GRANTS IN ACTION

THANKS TO OUR DRIVE FOR EDUCATION SUPPORTERS

Thank you to those from Highland Park and Highwood who upgraded their city vehicle sticker this year! It’s never too late to upgrade.

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GRANTS IN ACTION

GRANTS IN ACTION

See some of the grant programs that students participated in last year. This year, we have committed to fund more than $37,500 and will approve additional grant applications in the fall.

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PLEASE DONATE TODAY

The 112 Foundation accepts donations all year long. Your contributions help us provide the variety of quality programs we bring to 112 school district, teachers and students.

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Bollywood Groove!

Elm Place Music and PE classes joined together for a Bollywood Groove Cardio dance party thanks to Caitlin Lucci’s Foundation Grant. Music students researched the Bollywood culture prior to the dance workshop. A creative high energy workout for all!

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Experiential Learning at Red Oak

Red Oak first graders have been engaging in Makerspace activities all year to learn problem solving skills, collaboration skills, creativity and innovation. Becky Sebert’s Foundation Grant allowed her to purchase materials to create opportunities for the students to explore, experiment, play, build, and work together in the Makerspaces.

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Our Youngest Artists

Young artists at Green Bay Preschool have created their own masterpieces as part of a Foundation Grant from Nadia de Haro Vega. Pequenas artistas used colored tape to layout a design on black construction paper, then colored the black spaces with oil pastels. They were excited to see their colored design pop out when the […]

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Little Green Bay Dancers

Nadia DeHaro Vega’s Green Bay students have been learning folkloric dances thanks to her Foundation Grant.  The students learn about about diversity and multicultural traditions along with health and wellness through the dance club.  Parents enjoyed their first performance, costumes and all.

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Executive Functioning at Indian Trail

Members of the Executive Functioning Club have begun building their homework cubicles at Indian Trail with the help of a Foundation Grant submitted by Jenna Didier.  Follow their progress on Ms. Didier’s blog.  The club provides students with executive functioning difficulties ways to be more independent throughout their school day.  Follow their progress on their blog

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It’s Elementary . . . Engineers

Anne Schultz’s Sherwood fourth grade students have been learning the steps of the engineering design process through various STEM-type activities through her Elementary Engineers Foundation Grant. A favorite project was the Egg Drop where students created a holder for their egg and dropped it from ceiling height with the goal being no yolk coming out […]

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“Sometimes We Dance”

Lake Forest composer James Stephenson spent a day visiting with middle school orchestra students to help them prepare for the premier of the commissioned piece “Sometimes We Dance” at the All City Orchestra Concert in February.  The students were able to spend some time asking a living composer many questions about the process of what […]

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Panda-monium at Sherwood

Congratulations to Sherwood Elementary which has won the iRead trophy for the 3rd year in a row!  With 96% of the student body participating, Sherwood set an iRead record for the most minutes per student with an average of 932 minutes per student!!  Read more about our 2017 iRead results throughout the District.

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Orchestra Students Visit Symphony Center

Fifth and sixth grade orchestra students traveled to Symphony Center in Chicago to experience the CSO. We are so fortunate to have music teachers who applied for and received a Foundation Grant to give our students this amazing opportunity.  The orchestra students comments included, “hat your imagination can take you anywhere”, “keep practicing and you […]

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