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Vehicle Sticker Design Contest Winner Chosen!

Congratulations to Edgewood 7th grader Jacob Crompton!  Jacob’s design was as the winner of this year’s Vehicle Sticker Design contest.  Jacob’s design best reflected this year’s theme of “Drive for Education” and the 20th anniversary of the 112 Education Foundation.  The design will be featured on the 2014 and 2015 upgraded Highland Park vehicle stickers.

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A Poem in My Pocket

In April, Sherwood students participated in National Poetry Month in several ways, thanks to a Foundation Grant from Helen Weiss, Sherwood’s Library Media Specialist.  Students had a fabulous Poetry Day on April 29th with poet Bill Buczinsky writing their own poems and learning about rhythm and metaphors.  Students and staff participated in National Poem in […]

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Middle school students perform Movie Music at Ravinia

NSSD112 middle school band members performed “Movie Music” to the delight of the audience at Bennett Gordon Hall at Ravinia Festival on April 29th. A huge thank you to our partner Ravinia and their Reach*Teach*Play program for such a fabulous opportunity. Guest musicians from Ravinia worked with band students the last few weeks to prepare […]

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Lincoln Students Explore Foreign Cultures

Fourth and fifth graders at Lincoln School participated in “Passports Ready: a ‘specials’ exploration of music, dance and art from Brazil and West Africa.”  This grant, coordinated by music teacher Janet Lubetkin, enabled students to achieve a deep understanding of the roots of “their” current music.  “Students are making connections between the elements of West […]

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Sherwood students popped open a whole lotta books for iRead!

Congratulations to Sherwood’s Top 10!  These students received a gold medal for reading the most minutes in the school.  Pictured are 7 of the 10 winners.  In addition, each Friday during iRead, students entered a raffle for a chance to win one of 3 popcorn-themed baskets that included popcorn, movie theater candy, an insulated cup […]

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Playing Games is Okay at Northwood

Northwood students and families braved the cold last week to start a new tradition: Husky Family Game Night. Grant coordinator and Northwood teacher Nancy Cohen commented, “It was very successful. No one even realized they were building their vocabularies while they were playing! I look forward to continuing this new tradition of game night for […]

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