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Ron Port

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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North 2nd Grade Kindness Video

During professional development days, teachers and staff read and discussed selections from the book: A Mindset for Learning Teaching the Traits of Joyful, Independent Growth The books focused on 5…

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Students enjoyed Lunch with a Book at North Elementary

On Tuesday, June 6th, students enjoyed Lunch with a Book. In collaboration with Organic Life‘s, Erica Arlinsky and District 187’s Purchasing/Meal Coordinator, Susan Oglesby, students had the opportunity eat their lunch while reading a variety…

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District 187 Mystery Reader

Lisette Brito, Director of ELL Services for District 187, was the mystery reader in Mrs. Langevin’s Kindergarten class on Friday, April 28th.  Brito read Bad Kitty by Author Nick Bruegel. Nick Bruel is the…

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Mystery Reader

Samajai Cook’s mom, Rita Cook, was the mystery reader in Mrs. Langevin’s kindergarten class. Ms. Cook read Corduroy by Fon Freeman. Published in 1968, Corduroy has been a favorite of children…

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