Junior High Softball and Baseball: Junior High Softball begins Monday, July 26 with a parent meeting at 6:00 at Howe's Park, no practice just a meeting. Practice will begin Tuesday, July 27 5:45 - 7:15 at Howe's Park. Junior High Baseball begins Monday, August 2. Practice times TBA.
The federal Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary program that provides discounts of up to $50 a month for internet service at home. Participants also get a one-time discount of up to $100 for a device (purchased through a participating provider). A household can qualify if at least one member: Participates in a federal assistance programs like SNAP or Medicaid; Receives benefits under the free and reduced-price school meal program; Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year; or Lost a job or experienced a substantial loss of income during the pandemic. For details go to getemergencybroadband.org or call (833) 511-0311
High School Baseball - ALL Super Sectional and State Finals tickets will be digital tickets this year. There will be no cash ticket sales at the gate. To purchase digital tickets, baseball fans can: 1) Download the GOFAN app. or 2) Use the link: https://gofan.co/app/school/IHSA or 3) Click this logo on the left side of the IHSA home page. https://www.ihsa.org/default.aspx Select your game, and purchase tickets with a credit card. ALL Super Sectional and State Finals tickets are digital. Super Sectional tickets: $7 State Finals tickets: $10 Fans are able to purchase as many tickets as they wish. If some family members are unsure about the process, we encourage one family member to purchase all tickets for the entire family. When fans purchase tickets, they will receive an email with a link to their tickets. Fans simply show their phone at the gate to redeem their tickets and enter the stadium. At the State Finals, fans will need separate tickets for the semifinal games and the trophy games. There is a $1 + 5% service charge on each ticket.
High School Baseball - with a 8 - 2 win over Glasford (Illini Bluffs), the Baseball Titans are IHSA Sectional Champions. They advance to the Normal (Illinois State University) Super-Sectional on Monday (6/14) vs Mt. Pulaski. Game time is 4:00.
High School Baseball - with a 5 - 3 win over Delavan, the Baseball Titans advance to the IHSA Sectional Championship game at Glasford (Illini Bluffs) on Friday (6/11). Game time is 4:30.
The Annawan School District has a few openings for the 2021-2022 school year. If you are interested in any of the following, please contact Superintendent Matt Nordstrom (firstname.lastname@example.org): *Special Education Teacher *Physical Education Teacher *Coaching (Football, Cheer, Junior High Volleyball) *Bus Driver *Substitutes
High School Baseball - with a 2 - 0 win over Putnam County, the Baseball Titans are IHSA regional champions. They advance to play Delavan on Wednesday (6/9). Game time is 4:30 and will be played at Howe's Park in Annawan.
High School Softball - with a 6 - 1 win over United, the Softball Titans are IHSA regional champions. They advance to play ROWVA-Williamsfield on Tuesday (6/8). Game time is 4:30 and will be played in Williamsfield.
High School Baseball - with a 9 - 6 win over Ridgewood the Baseball Titans will travel to Putnam County on Monday (6/7) to play Putnam County in the baseball regional championship game starting at 4:30.
The ROE and OEM are hosting vaccine clinics next week in the region. All three clinics are for age 12+ and there are links to sign up for the one of your choice. You are able to sign up for the clinic that best fits your schedule. A student should only sign up for the clinic they plan to attend. Students must register online. The OEM will also have the Johnson and Johnson vaccine available for adults. Adults will be asked to complete a paper registration process while at the clinic. Adults should not use the registration links to sign up to receive a vaccine. The registration link that must be used to register a student: June 7 - Stark County High School, 4:30-6:30pm, or https://hipaa.jotform.com/211516305025139 June 8 - Galva Jr./Sr. High School, 5:00-7:00pm, or https://hipaa.jotform.com/211515675725155 June 10 - Kewanee Central - Steamer Gym, 4:00-6:30pm https://hipaa.jotform.com/211516185725152
High school softball - with a 7 - 2 win over Fulton, the Lady Titans advance to the regional championship game vs United at United on Friday (6/4) at 4:30.
The Annawan School District is looking for a Cheer Coach/Sponsor to help with the high school football A&W Titans Cheer Team. There is also a cheer sponsor opening for junior high basketball season. If you are interested, please contact Mr. Huber (email@example.com) or Mr. Nordstrom (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, June 11th.
Softball today (6/1) at Peoria Christian will be played Eastside Center and will start at 4:15.
High School Baseball (5/28): The game with West Central scheduled for today has been cancelled.
Dear Annawan CUSD #226, Congratulations, we did it! We have successfully completed a school year like no other. We could not have made it all year in person without your support. Everyone sacrificed, showed flexibility and grace, and in the end, we made it. I would like to thank our excellent staff for their commitment to our children. You made it a meaningful year for all of our children, and they are lucky to have you. Thank you to our students and parents for your support as well. Have a safe, relaxing, and fun summer! Sincerely, Matt Nordstrom, Superintendent
High school softball (5/27) : The games scheduled for today with West Central have been postponed due to wet conditions. Makeup TBD.
The Kona Ice truck will be visiting Annawan Schools this Friday from 10-12 for the students. The ACES are paying for each student Prek-12 to receive a 9oz snow cone from the truck! Seniors and remote learners can stop in the high school office for their ticket if they would like to participate. They should ideally plan to stop in between 10:30 and 11:00. The public is welcome around noon after all students have been through. The truck will be parked behind the blue hallway entrance. Thank you ACES for this treat to celebrate our students’ hard work this school year!
High school baseball/softball updates- The West Central baseball game scheduled for Thursday has been moved to one game Friday (5/28) 4:30 start. Softball with West Central is still on as scheduled for Thursday (5/27) 4:00 start. The baseball games with Riverdale on Friday (5/28) have been cancelled and softball at Riverdale is still on as scheduled.
The Regional Office of Education and the Office of Emergency Management are holding a Covid vaccine clinic at Geneseo Middle School on May 26, 2021 from 4:30-6:30pm for students 12 and up. Parents/guardians must use this registration link to register a student: https://hipaa.jotform.com/211376079088160
High School Baseball Wednesday May 26 - The JV baseball game at Geneseo will start at 4:30 with varsity to follow.
As vaccines become available to school-age children, if you send documentation of your child’s vaccine, according to IDPH guidelines we will not have to include fully vaccinated individuals as close contacts. Providing proof of vaccine will help your child avoid quarantine due to any close contacts during summer activities. You may email scans to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or submit paper copies in either office.
High school track at Mercer County scheduled for today (5/18) has been cancelled due to weather.
High school baseball at Midland scheduled for today (5/18) has been cancelled due to wet weather. No make up date.
High school baseball and softball scheduled with Galva today (5/17) has been postponed due to wet weather. Makeup dates TBD.
The Annawan High School Graduation Ceremony will be outside on the football field as planned given the current forecast. Please keep in mind the grass still might be a little wet. Guests are welcome to sit in the bleachers or bring their own lawn chairs. We ask that everyone still follow Covid guidelines for the State of Illinois. Thank you and we look forward to a great ceremony to honor our Class of 2021.
Softball games with Monmouth-Roseville scheduled for today (5/15) have been cancelled due to wet weather.
On Friday, May 14, Illinois is scheduled to move into the Bridge Phase of Governor Pritzker's Reopening Plan. Given this news, the Annawan School District will provide another four (4) tickets for each graduating senior for their family to attend the ceremony in person. The first plan is still to have an outdoor graduation ceremony with no ticket required, but if weather does not cooperate, we will have the ceremony indoors. Each senior is invited to stop by the high school office to pick up their envelope containing their four additional tickets. Parents will be able to reserve their indoor seats on Friday morning, 7am-12pm.
JV Softball with Abingdon-Avon scheduled for tonight (5/11) has been cancelled. Varsity game is still on at 4:30.
Junior High Track Sectional at Hall High School Saturday May 8. Fans are allowed, but each participant is allowed only up to 4 spectators.
Annawan-Wethersfield Spring 2021 Football All-Conference Reece Gripp: All-Academic, 2nd Team - DB, Honorable Mention - FB Coltin Quagliano: All-Academic, 1st Team - Quarterback, 1st Team - DB, Offensive Player of the Year Colton Stauffer: All-Academic Kale Nelson: All-Academic Brady Kelley: All-Academic, 2nd Team - WR, 2nd Team - DB Ben Smith: All-Academic Jarrett Chayer: All-Academic Zack Schmidt: All-Academic George Lathouris: All-Academic, 2nd Team - OL Tucker Forrest: All-Academic Corbin Hodge: All-Academic Dillon Horrie: All-Academic Colin Hornback: All-Academic Tuker Miller: 1st Team - TE, 1st Team LB Mitch Lambert: 1st Team - OL, 2ne Team - LB Darius Dickerson: 2nd Team - RB, 2nd Team - Kick Returner Matthew Senteney: 2nd Team - DL Logan Troxell: Honorable Mention - DL
The Annawan FCA is bring in COWS (Coffee on Wheels) to the school on Thursday, May 6 for Teacher Appreciation Week. They will be set up outside behind the Ag Shop. The public is welcome to stop by from 1-4pm.
