Local Elementary School to host Open House in celebration on D. 117’s 150th Birthday

By Blake Schnitker on March 13 at 6:44am

A local elementary school in Jacksonville School District 117 is hosting an open house this week to celebrate the district’s Sesquicentennial.

According to a press release, North Elementary School is hosting a open house tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. in celebration of the school district’s 150th birthday.

At tomorrow night’s open house, there will be tours led by 6th grade students from North Elementary, as well as memorabilia from throughout the decades, a slideshow presented in the media center, work by various students adorned throughout the hallways, treats available in the cafeteria, and a photo booth.

All of the classrooms at North Elementary will be available to view as well. Visitors will also be able to purchase Jacksonville School District 117 and North Elementary items and apparel.

Former students and staff at North Elementary are encouraged to attend tomorrow night’s open house.