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School Reopening 2022-2023

July 29, 2022

Welcome Back to School, 2022-2023

July 29, 2022

Teachers and Support Staff of the Year Recognized

At the opening staff day luncheon on July 29th, 2022, the MSD of Decatur Township recognized Teacher and Support Staff of the Year Finalists and Winners for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Mr. Brian Belch, Teacher at Decatur Township School for Excellence, is the 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year for Decatur Township.  Brian has proven time and time again that he is willing to do whatever it takes to provide all students with opportunity.  He is a consistent innovator and adapts as necessary to whatever situation is put in front of him.  Brian has an innate ability to connect with students and build positive, productive relationships, allowing him to maintain a positive clasroom environment.  

Mr. Sigi Jimenez, Decatur Central High School, was recognized as the 2021-2022 Support Staff of the Year for Decatur Township. Sigi has served for 27 years as the Night Foreman at DCHS. He is reliable, consistent, always at work, and a team player.

We are Decatur Proud of all finalists for these two prestigious awards!

Support Staff of the Year Finalists:

Sharon Chambers, Blue Academy

Tim Denson, Operations

Heidi Miller, Decatur Central High School

Amanda Neal, Liberty Early Elementary

Sigi Jimenez, Decatur Central High School

Teacher of the Year Finalists:

Stefanie Husejnovic, Liberty Early Elementary

Kylee Rhemer, The Blue Academy

Lauren Shoopman, The Gold Academy

Tori Herbert, Stephen Decatur Elementary

Katherine Bradshaw-Reed, Valley Mills Elementary

Diane Stebbe, West Newton Elementary

Jill Meerman, Decatur Middle School

Chris Hiller, Decatur Central High School

Brian Belch, Decatur Township School for Excellence



July 27, 2022

DCHS and DMS Welcome New SLC Directors

At the School Board Meeting on July 26th, two new Small Learning Community (SLC) Directors were approved and recognized as they begin serving as administrators for the MSD of Decatur Township.  

Mrs. Amanda Harrison will be the new SLC Director at Innovation at Decatur Central High School.

Mr. Chris Griffin will be the new Explorations SLC Director at Decatur Middle School.

We are #DecaturProud to welcome them to the Decatur Hawks Family!




June 3, 2022

Return to In Person Instruction Plan 2022-2023

May 4, 2022

MSD of Decatur Township AHERA Asbestos Management Plan

MSD of Decatur Township AHERA Asbestos Management Plan image

March 21, 2022

Online Registration for 2022-2023 School Year is available now

Online registration for the 2022-2023 school year is available now. You can access it by clicking the link below. NOTE:  IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU USE YOUR PARENT LOGIN AND PASSWORD WHEN SIGNING IN.

Register Here

March 16, 2022

Board Approved New Boundaries For The 2022/2023 School Year

Decatur Redistricting

MSD of Decatur Township 

Elementary Redistricting 

2022 / 2023

The following information references the new boundaries for the 2022/2023 school year:

See The New Boundaries Map

See 2022 Elementary Redistricting Neighborhoods by School

If you have any questions regarding placement within a specific school boundary, please contact the transportation department at the following email address: 


Dr. Matthew Prusiecki


Additional resources

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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