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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 Upcoming Dates


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

2014-15 Parent Night Presentation

New Student Enrollment Packet 2014-15 -- Click on the link to the left

2014.2015 Supply List (K-5)

EC Student Supply Lists (Click on your child's teacher):

Mrs. Embury

Mrs. Feeney

Mrs. Gravitt

Mrs. Stoneman


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 link below for upcoming dates.


Upcoming dates for January 2015


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Dr. Stirn reads the Polar Express to Kindergarten students. 















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