Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

Cultural Night is Coming: March 8

The School of Dual Language is hosting a Cultural Night, featuring Andres Salguero, on Friday, March 8. A Grammy award winner, Mr. Salguero is one of the most exciting new voices on the family music scene in the United States and Latin America. The event will take place on March 8 from 6:30 to 7:30 […]

Students Prove Their Skills at Spelling Bee

The School of Dual Language held a spelling bee on Jan. 16 for students in third through fifth grade. Students with the highest classroom spelling test scores participated. They all did a great job spelling tough words. After many rounds, Andrea P. won by spelling the word hibiscus. Congratulations to Andrea and to Sean G., […]

Take the 5Essentials Survey

Students, parents and teachers across Illinois have an opportunity to participate in the seventh annual statewide Illinois 5Essentials Survey between now and Feb. 15.  The survey is designed to generate a detailed picture of the inner workings of your student’s school and gathers data related to five indicators that can predict important student outcomes. Additionally, Hawthorn […]

Students Learn About Pop Art

Mrs. Del Rosario, an art teacher at the School of Dual Language, taught her second grade students about the American artist Wayne Thiebaud. Associated with the pop art movement, he is widely known for his colorful works depicting commonplace objects such as pies and pastries. Afterwords, she had her students draw desserts, such as cupcakes, in a […]