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Beecher Elementary School

Welcome to Beecher Elementary School
629 Penfield Street
Beecher, IL 60401
Phone: 708-946-2202 Ext. 10
Mrs. Linda Goedke, Principal

Celebrating over 100 years of educating great students in a fantastic community!
Welcome to Beecher Elementary School…a place where the faculty, staff, and administration are dedicated to providing a nurturing, challenging, and safe environment in which students can learn and grow.


Website Announcements

  • BES 4th Grade State Fair The fourth grade State Fair is today. Parents please stop in between 10-11 am and 1:30-2:30 pm to see your child's presentation.
    Posted Apr 17, 2015, 6:25 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
  • BES Terra Nova Testing Terra Nova testing will be held April 21-24 for grades 1-2. Students in first grade will practice on Tuesday, April 21, and testing will begin on Wed., April ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2015, 6:26 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
  • BES School Supply Kits Order your school supply kits now through April 24. Online orders are available at: under city: click "Beecher"; then select "Beecher".  Kits can be picked up during ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2015, 6:14 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
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Morning Arrival
Parents please do not drop your children off at school before 7:50. Please drive slowly down the driveway to the main entrance (Door #1) and make one stop in the designated "drop off" area. Please make only one stop and have students exit on the right side of the vehicle. All students are to enter the building through door #1 (the main entrance). For safety reasons, no students are to be dropped off or picked up in the west drive.

If you have something to drop off in the office, please park in one of the visitor spots on the left side of the driveway. Please be certain to park in a visitors' parking spot as all of the other parking spots are designated for faculty/staff parking.

Thank you for your help!

Student Absence/Illness Information
Students should be in school unless for illness or family emergencies. To report an absence: please call 946-6075, the BES attendance number. (Please do not send an email message to the teacher, or a note with a sibling.) If we do not receive a call from a parent, we are required, for your child's safety,  to try to contact you by phone.

For the protection of the entire student body, a student with a fever of 100 degrees or more
will be required to go home. Students are not to return to school until they have been fever free (without fever reducing medication) for 24 hours. A doctor's note is required to return to school for any student who has been absent for more than three days, has any type of skin rash, or has been absent due to Conjunctivitis (Pink eye) or Chicken Pox.