Prospect Family News

Please review Mrs Cummings’ SMORE Newsletter which includes MAP Assessment Schedule, CSCI Survey link, Fifth Grade Puberty Presentation Information, and CogAT information for 2nd and 5th grade students.

Spelling Bee Buzz

Did you know that SPELLING enhances a student’s reading, writing, vocabulary and comprehension?! Encourage your 3rd, 4th or 5th graders to participate in Prospect’s upcoming Spelling Bees!


  • CLASSROOM Spelling Lists are available to students before Holiday Break. See below!
  • CLASSROOM Spelling Bees will be held after Holiday Break, the week of January 13th.
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Help Prospect Reach Its Survey Participation Goal

The Prospect Climate Survey helps our District evaluate how we’re performing as a school, and your input is needed! It is very important that we reach our parent participation goal for this survey, which is sent to the Illinois State Board of Education and often reported on by local media. As of today, we are …

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William Penn: Angel Tree Donations

Thank you to everyone who took an ornament from the Sister School Angel Tree during the Holiday Bazaar.  Please return donations to the William Penn donation bin just inside Prospect’s main entrance by Friday, December 20.

Hot Lunch – Dec 18

Leave the lunch at home!  Hot Lunch is Wednesday, December 18th….enjoy some delicious Home Run Inn pizza!

Lost and Found Overload!

Stop by and check out the lost and found today. There are lots of items looking to go home! Do any of these belong to your family?

Twister Mat & Connect 4 games

Our PE Teachers are looking for 5 Twister Mats and 12 Connect 4 games to be used for a team building exercise during PE classes. If you have any you would be willing to donate, please drop off at the school.  Thanks for supporting our terrific PE staff!


Still Shopping for Holiday Gifts?

Our Teacher and Staff Appreciation co-chairs maintain a list of staff “favorite things”.  If you are still shopping for someone special at Prospect, be sure to check it out!  Prospect Teacher’s Favorite Things List

4th Grade Service Project – LAST CALL

Last call for donations!  The 4th Grade is accepting donations now through December 20th to create baskets for patients at local children’s hospitals.  Suggested items: baby items (diapers, clothes, toys), sticker books, pencils, crayons, small electronic handheld toys, stuffed  animals, beanie babies, barbies, trucks.  New items only please.  Thank you for your support!

BAM Theatre After School Enrichment Class

BAM Theatre is offering an enrichment class Fridays after school this winter/spring at Prospect!  Open to Prospect students K-5.  Further details.

Registration open now!