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It is time to register your Kindergartener for the 2015-2016 school year. Look under Dates below.

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Welcome to Howard B. Thomas Grade School

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Carrie Ahlstedt, Principal

Carol Gallois and Pam Roesslein    Administrative Assistants

44W575 Plato Road    PO Box 395

Burlington, IL  60109

Phone: (847) 464-6008     Fax: (847) 464-6022



9:00am-3:15pm (Grades K-5)

8:50am-11:15am (AM ECSE)    12:50pm-3:15pm (PM ECSE)

8:30am-2:45pm (NIA)

Grades K-5 ~ 12:00pm Dismissal

Twister Information Dates


*NEW PROCESS for student pick-up/drop-off*


Reporting Student Absences

When a student is absent, the parents are asked to call or email the school each morning at 847-464-6008 or

email: cgallois@burlington.k12.il.us   proesslein@burlington.k12.il.us

that the student will be absent. If the parents do not call the school office, school personnel will call the home or, if necessary, the parent's work place. If a student has been absent from school due to illness/injury for 5 or more consecutive school days a doctor’s note stating the child is well enough to return to school must be presented upon returning to school. An absence that occurs as the result of a religious holiday is excused. The student has an equal number of days to make up classroom work as the number of days he/she was absent.




Click on the link below to find out more information about the YMCA Before and After School program available at HBT:

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Once there, click on the "Register for a Program" button, then "Browse by Location"


Click on the links below for the upcoming events. 

April, May & June Dates


2015-2016 Kindergarten

We have started the registration process for incoming kindergarteners for the 2015-2016 school year.

Please click on the link below for additional information or call the school office. 

2015-2016 Kindergarten Registration Information

Kindergarten Power Point



The 'ALL School Twister Day' is Monday, June 1st

The last day for students in kindergarten through 5th grades is

Tuesday, June 2nd with a 12:00 Pm (noon) dismissal. 



YOUNG REMBRANDTS spring session

Fridays from 3:20 - 4:20 PM  April 17 - 5/23 (no class 5/1)

CHESS CLUB spring session

Tuesdays from 3:15 - 4:15 PM   April 7 - May 26

CHOIR ~ last day is Thursday 4/23

SIGN LANGUAGE CLASS (4th & 5th Grades)

Tuesdays 3:15 - 3:45  ~  March 17 - April 28



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