Message from our Principal, Andres Orbe

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 came to Alexander Elementary and ‘read’ to some of our classrooms. Tobias will be visiting once a month to read to everyone here at Alexander. DSC_0047 1JPG…

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Alexander Elementary Turkey Trot

Alexander Elementary hosted its 2nd Annual Turkey Trot in November! Students and staff along with members of the community and the North Chicago Fire and Police Departments participated in a 0.6 mile walk/run around the school to promote health and fitness! It was a beautiful day… cloudy and 48° and NO RAIN! Thank you North Chicago Community…

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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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