Field Elementary School Blog

Our students brought parents to school at night for extra math fun with Greg Tang! It was awesome!

Summer Changes 2017

July 24, 2017

Summer Updates at Field Summer at Field is a time of busy preparation devoted to making sure everything is ready for the first day students arrive! As a new principal here, t...

Students of the Month

May 30, 2017

Friday, May 26th we celebrated the students of the month for the second half of the school year.  These students were recognized for going above and beyond in showing respe...

You don't usually think of March as the ideal month for winter sports, but March 2017 ended up being the perfect time with a late snowfall. Some of our students had the chan...

Thanks to the PTO for a wonderful assembly for students in first through fifth grades!  Justin and Liam came and wrote songs with our third through fifth grade students. &n...

During the month of February, Field students have earned Phoenix feathers for demonstrating cooperation, acting safely, showing respect and responsibility, being empathetic and ...

Field School Spelling Bee!

January 24, 2017

Congratulations to all Field School Spelling Bee Contestants! Today Mrs. Spychalski and I had the pleasure of judging our school spelling bee. Students in third, fourth and fi...

Hour of Code

December 11, 2016

Last week Field School participated in the Hour of Code along with millions of other people in over 180 countries.. Students were excited to use their critical thinking and pr...

Go Hawks!

December 6, 2016

Today our students started the day with a special treat.  We had some Maine South Hawks football players come to show our school their Illinois State Championship trophy....

Student of the Month Breakfast

November 18, 2016

Today we had the privilege of recognizing over 60 Field students for going above and beyond in showing cooperation during August and September or acting safely in October and ...

Author Visit

November 18, 2016

We were delighted to welcome author and illustrator, Tom Lichtenheld to Field School this week.  Students in all grades were able to hear some of his books, watch him do ...

All Field Students were treated to a wonderful show by the Science Alliance on Friday.  The show taught students about the concepts of physics using many visual demonstra...

Field School has had a mouse as our mascot for at least the last ten years.  The staff decided it was time to select a new mascot.  We wanted to include all of our s...

We are lucky to have a supportive PTO and many parent volunteers in our school!  Today I saw these students reading with parent volunteers.  They were all engaged in...

Thanks to all for the love, caring and compassion you have shown during the last 10 days.  Kate will be forever missed, but the events of these days make it clear that sh...

Today we had a wonderful last day of school with a motivational cultural arts assembly, courtesy of our PTO, and a fun good bye or "see you later" to our fifth grade...

Waste Free Wednesdays

April 16, 2016

Wednesday, April 6th was our first Waste Free Wednesday.  On this day and every Wednesday going forward, Field students are encouraged to bring a waste free lunch to scho...

Field students are ringing in the new year by helping those less fortunate in our area. There is a food drive occurring this week (January 11th-15th). The picture shows the...

The Field 4th Graders just completed a service learning project on hunger.  The students finished this unit by going to Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville on Thurs...

Happy Veteran's Day!

November 11, 2015

Field students did a variety of activities to commemorate the Veteran's Day holiday.  Mrs. Spychalski was honored to visit Mrs. Chalberg's first grade classroom w...

Red Ribbon Week 2015!

November 1, 2015

Our students and staff had a wonderful time last week celebrating being healthy and drug free!  Each day of the week had a different theme.  The themes were: Monda...

Thanks to the PTO for another wonderful Cultural Arts Assembly!  Our 1st-5th graders were treated to a storyteller assembly on Friday.  The performer entertained the...

Thanks to the PTO for again organizing a collection!  Paper sacks will be sent home with the students on Monday, October 19th.  We will collect Paper Bag lunche...

The Field School 3rd graders had a great day in downtown Chicago on their trolley tour!  They saw many important Chicago landmarks.  This annual field trip is a culm...