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    Dr. Katie Harper Wright Elementary school is based in East Saint Louis, Illinois. We serve elementary school students from Pre-Kindergarten to 4th grade.

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    Knights Basketball 2022 Schedule 

    Basketball Shooting

    3-15-2022 5:00 @ Avant

    3-17-2022 5:00 vs Bush

    3-24-2022 5:00 @ Dunbar

    4-7-2022 5:00 vs Dunbar

    4-12-2022 5:00 @ Bush

    4-14-2022 5:00 @ Officer

    4-20-2022 5:00 vs Avant

    4-25-2022 5:00 vs Officer

    5-3-2022 TBD District 189 Tournament

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Featured News and Headlines

  • Key Back to School Information

    School begins August 15, 2022! Please carefully read key details such as information about school uniforms and supplies as well as calendar details here. Please note - every Wednesday is an early release day!

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  • Return to Learn Plan & ESSER III Plan

    Please review our Return to Learn Plan and ESSER III Plan. We value the feedback received from students, parents and community stakeholders.

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  • Join Our Team!

    East St. Louis School District 189 may have the perfect career opportunity for you! Check out our current job openings on our website. School District 189 offers: * Competitive pay! *Best insurance benefits! *Higher pay with experience! *One-time stipend for teachers hired in the areas of math, science or foreign language!

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  • East St. Louis School District 189's Discipline Improvement Plan

    East St. Louis School District 189 has worked diligently to develop a discipline improvement plan. Please click the read more link to access the document.

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  • COVID Data Dashboard, Weekly COVID Testing and Test To Stay Program

    Check here for the COVID Data Dashboard. School District 189 is participating in the Test to Stay program in partnership with the CDC, IDPH, and East Side Health District. The SHIELD Illinois saliva-based PCR test is also available weekly to test students or staff for COVID to promote a safe learning environment.

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  • Información de Emergencia para Familias

    Recursos para estudiantes de inglés

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  • Help Is Available

    Many of us may need additional emotional or mental health support. Help is available.

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  • Need Help? Resources for You

    There are resources available to those needing assistance now during the COVID-19 pandemic – anything from where to find food and childcare support to numbers for County Health Departments and mental health and counseling hotlines.

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  • SHINE189 Newsletter

    Be sure to review the SHINE189 Newsletter for School Year 2020-2021. Inside, you will find many highlights of stellar students, terrific teachers, achieving administrators, spectacular staff, pivotal programs and nifty news notices!

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