Peoria Christian Baseball (5/4) and Softball (6/1) field locations: Baseball address is: 208 Grant St Peoria, IL 61603 Softball address is: 1 Eastside Dr. East Peoria, 61611
HS Softball @ Peoria Christian on Tuesday (5/4) has been postponed until 6/1.
Tonight's (5/3) HS baseball and softball games with Henry have been cancelled due to forecasted thunderstorms this afternoon.
Baseball and Softball updates: Saturday 5/1 - BB vs Brimfield will now be a varsity contest followed by JV. Varsity game starts at 11:00 with JV to follow. Monday 5/3 - BB/SB vs Henry will now start at 4:45. JV BB 5/14 vs Mercer County has been moved to 6/1 at Mercer County. 2 5-inning games starting at 4:00.
High School Volleyball All-Conference 1st Team - Ella Manuel 2nd Team - Kaylee Celus and Cassidy Miller Honorable Mention - Emily Miller All-Conference Academic Ella Manuel Abby Rusk Emily Miller Ally Celus Cassidy Miller Caitlyn Baele Leah Park Sophia Roldan Kennadi Rico Jaydn Wise Kaylee Celus Olivia Goodley Elaina Manuel
Softball at Knoxville today (4/29) has been cancelled.
The Annawan School District has two openings for the Annawan School Board. The district had three outgoing board members and Terry DeMay was the only candidate for the April 6th election. Congratulations to Terry as he was seated as a new member at last night's meeting. If you are interested in one of the two board member seats, please email or send a letter of interest to Superintendent Matt Nordstrom by Monday, May 10th. The 5 current board members will conduct interviews if needed with the intent to seat the two new members at the May 19th Board Meeting. Township requirements will still be required during the selection of these two new members.
ANNAWAN AND A/W SPRING SPORTS: Tickets are not required to attend outdoor spring sporting events (track, baseball, and softball). Fans are required to wear masks while in attendance, and social distancing away from other fans who are not part of your household is required. Concession stand with a limited menu will be available at most spring contests.
Tonight's HS Music Concert and the National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will all be livestreamed. Please visit our school site and click on LIVESTREAM under the menu, or use the link below to visit our YouTube page. We are planning to start the livestream around 5:45-5:50pm to be ready for the concert at 6pm and the NHS Ceremony immediately following the concert. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb-jWTBDTwMQ1Kv9ozE33nA/live
JH Track - For the meets at Wethersfield and Galva, spectators are allowed and no tickets are needed for entry at this time. Spectators will need to wear a mask and practice social distancing.
JH Track Tonight (4/26) @ Bureau Valley Please see message from BV for the track meet tonight: Bureau Valley is allowing home spectators only, no away spectators will be allowed. We ask that away spectators do not stand outside of the fence either. We will not be livestreaming our track meets. Please encourage your athletes to bring their own water/food as concessions and water fountains will not be available.
Just a reminder that no spectators are allowed from visiting schools for the JH track meets this season. The track team is heading to BV tonight and will need to make sure they have snacks and drinks because there will not be any concession stand available. Good Luck!
Junior High Track - April 22 - Annawan Junior High is hosting a JH track meet at Wethersfield starting at 4:00. Each member of the track team will receive 3 tickets that will be used for admission into the meet. A ticket will be needed to attend the meet.
Annawan Homecoming Week 2021 (April 19-23) Monday-April 19th: High School Girls’ Volleyball Game at Home vs. ROWVA at 6pm (10 students will be able to attend the volleyball game in a student section) Fresh-Soph Football Game vs. Mercer County will be at Wethersfield High School beginning at 6pm Thursday-April 22nd: Annawan High School Spring Concert at 6pm in the High School Gym Friday-April 23rd: Homecoming Parade at 12:45pm In order to help meet IDPH Covid guidelines, this year’s parade will be a walking parade around the block of the Football Field starting near the high school student parking lot heading north on South Henry Street (then West on W. Second St, South on S. West St. and then back to the Football Field from W. South St.) There will be no floats in this year's parade. Homecoming Court will be in Convertibles and introduced during the Pep Rally/Coronation. All students (K-12) will be allowed to view the parade and pep rally as they remain socially distanced around the football field. Friday-April 23rd: Pep Rally and Coronation at 1:00pm Congratulations again to this year’s Homecoming Court. Queen Candidates: Courtney Baele, Ella Manuel, Cali McKibbon, Emily Miller. King Candidates: Reece Gripp, Rhett Hulick, Kashev Jaswal, Zach Kulisek. Crown bearers: Harper Hasbrook and Madon Huber. If the weather is fit, we will do the Pep Rally and Coronation outside on the football field at 1pm. The public is invited to attend with masks and social distancing. If the weather is inclement, ticket holders will be allowed to attend the pep rally and coronation in the high school gym and the event will be Live Streamed. Friday-April 23rd: Annawan-Wethersfield Titans will play host to Princeville at Annawan High School beginning at 7:00pm. Only ticket holders related to participants will be allowed to attend due to our state guidelines. The football game will be Live Streamed. Dress up days will be held each day for high school students during the week. Everyone is invited to wear their A&W Titan gear on Friday to show your school spirit! Thank you for your support as we celebrate Homecoming Week as best as possible while still meeting the IDPH-Covid guidelines for our school. We hope everyone has a safe and fun week!
Junior High Girls Basketball Game Changes: 4/14 @ Galva has been cancelled 4/19 @ Central has been cancelled
The Henry County Office of Emergency Management, Henry & Stark County Health Department, and Regional Office of Education are holding a vaccination clinic specifically for our high school students at Black Hawk College (East Campus) in the coming weeks. This is a unique opportunity to get those students who are wanting and are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccination, during the school day, vaccinated yet this school year. Clinical studies have shown that the Pfizer vaccination is safe and effective for individuals ages 16-18. The FDA has approved the vaccination for those ages. Under current guidance, just as with our staff who have been vaccinated, students who are fully vaccinated will not need to quarantine if they are identified as a close contact to someone who tests positive for Covid. This will help provide consistency for our students next school year. As with the classroom example, athletes who are fully vaccinated will not need to quarantine if they are identified as a close contact to someone who tests positive for Covid. This will help provide consistency for our teams next school year. We will take care of transporting your child to and from Black Hawk East on the day of the vaccination clinic. The exact schedule will be released once we have a final count of students we are transporting. A link for you to register your child for this opportunity is include and if your child is 18 years of age they should register on their own. If your child is 16-17 years old, you will need to authorize their registration as their parent. The deadline for this opportunity is noon on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. The registration link is: https://hipaa.jotform.com/210976502788163 Thank you!
Tonight's JH Scholastic Bowl Meet has been cancelled. Thanks!
High School Volleyball changes Tonight (4/7) vs Sherrard at home 6:00 Tomorrow (4/8) vs United at home 6:00
The junior high track team is looking forward to hosting their first meet of the season on April 22nd. We will need help running this meet. This will be a three team, triangle, meet with Bradford and Visitation invited. The meet begins at 4:00 and we will need approximately 15 volunteers to help make this meet run smoothly. If you are able to assist on this day please reach out to a coach as soon as you know. ---- Thank you in advance for your support, Coaches Reakes, Chapman, and Baele (309)935-6623 or email@example.com : firstname.lastname@example.org : email@example.com
Link to order Homecoming Shirts--Orders Due by midnight THIS THURSDAY, April 8 https://ahshoco21.itemorder.com/sale
Tonight (4/5) Live Feeds: JHGBB vs ROWVA: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb-jWTBDTwMQ1Kv9ozE33nA/live FSFB vs Ridgewood: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/NTsWXLFY7st
Annawan Homecoming Plans Annawan High School Student Council and administrators have worked together to design Homecoming Week festivities that fit within IDPH guidelines for schools. First we would like to congratulate the 2020-21 Homecoming Court. Queen candidates: Courtney Baele, Ella Manuel, Cali McKibbon, Emily Miller. King candidates: Reece Gripp, Rhett Hulick, Kashev Jaswal, Zach Kulisek. Crown bearers: Harper Hasbrook and Madon Huber. Dress up days will be held for High School students during Homecoming Week. There will be a pep rally Friday, April 23 where the king and queen will be crowned. If the weather is fit, this pep rally will be held on the football field at 1:00 p.m. and the public will be invited to attend with masks and social distancing. If the weather is inclement, 50 ticket holders related to participants will be allowed to attend the pep rally in the gym and the event will be live streamed on YouTube. Friday night at 7:00 the Titans will play Princeville in Annawan. Only ticket holders related to participants can be allowed to attend. The Homecoming Court will be honored at halftime. There will be no parade or school-sponsored dance this year.
