Greetings Parents, This message is to remind you that tomorrow, Friday May 13th is an Early Dismissal for all students to at 1:00 PM. Thank you!
6 days ago, Marcus Alexander
Pembroke Easter Egg Hunt!
about 1 month ago, Marcus Alexander
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt
Greetings LRS Family, Tomorrow, Tuesday April 12th, students in grades 3rd through 8th will be taking the Illinois Assessment of Readiness test. Please ensure that your child gets a good night rest and will be on time for school tomorrow. Please encourage your child to do their best on the test. We are proud of our students and are ready to show the world what they can do! Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Marcus Alexander
Greetings LRS Family, March 28th through April 1st is our Spring Break for all students and staff. School will resume on Monday, April 4, 2022. We hope that you all have a safe and restful break! Take Care!
about 2 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Greetings LRS Parents, This Wednesday, March 23rd, we will be hosting 3rd Quarter Parent-Teacher Conferences from 4pm-6pm. Report cards will be given out that evening by your child's teacher. All other Report Cards will be sent home with the students on the following school day. Thank you!
about 2 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Effective March 1, 2022, Pembroke CCSD #259 will go Mask Optional , yet HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
3 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Mask Optional Letter
Pembroke CCSD: Greetings Parents, This message is to inform you that due to inclement weather predictions and extremely hazardous road conditions that school will be closed on Friday, February 18, 2022 for all students and staff. Students will continue to follow the eLearning plan that has been laid out. Please ensure that student bring all assigned classwork back to school on Friday. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Main Office at 815-944-5448. Take care and stay safe!
3 months ago, Marcus Alexander
weather
Greetings Parents, This message is to inform you that due to inclement weather predictions and extremely hazardous road conditions that school will be closed on Thursday, February 17, 2022 for all students and staff. Students will continue to follow the eLearning plan that has been laid out. Please ensure that student bring all assigned classwork back to school on Friday. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Main Office at 815-944-5448. Take care and stay safe!
3 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Greetings LRS Parents, This message is to remind you that today, February 11, 2022 is an early dismissal for all students at 1:15 PM. Please have a safe and restful weekend. Take Care!
3 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Greetings District #259 Parents, This message is to inform you that due to continuously inclement weather and extremely hazardous road conditions that school will be closed on Friday, February 4, 2022 for all students and staff. Students will continue to follow the eLearning plan that has been laid out for the past two days. In addition, the COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic is being rescheduled until Monday, February 7, 2022. Please ensure that student bring all assigned classwork back to school on Monday. Also, please bring your consent forms if you will be taking the vaccine. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Main Office at 815-944-5448. Stay warm, and stay safe!
3 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Greetings District #259 Family, In partnership with the Illinois Department of Public Health, District #259 will be hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for students, staff, and community members who are ages 5+ on Friday, February 4, 2022 from 9 AM until 11 AM. This event is also open to the General Public. Flyers and Registration Packets have been sent home for all students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Students and staff are NOT mandated to receive the vaccine. This is being offered as a support and a service to minimize the spread of the virus. Please register using the QR Code listed on the flyer if you are interested. Please reach out directly to District Office at 815-944-5448 Option 5 if you have any questions. Thank you!
3 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Greetings District #259 Families, We apologize for the inconvenience but we experienced some technical difficulties with our RoboCall system on yesterday which prohibited some parents hearing the school closure message. The following message was sent out yesterday to all parents: This message is to inform you that in anticipation of a severe Winter Storm Warning for the Kankakee County area, school will be closed on Wednesday, February 2nd and Thursday, February 3rd, 2022 for all students and staff. This school closure has been designated as E-Learning Days. This means that students will be provided instructional materials to complete while at home and must bring them back on the next instructional day in order to receive credit/attendance. Each student was also sent home with a sack containing Breakfast and Lunch for two days. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Main Office at 815-944-5448. Stay warm, and stay safe!
3 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Good Morning District #259 Families, School WILL be in session today. Buses will run as usual. Parents, please make sure that your students are dressed warmed. We look forward to seeing you all this morning for a great day of instruction! Thank you!
4 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Greetings Lorenzo R. Smith Family, Please be advised that Friday, January 14th will be a 1pm Early Dismissal for School Improvement Day. Also, Monday, January 17th there will be NO SCHOOL in recognition of Martin Luther King Day. Any questions please contact Administration. Have a great week!
4 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Greetings Parents, On Tuesday, January 4th, Nicor Gas will be hosting a Coat Drive for LRS students. Coats will be distributed to those students/families that have previously requested to participate in the program. We are very grateful and excited for this partnership! If you have any questions, please contact Administration. Thank You!
4 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Greetings LRS Families, In an effort to minimize the spread and transmission of COVID-19 all students of Lorenzo R. Smith School will be required to provide negative test results upon entry into the school building when they return on January 4, 2022. This applies to students that are both vaccinated and unvaccinated. All students will be provided a free test upon entry into the school before going to the classrooms. If a student tests positive then they will be sent to the isolation room immediately, and sent home to quarantine. In addition, the Administration will conduct contract tracing to ensure that the positive case is contained. If you have any questions or concern please do not hesitate to contact Administration at 815-944-5219. Thank you!
5 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Greetings District #259 Community, It has been brought to my attention that there has been mention of threats for school violence on Friday, December 17th via social media (TikTok) that have raised some concern across the United States. Although these threats are not perceived to be credible and directly aimed at our school, our Administration is aware and will be implementing extra safety precautions tomorrow, December 17th. The health and safety of all students and staff are our top priority. We will keep you posted if anything arises from the threats. Take Care, Dr. Alexander
5 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Greetings Parents, This is a reminder that tomorrow, Friday, December 17th, is an early dismissal day for all students at 1pm. Please plan for your child's early dismissal. You may contact the Main Office at 815-944-5219 for any questions or concerns. Thank You and Happy Holidays!
5 months ago, Marcus Alexander
Hot Chocolate, Cookies and Crafts With Santa!!!
5 months ago, Marcus Alexander
English Flyer
Hot Chocolate
Good Evening Parents and Community Members, This is a reminder that tomorrow, at 9:30 AM Lorenzo R. Smith students will present their winter program. Please join us online as we celebrate the end of the semester and the beginning of the winter season with our Winter Program: Christmas in Any Language. Please tune in by going to our website www.psd259.org and click on the link under the "News" tab. Happy Holidays!
5 months ago, Marcus Alexander