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  • Welcome to South Shores Elementary!

    South Shores teachers and staff are committed to making this school year the best that it can be.

    Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have questions about your child.  Our phone number is 217-362-3320, or you may click here to email me.

     Eldon Conn, South Shores Principal


  • solar

    On August 21, 2017, for the first time since 1918, a solar eclipse will be visible on a path across the United States.  Decatur Public School District #61 is planning a viewing opportunity to allow students to experience this once-in-a-lifetime event. The District has been planning to make this event a unique learning experience for our students. If you DO NOT want your child to particpate in outdoor viewing activities planned for August 21st for the eclipse, please sign and return the OPT-OUT FORM to your school office.

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  • PARCC Practice Tests
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  • If you want more information about PARCC testing, click on this link:
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  • Please check Decatur Public Schools' website for any early dismissal notices or school being called off due to weather.
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