Update to High School Testing—State testing for 9th and 10th graders has been cancelled they will be in attendance until 1:50 on April 13th for a regular school day. All 11th grade students will be taking the state-required SAT tests on Tuesday, April 13th and will be dismissed after testing. Seniors are not required to attend in-person on this day, however; grade 11 students who are remote learners should make plans to attend in-person for testing. The SAT test is required for all students to receive a high school diploma in Illinois.
High School Volleyball: Monday, April 5 at United has been postponed.
JHGBB Tuesday (3/30) vs Cambridge The Junior High Girls Basketball game with Cambridge will be 8th grade only. 8th grade will play at 5:30. Our 6/7th will scrimmage each other after the 8th grade game.
March 29 High school volleyball vs Wethersfield live stream : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb-jWTBDTwMQ1Kv9ozE33nA/live FS football vs United live stream: https://www.geese230.com/Page/173
High School Volleyball tonight (3/24) will be played at Cambridge High School. Live stream link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsMjEH3ZZN-XQ_WMPhW3mLA
High School Volleyball Game Changes: 3/25 with ROWVA has been postponed until 4/19 3/31 at Princeville will now start at 4:30 4/10 will now be played at Bureau Valley and start at 10:00
Junior High Girls Basketball @AlWood Monday (3/22) will be a 5:00 start. Bus time will be 3:45.
High School Volleyball - Senior Night tonight (3/17) vs Williamsfield. Seniors will be announced before the varsity game. Parents please be here by 6:30.
JH Volleyball 8th grade IESA regional semifinals on Saturday (3/13) at Monmouth ICS at 10:00. Live stream link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs88JciahzKUnvcP9NRhPPA
The JH Scholastic Bowl Meet against Kewanee Central (starting at 5:30 P.M.) will be LIVESTREAMED tonight. Please use the link below to access our LiveStream. We plan to have it up and running about 10 minutes before the meet start time. -------------------------- LIVESTREAM LINK https://www.youtube.com/cha.../UCb-jWTBDTwMQ1Kv9ozE33nA/live
JH Volleyball - Friday, March 12 We will be hosting an IESA 8th grade regional game on Friday, March 12 at 5:30. Per IESA, NO spectators are allowed in the gym. The game will be live streamed https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb-jWTBDTwMQ1Kv9ozE33nA/live.
The State of Illinois is approved to provide new Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program (P-EBT) benefits to all eligible Illinois students. These benefits are automatic for qualifying students. Families do not need to complete a P-EBT application. However, families are encouraged to complete a Household Eligibility Application to determine eligibility for free or reduced meal status if they have not already been certified either automatically or through application for School Year 2020-21. To check your child’s current lunch status, log in to their Chalkable account and look under the demographics tab. If you need to apply for free or reduced lunch, please contact Lana Wolf at firstname.lastname@example.org or (309) 935-6781. Please be aware that the school does not determine benefits, the state is simply using school data to determine eligibility for additional benefits.
We now have the game on YouTube as we normally do. Again, we apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you and enjoy the game!
We are having technical difficulties streaming tonight’s game. We are showing it on Facebook live now and will have it ready for YouTube as soon as possible. Sorry for the inconvenience.
High School Boys Basketball games have been cancelled for Tuesday (3/2), Wednesday, (3/3), Friday (3/5) and Saturday (3/6).
Annawan CUSD #226 will continue our early dismissal time of 1:50pm through the end of the school year. We appreciate everyone's commitment to help make in-person instruction happen every day (5 days/week) so far this school year. We ask that you continue to help the mitigation process as we combat COVID-19 together. Please continue to help make sure our students are wearing their face covering, washing their hands, maintaining social distance, and following the IDPH guidance. We will continue to do our best at Annawan CUSD #226 to provide a safe learning environment for everyone and appreciate your continued support!
Feb 26 - Just a reminder tonight's high school girls basketball game with Galva will be varsity only starting at 6:00. Tonight is Senior Night and introductions will begin at 5:45.
March 1 - Game addition: The varsity girls basketball team will be playing at Orion on Monday, March 1. Game time is 6:00.
High School Testing—Ninth through 11th grade students will be taking the state-required PSAT and SAT tests on Tuesday, April 13th. Seniors are not required to attend in-person on this day, however; grade 9-11 students who are remote learners should make plans to attend in-person for testing. The SAT test is required for all students to receive a high school diploma in Illinois. Juniors should watch their emails and listen for announcements about opportunities to prepare for the SAT test.
Beginning March 2, Annawan High School will be offering help sessions from 1:50-2:50 Monday-Thursday. We will have a supervised homework study hall and students can schedule study or help sessions with individual teachers. Please call (309) 935-6781 or email Mrs. Wolf at email@example.com if you would like your child to participate. Families are responsible for transportation home.
Feb 22 - High School Basketball Just a reminder, high school girls basketball at Stark County for tonight (Feb 22) is still on. Boys game has been moved to Saturday, March 6 1:00 JV start followed by varsity.
Feb 22 - The high school boys home basketball game with Stark County has been postponed to Saturday, March 6 time TBA. The girls game at Stark County is still on.
Feb 22 - High School Basketball make up with Stark County 6:00 Girls @ Stark County Boys @ Home
With the road conditions improving during the day, the high school basketball games with Mercer County are on. Girls at Mercer County starting at 6:00 and Boys home with Mercer County starting at 6:00. Tonight's home game will be Senior Night for the boys.
Due to inclement weather and unsafe road conditions, the Annawan School District will utilize an E-Learning Day for Tuesday, February 16, 2021. All students should refer to their E-Learning Packet or visit our school website for more information. If a parent would like to pick up a sack lunch, please email your child's principal by 9:00am tomorrow morning. Thank you and please stay safe.
Feb 15 - JHVB @ Williamsfield has been postponed.
Thank you for all of your support the past two weeks as our student athletes "Return to Play." We appreciate the opportunity for our students to return to the sports they enjoy. Our goal for our admission tickets is for family members to be able to be a spectator for our home events while still meeting the guidelines set forth by the IDPH, IHSA, and IESA. We will continue to provide a fun and safe atmosphere for our student-athletes and their families. Also, thank you to Mr. Hakes and his students for providing the Live Stream coverage this year for each of our home games. You may find this coverage on the menu section of our school website and by clicking on the Live Stream icon. Thanks again for your support and good luck to our Braves and Bravettes the rest of the season!
Feb 12 - HS Girls Basketball game with Wethersfield will be a varsity only contest starting at 6:00. Feb 13 - JH Boys basketball game with Williamsfield has been postponed. Makeup TBD.
Feb 8 - Junior Volleyball Tonight - The JHVB game with ROWVA tonight has been postponed due to weather. Make-up 2/25 5:30.
Saturday Feb 6 - postponement HS Boys basketball vs Stark County has been postponed. HS Girls basketball @ Stark County has been postponed.
Friday Feb 5 - postponements HS Boys basketball @ Rockridge - postponed HS Girls basketball @ Bureau Valley - postponed HS Girls basketball will play Hall at home starting at 6:00.
Due to inclement weather and unsafe road conditions, the Annawan School District will utilize an E-Learning Day for Friday, February 5, 2021. All students should refer to their E-Learning Packet or visit our school website for more information. If a parent would like to pick up a sack lunch, please email your child's principal by 9:00am tomorrow morning. Thank you and please stay safe.
Live Stream Links: Annawan - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb-jWTBDTwMQ1Kv9ozE33nA/live Farmington - https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/search?query=farmington%20il Visitation - https://visitationcatholic.com/athletics-1 Princeville - https://sites.google.com/princeville326.net/pcusd326/home United Junior High: https://www.u304.org/o/ujh/events Wethersfield: https://www.geese230.com/Page/173 Rockridge: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/rockridge-high-school-taylor-ridge-il Bureau Valley: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/bureau-valley-high-school-manlius-il
Due to inclement weather, all after school activities have been cancelled for today, 2/4/2021. We will still dismiss at 1:50pm. Thank you and please stay safe!
JHVB 2/4 @ AlWood has been postponed. Makeup date TBD.
