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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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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    Kiwanis

    Kiwanis Foundation Donates Backpacks

    On August 15th parents and students visited Alexander Elementary School for their annual “meet and greet.” While there, students in kindergarten were treated to a new backpack filled with books. The backpacks were donated by the Kiwanis Foundation of Lake Bluff & Lake Forest. Read more in the Daily North Shore IMG_5864JPG IMG_5850JPG IMG_5876JPG IMG_5877JPG IMG_5859JPG IMG_5855JPG

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