Teachers Helping Teachers
In Springfield Public Schools (SPS) new teachers are not alone. When a new teacher joins our district, they are supported by a team of seasoned staff, mentors and coaches. The SPS Mentoring and Induction Program aims to support new teachers for their first three years and in doing so, support their nascent careers and the performance of all our schools.
Local habitats win thanks to Springfield Restoration Olympics
Students from all four middle schools participated in the 2023 Restoration Olympics. The program teaches middle school students to protect the environment by conducting fieldwork like removing invasive blackberry bushes, studying fish ecology, and plant trees. The students then academically compete to demonstrate their newly acquired environmental knowledge.
Schools to receive $8.5 million in HVAC upgrades this summer
Thanks to a one-time access to federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER), Springfield Public Schools (SPS) will be making substantial improvements to several of our school’s HVAC systems over the next 18 months. The project will provide significant upgrades and new HVAC systems to more than half of all SPS schools.
Springfield Public Schools is seeking applicants to be on the District’s budget committee! The committee plays an integral role in the approval process every year.
As we head into cooler, wetter months, the potential for school delays or closures due to snow and ice becomes a reality. SPS announces delays and closures in several different ways, find out how.
Students hosted representatives from the School Board, Chamber of Commerce and Springfield City Council at the official opening of their on-campus vending business.
A kickoff assembly got Page Elementary students excited to be a superhero for a young boy adopted as their school's "sparrow."
Springfield High School (SHS) won its fifth national award for its high-quality Backcountry Review magazine, which focuses on the outdoors and is designed and produced by students interested in journalism.
Watch: SPS students and staff take part in Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day.
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