Live Stream Links: United Junior High: https://www.u304.org/o/ujh/events Wethersfield: https://www.geese230.com/Page/173 Rockridge: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/rockridge-high-school-taylor-ridge-il Bureau Valley: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/bureau-valley-high-school-manlius-il
We will be running our first ever LIVESTREAM of a sporting event tonight starting at 5:15 P.M. Tonight our JH Girl's Volleyball team will play a HOME GAME against Cambridge JH. ---------------- We will be live streaming the game on our new YouTube Live channel. Please use the link below, or check out the ICON on our school website menu. ------------- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb-jWTBDTwMQ1Kv9ozE33nA/live ------------- (note: this works on our web-site, not on our APP just yet. We are working on this feature)
The Annawan School District will utilize their first E-Learning Day tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26 due to inclement weather. All students should refer to their E-Learning Packet or visit our school website for more information. If a parent would like to pick up a sack lunch, please email your child's principal by 9:00am tomorrow morning. Thank you and please stay safe.
Due to the projected forecast, all after school activities and practices are cancelled for today, Monday, 1/25/21. Please stay safe!
5th Grade Band is starting soon!! --------------------- We are hoping to have Griggs come show instruments and answer questions on Thursday, 1/7 and start Band soon after. 5th Grade Parents please take a minute to talk with your student about Band and fill out the survey located in Class Dojo or email Mr. Smaga at firstname.lastname@example.org
High School Cross Country Sectional Location Address: 2667 East 28th Road, Marseilles, IL
Seniors and Senior Parents-Join the Facebook Group: Moments With Class of 2021 before 6:00 tonight so you can see their Facebook Live at 6:00. Learn what you need to know about ordering caps and gowns and get $10 off your order.
Tomorrow-Wednesday, October 21st Picture Day (Retakes)
Reminder: Remote Learners can drop off and pick up their homework and materials from the school on Mondays from 2-4pm.
Annawan has received confirmation that we are able to provide free lunch for all district students effective immediately. No paperwork is required to take advantage of this benefit. Students simply have to sign up for a meal during lunch count. Free lunch includes one regular meal or salad lunch. Students will still be required to pay for additional entrees, extra milk, and unclaimed meals. Meals charges for September and October will be returned to student accounts and held.
Book Fair Day! We are open from 3-6 today. Please come see us for some great holiday gifts. Teachers have their wishlists available if you would like to purchase a book for their classroom.
No School Tuesday, November 3-Election Day This is a calendar change due to state legislation.
Wednesday, October 14, Required SAT testing for seniors- This test is required by the State of Illinois for graduation. All seniors should plan on testing from at least 8 am to 1:30 pm. Students should report directly to the high school gym after temperature checks. Masks are required and social distancing protocols will be followed.
Staff of the Month Winner: Congratulations to Mrs. Amanda Attig! She is our first Staff of the Month winner of the 2020-2021 school year. She was nominated by Mrs. Hakes among others for helping staff with Google Classroom and getting ready for Remote Learning. Mrs. Attig will be receiving a $50 gift card to the business of her choice in the Annawan School District. Also, congratulations to Mr. Bob Celus! He is our first winner of a free "Scoop at the Coop." Mr. Celus will be receiving a free ice cream from Paxton's Corner Coop. Congratulations to both of our wonderful staff members!
Annawan CUSD #226 will continue Early Dismissal Time: The start of the 2020-2021 school year has gone very well. It has been wonderful to have our students return to school and thank you for your support to help make this happen. We have made the decision to continue our early dismissal time of 1:50pm through the end of the second quarter (December 18, 2020). We appreciate everyone's commitment to help make in person instruction happen this semester. We ask that you continue to help the mitigation process as we combat COVID-19 together. Please continue to help make sure our students are wearing their face covering, washing their hands, maintaining social distance, and following the IDPH advice pertaining to possible symptoms. We will continue to do our best at Annawan CUSD #226 to provide a safe learning environment for everyone and appreciate your continued support!
The Village of Annawan has issued a boil order for the grade school tomorrow (9/29/20) as we take care of a water leak situation. We will have drinking water available, but please consider filling your child's water bottle before coming to school tomorrow. We will still be able to provide the regular scheduled lunch menu and will have working restrooms. We hope to discontinue the boil order on Wednesday morning after we receive our water test results. Thank you for your patience as we work through this situation.
K-12 Parent Teacher Conferences will be September 30 and October 1st this year from 3:45-7:15pm. Due to COVID-19 recommendations, we will be doing our conferences via phone or virtually. Teachers will be contacting parents to set up a conference, but feel free to contact your child's teacher as well to request a conference. Thank you for your continued support and partnership this school year!
HS students have been forwarded an email about class rings from Herff Jones. Their representative will not be visiting the school this year for sales. Visit their website if you would like more information. https://highschool.herffjones.com/secom/home
The Annawan School District has been given word from local law enforcement that we can discontinue our soft lock down. We will now continue our normal activities for the school day.
High School Baseball Coach Opening: Please see below if you are interested in coaching baseball for the AW Titans. Vacancy Notice Date: September 22, 2020 Position: Head Baseball Coach-Annawan-Wethersfield Co-op Start Date: Spring 2021 Deadline: September 11, 2019 or until filled How to Apply: Please forward the following: 1. Letter of Interest Send necessary documents to: Jeff Parsons or Matt Huber Annawan and Wethersfield Athletic Directors EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Due to the incident in Atkinson this morning, the local law enforcement has advised the Annawan School District to go on a "soft lockdown" as a precaution. Like always, we have all exterior doors locked and will keep students inside during PE and Recess. This precaution is to help ensure everyone's safety and we will notify you when we are cleared for normal activities.
We have leftover 2020 yearbooks. They are for sale for $50. If you or your child would like one, please email: Ms. Walker at email@example.com
K-12 Parent Teacher Conferences will be September 30 and October 1st this year from 3:45-7:15pm. Due to COVID-19 recommendations, we will be doing our conferences via phone or virtually. Teachers will be contacting parents to set up a conference, but feel free to contact your child's teacher as well to request a conference. Thank you for your continued support and partnership this school year!
Today’s (9/12) Junior High Baseball game with Monmouth ICS has been cancelled.
A MEMO FROM PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS: Photographic Arts has made arrangements for no contact school photography of the students and staff. There will not be order forms this year. Data cards will be used for each student. Teachers will send home a data card that will allow parents to view their students’ photos before they purchase them. All orders will be done on-line and all packages will be sent directly to the home. In the event the data card gets lost, parents can phone Photographic Arts at 309-762-6662 and we will assist you with ordering. Photos will be available for viewing in about a week or two. Our photographers will wear a mask so they can still talk to each student while their photo is being taken. We will also have a sanitizer with us to keep everything clean and safe. Below is a sample of the data card you will be receiving for your child. Once again, if you have a question or concern please contact Photographic Arts at 309-762-6662.
Junior High Baseball will play Monmouth ICS at 3:00 tomorrow (Sat 9/12) in Annawan starting at 3:00.
Junior High Softball scheduled for tonight (9/10) has been cancelled.
High School Golf - The high school golf meet for tonight (9/10) has been cancelled.
Junior High Softball game with Logan on 9/16 will be played at Malden Grade School. 350 S. East St. Malden, Illinois 61337
Make up dates for 9/8 postponements: JHBB will be played tomorrow (Wednesday 9/9). JHSB will be played Friday (9/11). HS Golf will be made up Thursday (9/10).
Sports postponements for Tuesday 9/8 JH Baseball postponed until tomorrow. JH Softball postponed until TBD. HS Golf postponed until Thursday.
IHSA Fall contact days - Per action of the IHSA Board of Directors at the July 29, 2020 board meeting, students and coaches are permitted to participate in contact days this fall in sports that are not in session. During the Fall Contact Period (Sept 8 - Oct 31), schools can conduct contact days that are consistent with the Illinois All-Sports Policy guidelines. As a reminder, the Fall Contact Period is an optional period of participation for students. Students must have a signed permission slip on file before they participate. Students can pick up this form from Mr. Huber.
ANNAWAN BRAVE MASKS - Order Form -------------------- Please use the linked order form below if you are interested in ordering an Annawan Brave-head Mask. They are $5 each and orders are due back to the school by Tuesday, September 8th. Proceeds go to the FCA High School Organization. -------------------- https://5il.co/kiop
Annawan CUSD #226 will continue Early Dismissal Time The start of the 2020-2021 school year has gone very well. It has been wonderful to see our students return to school and become engaged with their teachers and classmates. Thank you for your support to help make this happen. We have made the decision to continue our early dismissal time of 1:50pm through the end of the first quarter (October 16, 2020). We appreciate everyone's commitment to help make in person instruction happen this fall. We ask that you continue to help the mitigation process as we combat COVID-19 together. With positive cases going up in Henry County, please continue to help make sure our students are wearing their face covering, washing their hands, maintaining social distance, and following the IDPH advice pertaining to possible symptoms. We will continue to do our best at Annawan CUSD #226 to provide a safe learning environment for everyone and appreciate your continued support!
