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  • Attendance:  309-557-4475

    (Please use the ATTENDANCE LINE to report ALL absences/late arrivals

    rather than the main line due to the volume of calls in the morning.)


    Office:  309-557-4426

    Fax:  309-557-4527

    TRANSPORTATION:  557-4287



    304 South East Street

    PO Box 260

    Towanda, IL  61776


    Mr. Scott Vogel, Principal


  • Kindergarten - Second  : 

     Lunch: 11:10 

     Recess: 11:35


     Third- Fifth   :

     Recess:  11:10

     Lunch:  11:35



    Noodles & Co.- March 21st from 4-9pm


    Countdown to Kindergarten Design

    Registration is coming!!

    We are excited to welcome our newest Bulldogs to Towanda Elementary School!

    We will be hosting Kindergarten Registration at Towanda on Tuesday, March 12th at 9:00 am.  Registration is approximately one hour long and incoming students should attend with parents/guardians.

    Children will be registered at the school they will attend, unless otherwise noted.

    Required itmes for registration include:

    • A certified birth certificate must be presented on registration day or before the first day of school in August.  The souvenir hospital certificate with footprints will not be accepted.

    • Students entering kindergarten MUST turn in a current physical exam and all immunizations before the first day of school or they will not be allowed to attend classes.  Parents are encouraged to turn in this information at registration.  In addition, students are required to have an eye exam (due by September 15, 2019) and a dental exam (due by May 15, 2020.)

    • Current proof of residency must be presented.  Required forms come in two categories.

      • Category A consists of the following (NEED ONE DOCUMENT):  real estate tax bill, signed lease, mortgage document/payment book, residency attestation, military housing.

      • Category B consists of the following (NEED TWO DOCUMENTS):  bills (gas, electric, water, cable), vehicle registration, bank statement, public aid/Medicaid/food stamp card, paycheck stub, driver's license/state ID.



    The following pages can be completed ahead of time and brought at the time of registration.

    Verification of Residency 

    (Please pay special attention to the two categories of documents or proof of residency.)

    Registration Form

    Home Language Survey

    Release of Information


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    2018-2019 PBIS Theme-  The 7 Habits of Happy Kids

    September- Begin with the end in mind.

    October- Be Proactive.

    November- Put first things first.

    December- Think win-win.

    January-  Seek first to understand, then to be understood. 

    February- Synergize!

    March- Sharpen the Saw

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    NEW THIS YEAR:  ALL volunteers must complete a background check EVERY year.  There will no longer be a renewal process and the link will no longer be on the Unit 5 website.  Please email for the screening link.  You will only hear back from the District if there is a problem with your application.  

    Volunteering includes, but is not limited to:

    **Volunteering during the school day

    **Working with small groups in the classroom

    **IMC Helper

    **Working with students after school




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