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UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Reel 112 Film Festival
Monday, May 21 at 6pm
Landmark Renaissance Place Theater

The Reel 112 Film Festival will showcase short films created by students from Edgewood, Elm Place and Northwood schools, and include a student-lead panel about the film-making experience. Seating is limited. More details to follow.

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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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Experiential Learning at Red Oak

Red Oak first graders have been engaging in Makerspace activities all year to learn problem solving skills, collaboration skills, creativity and innovation. Becky Sebert’s Foundation Grant allowed her to purchase materials to create opportunities for the students to explore, experiment, play, build, and work together in the Makerspaces.

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Our Youngest Artists

Young artists at Green Bay Preschool have created their own masterpieces as part of a Foundation Grant from Nadia de Haro Vega. Pequenas artistas used colored tape to layout a design on black construction paper, then colored the black spaces with oil pastels. They were excited to see their colored design pop out when the […]

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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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