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    Ron Port

    AJKA Raises Money for St. Baldricks

    Over the last couple of weeks AJKA asked all cadets to bring their spare change in to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and our teacher Mrs. Irene Ducharme. St. Baldrick’s is a not for profit organization that raises money to help find a cure for childhood cancer. For the last few years, Mrs. Ducharme has…

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    Forrestal Art on Display

    Artscapade Students from Forrestal Elementary School have been working very hard in Mrs. Port’s and Ms. Thomas’ art classes. Their amazing works of art can be seen throughout the school.  And now their art is on display at Gurnee Mills Mall! We encourage you to come celebrate our student’s accomplishments! Gurnee Mills Mall Exhibit is outside…

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    What’s the Buzz?

    Wednesday, March 22nd, Barbers from Coiffure Barber Lounge in Waukegan, visited North Elementary to give free haircuts.  Students lined up for a custom cut from the talented barbers. The boys were very handsome with their new haircuts. A special thanks to the barbers from Coiffure Barber Lounge. For more information about the Coiffure Barber Lounge,…

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    Students Step Up for UNICEF’s Kid Power Fitness Program

    North Chicago ELL students applied for a grant with UNICEF for the program called Kid Power. The program empowers kids to get active while helping kids around the world.  Children wear pedometers, provided by UNICEF, to gain points. Points are added up to provide Ready to Use Therapeutic Food that is shipped out to starving children…

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    Growing a Passion for Science

    North Chicago High School students visited AbbVie as part of a partnership involving North Chicago Community High School, the Illinois Science & Technology Institute and the AbbVie Foundation, North Chicago High School teens were paired with employee mentors and challenged to come up with a new way to improve the lives of cancer patients. Read…

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    Junior Achievement Visits North Chicago

    On Thursday, February 23, North Chicago Community Partners worked with Junior Achievement, AbbVie, Discover Consumer Banking and Illinois Tool Works to facilitate J.A. In a Day in all classrooms, Kindergarten-5th Grade, in CUSD 187. Throughout the morning, close to 100 volunteers from participating corporate partners took students through interactive lessons on, JA Ourselves, JA Our Families,…

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