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    Ron Port

    Fire Prevention Week!

    This week, Alexander Elementary School had the North Chicago Fire Department talked to the children about fire prevention/safety. Did you know… Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 fire that left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. The fire began on October 8,…

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    Congratulations Eduardo Arteaga!

    Eduardo was recently selected to join the PENWASCIZ program though Advocate Condell Medical Health. He is a senior in the HCP and is a very dedicated student committed to pursuing a career in healthcare. Eduardo is already a CNA and member of RFUMS INSPIRE Program. The PENWASCIZ program is a highly competitive program. Despite the…

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    Congratulations Joyce Coleman!

    North Chicago High School’s Joyce Coleman was chosen to be on the 2018-19 State Board’s Student Advisory Council.  The purpose of the council is to research and present to the State Board on topics affecting students’ success in Illinois. Established 1975, Illinois is one of a few states to have a student advisory council. Check out…

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    PBIS KICK-OFF AT ALEXANDER

    We’ve had an amazing start of the 2018-2019 school year! Our first big event was the PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports) Kick-off!  We began with an explanation of our expectations in the different areas of the school.  We ended with a high energy assembly… including minute-to-win-it games for staff and students followed by a…

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    Marine Mentors at The Academy

    The USMC, Third Civil Affairs Group showed up to AJKA in their Dress Blues for Morning Meeting last week. As our goal of Morning Meeting is to coach kids up and get them prepared for the day, 3rd CAG’s leader Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Conant asked if he could bring his Marines to Morning Meeting to…

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    Author’s Day at Evelyn Alexander

    It was standing room only at Reading Power‘s Author’s Day.  Students shared their writing at an end of the year celebration. Throughout to school year, students write about what they’ve read with their volunteers. Students use writing techniques found in Writer’s Workshop that include brainstorming, drafting, editing and eventually publishing. Special thanks to all of the volunteers…

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