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Entries by Leslie Piotrowski
Teachers were so excited to see their incoming students at the Get Acquainted event on August 21 for first through fifth graders. Parents and students met teachers, visited classrooms for the first time, and dropped off supplies. While it was rainy outside, the classrooms were bright and cheerful.
Students at Townline and the School of Dual Language enjoyed perfect weather for their annual Field Day. The students played many different relay games. It was clear that everyone had a good time.
Superintendent Nick Brown has resigned from Hawthorn School District 73 effective June 30 to accept a new position in Indiana to be closer to family. “I really enjoyed my time at Hawthorn and appreciate all the work the staff does for all our students,” Brown said. “We have great parents, students, staff and community.” The Board […]
The fifth-grade chorus at Townline and the School of Dual Language performed “Rats”. This musical tells the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. But in this version, the rats are quite adorable.
Parents, teachers and students enjoyed a wonderful evening on May 15 when fourth and fifth grade students from the School of Dual Language/Townline Elementary and Elementary North performed for a full house. Pam Stanley and Rachael Hastings did a great job preparing students for this event.
Young adult and children’s fiction writer Katherine Applegate visited Townline and the School of Dual Language today. All fourth and fifth grade students listened to her talk about her books, which include Animorphs, Remnants, Everworld and other book series. She won the 2013 Newbery Medal for her 2012 children’s novel The One and Only Ivan. […]
There was something for everyone at last Friday’s La Kermés, a Latin American carnival that the School of Dual Language has hosted for the past 15 years. Family members could sample a wide selection of dishes and desserts from Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The food choices included empanadas, elote (Mexican grilled corn), pozole, […]
The School of Dual Language’s Aprendiendo Jugando (AJ) program welcomed some special guests yesterday, including Maureen Fishback and Rudy Albsmeyer from the Museum of Science and Industry and Justine Grosvenor from Takeda Pharmaceuticals. The guests watched the students as they conducted tests with rocks and minerals, and wrote down their findings in journals. The science […]
The vejigante is a fantastic, colorful character introduced into carnival celebrations in Puerto Rico hundreds of years ago. It is still an important part of Puerto Rican culture today. Third-grade students in Ms. Watts class at the School of Dual Language are studying the Puerto Rican carnival. They, as well as other third-grade classes, crafted […]