Mokena School District 159 is looking for summer help for the Maintenance and Instructional Technology Departments. For more information and to apply for the positions follow this link: https://mokena159.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
5 months ago, Mokena School District 159
Congratulations to the MES Star Award winners for April! 🥳🥳
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
star award winners
star award winners
star award winners
star award winners
Today is School Nurse Day! We are so incredibly grateful for our school nurses. Thank you for everything that you do! #mokena-59
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
school nurse day graphic
Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at Mokena 159! 💕❤️💐 #mokena159
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
happy Mother’s Day graphic with flowers
Happy Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week! We hear a lot about that one teacher who made an impact in someone’s life. Who was that teacher for you? Even if you didn’t go to Mokena 159, we want to hear about the best teacher you’ve ever had! #mokena159
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
best teacher I ever had graphic
Check out the photos from Mrs. Esgar’s Biography Wax Museum! Each student did a fantastic job memorizing their facts!
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
child dressed up
child dressed up as Abraham Lincoln
child dressed up a cleopatra
class posing
Happy Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week! Let’s celebrate our amazing staff and give them a shout out using the form here ➡️ https://forms.gle/XkWtfDNt1rTrCgNw5
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
teacher and staff appreciation week graphic
MES students are such great artists!
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
student and her teacher wearing colorful paper hats
student showing off her artwork
Last week, our kindergarteners (and a team of volunteers and teachers) braved the wind for an egg hunt on the playground! 🥳🎉
5 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
kids looking for eggs outside
kids looking for eggs outside
kids looking for eggs outside
kids pose outside on the playground
Congratulations to our staff who recently received tenure status! 🥳🥳
6 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
list of staff who received tenure status
Nominations close next Friday! ⭐️ The Galaxy Award is a program to specially recognize the above and beyond accomplishments and/or contributions of Mokena 159 employees, students, parents & community members. The nomination form may be found here: https://bit.ly/3EzDAhZ
6 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
galaxy award reminder
Mrs. Robbert's Kindergarten class found words hung throughout the commons so they could "write the room". The words were differentiated based on the skill the student was learning. Clipboards in hand, they got right to work!
6 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
students showing off their work
students writing words on a clipboard
students writing on colorful sheets of paper
The second grades classes recently ended their March Madness activity: “Tournament of Books”! They read 16 books in March and voted for their favorites. The winner this year was “Tikki Tikki Tembo”!
6 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
March Madness of Books bulletin board
class smiling under bulletin board
Mrs. Arduino’s 1st grade class is trying to hatch chicks with their good behavior! 🐣 To keep their egg warm, students need to make sure they sit on their bottoms and push in their chairs.  1st graders are hopeful their eggs will hatch with good behavior today!
6 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
1st grade class decorating their paper eggs
colored in paper egg on a chair
colored in paper egg on a chair
sheet with instructions
1st graders recently created time capsules they’ll open their senior year of high school: March 2033! Students wrote about their future career & favorite things & included a message to their future self. Parents sent pictures & a favorite toy to include in the time capsule!
6 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
students filling their time capsule packet
students pose with their time capsule envelope
students pose with their time capsule envelope
Check out these creative monsters our 2nd grade friends created! What a fun way to practice what students have been learning in math!
6 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
monster craft
monster craft
monster craft
monster craft
Congratulations to the MES Star Award winners for March! 🥳
6 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
students holding certificates
students holding certificates
students holding certificates
students holding certificates
Happy Assistant Principal Week to our wonderful assistant principals! We are so thankful for their commitment to excellence each and every day. Their dedication and hard work are what makes our schools great!
6 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
assistant principal week graphic
Today is Paraprofessional Appreciation Day! Thank you, paraprofessionals, for all you do to keep our students engaged! We couldn’t do this without you!
6 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
paraprofessional appreciation day graphic
Kindergarten enrollment opens today! Find all the information you'll need here: https://sites.google.com/mokena159.org/mes-kg-enrollment/home?authuser=0
6 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
kindergarten enrollment graphic