iron Oaks
field trip to Iron Oaks
field trip to Iron Oaks