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We voted!  Thank you to all families who brought in pumpkins.  There was a tie for First Place.....Dog Man and Cat Kid....and.....Cinderella.  Smart Cookie came in Second Place and The Little Blue Truck drove into Third Place.  Happy Halloween!

2023 Welch Pumpkin Decorating

The pumpkins are here!  Please vote for your favorite pumpkin by the end of the day Friday 10/27.  Winner will be announced 10/31!



We are so happy to be back at school with students.   Please visit this website to see notices about bookfairs and other topics.  The tabs at the top of the page direct you to additional links.  You may have to login with your student username and password to access protected Welch information.  Any questions contact our LMC Director, Mrs. Domek, at

Students in K-3 enjoy reading the Monarch Books recommended by the Association of Illinois School Librarians.

3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students that have read at least 8 Bluestem books can participate on a team at a Welch Battle of the Bluestems in March.  

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools. 

The Newbery Medal is awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.