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iRead 2020 Kick-Off Event

Thank you to the over 1000 families who attended the iRead Kick-Off event on January 11 at the Highland Park Library. Students interacted with local authors, were entertained by a professional storyteller, and heard many of their favorite teachers read. Thank you to the Highland Park Library for hosting the event and collaborating with the […]

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Robot Revolution 2019

The fourth annual Robot Revolution robotics competition was held on December 14. Over 170 students, representing every school in the district, competed in this day-long event. Student teams worked to successfully program their robots to achieve a variety of challenges. The 112 Education Foundation is proud to announce after initially supporting this program as a […]

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Day of Giving at Northwood Junior High

Northwood students united for an afternoon of service-learning as part of the 9th annual Day of Giving. Throughout the month of November, donations of food, toiletries, clothing and toys were collected from across the entire community. On Friday, December 6 the event began with a kick-off assembly featuring Northwood Gives Back student leaders and an inspiring […]

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Opera For The Young at Ravinia School

Opera for the Young is a traveling opera troupe with a mission towards making opera accessible and engaging to elementary students. The program adapts operatic works for elementary-aged students and sends a troupe of four young opera singers and a piano to facilitate a performance for the school. Opera for the Young engages their audience by […]

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Fall Grant Winners Announced

Congratulations to the Fall 2019 Foundation Grant awardees!  The Foundation is proud to support grant programs in every school in North Shore School District 112.  This cycle of  Foundation Grants includes 22 grants totaling over $30,000.   Grant programs include a poetry workshop, science programs exploring topics ranging from the environment to electricity, service learning projects, […]

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FUNd Run 2019

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 17th annual FUNd Run event on Saturday, October 5.  The race was a huge success!  We had almost 1400 participants register for either the 5K run or the Family Walk.  D112 students, families, teachers, administrators and community members gathered after the race inside the gates at Ravinia […]

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Nathan Hale Family Night Event

Award-winning author, illustrator and graphic novelist, Nathan Hale, entertained scores of families as part of the first-ever Family Night Author Visit, funded by the 112 Education Foundation.  The event, organized by a team of District 112 librarians, and hosted by the Highland Park Public Library, took place on Tuesday, May 7.  Mr. Hale, best known […]

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Middle School Orchestras Perform at Ravinia’s Bennett Gordon Hall

Each year, Ravinia’s Reach*Teach*Play education programs partner with the 112 Education Foundation, bringing nationally acclaimed Ravinia teaching artists to work with the Highland Park middle-school music students.  Rising star Kedrick Armstrong led all 6th–8th grade orchestra students in pieces celebrating the 100th birthday of the great American composer, conductor, and educator Leonard Bernstein.  Mr. Armstrong, along […]

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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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