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          South View Upper Elementary Principal 
       Mrs. Mendy Spesard

Mrs. Mendy Spesard  Mendy Spesard is the principal of South View Upper  Elementary School which houses all of District No.118’s fifth and sixth grade  students. Mendy has been an educator for twenty-two years with experience in  grades  kindergarten through sixth. Her goal is to provide all of South View's staff and  students a  safe, welcoming environment to ensure the most rigorous  curriculum, active  engagement, and fulfilling relationships.


  South View also has two new Assistant Principals this school year -  Mrs. Mitzi Campbell and Mr. Justin Thorlton who will be joining Mrs. Spesard. 

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Winter Break
Winter Break
There will no school for students on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 for Semester Closing Day. Winter Break begins on Thursday, December 21st through Tuesday, January 2, 2018. School resumes on Wednesday, Janury 3, 2018.  
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Student Hours for South View Upper Elementary School
Student hours for school at South View Upper Elementary - School begins at 9:00 a.m. - Dismissal at 3:45 p.m. 
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SVUE Holiday Music Program
SVUE Holiday Program
SVUE Holiday Music Program which includes Orchestra, Chorus, and 6th Grade Band students will be held on Tuesday, December 12th at 6:00pm in the SVUE Cafetorium 
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Mr. DeLaurierMr. Tanner DeLaurier, fifth grade teacher at South View Upper Elementary School, received the THOSE WHO EXCEL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE from the Illinois State Board of Education in October. We are so proud of his accomplishments!



The Salvation Army will start their sign ups for Toys for Tots and Food Baskets on November 6th. Sign ups will run through December 1st. 
Monday, Thursday 9:00-11:30 & 1:00-1:30
Tuesday, Friday 9:00-11:30
Families must bring social security cards, ID, proof of household income, and proof of children's ages. 

Don't forget your school supplies!  Click Here for information for the 2017-2018 School Supply List. 


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heck out the District Facebook Page!

https://www.facebook.com/district118

For information regarding the standard based report card and a copy of the parent letter click here.

Sex Offender List

Information on registered sex offenders is available on the State of Illinois website, http://www.isp.state.il.us/sor/.This information is being provided inaccordance with the Illinois Sex OffenderRegistration Act-Notification to Parents(Public Act 94-994).

Help Prevent Teen Dating Violence
An Illinois law aimed at preventing unhealthy dating relationships requires upper-elementary, middle schools and high schools to incorporate age appropriate education about teen dating violence into their curriculum. As a result, beginning this school year, our schools will be teaching students the signs and symptoms of an unhealthy relationship, how to respond, and who to notify. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in eleven adolescents say they have been the victim of physical dating violence. Healthy or unhealthy relationship habits may develop early. High school students report that they see dating violence among their peers. Dating violence during teen years can lead to unhealthy relationships. This may disrupt normal development and can contribute to other destructive behaviors in our children. If you would like more information about teen dating violence, please contact the building principal, social worker, or guidance counselor. 

Erin’s Law

Erin’s Law is named after childhood sexual assault survivor, author, speaker and activist Erin Merryn. Erin’s Law (in Illinois, Public Act 96-1524) mandates that Illinois public schools provide training to certified staff on prevention of child sexual abuse. It also mandates that public school children pre-kindergarten through 12th grade be educated on how to protect themselves from sexual abuse. Students learn age-appropriate techniques to recognize child sexual abuse and tell a trusted adult. School personnel learn about child sexual abuse. Any questions or concerns can be addressed by building administrators, guidance counselors or school social worker.

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