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    AbbVie donates $40 million for a new school in North Chicago

    AbbVie Middle School Press Release 3-21-19 North Chicago Middle School Fact Sheet PRESS RELEASE AbbVie Donates $40 Million to Rebuild North Chicago Middle School – Rebuilding Neal Math & Science Academy supports student success and underscores AbbVie’s ongoing commitment to North Chicago, where the company is headquartered – Donation is part of AbbVie’s $350 million…

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    A Tribute to Mrs. Sanders

    AJK Academy’s latest fine arts project is a tribute to their late Assistant Principal and friend Mrs. Louise Sanders. Inspired by glass artist Dale Chihuly, 5th grade art students who knew her best, created a vibrant mobile constructed of water bottles. The cascading bottles, with shades of blue, symbolize colorectal cancer awareness. This beautiful piece…

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    Art Gallery Debut

    Representatives of the “D187 Off the ChARTs” movement and AJKA Art Club members had the esteemed honor of debuting their artwork at Urban Edge Art Gallery in Waukegan, IL. Kimmya Edwards, Andrea Alvarez, Mary Lee Brewton and Ashley Aguilar were among some of the other talented hands of designers from A.J. Katzenmaier Academy and other elementary…

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    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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    Fire Prevention Week!

    This week, Alexander Elementary School had the North Chicago Fire Department talked to the children about fire prevention/safety. Did you know… Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 fire that left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. The fire began on October 8,…

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