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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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“Inherit the Wind” Blows into Edgewood

Edgewood 8th graders from Maggie Allard’s class performed scenes from the thought provoking “Inherit the Wind” in December. Thanks to a 112 Foundation Grant, students were able to work with Chicago Children’s Theater artist, Eva Laporte, to develop the production.  

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Lincoln Students Got the Blues!

On December 11th, Lincoln’s 4th and 5th graders performed original Blues Musicals as a culminating performance of Janet Lubetkin’s Red, White and Blues Foundation Grant. Students worked with lyricist/playwright Matt Boresi and composer Rachel Page from the Music Institute of Chicago to write the stories and songs in conjunction with their study of American history. […]

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Storyteller Mesmerizes Students

On November 13, thanks to a grant from the D112 Foundation, Elm Place’s Culture to Culture Club sponsored an all-school assembly featuring Anne Shimojima, a professional storyteller who formerly taught at Braeside School.  Mrs. Shimojima delighted and “mesmerized” students with folktales from Western Europe, in support of Culture to Culture Club’s November focus on European […]

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Second City Improvises at Elm Place

On November 7, The Second City of Chicago taught improvisational skills and games to seventh grade students at Elm Place.  Hands were waving in the air and students were trekking to the front of the auditorium to take their turn in one of the interactive games presented by the two actors who were leading the […]

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How Will Senate Bill 16 Affect Our Schools?

If the bill is passed, NSSD112 will lose approximately $2.6 million a year, or 55% of the total state funding currently received.  This translates to about $600 per student per year.  As currently written, the cuts would be phased in over a four-year period. Beginning in year five, there will be a full $2.6 million […]

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Lincoln runs away with the Fun(d) Run trophy

Congratulations to Lincoln School for winning the Fun(d) Run participation trophy.  87% of the students participated in this year’s Fun(d) Run.  Pictured with the Lincoln Lion are Dr. Michael Bregy, NSSD112 Superintendent, Claire Kowalczyk, Lincoln Principal, and Judy Golson, Fun(d) Run Co-Chair.  

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Green Bay Students Move to the Music

Mirela Vesa, grant coordinator for Music Therapy Connections, has already had her students moving to the music this week.  A music therapist from the Music Institute of Chicago conducted an introductory session with the students in order to assess their particular interests and needs.  During the session, the students had the opportunity to listen to the […]

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