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UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

iRead Kick-Off
Saturday, January 6, 2018
9am-2pm
Highland Park Library
Meet some of your favorite authors, join NSSD112 teachers during storytime, and get a jump start on this year's iRead read-a-thon!

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Little Green Bay Dancers

Nadia DeHaro Vega’s Green Bay students have been learning folkloric dances thanks to her Foundation Grant.  The students learn about about diversity and multicultural traditions along with health and wellness through the dance club.  Parents enjoyed their first performance, costumes and all.

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Executive Functioning at Indian Trail

Members of the Executive Functioning Club have begun building their homework cubicles at Indian Trail with the help of a Foundation Grant submitted by Jenna Didier.  Follow their progress on Ms. Didier’s blog.  The club provides students with executive functioning difficulties ways to be more independent throughout their school day.  Follow their progress on their blog

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It’s Elementary . . . Engineers

Anne Schultz’s Sherwood fourth grade students have been learning the steps of the engineering design process through various STEM-type activities through her Elementary Engineers Foundation Grant. A favorite project was the Egg Drop where students created a holder for their egg and dropped it from ceiling height with the goal being no yolk coming out […]

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“Sometimes We Dance”

Lake Forest composer James Stephenson spent a day visiting with middle school orchestra students to help them prepare for the premier of the commissioned piece “Sometimes We Dance” at the All City Orchestra Concert in February.  The students were able to spend some time asking a living composer many questions about the process of what […]

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Panda-monium at Sherwood

Congratulations to Sherwood Elementary which has won the iRead trophy for the 3rd year in a row!  With 96% of the student body participating, Sherwood set an iRead record for the most minutes per student with an average of 932 minutes per student!!  Read more about our 2017 iRead results throughout the District.

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Orchestra Students Visit Symphony Center

Fifth and sixth grade orchestra students traveled to Symphony Center in Chicago to experience the CSO. We are so fortunate to have music teachers who applied for and received a Foundation Grant to give our students this amazing opportunity.  The orchestra students comments included, “hat your imagination can take you anywhere”, “keep practicing and you […]

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Water Fun at Green Bay

Kohl Children’s Museum recently visited the Green Bay Preschool as part of Ms. Vesa’s and Ms. Stith’s In-School Museum Experiences.  PreK students delighted in the water investigations led by the Museum.

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Every Picture Tells A Story

Ravinia kindergartners were delighted by the storytelling of  professional storyteller Dot Kane, thanks to a Foundation Grant from Amy March.   Students are learning to express themselves by telling stories using literature, visual media and technology andwill present their stories to parents during a storytelling night at the school.

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Lego Robotics Competition a Big Success

Thirty teams from all NSSD112 schools participated in the Lego Robotics Competition on Saturday, December 10th at Northwood Jr. High School.  Thanks to a Foundation Grant from Bill Steinbach students have been building and programming Lego robots in order to compete in the tournament.  These activities have helped students become better problem solvers, collaborators and have developed better […]

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