Electronic Backpack

Welcome to the District #117 Electronic Backpack! 

On this page you will find information about local events that may be of interest to you and your family members. 


Click on each link below to reveal details.

Youth Resource Guide

Setting a Good Example - June 30, 2019

Camp Invention - June 14, 2019

2019 Lady Blues Basketball Camps - Illinois College

JHS Volleyball Camps - Grades 5, 6, 7, 8 - June 17, 2019

Cub Scouts Spring Recruitment - June 30, 2019

Volleyball Camps - Illinois College

2019 Free Kids Fishing Tournament - July 4, 2019

J'ette Summer Dance Camp - July 8, 2019

Summer Volleyball Camp at OSS - 5 years to Grade 8 - July 19, 2019

Summer Volleyball Camp at OSS - High School - July 19, 2019

Summer Volleyball Camp at OSS - Adults - July 19, 2019

Crimson Softball Kiddie Camp - July 22-24, 2019

Summer Reading Program - JPL - July 27, 2019

3rd Annual Colors United - 5K Fun Run/Walk - August 3, 2019

Summer Children's Library - MW  August 15, 2019

JMS Cross Country - August 15, 2019

Take It To The Streets - Summer Lunch Program Grace UMC

Western Illinois Youth Camp  

Summer Meals (Free)  

Our Town Books - Summer Reading

Jacksonville Area Youth Football Organization

English as a Second Language - LLCC Adult Education Program

Lincoln Land CC - Get a jump start on college

Bright Start College Savings Program



The above documents are announcements and flyers distributed to the Jacksonville School District 117 community. They are available for download here, but are not necessarily sponsored or endorsed by District 117. Please contact the event organizer directly for more information about any given event.

If you have a flyer that you would like to submit for approval, please contact Central Office 217-243-9411 (Option 0) or email your flyer to rkruzan@jsd117.org.

Approved flyers must be bundled in groups of 25 and clearly marked with the school name they are to be sent to. 

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