Mokena Elementary School is hiring an Assistant Principal for the 2022-23 school year. For more information and to apply please visit our website: https://mokena159.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
4 days ago, Mokena School District 159
Mokena Stars Logo
We’re SO proud of our K-5 students! They raised over $2,600 for the Cancer Support Center AND participated in a walk before school ended!
4 days ago, Nicole Swanberg
can we support walk graphic
This summer, we’ve started replacing the fluorescent lighting with LED bulbs! 💡💡
5 days ago, Nicole Swanberg
hallway with new lightbulbs
Congratulations to our incredible employees on their years of service! We couldn’t do this without you! ☺️
6 days ago, Nicole Swanberg
years of service
At last week’s Board meeting, we honored this year’s Galaxy Award recipients one more time!
7 days ago, Nicole Swanberg
galaxy award winners with superintendent and board president
Let’s hear it for our retirees! 👏👏👏 You will be so missed- and we wish you all the best on your next chapter!
7 days ago, Nicole Swanberg
staff photo of retirees
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!  
13 days ago, Nicole Swanberg
artwork
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!
15 days 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!
16 days 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! 🚀
17 days 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!
17 days 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)!
19 days 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!
21 days 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)! 🥳🥳
26 days 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!
about 1 month ago, Mokena School District 159
borlee class
Happy last day of school! Have a wonderful summer! ⭐️🚀☄️#mokena159
about 1 month ago, Nicole Swanberg
happy last day of school graphic
Mrs. Janes’ 3rd graders did an excellent job performing their class plays last week!
about 1 month 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!
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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! 🎉🎉
about 1 month ago, Nicole Swanberg
Tim Holland and volleyball team