School News

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…

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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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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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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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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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Parent Mystery Reader

Deshawn Williams’ mom, Brecia Williams, was the mystery reader in Mrs. Langevin’s Kindergarten class on Wednesday, March 8th.  Williams read the Dr. Seuss classic Are You My Mother? Mrs. Langevin’s class was…

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Congratulations Lynne Jeffries!

North’s very own, Lynne Jeffries, is the 2017 recipient of the Outstanding African American Educator Award.  Jeffries received the award from the NAUW National Association of University Women Northshore Branch. A ceremony…

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Ms. Wright as Mystery Reader

Ms. Wright, North Elementary School Instructional Specialist, was the Mystery Reader in Mrs. Langevin’s kindergarten class. The children listened to Love Slat by Rob Scotton. The book is the second story about Splat…

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Polar Express Pajama Jam!

To celebrate the holiday season, North Elementary had a hallway decorating contest. Grade levels decorated their hallways resembling scenes from the popular children’s movie the Polar Express. Students voted for their favorite…

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