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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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Drumtastic!

Lincoln fourth and fifth graders are learning drum pieces from West Africa from master percussionist Jason Wolf thanks to a Foundation Grant from music teacher Janet Lubetkin.  Students will be performing for the community as a culmination to their study.

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More Visits from the Kohl Children’s Museum

Thanks to a Foundation Grant from Mirela Vesa and Emily Stith, pre-kindergarten students from Green Bay School have enjoyed a several visits from the Kohl Children’s Museum. Most recently, students learned about the habitats of birds.  Students were able to engage in fun, educational learning activities with the Museum staff.

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Three In A Row for Lincoln

For the 3rd year in a row, Lincoln School won the Fun(d) Run trophy for highest participation of all the D112 schools.  Thanks to a huge show of support from nearly all of the Lincoln staff and a strong showing from Lincoln families, they were able to pull off the repeat win.  We thank all […]

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Grants in Action Video

In 2015-16 more than 60 Foundation Grant programs took place in our schools.  Thank you to the teachers who brought these creative and innovative opportunities to our students.

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New Design Winner Recognized by Mayor

Maddie Gordon, an 8th grader from Edgewood, is the winner of this year’s vehicle sticker design contest for the Foundation’s Drive for Education program. Maddie’s design will be featured on the Highland Park upgraded vehicle stickers for 2016 and 2017 and the Highwood upgraded vehicle stickers for 2017 and 2018. Maddie was recently recognized by Mayor […]

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Wayne Thomas Students Focus on Mindfulness

Thanks to a grant from Wayne Thomas teacher Deb Smith, students participated in yoga activities to become more relaxed, focused and engaged in the classroom.  A majority of fifth grade students stated Yoga helped them become more “mellow, calm, quiet,responsible, relaxed, flexible, reflective, and more able to pay attention.”

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Middle School Orchestras Soar at Ravinia

Middle school orchestra members gave an outstanding performance at Bennett Gordon Hall at Ravinia this April. Thanks to the Foundation’s partnership with Ravinia and as part of Ravinia’s Reach*Teach*Play program, guest musicians visited each middle school to work with orchestra students to prepare for the District-wide concert. The 6th grade orchestras performed March Heroic and 3 Ukrainian folk songs. […]

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