Message from our Principal, Ana Fuhrer

Holiday Fun!

Members from a local church and theater group performed Ralph’s Toy Shop for students at Alexander Elementary School. After the program, actors talked with the students and gave them candy canes and stuffed animal teddy bears. Bravo! Resized_20181206_140139 DSC_0090 DSC_0058 DSC_0015 DSC_0022 DSC_0090 DSC_0094

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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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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, we 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, but continued…

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PBIS KICK-OFF

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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Author’s Day at Evelyn Alexander

It was standing room only at Reading Power‘s Author’s Day.  Students shared their writing at an end of the year celebration. Throughout to school year, students write about what they’ve read with their volunteers. Students use writing techniques found in Writer’s Workshop that include brainstorming, drafting, editing and eventually publishing. Special thanks to all of the volunteers…

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