Message from our Principal, Andres Orbe

New Library Cards

Students from Alexander Elementary School show off their new library cards.  With the support from Alexander’s librarian, Belinda Herrera, and Reading Interventionist, Melissa Langevin, students signed up for a library card during Alexander’s open house. Herrera also arranged for the North Chicago Public Library Bookmobile to visit Alexander School where students signed up for library cards.…

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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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Discover Day of Service

On Friday, September 15th, students from Alexander Elementary School had the opportunity to participate in some hands-on S.T.E.M. activities, during the Discover Day of Service. STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Alexander students were fortunate to have volunteers from Discover join…

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Open House

On Thursday, September 14th, Alexander Elementary hosted their first open house under its new name. In attendance were Superintendent Price and Evelyn Alexander, a longtime volunteer, former North Chicago School District #187 school board member and the namesake of Alexander School! After a short visit with teachers in the classrooms, students and parents were treated…

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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_5855JPG IMG_5859JPG IMG_5877JPG IMG_5876JPG IMG_5850JPG IMG_5864JPG

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Get Totally Eclipsed

On Monday, August 21, 2017, students and staff from Alexander Elementary School wore their special “eclipse glasses” to observed the partial solar eclipse! The heavy cloud cover didn’t stop the amazing views that astonished all who attended. A special thanks to the Navy volunteers and District 187 administrators who helped Alexander students with their special glasses.…

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