The 112 Education Foundation recently approved 22 grants totaling nearly $30,000 for the 2017-2018 school year. Check out these exciting Grant programs planned for next year and congratulations to the creative and innovative teachers who will be coordinating this programs.
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The second annual Reel 112 Film Festival showcased 18 short films created by middle school students throughout the District. This year’s Festival included a showcase of the films along with a student panel discussion facilitated by Milos Stehlik, WBEZ film critic and founder of Facets Multi-Media in Chicago. View the Elm Place films, the Edgewood […]
Bravo to all of the middle school band performers who delighted the audience with the music of Henry Mancini in April. Thank you Ravinia Festival for all that you do for North Shore students. And thanks to the wonderful music teachers who work with these students every day.
Kindergarten students and their teachers throughout the District have had a great time creating outdoor learning areas. Through these outdoor areas, they’ve been able to use our environment to learn about their world. Ravinia kindergarteners with their teacher Amy March, coordinator of this Foundation Grant program, had a great time getting down and dirty in […]
The benefits of Foundation Grants often go far beyond the school year for which they are written. Orchestra students at Elm Place, Sherwood and Indian Trail continue benefiting from electric instruments purchased in 2011 and 2012. According to music teacher Elizabeth Duke, “They are a wonderful recruiting tool and unique playing experience for the orchestra […]
As part of the Ravinia Reach*Teach*Play program, D112 4th and 5th graders were treated to an inspiring multimedia performance by Fifth House Ensemble at Ravinia. This original compilation featured narration, video and music tracing the progression of evolution.
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.
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 […]