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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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    Brigadier General Michael Fahey Visits AJKA!

    Brigadier General Michael F. Fahey USMC visited A.J. Katzenmaier Academy last week! During his visit, the General was able to see how cadets start their day with Morning Meeting. He then met with the mentees at The Academy who are a part of a very special Marine Mentoring Program and spent the remainder of his…

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    Forrestal Visits Lake Forest Country Day School

    Forrestal Visits Lake Forest Country Day School North Chicago Community Partners (NCCP) collaborates with Lake Forest Country Day School (LFCDS) to facilitate field trips for students at each school to visit one another and engage in purposeful enrichment lessons, while developing relationships throughout the year. On Thursday, February 2, 2017, 2nd grade students in the…

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    NMSA students warm the lives of over a hundred people!

    Sixth grade students in Ms. Xavier’s and Ms. Welner’s EPIC (Extended, Personal, Instructional and Communal) work class, made over 160 scarves to donate to PADS of Lake County. The students took the “communal” work portion of EPIC to a new level this holiday season as they took on a project to warm the lives of…

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