JH Baseball on Tuesday September 1 will be played in Wyanet (418 S West St).
High School (9-12) Pictures Thursday, August 27th 8:15 a.m. No packets were sent home. Photographic Arts will send a data card Thursday with each student for their parents. All orders will be done on-line and all packages will be sent directly to the home. Photos will be taken in the cafeteria/little gym with monitored social distancing for safety. Photographers will have a shield over the camera and/or wear a mask. Seniors should be prepared for these pictures as they are shared with the newspaper.
JH Baseball and Softball makeup dates with Galva JH SB will be Monday, September 14 4:30. The game with Central is cancelled for Sept 14. JH BB will be Wednesday, September 16 4:30.
AHS Lost and Found Items will be on display in the high school hallway until Friday, August 28th and then we will start donating them to those in need.
JH Baseball and Softball @ Galva (8/26) has been postponed with a make-up date of TBD.
COVID PROTOCOL 08/25/2020 These are the guidelines given to us from the Illinois Department of Public Health(IDPH) to ensure all students are safe and healthy in our school environment. Thank you for partnering with us to make sure we can keep our school running smoothly. 1. Does your child have Covid symptoms? 2. If yes--please keep your child and ALL household members home from school. The simplified version of the three options for returning are: Doctor's note saying symptoms are not Covid related Negative Covid test Sit out minimum of 10 days and symptoms have passed Reminder-Always ask for a note to return to school for any appointment. This is especially important during this time. This includes dentist, ortho, eye doctor, etc…. Symptoms: Fever 100.4 or higher Headache Shortness of breath Sore throat Runny nose Cough Vomiting Diarrhea Abdominal pain New loss of taste or smell Nausea Fatigue Muscle or body aches For further information please visit http://www.dph.illinois.gov
The JH baseball and softball games scheduled for tonight (8/25) at Williamsfield have been postponed. Make-up date TBD.
HS Cross Country - Wed 8/26 The XC meet at Stark County on Wednesday will now start at 6:00.
JH Baseball at Williamsfield scheduled for Tuesday 8/25 has been postponed with a make-up date TBD.
IESA message about face coverings: The IESA sent an email late Friday afternoon outlining face covering requirements mandated by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The guidance is included below. The big shift from previous guidance is the requirement for all spectators. Face coverings are required for ALL spectators. Full message can be found here. https://www.iesa.org/temp/IESAFaceCoverings.pdf
COVID-19 Self-Certification and Verification: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in order to ensure a safe and healthy environment for our school community, Joint Guidance from the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Public Health requires that every person undergo a symptom screening prior to entering any School District building. The District reserves the right to not allow entry into any School District building. Please certify and verify that you are not experiencing any known symptoms of COVID-19, including: temperature of 100.4 Fahrenheit or greater, chills, fatigue, muscle aches, new loss of taste or smell, cough, shortness of breath, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, or any other COVID-19 symptoms identified by the CDC or IDPH. Also please verify you have not tested positive in the past 14 days, have not had close contact with someone who was positive in the past 14 days, or have not traveled internationally in the past 14 days or presently under quarantine protocol. We ask all families to certify this on a daily basis before sending your child to school. Thank you for your mitigation efforts in response to COVID-19.
Reminder: Check out our Virtual Back-to-School Night page for a welcome back from your teachers plus 6th Grade and Freshman Orientation. Remote Learners can pick up items starting tomorrow from 2-4.
Dear Parents, The beginning of a new school year is upon us. We know the start of this year will look different, but please know our commitment to your child's safety and education has not changed. We have spent most of the summer working on our "Return to Learn" plan to offer the best and safest plan for all of our students and staff. The plan has been approved by the Annawan School Board and the Henry County Office of Emergency Management. We have followed guidance from the CDC, IDPH, OEM, and our attorney. We have also taken local input from our committee which included our school nurse, teachers, administrators, and board member. Our staff has already been provided online training and will have more in-person training on Monday's Institute Day. Also, our custodians have been phenomenal in getting everything cleaned and ready. In fact, our entire staff has been amazing getting prepared for a safe return next week. So as you enjoy your last summer weekend before school begins, please know your child's safety will always be our number one priority. We are looking forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday and watching children fill our classrooms once again! Sincerely, Matt Nordstrom, Superintendent
Kindergarten- 5th Grade Back-to-School Night will be virtual this year. Please check out our Remote Learning Page on Monday, August 17th for a short introduction to get everyone motivated to come back to school! Orientation for 6th Grade and Freshman will also be posted to take the place of in-person orientation. Each teacher will post their video Monday afternoon under the icon "Remote Learning." *All students signed up for remote learning this year can pick up materials on Tuesday, August 18th from 2-4.
The August School Board Meeting will be Wednesday, August 12th at 6pm in the AHS Language Arts Room with an E-Learning Hearing at 5:45pm.
7/8th Grade Baseball and Softball is cancelled for tonight 8/10/2020.
No golf practice - Monday 8/10
AW Titan Mask Store ------------------------- Interested in a TITAN MASK? Check out the Titan Mask store using the link below. ------------ http://awtitansmask2020.itemorder.com/sale ------------ Closes this Sunday, August 9th at Midnight. Pickup should be Tuesday the 18th.
Any high school student interested in golf, please email Coach Ann Heller at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, August 7th. Also any high school student interested in cross country, please email Coach Creston Fenn at email@example.com by Friday, August 7th. Practice will start August 10th and you must have a sports physical on file.
The IESA reinstated junior high baseball and softball on Friday, July 31st. There will be an informational junior high baseball/softball meeting at Howes Park in Annawan on Monday, August 3rd at 6pm. Be prepared to social distance and wear a mask. The junior high softball meeting will take place at the JH/JV softball diamond and the baseball meeting will take place at the JH/JV baseball field. Reminder athletes must have a physical on file to participate.
The Annawan School District would like congratulate Penny Frank for her 22 years of service! Penny has decided to retire at the end of the summer and we wish her the best in retirement. We would also like to thank her for so many great years with the district! Due to the retirement, the Annawan School District will have a custodian position available. Specific hours and start date is to be determined but if you are interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annawan School District Registration will take place on Monday, August 3rd from 12pm-3pm, Tuesday, August 4th from 11am-7pm, and Wednesday, August 5th from 7am - 12pm in the grade school and high school office. Please remember your face mask as you come in to register, temperature checks will be done upon entry, and please try to limit it to one family member coming in to register to help us social distance in the office. Registration still needs to be completed if you choose the remote learning option and please see your mailed packet for more detailed information. Thank you!
The IESA Board of Directors held a special meeting on Thursday, July 23. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss fall sports and whether those activities could be held in accordance with the current limitations placed on schools and activities by the Illinois Department of Public Health. After much discussion, the Board unanimously approved to cancel the regular season and IESA state series in the sports of boys and girls golf, boys baseball, girls softball, and boys and girls cross-country for the 2020-21 school year. There are no plans to try and re-schedule the activities or conduct them later in the school year in part due to if and when high schools in Illinois play their contests. Girls softball practice was scheduled to start July 27. The baseball and cross-country seasons were scheduled to start August 3. The Board delayed any decision on girls basketball. The first day of girls basketball practice is scheduled for August 31. The Board will meet again in late August to make a decision regarding girls basketball. The Board did review and approve a plan submitted by the Speech Advisory Committee that allows schools to hold their own speech contest during the upcoming school year. Schools that participate in speech will receive information at a later date. No decisions regarding any other activities were made. Full message can be viewed here: https://www.iesa.org/
The Annawan School Board has approved a Reopening Plan that will allow students to return to school five days per week for in-person instruction beginning Tuesday, August 18. All students and staff will have to follow the state mandate to wear a mask while at school. This “Return to Learn” Plan has been submitted to the Office of Emergency Management and once we receive their approval we will share details of the plan and the safety measures we will use to help keep our staff and students safe. School will dismiss at 1:50 daily until Labor Day. Registration will begin on Monday, August 3rd from 12-3pm. We will also have registration on Tuesday, August 4th from 11am-7pm and Wednesday, August 5th from 7am-12pm. Thank you for your continued support and please stay safe the rest of the summer!
