Fastest Kids in Ashmore School 2019

Come and cheer on our 3rd and 4th grade girls and boys that qualified based on time trials held in their PE classes to race the 60 Meter Dash tonight, February 15th, 2019 at the EIU Friday Night Special Indoor Track Meet. 

The fun begins at 6:15 pm at the EIU Lantz Arena/Fieldhouse Indoor Track when the collegiate women and men are scheduled to race. Ashmore athletes will compete immediatly after them which should be at 6:25 pm.  Admission is free! Please click here for more information.


4th Grade Class Winner of the EIU CARE Fundraiser

The 4th grade class raised the most money of all the classrooms at Ashmore for the Second Annual EIU CARE fundraiser.  The 4th grade class raised $125.94.  The entire Ashmore Schol raised $408.56.  The money from the fundraiser goes to local cancer patients' immediate needs, to honor survivors and to educate the community via the Sarah Bush Lincoln Regional Cancer Center.

4th Grade EIU CARE Fundraiser Winners


Thanksgiving Luncheon Pictures

Sorry for the delay but we finally have up the pictures taken from our Thanksgiving Luncheon.  Please click here to see the pictures!


Preschool Round Up and Kindergarten Pre-Registration

It is time to start thinking about PRESCHOOL and KINDERGARTEN for the upcoming school year for your child!  To find out what preschool options are available or to pre-register your child for kindergarten, please schedule an appointment to have your child screened.

With the screening parents have the opportunity to find out how their child is developing in the areas of speech, language, concepts and motor skills.  Vision and hearing screenings are also provided, free of charge! The developmental screening will last about one hour.

On Tuesday, March 26th there will be screening times available in Ashmore. Times begin at 9:00 am and end at 2:15 pm.  The screenings will be held at the Ashmore Community Center.  If you have a child birth to five years old and wish to make an appointment for March 26th please call Becky Huddleston, Ashmore School, at 217-349-3000.  For additional information please click here.


Weather Related School Closing Reminder

REMINDER: We utilize the Skylert phone/email/text message system to notifiy families if school is dismissed due to weather.  Please make sure your phone number(s), email address and if you opt in for text messages that phone number is accurate. You can see this information by logging into Skyward Family Access and choosing the Skylert button on the left side.



Important Dates

February 15th, 2019

Fastest Kids in Ashmore
6:25 pm EIU Lantz Arena/Fieldhouse Indoor Track


February 18th, 2019

No School - Presidents Day


February 22nd, 2019

2 Hour Early Dismissal - 12:30 pm for Ashmore