Message from our Principal, Andres Orbe

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 author and illustrator of New York Times bestseller Boing! and the Bad Kitty books, among others. Click here to visit his website to learn more…

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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 for years. The book tells the story of a teddy bear named Corduroy who’s on display in a department store. A little girl sees Corduroy sitting on…

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What’s the Buzz?

Wednesday, March 22nd, Barbers from Coiffure Barber Lounge in Waukegan, visited North Elementary to give free haircuts.  Students lined up for a custom cut from the talented barbers. The boys were very handsome with their new haircuts. A special thanks to the barbers from Coiffure Barber Lounge. For more information about the Coiffure Barber Lounge,…

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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 doing an author study of Theodor Seuss Geisel, an American writer, cartoonist, animator, book publisher, and artist best known for authoring children’s books under the…

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Tobias the Therapy Dog Visits North

Tobias is a 1.5 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 North Elementary and ‘read’ to some of our classrooms. Tobias will be visiting once a month to read to everyone here at North. IMG_0490JPG IMG_0488JPG…

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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 was held at the Holiday Inn Gurnee on February 21st 2017. Congratulation Lynne! We are proud of you!

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