“Since 2007 more than 391,000 fourth graders, all across America have rolled up their sleeves and planted a tree. This helped revitalize a remarkable idea, Arbor Day at school. These students have become members of the Fourth Grade . . .
The third grade classes had a wonderful trip to the Lisle Depot Museum on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. During this field trip, we got to step back in time. With the help of volunteers from the Lisle Heritage Society, we were able to . . .
Third graders at Schiesher School were treated to a Mystery Theater presentation on April 25th. After listening to a very entertaining story by Mystery Shop’s actors, the children donned their detective hats and worked together in . . .
Presents his recently published "Charlie Collier" detective series to students
Every year, the Schiesher Library invites a children's author to visit our school to give a presentation on the many skills and tasks that are required for writing, illustrating, and publishing a book. This year we were very fortunate to . . .
A student representing Schiesher School recently received a perfect score in the second of three meets for this year’s WordMasters Challenge™ —a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually. . . .
On Wednesday, April 10th, DARE Officer Sommer introduced the 5th grade students to Officer Wise and Bart. Bart is Lisle Police Department’s K9 dog. He was born and trained in Europe, arriving in Lisle about 5 years ago. . . .
This year our fourth graders took a step back in time to make history come alive. As fourth graders studied the history of Illinois, they began by researching the life of Abraham Lincoln. Together at school they researched and . . .
On Friday, April 5th the kindergarten students at Schiesher School had a visit from author and illustrator Kevin Luthardt. Mr. Luthardt is well known for his many children’s books such as Peep; Hats; Flying; Larabee; The Vowel . . .
Mrs. Sutton’s fifth grade class and Ms. Marino’s kindergarten class have joined forces to support each other through the reading process. Each Tuesday, a group of fifth grade students spend some of their literacy block supporting . . .
This year three caring and motivated fifth grade girls decided they wanted to organize a book collection to benefit others who may not have books available to them. The response from Schiesher students and teachers was . . .
Did the third pig murder the wolf or was it self defense? This question was pondered by the fifth grade Project Challenge Language Arts class. The prosecution, Anna Zellak, Zoe Heidenry, and Lydia Rossin, tried to prove . . .
This year the Revolutionary War came to life for fifth graders at Schiesher Elementary as they explored the contents of a Revolutionary War Trunk borrowed from Cantigny Park in Winfield. The trunk contains a reproduction of a uniform . . .
Mrs. Jewell's students create posters to share what they have learned
Mrs. Jewell’s homeroom celebrated Black History Month, a time to commemorate African-Americans who have changed the world. Students researched an influential African-American and created a poster which they presented to the . . .
During the month of January, all 5 th grade students worked diligently at home preparing a science experiment. Students were to use the scientific method of writing a question and hypothesis, developing a procedure, gathering materials . . .
This trimester third graders worked diligently to learn all they could about dinosaurs from long ago. Students worked independently as they chose, researched, and created power point presentations on a dinosaur. During the . . .
That’s right! Each month, students in the Title I Reading Program at Schiesher School get a visit from R.E.A.D., Reading Education Assistance Dogs. This unique and exciting opportunity allows students to develop . . .
The Schiesher Staff wants to share the good news about our caring community of students. Paw numbers are high and student discipline is at an all-time low! The students of Schiesher have listened to the expectations and rules of the school . . .
Good New from Mrs. Klimes’ Kindergarten! The children in Mrs. Klimes’ kindergarten classes continually work hard at making good choices to fill their “Happy Rock” jar with precious stones. The “Happy Rocks” jar is a . . .
Lisle Public Library’s Youth Services Assistant Director, Vicki Raskowski (“Miss Vicki,” as the students affectionately call her when they visit the public library), visited with Scheisher School’s 4th grade students to . . .
As each Character Counts pillar is introduced, our 4 th graders hear a picture book that helps depict the character trait for the month. In November we read Be Good to Eddie Lee by Virginia . . .
School Social Worker, Stacy Colgan, Receives Award for Promoting Social Emotional Learning
The Illinois Association of School Social Workers (IASSW) has awarded Schiesher School a mini-grant of $500. Annually, IASSW awards three grants to school social workers who propose creative, research- based ideas to help promote the . . .
Fifth graders from Schiesher recently had their outdoor education experience at YMCA Camp Duncan in Inverness, Illinois. Camp Duncan offers a wide variety of fun and educational programs for students. This was a great . . .
Students Learn about Government and Politics
Retired State Representative Jim Meyer visited Phyllis Sutton’s 5 th grade class last week. Representative Meyer began his career in local government in Bolingbrook, moving to the state level in 1993, where he spent 16 years. . . .
"Birch Tree Forest" by Mariana Fernandez on Display at Illinois Art Educator's Conference
Mariana Fernandez will be honored at the Grand Ballroom of the Lisle Hilton Hotel Saturday, November 3rd, for her picture "Birch Tree Forest." She created her work in the style of artist Beverly Doolittle. Mariana . . .
Mr. Rod Sutton visited Schiesher’s 5 th grade language arts classes to talk about editing. Rod is the editorial director of Construction Equipment magazine, a trade magazine that has a subscription of over 70,000. A . . .
The beginning of the school year is an exciting time in Lisle School District #202. Students are finding their new classrooms, meeting teachers, and seeing old and new friends. There are many emotions ranging from happy and excited to fearful . . .