Sward News

Signing Day

June 1, 2023

Enrolling in Kindergarten is an exciting time for families. On May 24th, Mrs. Jensen an...

Mrs. Kangas, Sward's Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Kangas has shaped the minds of Sward students for the past 28 years. On Thurs...

On Monday, May 15th, Sward School celebrated their 2nd Annual World Day of Cultural Diversity.

Farewell 4th Grade

May 11, 2023

In just a few weeks, Mrs. Collura will say farewell to fourth grade as she heads into r...

26.2 Meaningful Miles

April 27, 2023

  Ms. Lettiere, Sward’s 5th Grade Teacher, has a huge heart for St. Jude ...

Students are "red"y (ready for the test!

Every spring, grades 3-5 take the Illinois Assessment for Readiness (IAR).  IAR&nb...

Artists Amaze Me

April 12, 2023

“Tuesdays are the best day of the week, I look forward to Art Club with Mrs. Lee. Aleena,” a 5th Grader, shared.

Returning for the second year at Sward was the highly anticipated Tournament of Books f...

Sward's PBIS team has created a March behavior focus for Sward students. Students w...

During the month of February, Sward students participated in the American Heart Associa...

The 5th graders in Ms. Lettiere's class completed a biography research project last...

You've Got a Friend in Me

February 24, 2023

During the month of February, Sward Eagles felt much love and friendship.  The ...

Student Council Collecting Food

Sward's Student Council organized a collection of soup and other non-perishable foo...

Frozen Winter Wonderful Time

February 9, 2023

Victoria, “I danced on the stage, took pictures with my friends and my dad. It was such a fun night.”

It's a Small World

February 2, 2023

Reading aloud to kids builds empathy, creates a love of reading, improves language and ...

Blackhaws are number 1

Teacher of the Month

December 14, 2022

On Friday, December 9, 2022 Sward School hosted a Chicago Blackhawks spirit day celebra...

Traditional Harvest

November 29, 2022

We are so thankful for our preschool families and we were happy to enjoy a Harvest Feast together.

Honoring Our Veterans

November 16, 2022

On Veterans Day, Sward Elementary School hosted an assembly honoring the brave men and women who have served in the armed forces. Mrs. Glikis and the Sward chorus provided lovely music and successfully engaged the audience to sing along.


November 9, 2022

Sward’s Student Council launched Sock-tober collecting socks to provide warmth to...

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