Annawan Parks & Recreation - Baseball Day Camp - July 20-24 --------- Trey Hannam - New York Mets MiLB Hitting Coach will be doing a Baseball Day Camp for the kids in a few weeks! Trey will be working with the kids on fielding, hitting, and throwing. ---------- The Annawan Parks & Recreation registration form is linked below. ---------- Age groups date/times are as follows: ------ Monday: July 20th: --K & 1st grade – 8:00 – 9:30 AM --2nd grade – 10:00 – 11:30 AM ------ Tuesday, July 21st: --3-4th grade Boys – 8:00 – 9:30 AM --3-5th grade Girls – 10:00 – 11:30 AM ------ Friday, July 24th: --5-6th grade Boys – 8:00 – 9:30 AM --6-8th grade Girls – 10:00 – 12:00 AM --7-9th grade Boys – 1:00 – 3:00 PM ---------- **Your child will register for the grade they just finished (this would've been the group they played park ball with all summer)** **All participants must bring their own bat, glove, and water bottle** ---------- $10 per child - please make checks out to Annawan Youth Baseball and return to the Village Office no later than Wednesday, July 15th. ---------- REGISTRATION FORM - https://5il.co/hzis
Graduation Update: Illinois has moved to Phase 4 of the reopening plan. We will move forward with graduation on Sunday at 2pm on the football field provided weather is ok. Please remember masks and maintain social distancing during the event. Each student will have reserved seating for their guests. 8th grade promotion will be Monday night at 7pm.
Sports Physicals: Annawan students will be able to receive their annual sports physical for free on July 7,2020 at the Annawan Clinic from 6-8pm. Students should arrive with their Sports Physical Form which can be found on our school website under the "Health" page. Face masks and social distancing will be required.
Annawan Graduation and 8th Grade Promotion: Provided Illinois moves to Phase 4 on June 26, Annawan will host senior graduation on the football field at 2pm on Sunday, June 28. 8th grade promotion will be Monday, June 29 at 7pm on the football field. Each graduate will be allowed four reserved seats for guests due to the limit of 50 in a group. If we do not move to Phase 4 or if we have bad weather, we will have each graduate with up to 4 family members come to the gym to receive their diploma individually in alphabetical order beginning one hour prior to the scheduled ceremony time.
High school sports/activity survey High school students for the 20-21 school year: please check your email for the survey. I need all students to fill out the survey. Please complete by 6:00 tonight (6/12).
The elementary yearbook is about to go to press! If you are interested in ordering a yearbook for your child(ren) please fill out the online order form and you will be notified at the beginning of the year when payment is due. ORDERS DUE by July 15th ------------------------ ORDER FORM LINK: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScAo2gpd_SvcsvBHYCHT31g7I0_Jj3LvFnHyDY-khydCDfAhQ/viewform?usp=sf_link Please email me if you have any questions. Thank you! -Ms. Marshall -email@example.com.
HS Sports/Activity Participation Survey for 2020-21 school year. Parents/students - please have your students check their email for a survey sent to them. I need all high school students to complete the survey. The survey was sent to all incoming 9 - 12th students. Please complete the survey by Thursday (6/11) 12:00pm. If the student cannot find the survey, please check spam/junk folder.
PUBLIC HEARING: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Education, Annawan Community Unit School District #226, in the counties of Henry and Bureau, State of Illinois, that a Public Hearing, for the purpose of soliciting public comment on the Annawan School District's proposal to modify the School Code requirement which would permit the school district to charge less than 110% of the per capita tuition charge (zero charge) for nonresident children of employees to attend Annawan CUSD #226, will be held at 5:45pm on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at the Unit Office, 501 West South Street, Annawan, IL 61234.
Reminder from Annawan CUSD #226: The May Board Meeting for the Annawan School District will take place on Wednesday virtually via Zoom. If you would like to take part in the meeting, please contact the district office by 3pm on Tuesday.
Reminder from Annawan CUSD #226: Parents can pick up their student's supplies in the high school gym today from 8am until 6pm and return any school district items. Thank you!
Reminder: Parents can pick up their student's supplies today from 8am-3pm in the high school gym and return any school district items. Thank you!
Student Supplies: Reminder that parents can pick up their child's school supplies this week in the high school gym and return any district property. The school will be open every day 8am-3pm except for Monday and Wednesday we will stay until 6pm.
Coming Soon --Annawan High School 2020 Virtual Graduation Awards Ceremony--Online May 12th 7:00 p.m. No need to dress up, just watch at your convenience, share with friends and family, and post your congratulatory comments for these outstanding seniors!
Apply for free and reduced lunch until May 21 We understand that many district families may be experiencing changes in income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are reaching out to encourage those of you who have been impacted to apply for free and reduced lunch any time before May 21. Applying now even though your student is not at school eating lunch has the following benefits: the State of Illinois may use our student information system to speed along other benefits; registration fees will be waived at the start of the 2020-2021 school year; and your child(ren) will continue to receive free/reduced lunch benefits for the first 30 calendar days of the 2020-21 school year. The last two items will give your family a short window to help recover economically. All applications and statuses are confidential. Call the high school and leave a message at (309) 935-6781 or stop by between 8:00-3:00 M-F for an application.
End-of-the-Year Letter: Please click on the link below to read letter regarding the end of the 2019-2020 school year. https://5il.co/fpje
Governor Pritzker just extended Remote Learning through the end of the school year. We will still offer school lunches to those in need. Our hope is to still have a graduation ceremony in June if allowed by the governor. More details will be released next week. Please be safe!
Announcements: 1. Reminder that students do not have any scheduled homework for 4/10 and 4/13 due to the holiday weekend. 2. April's Board Meeting will be done online. If you would like to participate in the meeting please contact firstname.lastname@example.org by 8am on 4/14/20.
Remote Learning Packet (please use link below to view our Remote Learning Packet) --------------- https://5il.co/ed50
Please open letter in attached link for update on Remote Learning. -------------------- https://5il.co/ebsw
Update: Annawan 226 is waiting for more guidance from ISBE before utilizing E-Learning Days. For now, please visit these sites for more instructional resources: www.isbe.net/keeplearning www.atticgirl.com/2020/03/50-educational-websites-for-kids-when.html Thank you and be safe!
Illinois schools will now be closed through Tuesday, April 7th. Please contact unit office or email@example.com if you are in need of a sack lunch. More details will be available on Monday. Please be safe.
Update from Annawan 226: School will be closed March 17-30 with plans to reopen Tuesday, March 31. If you need a sack lunch during these weekdays, please contact the grade school or high school office by the end of the day on Monday, March 16 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Update: Governor Pritzker has issued a mandatory school closure for Illinois beginning Tuesday, March 17 and return Monday, March 30 to help control the coronavirus. More details will be posted online.
BB/SB Cancellations: The baseball and softball games on Monday (3/16) and Wednesday (3/18) have been cancelled.
The following events are now cancelled: LTC Indoor Track Meet (3/13/20) Jr. High Scholastic Bowl (3/13/20) LTC Jr. High Scholastic Bowl (3/14/20) LTC Band Festival (3/16/20) IESA Volleyball Sectional (3/16/20) If more events for next week are cancelled, we will post online.
Winter Sports Banquet - The winter sports banquet is tonight. This year's banquet will be combined girls basketball, boys basketball and cheer. Start time is 6:30.
The JH Scholastic Bowl Meet, for tonight against Galva, has been re-scheduled. Further information will be posted when it is available.
HS Boys LTC Championship Shirts - Order Form Below ---------------------------- If you or someone you know is interested in purchasing an LTC Championship shirt to commemorate this year's HS Boys Basketball team on becoming the LTC Champions for the 2019-20 season, please fill out and return the order form below (with payment) to the school. All orders are due by April 3rd. ------------------------------------------- https://5il.co/diuc
Winter Sports Banquet - HS Cheer, Boys Basketball, and Girls Basketball banquet will be Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 in the JH Gym.
A/W Titan Football Cheer - tryout practice will take place Saturday April 4 7:00-11:00 in the WHS Gym. Tryouts will take place Tuesday April 7 at 5:00 in the Moss Gym.
A/W Titan Track Team Store - online team store can be found here: https://titantrack20.itemorder.com/sale
A/W Titan Baseball Team Store - online team store can be found here: https://awtitansbaseball2020.itemorder.com
High School Boys Basketball Regional - The IHSA Boys basketball regional hosted by Fulton High School will be live streamed at the following address: https://www.youtube.com/c/fhsmediapub
JH Volleyball Makeup date with Williamsfield is Wednesday, February 26. 5:45 start time.
Poetry Out Loud Contest is on Saturday, February 15 at 10:30am in the Annawan Media Center. *Zoey Nielsen & Haily Vance will be representing our school!
