STEM in the Classroom

The 5th Grade Technology class explored the history of technology development. As a culminating project to apply what they learned, students experimented...

First Graders & Earthworms!

As part of a natural sciences study, first graders spent a week learning about earthworms and why...

Snow Day Fun!

Teachers and students embraced the snow this month by incorporating activities into their lessons. While students were playing in the snow and...

We Are Proud of Our Graduates

Emmons staff and community are full of pride for our 8th grade graduates! Thirty-two well-rounded, exceptional individuals...

Emmons Community Shines During Remote Learning

The Emmons teachers and staff demonstrated exceptional creativity and commitment to their students in the remote learning setting. With very little time...

Unique Learning Opportunities for 5th Grade Students

Fifth graders at Emmons have been very busy participating in unique science and social studies learning experiences....

Emmons Kindergarten Round-Up is in Full Swing!

Emmons is currently conducting Kindergarten Round-Up. This is an opportunity for children living in the district to register for the 2020-2021 Kindergarten...

Emmons Celebrates 175 years

This year Emmons School is celebrating its 175th anniversary! It was established in 1844 as a subscription school. The first Emmons School...

Spirit Assemblies

Modern language arts standards include speaking and listening skills which are a part of the Common Core Curriculum and the Illinois Learning...

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Sharing Facilities & Embracing Opportunities

Sharing Facilities: CHSD117 District 117 includes two incredible high schools, Antioch and Lakes....

Monthly Leadership Workshops

Student Leadership: CHSD117 High School Conferences from throughout the state typically provide leadership training to a distinct group...

Board of Education Student Ambassadors

Student Leadership: CHSD117 Nathan Knoll & Paytin Rasmussen from ACHS and Aarya Patel & Angelina Roman Alcocer from...