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    Get Totally Eclipsed

    On Monday, August 21, 2017, students and staff from Alexander Elementary School wore their special “eclipse glasses” to observed the partial solar eclipse! The heavy cloud cover didn’t stop the amazing views that astonished all who attended. A special thanks to the Navy volunteers and District 187 administrators who helped Alexander students with their special glasses.…

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    Congratulations to Forrestal’s Julie Port

    Congratulations to Forrestal’s Julie Port for receiving the 2017 Back to School Supplies-For You Classroom Grant!  Awarded by the Meemic Foundation for the Future of Education, Port will have access to $100 to use online for back to school supplies.  Port has been part of the North Chicago Community School District team for over 20…

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    North Chicago School to be renamed after Evelyn Alexander

    Evelyn Alexander, a longtime volunteer and former North Chicago School District #187 school board member will be honored June 30th.  North Elementary will be renamed Evelyn Alexander Elementary School. The ceremony will begin at 2pm at the main entrance. Read the Lake County News-Sun Article

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    Forrestal Art Students in Lake County News-Sun

    Lake County News-Sun Article 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…

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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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