JHVB Tonight (2/12) The JH Volleyball game with Williamsfield scheduled for tonight (2/12) has been postponed. Make-up date: TBD.
REMINDER: The first Annawan Music Boosters meeting is tomorrow night, Thursday (2/6) at 6:00 in the chorus room. You can enter through the Kindergarten doors. Fun way to support our Annawan music students! If you plan on attending, email Kim Park (email@example.com). Parents, siblings, community members, and alumni are all welcome!
Junior High Volleyball The JHVB match with Stark County on Monday (1/27) will be played in Toulon starting at 5:30.
Annawan Music Booster Club will have their first meeting February 6th at 6:00pm in the Annawan Music Room. Please enter through the Kindergarten door (Door 2). If you are planning on attending the meeting, please RSVP to Kim Park (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to the meeting.
HSBBB Stark County Make-up The makeup date is Wednesday, February 19.
JHBBB LTC Championship Game The 7th grade game will be played tonight starting at 5:30 in the United West Elementary building.
The Anime Club meeting scheduled for Today, 1/20/20, has been cancelled due to school maintenance.
JHBBB LTC Tournament Monday 1/20 7th Grade @ West Elementary 2140 IL-135 Monmouth, IL 61462 5:30 pm #1 Annawan vs #4 United 6:45 pm #2 Stark County vs # 3 Visitation
Friday, January 17: Annawan Schools will not have afternoon PreSchool and No After School Program through the YMCA.
Friday, January 17: Annawan Schools will dismiss early at 2pm due to weather. Please drive safe. Other announcements for scheduled activities are available online.
HSGBB LTC Tournament @ AlWood (1/18) Game on Saturday (1/18) is still on at this time.
POSTPONEMENTS for 1/18 HS Scholastic Bowl @ Mercer County JHBBB LTC Tournament - cancelled - top 4 seeds move to Monday Annawan 7th will play at 5:30 on Monday 1/20 Annawan 8th is done with LTC Tournament play JHVB with BV postponed
POSTPONEMENTS for 1/17 HSBBB @ Stark County postponed to TBA JHBBB LTC Tournament - cancelled No afternoon practices.
On Wednesday, January 15, Annawan CUSD 226 will start school with a 2 hour delay due to icy road conditions. No morning preschool. Please drive safe.
HSGBB Make-up Date Annawan vs Davenport Central Thursday, January 30 Fresh-Soph starting at 6:00 pm with varsity to follow. Location Beyond The Baseline, 1540 W 12th Street, Davenport, 52804.
HSBBB Make-up Date with Newark Saturday, January 25Fresh-Soph starting at 5:00 pm with varsity to follow.
High School Basketball 1/11 The high school basketball games scheduled for today (1/11) have all been cancelled due to weather.
High School Basketball Games Saturday 1/11 The Fresh-Soph girls game Saturday (1/11) has been cancelled. The Varsity girls game is still on at this time. The high school boys game is still on at this time.
5 Essential Survey - Now Available ----------------------------------------------- Interested in taking a survey about our school district? The 5-Essential Survey is now available for parents and guardians. Please use the link below. ----------------------------------------------- https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/?target_name=parent
Elementary Choir is starting next week! ------------------------------ Interested 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students please turn in your participation forms by Friday 1/10. ------------------------------ If you have any questions or need another form please email Mr. Smaga at email@example.com
State Farm Classic Basketball Tournament begins December 26th. Brackets and information may be found at theclassic.org
YMCA Afterschool Program forms due Wednesday, December 18th!
MARTIN MOTION ROBOTICS January 4, 2020 marks the launch of the new season for Martin Motion! All Annawan High School Students are invited to participate. They must find their own transportation to meetings. The first meeting will start at 9:00 and go to 4:00 and be held at CFI (new building) on the Martin Campus in Neponset. We will review the launch documents for the new year and begin strategizing on what our robot and program will be like! We will have a day packed with engaging interaction as we go over the launch documents. Food and beverages will be provided. Following that day, our practice schedule will be: Monday - Thursday - 4:30 to 7:30 Saturday 12:00 to 4. Any questions please Contact: Sid Dev - firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 630.607.9640 Seth Mercer - email@example.com or phone: 309.525.1282
High School Boys Basketball The game on Saturday, December 14 will be a varsity only contest starting at 6:00.
A-W Football Semifinal Apparel Store https://titanssemifinalfb19.itemorder.com/sale Store closes Dec 15
Just a reminder that the K-5 Christmas performance will begin at 1:00 today in the HS gym!
Martin Motion Robotics Open House The Martin Motion Robotics Team is an excellent opportunity for high school students. There is no cost to families; they are flexible in work timelines; and they have opportunities for students interested in engineering, marketing, programming, video production and other areas. This team competes at the highest level of robotics and opens many doors for students.
NHS Hat and Mittens Night December 5 - 6:00 PM Please come to the HS Girls' basketball game v. Brimfield and donate new winter gear to help out those in need in our community. National Honor Society will have a collection box at the gate. FREE ADMISSION to all who donate!
Ameren in Kewanee would like to help families in need of extra assistance this Christmas! Please contact Mrs. Newman or Mrs. Celus for more information if this could benefit your family.
Early Dismissal on Wednesday 11/27/19 @ 1:50
Titans semifinal game vs. Lena-Winslow at Wethersfield Sat. 11/23 at 1pm is Livestreamed at www.geese230.com, special thanks to Mike Nichols- State Farm Insurance, Amber Troxell-Farmer's Insurance, Ladosha Bystry-Bystry Lawn Service, and Jasa-Todologix for covering the cost.
ACES Reminders: Pick up your Tanner's donut order in the Media Center from 3-6 on Wednesday, November 20th! Spirit Wear is due on Thursday, November 21st.
Reminder: ACES Meeting @ 6:00 tonight in the Media Center
The agenda for Wednesday night’s board meeting is available over on our board agenda site. Please use the link below to view the agenda. https://v3.boardbook.org/Public/PublicHome.aspx?ak=1001579
Junior High Girls Basketball 11/23 The regional game on Saturday 11/23 will now start at 9:30.
There will be a Pep Rally for the A-W Titan Football Team this Friday, November 22 starting at 6:00pm in the Wethersfield HS Gym. Please come out and help get the football team ready for their final four football game vs. Lena-Winslow (game is Saturday at 1:00pm at WHS).
Varsity Football Semi-Final Playoff Game Saturday 11/23 1:00 vs Lena-Winslow at Wethersfield.
Interested in an ANNAWAN FFA T-SHIRT? ---------------------------------------- - Order forms are due to Mr. Henrekin by Friday, November 22nd - Please make checks payable to: Annawan FFA ---------------------------------------- ORDER FORM DOWNLOAD ---------------------------------------- https://5il.co/bcne
Titans football playoff game vs. Morrison held at Wethersfield on Saturday, 11/16 at 1pm will be Livestreamed at www.geese230.com NOTE: Livestream will be free to our viewers- Special Thanks to Tony VanOpdorp and VanOpdorp Trucking for sponsoring the cost of the streaming fee.
Titan Spirit Send Off Friday night at 6 PM in the Wethersfield High School Gym for the Annawan Wethersfield Titan football team. All fans are invited! The team would appreciate your support the night before their big playoff game vs. Morrison! This event is free of charge!
RED RIBBON WEEK CHANGE - Grade School ------------------------------------------- Due to the Titan Football Team's post-season success, we are combining crazy hair and PJ day tomorrow. Friday will be a spirit day, where we will wear Titan Colors to wish our Titans good luck!
Please join us to send off the A/W Titans from AHS on Saturday @ 1:45. The bus will be escorted out of town and we would like to invite the community to join in on the parade! Honk and cheer them on to a VICTORY!!
Fan bus to Forreston for the playoff football game will leave AHS at 2:45pm on Saturday, November 9th. Please contact AHS office if interested. Cost is $5/rider and anyone under high school age must have guardian. We need at least 15 signed up by Thursday (11/7) at noon.
JH Girls Basketball The JHGBB game on Wednesday 11/6 will start at 6:00 vs Williamsfield.
