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UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

iRead Kick Off event
Saturday, January 12
Highland Park Library

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Elm Place Day of Hip Hop

Elm Place participated in a school-wide Day of Hip Hop as part of their 13th annual fine arts collaboration. Organized by music teacher, Caitlin Lucci, and funded by a Foundation Grant, this year the entire school dedicated a day to exploring the genre through live performances, hands-on workshops, breakout sessions and demonstrations from some of […]

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Fall 2017 Foundation Grants Announced

The 112 Education Foundation trustees recently approved over $13,000 worth of grants for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year.  The innovative grant programs will reach students across the district, engaging them in interactive and experiential learning opportunities.

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Reel 112 Film Festival is a Real Success

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 […]

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Bravo to Middle School Bands

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.

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Learning Through Our Environment

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 […]

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Grants Keep On Giving

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 […]

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Of Time and Space at Ravinia

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.

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Bollywood Groove!

Elm Place Music and PE classes joined together for a Bollywood Groove Cardio dance party thanks to Caitlin Lucci’s Foundation Grant. Music students researched the Bollywood culture prior to the dance workshop. A creative high energy workout for all!

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