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    Ron Port

    New Trier Visits Alexander

    Students from Alexander created new relationships with students from New Trier High School during New Trier’s recent visit to Alexander Elementary. The New Trier sophomores came to Alexander to be reading buddies to Alexander’s students. The high school students brought craft projects, books, snacks and friendships. The Alexander students had a great time with their…

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    AJK Cadet Wins Big!

    The Academy would like to congratulate fourth grader Cadet Quetzaly Astudillo as the winner of our Ghost writing assignment! After finishing a whole school read on Jason Reynold’s chapter book Ghost, cadets were asked to write their own ending as the book ended abruptly with the start of the race and didn’t let the readers know what happened…

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    Green Bay Hosts Literacy Night

    On October 30th, Green Bay Early Childhood Center in partnership with North Chicago Community Partners (NCCP) hosted their annual Family Literacy Night. Nearly 200 people representing over 50 Green Bay families participated in this fun-filled evening which featured an assortment of engaging and educational activities that were enjoyed by children (and adults) of all ages!…

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    Falcons face-off with Chicago Blackhawk

    During their physical education class, the students from Ms. Jean Marie’s third grade class enjoyed an hour-long hockey clinic with Chicago Blackhawks player Jamal Mayers . Mayers played defenseman in the NHL (National Hockey League) for 15 years and was a member of the 2013 Stanley Cup winning Chicago Blackhawks!  The Blackhawks organization donated all the equipment…

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