Students asked to stay in classrooms while classmate calmed.
Prairie Point Elementary School was put on a “soft lockdown” at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday. According to District 308 spokeswoman Kristine Liptrot, a student began running through the halls of the school and eventually locked him or herself in a bathroom. In order to calm the student, the school was put on “soft lockdown,” which means students were not allowed to leave their classrooms. The lockdown lasted for about 20 minutes. No one was injured during the incident, and police were not called, Liptrot said. Dismissal of half-day kindergartners was delayed slightly by the incident, Liptrot said. Are you following us on Facebook?
Award is given to elementary schools in which at least 90 percent of students met or exceeded state standards in reading and math.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
The following was provided by District 308. Four District 308 elementary schools were recently honored by the Illinois State Board of Education as Academic Excellence Award winners due to their exceptional performance on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) over the last three years. District 308 schools attaining this honor were Homestead Elementary in Aurora, Prairie Point Elementary in Oswego, The Wheatlands Elementary in Aurora and Wolf’s Crossing Elementary in Aurora. This is the fourth consecutive year The Wheatlands Elementary has received this honor, the third year for both Homestead and Prairie Point Elementary Schools, and the second year for Wolf’s Crossing. The award is given to elementary schools in which at least 90…