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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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    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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    Get Totally Eclipsed

    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

    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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