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UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Reel 112 Film Festival
Monday, May 6
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And the 2019 iRead winner is…

RAVINIA!  Congratulations to the Raccoons, and their librarian, Eric Lau, on a tremendous iRead.  Ravinia children read an average of over 1100 minutes per student during the course of the event to beat out four-time winner Sherwood, and claim the top spot in the District.  Ravinia principal, Courtney Nordstrom, and Ravinia librarian, Erin Lau, surprised […]

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Red Oak School presents Lion King Kids

Congratulations to the Red Oak cast and crew of the Lion King Kids musical.  Under the direction of third-grade teacher, Will Loftus, third, fourth, and fifth-grade students brilliantly told the beloved Disney story.  Through this experiential learning opportunity, students developed confidence, self-efficacy, discipline, reading, empathy, problem-solving, large motor skills and social skills.  The end result was spectacular […]

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WindSync at Ravinia Festival

Thanks to Ravinia Festival’s Reach*Teach*Play education programs, NSSD112 4th and 5th graders were treated to a fabulous morning of music and learning at Ravinia’s Bennett-Gordon Hall.  Students enjoyed WindSync, a collective of five outstanding North American wind musicians from Houston, Texas who came together as performers and educators. The group, who loves to engage students in music […]

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One Book, Two Schools and Lost Boys of Sudan

One Book, Two Schools program was generously funded by the 112 Education Foundation allowing all D112 6th graders to read the novel Refugee by Alan Gratz in their English and Spanish Social Studies classes. The intention was for students to engage in important literary skills, while also building community through a common experience, both within each […]

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iRead 2019 Is Underway

Thank you to the hundreds of D112 families who attended the 2019 iRead Kick-Off Event at the Highland Park Library on January 12. The event was a huge success! Students interacted with local authors, were entertained by a professional story teller and heard many of their favorite teachers read. Thank you to the Highland Park […]

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Robot Revolution Success!

The third annual Robot Revolution robotics competition was held on December 15. Over 200 students, representing every school in the District, competed in this day-long event. Student teams worked to successfully program their robots to achieve various challenges. Congratulations to the Braeside Meteorbots for finishing first in the elementary division, and to the HP Library […]

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Day of Giving

The Northwood Huskies and Edgewood Eagles teamed up to prepare for the 8th annual Day of Giving event hosted at Northwood Junior High School.  On November 30, Northwood students and the Student Council and Girl Up club from Edgewood came together for an inspirational assembly featuring Mr. Angel Roman from the Boys and Girls Club […]

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FUNd Run Chairs Recognized

The 2018 FUNd Run co-chairs, Christine Arreola, Samia Bokhari and Lindsie Miller (not pictured), were honored by the Board of Education on Tuesday, November 27.  These three women were recognized and thanked for their efforts to organize an outstanding, community-wide event in September.  The 2018 FUNd Run had over 1300 participants and raised $31,500 for […]

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Fall Foundation Grants Announced

Congratulations to the 2018 fall Foundation Grant winners!  The 112 Education Foundation is proud to support the innovative programming these D112 teachers are bringing to their students. Rudy Lagunas – Braeside Mirela Vesa – Green Bay Karen Grost – Indian Trail Nancy Cohen – Northwood Caitlin Lucci – Northwood Constance Cunningham, Ida Fiore, Caitlin Lucci […]

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