Read all about it! Enjoy our end-of-year Gazette digital newspaper. This EPS-published paper has great updates, information, and important dates. This can be found on our website or follow the link:
4 days ago, EPSD73
picture of newspaper cover
Reminder that tomorrow is our LAST DAY OF SCHOOL for the year. We will have a fun field day throughout the day so please make sure your child has a water bottle, hat and sunscreen. Student dismissal is 2:45 pm for all grades-
12 days ago, EPSD73
Last Day of School
Join us TODAY for the PTA end of year picnic! The festivities will take place from 3:00-5:30PM. There will be food for purchase courtesy of TBK Grill, a shaved ice truck, games, music, fun, and a fire truck (squirting water)! We look forward to bringing everyone together!
15 days ago, EPSD73
splash into summer picnic flyer
Congratulations, today is your day! Meet our Class of 2024! Thank you to our EPS community for coming together this evening to celebrate our graduates! We wish all our graduates the best of luck as they move on to their next adventure! #ConGRADs
16 days ago, EPSD73
graduation picture
TONIGHT- Join us as we celebrate our graduates this evening at 6:30 PM in our school atrium! Doors open at 6:00 PM and seating selection will be first come, first serve. We are asking all of our graduates to please meet in the large gym at 6:00 PM, ready in their cap and gown. Congratulations to our Class of 2024!
16 days ago, EPSD73
graduation pictures
It was a packed house at EPS tonight for our Kindergarten & First-Grade Music Concert! Congrats to all our incredible students on a successful show! A huge thank you to Mr. Oliveira for a fantastic music concert and Ms Wade for the artwork displays of student work. We appreciate all of the EPS teachers, staff, parents, and community members who attended to support our amazing students.
18 days ago, EPSD73
picture of kindergarten and first-grade music show
MEMORIAL DAY- NO SCHOOL TOMORROW- We will see students back in the building on Tuesday!
20 days ago, EPSD73
memorial day clip art
Congratulations to the inaugural East Prairie-Niles North Mentor Class. We are so grateful for a successful mentor experience for all our students. Thank you to our middle-school EPS staff and the NNHS Staff for helping make this program so successful. A huge shout out to our Instruction & Innovation Coordinator, Mrs. Mortel, and NNHS Athletic Director, Brett Bildstein, for their collaboration in bringing this program to our school.
24 days ago, EPSD73
Mentor Program Picture
Please join us TONIGHT at 6:30 PM in the large gym for a symphony of sound! All of East Prairie's bands from grades 4-8 and the middle school orchestra grades 6-8 will perform their final concert of the year! Come hear what is sure to be an amazing showcase of their progress this year. Students performing should arrive early, by 6:15 PM, and come to the band room.
25 days ago, EPSD73
Spring Concert clip art
On behalf of East Prairie School and our East Prairie Educational Foundation we would like to congratulate Fiona VanOsdol as this year’s recipient of the Plotkin Scholarship! Fiona’s leadership and commitment to education are commendable. Join us in celebrating Fiona TONIGHT at 7:00 pm in the school atrium.
26 days ago, EPSD73
2024 Plotkin Scholarship Reception invitation
Math/STEAM night is TONIGHT! Join us for an hour filled with hands-on experiments led by members of our staff, our very own EPS STEAM students, and University of Chicago scientists! Come and explore the different booths that represent the five disciplines of STEAM, including an opportunity to make your own ice cream! Our Science Lab and Community Connections Center will also be open for families to tour.
about 1 month ago, EPSD73
family steam night clip art
Thank you to Ms Hernandez for this fun after-school club. Our young learners participated in a Dramatic Play Club. Students loved the hands-on creative play while also having the opportunity to develop problem-solving skills in this FUN after-school club.
about 1 month ago, EPSD73
kids playing dramatic play
Congrats to our varsity volleyball team on their Championship WIN in the Little Nine Conference! We are so proud of our team! Thank you to Coach Karpenski for his hard work and dedication to our players. #WIN
about 1 month ago, EPSD73
volleyball team pic
Board Meeting Tonight! Join us tonight at EPS for our Board of Education meeting. Our meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Please enter through our district office door located in the circle drive. Our meeting will be in the Plotkin Boardroom.
about 1 month ago, EPSD73
board of education meeting TONIGHT 7:00 PM
"Nurses Make the Difference" Happy Nurses Appreciation Week- A HUGE shout out to our incredible Nurse Hannah. We are so grateful for the love, caring and support you give to all of our EPS community every single day.
about 1 month ago, EPSD73
picture of school nurse and boy
The 4th/5th Grade Music Concert is TONIGHT at 6:30PM in the Atrium. All student performers should arrive at 6:00PM in their performance attire. Doors open at 6:00PM and seating is first come first serve!
about 1 month ago, EPSD73
music concert clip art
Teacher Appreciation Week! Celebrate your EPS teachers this week. We are so grateful to have such an incredible staff- let's make them feel special this week. Thank you for helping to spread gratitude to our team of deserving educators. #teacherAPPRECIATION
about 1 month ago, EPSD73
teacher appreciation week picture of staff
Earth Day with Pre-K! Thank you to our Pre-K for helping plant a flower garden in our courtyard and pick up trash to make our Earth beautiful. #preK #EARTHday
about 1 month ago, EPSD73
kids dressed for Earth Day celebration
Our Kindergarteners visited the Kohl Children's Museum today! Aside from exploring this incredible museum, students participated in "Animals as Architects". This activity-based trip focused on learning about animal homes and building their own orb to help birds make nests.
about 1 month ago, EPSD73
kindergarten field trip collage
Today's celebration of Culture Day allowed our students and staff to show our unity in diversity. We were able to discuss similarities and differences between our cultures. We love our EPS family! #A-Zcountdown
about 1 month ago, EPSD73
kids dressed up for culture day