NMSA students warm the lives of over a hundred people!

    Sixth grade students in Ms. Xavier’s and Ms. Welner’s EPIC (Extended, Personal, Instructional and Communal) work class, made over 160 scarves to donate to PADS of Lake County. The students took the “communal” work portion of EPIC to a new level this holiday season as they took on a project to warm the lives of…

    Rockin’ Out with Reading Power

    Mr. Orbe, North Elementary School Principal, wowed the crowd with his lively performance of Jingle Bells and Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer at Reading Power’s holiday celebration. Reading Power serves the children of North Chicago by providing early literacy interventions to pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, first, and second grade students. img_4787jpg img_4793jpg img_4795jpg img_4799jpg img_4801jpg img_4785jpg Take…

    Cadets Hold Awards Ceremony for Marine Mentors

    On Monday December 19th Marine Mentors were invited to an awards ceremony at A.J. Kazenmaier to celebrate the roles they voluntarily take on as mentors here at The Academy. For the past three months, Marines from the USMC 3rd CAG and MACG 48 of Great Lakes have taken on this monumental task in an effort…

    Empathy at The Academy

    Cadets and staff at The Academy (AJK Academy)have spent the month of December learning about and working on empathy as part of our A Mindset for Learning book study. The book, written by Kristine Mraz and Christine Hertz explores how we can teach the habits of mind needed for academic success. Drawing on the works of Carol…

    Ho Ho Ho!!!

    Yeager School was visited by Santa on Friday, December 9th.  He delivered books to all 264 students.  The children were excited to see Santa and loves the books he brought. Special thanks to Operation Santa Claus and all of the generous donors! img_4054jpg img_4055jpg img_4056jpg img_4057jpg img_4058jpg img_4059jpg img_4060jpg img_4061jpg

    Coffee with the Principal

    On Friday, December 2nd, North Elementary School principal Andres Orbe and members of the District Leadership Team hosted an open forum for parents and members of the community to share their thoughts and involve them in the educational process of North School as well as other schools in the district. After the discussions, parents visited classrooms and watched teaching…

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