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Janis Lindsey, Principal

Thank you for visiting Sherman Elementary's Principal's website.  I hope you find this page to be full of helpful information.  You may also find current events on the elementary Twitter @ses_lindsey or ask to "friend" us on Facebook (Sherman Elem).  If you ever have any questions, feel free to contact me by calling 217-496-2021 or by email at lindsey@wcusd15.org.

School hours

  • The office hours at Sherman Elementary are 7:15 a.m. -3:30 p.m.  Please remember that the students are not allowed into the building before 7:45 a.m.  If you drop your child off before that time, they are required to stand outside and are unattended. Only in cold weather will they be allowed into the foyer. 
  • Classes begin at 8:00 a.m. with the first bell ringing at 7:55 a.m.  Students are considered tardy at 8:06 a.m.
  • Preschool For All classes are from 8:00-10:30 a.m. for the morning class and 12:00-2:30 p.m. for the afternoon class
  • Kindergarten classes dismiss at 2:35 p.m. First through fourth grade dismiss at 2:40 p.m.


2018-19 Kindergarten Pre-registration date set
    Kindergarten pre-registration for the 2018-2019 school year is underway.   If you live in the Williamsville School District and have a child (or children) who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2018, please plan on registering your child.

If possible, (but not required) please bring the following items with you:

  • Certified copy of your child's birth certificate 
  • Proof of residency within the district (Copy of lease, mortgage, or tax bill) 
  • Physical – a current one must be on file by the first day of school in August 
  • Immunizations –a current one must be on file by the first day of school in August
  • Eye exam- a current one must be on file by the first day of school in August 
  • Dental exam- a current one must be on file by the first day of school in August 

    By pre-registering your child, it allows us to plan for the upcoming school year with regards to staffing. 

    In addition, a Kindergarten Orientation Night for incoming Kindergarten students and their parents will be held in August before the first day of school. The August meeting will be an informational meeting for parents and a time for new kindergartners to explore their kindergarten classroom.



Please continue to support SES by collecting and turning in the following: 

  • Boxtops for Education1.  CLIP  Clip Box Tops coupons from participating products.  Box Tops coupons are found on 800+ products throughout the grocery store.  2.  SEND Send Box Tops coupons to Sherman Elementary.  The school will send them to General Mills.  3.  SCHOOL EARNS CASH   Sherman Elementary then receives a check.  Each Box Tops coupon redeemed is worth 10¢ -- up to $20,000 per school year!  For more information go to www.boxtops4education.com.

Y's Afterschool Program

The Y’s Afterschool Program is located at the Sherman Elementary School and is for students in kindergarten through 5th grade. Our program is modeled after the Food, Fun, and Afterschool program designed by the Harvard School of Public Health Prevention Research Center and the YMCA of the USA. We promote healthy life styles through physical activity and healthy snack. Other activities include group games, arts & crafts and homework assistance.     
Daily rates and/or weekly rates are available. FOR MORE IMFORMATION OR TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR, PLEASE CONTACT THE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR at
217- 544-9846 x 135       www.springfieldymca.org