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    North Chicago Student Featured in Lake County News-Sun

    North Chicago Community High School student Oliver Barrera volunteered to serve on a statewide student advisory council. The director of North Chicago’s Schuler Scholars program, Stephanie Oettinger, chose Oliver after being asked to find a North Chicago student to serve on the Illinois State Board of Education’s Student Advisory Council. Click here to read the full…

    Joffrey Ballet keeps Students on their Toes

    On Thursday, November 2nd teaching artist, Michael, from the Joffrey Ballet visited Alexander School to lead a workshop with the 3rd grade students. Michael explained briefly what the Joffrey Ballet Company does, and also shared how he became a dancer and now a teacher. The students learned classic ballet and then hip hop. After students…

    Enchanted Backpack Delivers Huge!!!

    November 2nd was a big day at AJ Katzenmaier Academy! Not only were the cadets anxious about their 1st quarter rank ups, but there was also something really special on the way from one of our newest partners! Enchanted Backpacks, based out of Chicago, Illinois delivered two truckloads of materials and resources to AJKA!  Enchanted Backpack…

    End of the Month Celebration

    At the Academy, we like to celebrate our students’ successes, their growth, and accomplishments. We want to encourage each of our cadets to push themselves harder to set themselves apart and maintain a growth mindset. On Friday, September 29th we celebrated with our cadets during our first Monthly Celebration. Classrooms were recognized by each of…

    Discover Day of Service
    Discover Day of Service

    On Friday, September 15th, students from schools throughout the district had the opportunity to participate in some hands-on S.T.E.M. activities, during the Discover Day of Service. STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. North Chicago schools were fortunate to have volunteers from…

    Kohl Children's Museum
    Kohl Children’s Museum

    On Saturday, August 26th, sixteen military families from Naval Station Great Lakes joined North Chicago Community Partners (NCCP) on a fun filled field trip to the Kohl’s Children Museum. Families spent the day exploring all of the exhibits and having the opportunity to experience the Science + You exhibit in its last weekend at the…

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