We will be running a TEST of our school mass communication system today at 1:00 P.M. This system will be used when school needs to be cancelled for weather or other important updates that need to be sent out to the entire district. You will receive a TEXT MESSAGE or a VOICE CALL as per your child's registration contact information. If you DO NOT receive a message today around 1:00 P.M. , please contact the appropriate school office and let us know. HS PHONE: 309-935-6781 GS PHONE: 309-935-6623
Halloween Parade Just a reminder that our K-5 students will be having our annual Halloween Parade at 2:00. We will be walking through the Media Center so please feel free to come watch! Happy Halloween
BRAVES BASKETBALL APPAREL ONLINE STORE is LIVE -------------------- The Brave Basketball Apparel store is up and running through November 04, 2019. Chose from a wide array of both long and short sleeved shirts and sweatshirts. -------------------- Checkout through the ONLINE store, and items will be shipped / distributed by Annawan Schools when they arrive. -------------------- https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/brvs001
AHS Seniors and Senior Parents The deadline for cap and gown orders is November 10th. https://www.momentswithclass.com/ringsandgowns
Titan Playoff Football Gear ----------------------------------- Interested in some Titan Football Playoff Gear? Fill out the form linked below, print it out, and bring it in by Friday, 10/18/2019 with your payment to either the Grade School or the High School office!!! Go Titans! ------------------------ https://5il.co/av08 - link to Order Form
FSFB 10/21 The FS FB game on 10/21 vs West Central will be played in Annawan.
Varsity Football 10/11 The game will be played in Oneida.
High school volleyball - Orion Varsity Tournament Times: 8:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am, and TBD.
IMPORTANT DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR 2020 ANNAWAN GRADUATES The order deadline for Caps and Gowns is November 10, 2019. All graduation items, excluding the Cap, Gown & Tassel, will be delivered to Annawan High School in December. Caps, Gowns & Tassels will be delivered in the spring. https://annawangraduation2020.itemorder.com
FS Football The FS football game scheduled for tonight (9/30) with Princeville will now be played at Wethersfield with a 6:00 start.
OCTOBER LUNCH MENU - Now Available ------------------------- The OCTOBER lunch menu is now available for viewing on our CUSD 226 app. Don't have the app yet? Click on the APP STORE LINK at the bottom of the Annawan School District Web-site!!
HS Golf (9/28) The high school golf meet at United has been cancelled.
HS Football The Varsity Football Game vs Princeville has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 28 with a 5:00pm kickoff. This was the earliest time that an officiating crew could make it.
The varsity football game schedule for tonight (9/27) with Princeville has been postponed due to weather. Makeup is TBD.
Cross Country The cross country meet at Monmouth-Roseville scheduled for tomorrow (9/28) has been cancelled.
FS Football The Fresh-Soph football game scheduled for Monday (9/30) with Princeville will now be played at Annawan starting at 6:00
Varsity Football The high school football game tonight at Wethersfield vs Princeville will now start at 6:00.
BOARD MEETING AGENDA - AVAILABLE -------------- The Board meeting Agenda is available for viewing over on our Board Books web-site which is linked below. --------------- https://v3.boardbook.org/Public/PublicHome.aspx?ak=1001579
Junior High Girls Basketball The JHGBB game scheduled for Thursday (9/26) at Henry has been cancelled with no make-up date.
HS Golf The high school golf match on Thursday 9/26 will now start at 3:00.
FS Football Monday's FS game will be played in Joy at the Mercer County Junior High School. The address is 203 N. Washington St. Joy, IL.
JH BB Regional Games at Chillicothe Monday. Brimfield vs Princeville at 3pm and AW vs Chillicothe at approx. 5:00.
JH Baseball Regional Today’s JH BB regional game in Chillicothe has been postponed due to wet fields. Makeup date and time TBD.
We have some exciting news! Starting this year for the Annawan Class of 2020, you can order your Cap & Gown, Senior Apparel, Graduation Announcements, and Accessories all ONLINE! That’s right, we have created a special store just for the Annawan High School Class of 2020. By creating an online store, we are able to offer a greater selection of Senior Swag – apparel options and accessories. https://annawangraduation2020.itemorder.com Your order deadline is November 10, 2019. All graduation items, excluding the Cap, Gown & Tassel, will be delivered to Annawan High School in December, before Christmas. The Cap, Gown & Tassel units will be delivered in the spring, closer to graduation.
K-8 Picture order forms error--if you are trying to prepay and order K-8 pictures, the web address on the flyer is incorrect. Please use www.pa-gpi.com. For complete directions and school code for K-8 or high school directions, please see my previous post.
JH Softball Location: The JHSB game vs Peoria Christian will be played at The Christian Center, 4100 N. BrandywineDr. Peoria, IL.
HS Volleyball The HS volleyball game on Monday (9/9) will be played at Ohio High School. FS starts at 6:00 with varsity to follow.
JH Baseball with United has been moved from Monday (9/9) to Tuesday (9/10). Game time is 4:30 and will be played in Alexis.
JH Softball IESA Regional The quarterfinal game of the IESA Williamsfield Softball Regional will be hosted by Annawan-Wethersfield at Howe's Park on Wednesday (9/11). The game will be played at 4:30 vs Stark County.
HOMECOMING WEEK - HS Spirit Days! (September 16th - 20th) ————————————— - MONDAY - Pajama Day - TUESDAY - Decades Day ——-seniors -80’s ——-juniors - 50’s ——-sophomores - 90’s ——-freshmen - 70’s - WEDNESDAY - Beach Day - THURSDAY - Color Wars ——-seniors - white ——-juniors - black ——-sophomores - blue ——-freshmen - pink - FRIDAY - Titan Day (School dress code should still be followed)
Homecoming Parade ------------------------------ Friday, September 20, 2019 @ 1:30 buses will depart 15 minutes after parade
2019 Annawan Homecoming --------------------------------------- Saturday, September 21, 2019 @ Annawan High School Coronation: 8:15pm -- Public Welcome Dance: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Putnam County has cancelled tonight’s girls golf match at Putnam County due to the incoming inclement weather in their area. No make up date.
Just a reminder that the HS VB game at BV tonight will start at 5:00. The FS FB game vs Illini West on Tuesday starts at 5:00 as well.
Disposal of Records TEMPORARY student records prior to 2014 will be disposed of following Illinois guidelines. If you have any questions call the district office at 309-935-6781. Thank you
Reminder: ————— Regular dismissal time begins Monday, August 26th. ————— Friday, August 30 will be a 1:50 dismissal for a Teacher Inservice.
The HS VolleyBall game at BV on Thursday August 29 will start at 5:00 P.M for the Fresh / Soph game, with Varsity to follow.
***IMPORTANT 5th Grade BAND EVENT TO ATTEND*** For parents and students interested in more information, this is an “open house” TODAY, August 21st from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Annawan Band Room. Simply stop by at any convenient time between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. today, August 21st. This meeting will give you and your child a chance to learn about the band program.
JH Softball will play Princeton(Logan) tomorrow (Wednesday) at 4:30 at Howe's Park. Makeup from Monday's rain out.
The JH BB game today (8/20/19) has been cancelled
PICTURE DAY for HIGH SCHOOL ----------------------------- Tuesday - 8/20 is picture day for high school. Seniors will get senior newspaper pictures taken at this time. ----------------------------- There are no forms to send ahead, proofs and orders will all be online.
THE ACES Brave, Bravette and Titan Store is open. The ACES store is on-line this year: ------------------------------------ https://bravestore2019.itemorder.com/sale ------------------------------------ The Store Closes on August 23rd. If you need an “old fashioned” paper copy please me know, Annie Chapman 935-6486. Thanks again for your support.
The Breedloves TITANS online store is now live and ready to accept orders. Check out all the TITANS apparel. https://awtitansfootball2019.itemorder.com/sale
JH Baseball Practice - Begins Tonight. ------------------ TIME: 6:00 PM - 7:30PM PLACE: Annawan
-6TH GRADE WALK THROUGH NIGHT- On Tuesday, August 13, from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., incoming 6th graders will be allowed to see their homeroom, practice with their locker, and follow their schedule as a practice before the first day of school. We wish to incorporate this activity to relieve some anxiety sixth graders may experience the first day of school. We hope all 6th graders can attend!
- MEET YOUR TEACHER NIGHT- On Tuesday, August 13th, from 6 – 7 p.m., Annawan GS will be having a Meet Your Teacher Night for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. This time will allow students to bring school items to their desk, see their room, and meet their new teacher. We hope all students can attend!
K-12 REGISTRATION DATES & TIMES Monday, July 29th — 12:00PM- 3:00PM Tuesday, July 30th — 11:00AM- 7:00PM Wednesday, July 31st — 7:00AM- 12:00PM Both the Grade school and the High school offices will be open for registration at the above times.
Annawan Music Camps are next week (7/29)! Listed below are the times for each camp: ----------------------------------------------- HS Band: Mon-Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6-12 Choir: Mon-Thurs 12:15 PM – 1:40 PM JH Band: Mon-Thurs 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM Pizza Party Fri 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Annawan District - Job Openings Deadline 8/12/19 The Annawan school district is looking for a part-time secretary and a part-time aid. Interested? Visit the news section of the school site for more information on how to apply. www.annawan226.org