• Celebrating Our Preschool Investigators

    Celebrating Our Preschool Investigators

    Preschool students "sold" donuts to the board members, demonstrating how they learn a variety of skills through play-based learning. The donut cart was an activity that resulted from learning all about bread through the scientific method.

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  •  Gary students share their success with ACCESS testing.

    ACCESS 2022 As Seen Through the Lens of Gary Students

    Gary students shared with the board members the steps they took to improve their scores on the ACCESS test. The power in their progress began with knowing their baseline scores, area of strength, and their focus for growth. Exposure to the exam truly empowered our students to take ownership over their own progress and success!

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  • Ecosystems


    Fifth-grade students at Indian Knoll spent several weeks researching their selected ecosystem.

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  • Success in Kindergarten

    Success in Kindergarten

    Ms. Lorezel and some of her kindergarten students were excited to share with board members the strategies they use to reach their literacy power goals.

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  • Restorative Circles and Active Talking

    Restorative Circles and Active Talking

    Currier approached planning for this school year with tremendous joy and anticipation. Despite the challenges from which we have emerged and the still unknown challenges, we were excited to bring our students back. We know our children and their families are the heartbeats of West Chicago. Their energy and enthusiasm remain the true indicator of the bright future that lies ahead.

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  • Global Monster Project

    Global Monster Project

    Board members enjoyed learning about the Global Monster Project from these third graders at Indian Knoll School. The students and their teachers, Ms. Mojica, and Mrs. Bolivar were excited to share information about this STEM project in which they worked with classes all over the world.

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  • Learning About Community Helpers

    Learning About Community Helpers

    FIrst-grade students from Wegner Elementary School shared their green screen videos about community helpers with the board of education and shared a fun activity too!

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  • Student Leadership Shines at Leman Middle School

    Student Leadership Shines at Leman Middle School

    Representatives of the Leman Middle School student council shared their plans for the 21-22 school year with the Board of Education. This leadership group created goals for the year which include building community between grade levels and developing stong leadership within the school and community.

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  • Classroom Learning Community & Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    Classroom Learning Community & Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    The second-grade team at Gary School decided to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by introducing the students to a cultural tradition from Guatemala. “Quitapesares” (Worry Dolls).

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  •  Turner students share info about new soccer club at the board of education meeting.

    Turner Club Soccer / Chicago Eagles

    Turner will be offering a soccer club on Tuesdays after school in conjunction with the Chicago Eagles, a non for profit club that serves the kids of West Chicago.

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