Current Job Openings

Crab Orchard CUSD #3 is currently accepting applications for the following positions: HS Mathematics     Applicants, to be considered, must be hold a valid license to Teach in the state of Illinois.  Applicants are directed to view the job opening on our website at and to download the attached application .  All applicants will be required to undergo a . . .

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Crab Orchard CUSD #3 COVID-19 Weekly Update

CRAB ORCHARD CUSD #3 COVID-19 UPDATE WEEK OF MARCH 29 - APRIL 2, 2021     COVID-19 Positive who have attended since beginning of school 11 (5 student, 6 staff) COVID-19 Positives . . .

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Crab Orchard 2021 Spring Book Fair

The whole school is excited about our upcoming Book Fair. An amazing selection of books is headed our way!  At the Book Fair you will find the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents.  Mark your calendar for our Family Event where the whole family can join in the fun. And, you can contribute books to your child's classroom library.              . . .

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Sy Stone selected as next Crab Orchard Superintendent

  The Crab Orchard Community Unit School District 3 Board of Education has named Mr. Sy Stone as the next Superintendent of Schools starting July 1 st , 2021 to succeed Mr. Derek Hutchins, who is retiring at the end of the school year after 33 years in education, the last 17 as Superintendent .  Mr. Stone currently is the Pre-K – 12 principal of Crab Orchard Schools.   . . .

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Please click on the link below for information regarding Kindergarten Registration for Fall 2021. Kindergarten Registration Fall 2021

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Crab Orchard CUSD #3 4th Nine Weeks Reopening Plan

Parents/Guardians: Please click the link below for the complete Crab Orchard CUSD #3 4th Nine Weeks Reopening Plan. Please check back periodically as guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) changes almost daily.   Crab Orchard CUSD #3 4th Nine Weeks Reopening Plan   updated 2-26-2021  

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Current Highlights

2021 Winter Sports Schedules

  2021 JH Volleyball Schedule   2021 JH Boy's Basketball Schedule   2021 HS Boy's Basketball Schedule read more

FOIA Information

Anyone wishing to submit a Freedom of Information Act request to the district may do so in the following manner: 1. Email  Derek Hutchins  with your request and purpose. 2. Mail a request to : Derek Hutchins, Superintendent, Crab Orchard CUSD #3, 19189 Cory Bailey Street, Marion, IL 62959 read more

Email Board of Education Members

  Please click on the following link to email members of the Board of Education.    Please be advised that all emails will be transmitted to all Board of Education members.     read more

2020-2021 School Calendar

Crab Orchard CUSD #3 2020-2021 School Calendar read more

Superintendent's Message

Welcome to the Crab Orchard CUSD #3 web pages.  There is much information about our school district and what we offer included in these pages.  You are invited to browse our web pages and to provide feedback to us with your . . . read more

Board of Education Agendas and Minutes

Agenda for January 15, 2018 Minutes for January 15, 2018 Agenda for February 12, 2018 Minutes for February 12, 2018 Agenda for March 19, 2018 Minutes for March 19, 2018 Agenda for April 16, 2018 Minutes for April 16, 2018 Agenda for May 21, 2018 Minutes for May . . . read more