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    Alexander Elementary School

    Walk a Cop to School

    Students and staff from AJK Academy, Alexander Elementary, Neal Math and Science Academy and North Chicago High School met before school to walk with a cop to school.  As part of a community-engagement project, this event helps build relationships between the police department and the community. Read more about Walk a Cop to School in the…

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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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    PBIS KICK-OFF AT ALEXANDER

    We’ve had an amazing start of the 2018-2019 school year! Our first big event was the PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports) Kick-off!  We began with an explanation of our expectations in the different areas of the school.  We ended with a high energy assembly… including minute-to-win-it games for staff and students followed by a…

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    Tobias the Therapy Dog Visits Alexander

    Tobias is a 2 year old Golden Retriever therapy dog. His job is to travel around the United States and give support to students, adults and families. Tobias went to Alexander Elementary School and ‘read’ to some of their classrooms. Tobias will be visiting Alexander once a month to read to students and classrooms. DSC_0003JPG…

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    Joffrey Ballet keeps Students on their Toes

    On Thursday, November 2nd teaching artist, Michael, from the Joffrey Ballet visited Alexander School to lead a workshop with the 3rd grade students. Michael explained briefly what the Joffrey Ballet Company does, and also shared how he became a dancer and now a teacher. The students learned classic ballet and then hip hop. After students…

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    Kiwanis Foundation Donates Backpacks

    On August 15th parents and students visited Alexander Elementary School for their annual “meet and greet.” While there, students in kindergarten were treated to a new backpack filled with books. The backpacks were donated by the Kiwanis Foundation of Lake Bluff & Lake Forest. Read more in the Daily North Shore IMG_5864JPG IMG_5850JPG IMG_5876JPG IMG_5877JPG IMG_5859JPG IMG_5855JPG

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