Wishing all of our Raider families a very Happy Thanksgiving!!!!!!
Reading Thanksgiving recipes and using their measurement skills, these 5th graders are thankful for Pumpkin Pie in a cup.
We need your help! We currently have 27 families still up for grabs in our Snow Buddies program. Can you help support a child / family in need in our community? If you don’t have time or don’t like to shop, we have elves that will do the shopping for you. All you have to do is drop off your cash or check (made payable to Midwest Central with "Snow Buddies" in the memo line) to any of the school offices. All presents need to be turned in by 12/12/22 to the Primary School. If you have questions or want to know more, give us a call at 309.968.6464 or email Sally Timm at email@example.com.
Great Job cast, crew, Mrs. Appell, Mrs. Fisher, and parents on the Middle School musical Matilda!!
To all those who have served, and those who continue to serve… Happy Veterans Day!
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Hello Fellow Raiders, I have just a few quick updates for you: 1. With the publication of the updated Mason County Crisis Resources I received some information for those in Tazewell County. Thank you to those who shared the information. The 800 number below can be used for anyone in IL experiencing a crisis situation. There is also a local 24/7 crisis service serviced by UnityPlace in Pekin. • 1.800.345.9049 Statewide Crisis line • https://www2.illinois.gov/hfs/MedicalProviders/behavioral/sass/Pages/sasshome.aspx • 309.347.1148 Tazewell County UnityPlace Crisis line • https://www.unitypoint.org/peoria/contact-unityplace.aspx 2. The District and School report cards have been published and the link can be found on our website at midwestcentral.org. For those wishing a paper copy please call 309.968.6868 to request a paper copy. 3. With the holidays approaching I wanted to provide some upcoming event dates. Primary School Donuts with Dudes November 10 @ 7:00-7:45 AM K-2 Winter Concert December 13 @ 6:30 PM District Band/Chorus Concert at the High School December 11 @ 2:00 PM (5th Grade Band) Middle School Matilda Musical November 12 @ 10:00 AM Band/Chorus Winter Concert December 6 @ 7:00 PM District Band/Chorus Concert at the High School December 11 @ 2:00 PM (MS Band) High School Veteran’s Day Breakfast November 11 @ 9:00 AM Veteran only event RSVP required Meet the Raider Night November 11 @ 6:00 PM District Band/Chorus Concert December 11 @ 2:00 PM Sincerely, Dr. Todd Hellrigel
Wishing all of Raider Nation a safe and very HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!
Dear Raider Parents and Guardians, The safety and security of our students has been, and continues to be, a top priority at Midwest Central CUSD #191. We have worked diligently over the past few years to improve our protocols and procedures, harden facilities, increase communications with stakeholders and strengthen our partnership with law enforcement. In order for our safety efforts to be truly successful, we need your help. Please talk to your child about the importance of alerting law enforcement or district administration immediately about any threats of violence or safety concerns at school. One easy way to report safety concerns is through the state’s new confidential reporting platform, Safe2Help Illinois, which is staffed 24/7 by trained help line professionals. When someone reports an urgent threat through this platform, phone calls are immediately made to a District level team who then notify specific school officials and develop a plan of action. A Safe2Help button is located on the front page of our website, www.MidwestCentral.org, and will direct you to a site providing you several options for making reports. Over the past month, there have been instances of rumors and misinformation spreading amongst students or on social media before it was reported to school officials or authorities. In these instances information was reported days or weeks after the triggering incident. What transpired as a result was damaging information being shared publicly and doubts being cast that the district is not addressing the situation. I assure you Midwest Central CUSD #191 will always take any threat or safety concern seriously. For instance, each situation that has occurred over the past month has been investigated and determined to not be credible. If a threat ever is credible, I promise you would hear directly about the incident from us. To close, we have wonderful students, caring staff and supportive families in our communities. Let’s all work together and keep the lines of communication open. Thank you for your patience and support, Dr. Todd Hellrigel
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Breakfast Menu Change for Friday, October 28, 2022 Banana Bread/Muffin instead of Cheesy Breakfast Quesadilla
Don't have time to shop? We have elves that will do the shopping for you. All you have to do is drop off your cash or check (made payable to Midwest Central with "Snow Buddies" in the memo line) to any of the school offices. Would you like to shop for your own Raider family? We will be ready to hand out information on 11/14/22. All presents need to be turned in by 12/12/22 to the Primary School .
Mrs. Simkins Class had an engineering challenge today of making a Wigwam with a partner.
Reminders - Today is 1 hour early dismissal because of Parent/Teacher Conferences. Tomorrow, no school for students for Parent/Teacher Conferences.
We hope to see you there!
Hello All, 1. Thursday (evening) and Friday (morning) we will hold parent/teacher conferences. Thursday will be a 1 hour early dismissal, and Friday there is no school for students. We're hoping for a record turn out this year! Please help us out with that goal. 2. I have attached a link to our district calendar on the website below. https://www.midwestcentral.org/page/district-calendar Have a good day, Dr. Todd Hellrigel
5th grade students participated in the Think! Energy program offered by Ameren with an exciting presentation and energy efficient goodie bag to leave with! See more about this program at www.thinkenergy.org/amerenillinois
Yesterday at the primary school, the staff celebrated Ms. Timm and Mrs. Jackson for Boss’s Day! Their leadership doesn’t go unnoticed!
Midwest Central staff got the opportunity to spend the second half of Friday doing some pretty cool professional training exercises... after being treated to a most delicious lunch! A HUGE Thank You to everyone that helped make this possible!!!!