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    North Chicago Community Unit School District 187

    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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    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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    Discover Volunteers in North Chicago

    Friday, September 30, 2016, marked the third annual Discover Consumer Banking Day of Service in the schools of North Chicago Community Unit School District 187 (CUSD 187). This year, 185 employees from Consumer Banking volunteered 740 hours of their time in CUSD 187, in partnership with North Chicago Community Partners (NCCP). Each year, Consumer Banking’s…

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    Fun with Books Program Supports ELL Students at Forrestal

    In the fall, Christ Church member and longtime NCCP volunteer, Robin Geitner, launched the Fun with Books program, alongside NCCP, to provide select English Language Learner (ELL) students the opportunity to work on literacy development through oral reading and hands-on art projects. Since the program’s beginnings, it has expanded to serve all ELL students at…

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    Lake Forest College Volunteers Support in NCCP Programs

    As one of North Chicago Community Partners (NCCP)’s longstanding partners, Lake Forest College (LFC) engages in CUSD 187 in a number of ways. In addition to Forester Day, their annual, NCCP- facilitated, campus-wide day of service in CUSD 187, LFC volunteers support in NCCP programs, projects and events throughout the year.  Check out some photos…

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    North Kindergarten Celebrates Dr. King

    Under the guidance of teacher Stacy Thomas and the advisory of art teacher Adam Reh, Thomas’ kindergarten students conducted a week long study of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Common Core and Illinois Social Science skills included reading comprehension, high frequency vocabulary (color words) writing with recall and opinion, and recognition of feelings and perspectives of others. As a culminating project,…

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