Locust Elementary School

539 S. Locust St., Marengo, IL 60152
Telephone: (815)568-7632   Fax: (815)568-1830


The MCMS and MCHS Booster Clubs are hosting a community 5K Color-A-Thon on Saturday, May 16th at 9:00 a.m.  The color run will raise funds to enhance and expand our athletics programs.  Come and enjoy a fun, colorful day with family and friends.  The event will end with a Color Blast After Party-Music, Prizes and loads of COLOR!! Registration cost is $30.00 (register as a team get 25% discount) this includes a t-shirt and color pack. (Shirts are guaranteed if you register by 4/25).  For registration:  Under the side bar "Quick Links" click on Color Run Registration.

Dates to Remember:


4th-8th  -  Locust Book Fair

7th  -  Locust Early Dismissal 2:00 P.M.

 7th   -   Locust Student led Conferences 4:00-7:00 P.M. - Booster Club Plant Sale Pick-Up

8th  -   Locust Early Dismissal 11:25 A.M.   (NO Pre-K or Kindergarten)

11th, 12th, & 13th    -   Locust 2nd round PARCC testing (3rd grade)

15th  -  Locust Fun Fair

16th   -   MCMS/MCHS Booster Club Color Run

19th   -    Market Day pick-up at Locust 3:30-4:30 P.M.

22nd   -   cePTA Spring Jumpathon Fundraiser

25th  -   No School  -  Memorial Day

26th  -   cePTA at 6:00 P.M. & Board of Education at 7:00 P.M.

26th   -   Last Day of School for Pre-K

27th  -  Last Day of School for Kindergarten

28th  -  Last Day of School for 1st - 3rd  Early Dismissal 11:25 A.M.





Lunch for 2014-2015

Lunch - $2.50 Reduced Lunch - $ .40 (lunch includes a milk)
Breakfast - $1.50 Reduced Breakfast - $ .30
Milk - $ .45 (purchased as an extra milk regardless of lunch status)

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Mission Statement: District #165's mission is to form a community partnership dedicated to providing a solid educational foundation that enables students to become confident, self-sufficient and productive citizens. Students shall have the academic and technological opportunities to achieve their full potential in a nurturing environment.

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