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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society.  We are “Committed to Excellence”, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. Our goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver.


Latest News

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4-H 2016
04/29/2016
Logan County 4-H & Unit 16 will be offering the following opportunities for youth the summer of 2016. Visit our website at web.extension.illinois.edu/lms/logan4h and look under “Register Online” for program registration information and printable enrollment forms (if required) or stop in at our office to register.
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CEL School Dance
04/21/2016
Come join CEL student council at the school dance.
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Job Posting
04/20/2016
Jobs Available - Chester-East Lincoln is looking for a Head Girls' Basketball Coach
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Spring Fling
Spring Fling
04/18/2016
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book fair
The Book Fair is Coming to CEL!
04/15/2016
Chester- East will host the Scholastic Book Fair on May 9th-May 13th. The students will preview the items at the Book Fair on Monday, May 9th and Tuesday, May 10th with their class during the school day. Students may bring money to school to purchase books Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday from 10:30-11:00 and 2:30-3:00. The Book Fair will also be open every day after school for students and parents to shop from 3:00-3:30. It will be set up in the library.
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Avanti's Gondola Dinner Fundraiser
04/13/2016
Join us in helping the students at CEL become life-long learners! To purchase tickets, please contact the office at 217-732-4136. The deadline for purchasing tickets is Monday, May 2nd. Money raised from the dinner will be used for various literacy projects at Chester-East Lincoln. These projects include books for the leveled library, subscriptions for reading websites, and resources for the teachers.
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