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UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Reel 112 Film Festival
Monday, May 11
Landmark Renaissance Theater
Details to follow

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Lincoln Goes Country

Janet Lubetkin’s Foundation Grant funded two professionals from the Music Institute of Chicago, Matt Boresi, playwright, and Rachel Page, songwriter, to guide students in creating their original musical.  Students learned how a story arc applies to a musical, taking what they have learned in ELA about characters, setting, rising action and problem resolution to a musical. In […]

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Reflections on the Wild

For her Foundation Grant, Ravinia teacher Sharon Steckel brought in poet Arlyn Miller to work with fourth grade students. Students drew zinnias they had planted as 3rd graders and, through funding from the Ravinia PTO, traveled to the Chicago Botanic Gardens to draw and take a class in their Flower Lab. The students used the […]

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Lego Robotics for Ravinia Buddies

Andrea Dunning’s first graders at Ravinia School have been working with their fifth grade buddies to build and program a robot using legos. Students are learning about the larger concepts of STEM by connecting robotics to science and technology.  They have explored programming using the WeDo software on student laptops.  Next month they will be writing […]

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Parent Academy at Work

Green Bay parents learned about speech and language development, strategies, played games, and sang songs to help their child expand their vocabulary and language led by grant coordinators Erika Moran and Nadia deHaro Vega.

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Our Youngest Artists at Work

Young artists from Green Bay Preschool used a paint brush and watercolors to create their first art project after reading the book Juliet and Her Box of Colors. As part of Nadia deHaro Vega’s Pequenos Artistas/Young Artists grant, they also cut and pasted paper into smaller and smaller rectangles to add a 3-D affect.

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How Fast Will They Grow?

Wayne Thomas third graders recently planted their Wisconsin Fast Plants as part of a Foundation Grant program from teacher Katelyn Lorenz. “Every day they come in so excited to see if their plants have changed overnight,” commented Lorenz. “We are so fortunate to have been given this grant from the foundation.”

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Turtles Speed Up Math Learning!

Oak Terrace 4th and 5th grade students have had the unique experience of using to turtles to learn math standards thanks to a grant by teacher Howie Templer.  “My grant purchase of eight turtles and habitats has been a tremendous success,” commented Templer.  The turtles have been used as the driving force for our math […]

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