1st graders took a trip into space this week by visiting the StarLab at MES! This experience supported the learning in their ELA module: The Sun, Moon, and Stars. It was out of this world!
On Friday, November 17, MES celebrated Kindness Day and wore pink in honor of Addy, a first grader who passed away earlier this year! Classes worked on notes to pass out to friends and family to express kindness and gratitude and talked about how to spread kindness.
The first session of walking club at MES has come to an end! See you in the spring!
Today is Substitute Educators Day! We have the BEST subs! Thank you for everything you do for our students!
Veterans Day assemblies last Friday at MES welcomed in 100 veterans and their guests! The flags that lined the walkway represent our veterans who couldn’t attend or are no longer with us. The flags were donated by mokena lions club!
Thank you to everyone who came to the ribbon cutting ceremony for the playground this afternoon!
Dear Mokena Families-
All Mokena internet and phone services have been restored. Thank you.
Dear Mokena Families,
We are currently experiencing a problem with our internet provider. Email and phone service is temporarily unavailable at our three schools. We will contact you when service is restored.
Mokena School District 159
What an incredible turnout at the wheelchair basketball game benefiting the LWSRA!
Join us tomorrow for a ribbon cutting for the new playground at MES!
Thank you, Mokena 159 Board of Education, for your dedication to our students! We appreciate all of your hard work!
Today is IL School Board Member Day! Let's thank our Board members for their service and dedication to Mokena 159! 👏👏👏
Deb, the Frog Lady, visited third graders today to teach students all about frogs, metamorphosis, and the difference between warm-blooded and cold-blooded animals. She specializes in hepatology and used to work as a naturalist for the forest preserve. Thank you, Deb!
Please join us for our wheelchair basketball game TONIGHT to support LWSRA! We can't wait to see you there at 5:30 pm at MJHS! 🏀⛹️
Mokena 159 would like to thank the veterans on our staff for their service and sacrifice. We appreciate you and are honored you’ve chosen Mokena 159 as a place to spread your impact! 🇺🇸
Third graders completed their ELA Module 1 Performance Task this week! Students synthesized their thinking and writing about their own personal reading challenges and possible strategies to overcome those challenges by creating an eye-catching bookmark listing the strategies. Students will keep their bookmarks in their books at school as a reminder. Great work, Stars!
MES Student Council recently organized a "Scaring up Paper Products for the Pantry" drive for the Frankfort Food Pantry! Thank you for your generosity!
Looking to clean out your closet?! Donate old sneakers to any of our Mokena 159 schools from November 6th-14th with your child's PE teacher. All donations from Project Kix will benefit our Wheelchair Basketball Fundraiser with LWSRA. Thank you so much for your generosity!