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Matt Hotopp
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Carrie Mueller

The Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages recently awarded Jefferson High School Spanish teacher Matt Hotopp with the Distinguished Service to Foreign Language Learning Award for Exemplary Teaching and Training for the region.

  • Jefferson High School
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Thank You Principals
  • Principals
RPS 205 Schools Team

Courageous leadership is required to help educate our students, especially this year. This occasion allows our team to publicly recognize the work, commitment, and importance of principals and assistant principals in RPS 205.

  • National Principals Month
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collage of top bloggers
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  • Students
Earl Dotson Jr.

I'd like to shoutout our top bloggers from last school year: Anthony Stone, Aryan Arora, Brian Weavel, Duska Booker, Gracie Caltagerone, Hillary Cook-Harris and Jeff Snedegar.

  • Shoutouts
Elizabeth Whitham
  • Teachers
Jake Burke

Elizabeth Whitham, a driver education teacher at Jefferson High School, was honored with the Illinois High School and College Driver Education Association Early Career Teacher of the Year 2020 award!

  • Educator News
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