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UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Reel 112 Film Festival
Monday, May 11
Landmark Renaissance Theater
Details to follow

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Book Buddies Fosters New Friendships at Edgewood

Book Buddies is a NSSD112 Foundation Grant monthly meeting program.  Academic Enrichment Reading students buddied with a LEAP student, practicing fluency skills by reading aloud picture books centered around central themes like “Acceptance.”  After the reading activity, students took part in an activity or a craft that practiced the acceptance ideas from the given book […]

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Indian Trail students stay warm with “Frozen” activities

Jenna Weinstein’s kindergarteners and Lindsey Petlak’s fourth graders at Indian Trail have been combining literary arts with STEM as part of a Foundation Grant program. Last week the students participated in STEM activities with a “Frozen” twist including creating an ice castle from sugar cubes, exploring crystals, creating symmetrical snowflakes from K’nex and building sleds. […]

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“Inherit the Wind” Blows into Edgewood

Edgewood 8th graders from Maggie Allard’s class performed scenes from the thought provoking “Inherit the Wind” in December. Thanks to a 112 Foundation Grant, students were able to work with Chicago Children’s Theater artist, Eva Laporte, to develop the production.  

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Lincoln Students Got the Blues!

On December 11th, Lincoln’s 4th and 5th graders performed original Blues Musicals as a culminating performance of Janet Lubetkin’s Red, White and Blues Foundation Grant. Students worked with lyricist/playwright Matt Boresi and composer Rachel Page from the Music Institute of Chicago to write the stories and songs in conjunction with their study of American history. […]

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Storyteller Mesmerizes Students

On November 13, thanks to a grant from the D112 Foundation, Elm Place’s Culture to Culture Club sponsored an all-school assembly featuring Anne Shimojima, a professional storyteller who formerly taught at Braeside School.  Mrs. Shimojima delighted and “mesmerized” students with folktales from Western Europe, in support of Culture to Culture Club’s November focus on European […]

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Second City Improvises at Elm Place

On November 7, The Second City of Chicago taught improvisational skills and games to seventh grade students at Elm Place.  Hands were waving in the air and students were trekking to the front of the auditorium to take their turn in one of the interactive games presented by the two actors who were leading the […]

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How Will Senate Bill 16 Affect Our Schools?

If the bill is passed, NSSD112 will lose approximately $2.6 million a year, or 55% of the total state funding currently received.  This translates to about $600 per student per year.  As currently written, the cuts would be phased in over a four-year period. Beginning in year five, there will be a full $2.6 million […]

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Lincoln runs away with the Fun(d) Run trophy

Congratulations to Lincoln School for winning the Fun(d) Run participation trophy.  87% of the students participated in this year’s Fun(d) Run.  Pictured with the Lincoln Lion are Dr. Michael Bregy, NSSD112 Superintendent, Claire Kowalczyk, Lincoln Principal, and Judy Golson, Fun(d) Run Co-Chair.  

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