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    Forrestal Elementary School

    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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    Ashley Canchola Awarded in Art Contest

    Forrestal Third Grade student Ashley Canchola has been selected a winner in the 3rd Annual Meemic Masterpieces Art Contest.  Ashley’s beautiful watercolor piece will be professionally framed and put on permanent display at the Meemic Insurance headquarters located in Auburn Hills, Michigan. As a winner, Ashley will receive a brand new Chromebook and certificate of…

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    Forrestal Falcons are “Off the Chart!”

    Forrestal Falcons are “Off the Chart!”  New student art work is currently on display at the Gurnee Mills Mall through the end of March.  Come check out the amazing talent of our Forrestal students.  This awesome display includes pieces inspired by artists Frida Kahlo, Jasper Johns, and Faith Ringgold, and artwork honoring Dr. Martin Luther…

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    Hour of Code

    On Thursday December 7, 2017 Forrestal Elementary school welcomed Doug O’Reilly. Doug is the IT Application Director from Uline. He has over 20 years of computer experience. The second and third graders at Forrestal are venturing into coding and have started this year with the Hour of Code which kicked off this week. Mr. O’Reilly…

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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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