Welcome To East Prairie School District

East Prairie School once stood as a small schoolhouse with less than 100 children in the area. We now house over 550 students enrolled in grades preK-8. Academic excellence is achieved with strong emphasis on Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Music, Art, Foreign Language and our STEM Program. 

 
Recent News
Raising Digital Natives 10-7-19 At District #72
09/22/2019
Raising Digital Natives offers a refreshing perspective on kids and media that goes beyond the common admonishment to limit “screen time” to offer parents concrete criteria to evaluate the quality of the children’s media experiences they choose. Devorah Heitner, author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World, addresses parents questions about how to create a positive media ecology in your home that is proactive, fun and smart!
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Curriculum Night - September 26th, 6:30pm
09/20/2019
On curriculum night you will learn about the topics, concepts, and ideas that your child will explore throughout the coming school year. T​here will be an all school welcome in the Atrium at 6:30PM.​ Childcare is provided for children 3 or older in our large gym. Please sign your child in at the large gym. Below you will find a list of grade level presentations and room numbers.
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Pick-up & Drop-off Information
08/23/2019
We are beyond excited to be in our incredible new space and wanted to reach out with the plans for pick-up and drop-off to begin the school year. Construction remains in full force as crews work to complete the outside areas before the arrival of winter. Please take the time to review the information so that we can assure a safe, orderly, and timely arrival and departure for all of our students. As always, if you have a question, concern, or idea please don’t hesitate to reach out. Thank you for your patience, flexibility, and partnership as we work through these first couple of weeks!
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Admin News

Superintendent Search Survey is Open
09/12/2019
The East Prairie School District 73 Board of Education has launched a search for a new superintendent and wants to know your thoughts. Please share your ideas by completing the survey below by midnight Sept.30, 2019.
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Greetings from Your Superintendents
08/06/2019
We are excited to assist East Prairie School through the upcoming school year. We have heard terrific things about the staff, students, parents and other stakeholders, and both of us are looking forward to getting to know all of you in the upcoming weeks. There are some exciting times ahead for the EPS community!
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District 73 Board Meets to Plan for The Future
07/24/2019
Governing board members from East Prairie District 73 met Monday evening to examine their roles, priorities, and expectations for the year ahead. The session was facilitated by Laura Martinez, a representative from the Illinois Association of School Boards. The four-hour meeting resulted in a definition of roles - both the board’s and superintendents’ - and the goals for the upcoming school year. The newly appointed interim superintendents were present and participated in the work.
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Tech News

Powerschool Parent Sign On Process
05/01/2017
The Single Sign On or SSO, enables parents to create their own PowerSchool account, choosing the username and password they wish to use, and then assign each of their children to their own...
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Powerschool Won't Let Me In
04/30/2014
If you have created a Single Sign On Account, or SSO, and you cannot log in, you can use the link within the log in page, called "Having trouble signing in?" Pearson PowerSchool will then...
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Parent And Student Powerschool Apps Available
08/10/2013
PowerSchool for Parents and PowerSchool for Students apps, are now available for download from the Apple iTunes App Store! These apps will provide real-time access to attendance...
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(7616 East Prairie Road, Skokie IL, EPS-1-Community Room A108 (50))
 
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