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UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Kids Go Classic Concert
Saturday, July 28
Ravinia Festival, Highland Park
Gates open at 5pm; concert begins at 7:30pm
Registration required; use link to reserve tickets

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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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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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