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    John Price

    Thanks to D187’s Village of Partners

    Para una versión en español del blog, por favor vea la parte inferior de esta página The expression “it takes a village to raise a child” is well-worn because it is indeed true.  District 187 relies on a host of partners to help us do whatever it takes to support the well-being and success of…

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    Early Education in D187 – Turning Research into Loving Practice

    Para una versión en español del blog, por favor vea la parte inferior de esta página A 2018 study on early childhood education led by the Harvard Graduate School of Education analyzed 22 high-quality studies, which were conducted between 1960 and 2016.  This study found that children who attended high-quality programs were less likely to…

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    Thanks to our D187 Military Families!

    As we honor those who serve through military service and celebrate Veterans’ Day, it is a great opportunity to celebrate the military students and families who bring so much to our district. With Naval Station Great Lakes here in North Chicago, District 187 has the privilege of working with the families of sailors stationed there…

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    October 2019 – Principal Appreciation Month

    It’s National Principals’ Month –  Celebrate D187’s Great Principals! October is National Principals’ Month and I can think of no better principals to celebrate than the six amazing people leading D187’s schools: Nicole Johnson, Green Bay Early Childhood Center Ana Fuhrer, Alexander Elementary School Inez Mitchell, Forrestal Elementary School Michael Grenda, A.J. Katzenmaier Academy Wayne…

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    Parent Engagement

    Get answers to the age-old question, “What did you do in school?” Parents have been asking this question as long as there have been kids and schools.  And for as long, parents have generally been pretty unsatisfied with the answers. This week is one of your chances to get better answers! District 187 is hosting…

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    NCCHS Freshman Academy – Building the Future Today!

    NCCHS Freshman Academy – Building the Future Today! Our students have been in school just over a month now and that has meant lots of new things, especially for our freshmen.  Though college and career readiness is a district-wide commitment, high school is a critical bridge into post-secondary life for students. To ensure that every…

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