We are proud of our rising 3rd graders who are practicing their reading and math skills from home in our summer learning program! Keep it up Claire, Joseph, Andrew, Matthew, Vincent, Bradley, Asher, Ryan, Fletcher, and Harper!
8 months ago, Kristin Johnson
Mokena Summer Learning
Our rising 2nd graders are continuing to grow into the summer with nearly 900 minutes of learning in our summer program! Keep it up Lucille, William, Amelia, Ronan, Henry, Alex, Siena, Thomas, Emma, Travis, Matthew, Derry, and Evelyn!
8 months ago, Kristin Johnson
Mokena Summer Learning
We can see these rising 4th graders are ready to blast off to MIS as they are continuing their learning with our summer program! Keep it up Madison, Ashlyn, Elliot, Weston, Thomas, Alexander, Charles, Gage, and Luke! 🚀
8 months ago, Kristin Johnson
Mokena Summer Learning
A special shoutout to our rising 1st graders who have continued their learning using our online summer program! Way to go Iacovos, Rylee, Callie, Kaylee, Teagan, Griffin, Brenden, Matthew, Marlowe, Connor, and Abel!
8 months ago, Kristin Johnson
Mokena Summer Learning
Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Illinois Principal Association (IPA) Student Recognition award! Students were honored at a breakfast hosted by the IPA and a Board meeting. Way to go: Kathryn Blaisdell, Evan Dizon (MES), Addisyn Quinlan, Dominic Santelli (MIS)!
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
student receiving plaque
student receiving plaque
student receiving plaque
students recognized at board meeting
Congratulations to Girl Scout Troop 574 for earning their Bronze Award! The 5th graders chose to raise money to purchase playground equipment for MIS. Way to go Brooke Wheeler, Nadia Guiterrez, Grace Volakakis, Julianna Siville, Breena Guidera, Andrea Voith, and Delilah Clancy!
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
Girl Scouts at the board meeting
Last Friday, Mokena Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Melissa Fedora presented the annual “Teacher of the Year” awards! Congratulations to Debi Blank (MES), Nick Ruiz (MIS), and Don Shaughnessy (MJHS)! 🥳🥳
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
teachers of the year
Ms. Borlee couldn’t make it to the last day of school but that didn’t stop her from sending her students off in style!
8 months ago, Mokena School District 159
borlee class
Happy last day of school! Have a wonderful summer! ⭐️🚀☄️#mokena159
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
happy last day of school graphic
Happy last day of school! Have a wonderful summer! ⭐️🚀☄️
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
graphic saying “happy last day of school"
Mrs. Janes’ 3rd graders did an excellent job performing their class plays last week!
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
students performing
students performing
students performing
class on stage
Mrs. Matt’s kindergarten class recently created and tested paper airplanes! Way to go, Stars!
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
kids throwing paper airplanes
kids throwing paper airplanes
Thank you to our mentor teachers for supporting our new teachers throughout their first year in Mokena SD 159. Today we celebrated these impactful partnerships and year full of collaboration!
8 months ago, Kristin Johnson
mentor partnership
mentor partnership
mentor partnership
mentor partnership
The annual tradition continues- the MIS Kickball Tournament!
8 months ago, Mokena School District 159
kickball game
Last Friday, our 8th graders had a blast at their 8th grade dance! Thank you to all of the teachers, staff, and chaperones for making this event a reality!
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
students dressed up at the 8th grade dance
students dressed up at the 8th grade dance
students dressed up at the 8th grade dance
students dressed up at the 8th grade dance
Mrs. Harenberg and Mrs. Wilkinson’s classes had the most correct answers to the daily trivia questions about the novel “The One and Only Ivan”! They were rewarded last week with a glow party! #mokena159
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
girl with glow sticks
boys with glow sticks
class with glow sticks
class with glow sticks
Congratulations to Flynn Meyer! She competed at the IESA State Track and Field competition and took home 4th in long jump for class 8-4A girls! Flynn had a PR of 16 ft 1 in!
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
Flynn and her coach
Flynn on podium at State track meet
Flynn long jump
Flynn long jump
Way to go, MJHS Class of 2022! We are SO excited to see what you do next! Congratulations! #mokena159
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
students in graduation gowns
graduates on the football field
students in graduation gowns
students in graduation gowns
Graduation is here! Let’s celebrate our 8th graders with a special student spotlight. Next up, Esteban Castro! 🎉🎉
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
student spotlight
student spotlight
Graduation is here! Let’s celebrate our 8th graders with a special student spotlight. Next up, Salvador Zaragoza Jr ! 🎉🎉
8 months ago, Nicole Swanberg
student spotlight
student spotlight