All three Mokena 159 schools are working together to celebrate and honor our Veterans! All money raised will go directly to Honor Flight Chicago.
Happy Halloween from the first grade teachers and the support team!
Happy Halloween from the 1st grade teachers and the support team!
3rd graders carved pumpkins in Mrs. Esgar’s class last week! 🎃 The students measured, weighed, counted seeds, and made predictions. Then they carved a face and took it home.
We're SO excited for the upcoming wheelchair basketball game on November 14!
Kindergarteners are learning about "Weather Wonders" in their new ELA module. Thank you to the Manhattan Weather Channel for visiting our students today and sharing fun facts about different types of weather!
MES 2nd and 3rd graders had a visit from the LWSRA yesterday! They learned all about what it's like to be in a wheelchair and played a variety of games such as goal ball, wheelchair basketball, and sit volleyball. Thank you, LWSRA!
Save the date! On Nov. 14, we'll host a Wheelchair Basketball game to raise money for Lincolnway Special Recreation Association. The t-shirt store closes October 23: bsnteamsports.com/shop/54dncdPQnt
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to donate! Hope to see you there!
Third grade students are working in groups to record an audiobook to assess reading fluency. As a step in the process, students worked in pairs to practice their excerpt and provide a peer critique with feedback related to the fluency criteria they generated as a class!
This week is Bus Driver Appreciation Week! Give your child's bus driver a shout-out in the comments! We are SO grateful for our fabulous drivers!
Friendly reminder: tomorrow is an early dismissal day!
Crazy hair day fun at MES last Friday! Which one is your favorite?
Tonight's the night! We hope to see everyone there! 🏀🏀⛹🏼♀️
As third grade students wrap up their ELA module about learning challenges near and far, they are working together to identify strategies to overcome reading challenges in their grade level. Each student will write an informational essay on strategies they can use to overcome personal reading challenges they might have this school year.
Congratulations to the MES Star Students for the month of September!Way to go!
We love our guest teachers at MES!
October is National Principals Month! This celebration is an opportunity to recognize and thank our principals for their unwavering dedication, exceptional leadership, and remarkable impact on student success. #ThankAPrincipal
1st graders practiced their collaboration skills to a create a "magnificent thing" to solve a classroom problem. They then wrote informational sentences about the tools used to create it and did a presentation where they shared their creation and writing with 3rd grade buddies!
✏️ Students are off today, but our AMAZING staff members are learning and growing professionally at today's Teachers' Institute! ✏️