Catherine Gross, the Townline and Dual Language Library Media Specialist, was invited to be on the Monarch Award Committee. The Monarch Awards are Illinois’ K-3 Readers’ Choice Awards, established to help kindergarten through third grade readers become familiar with books, illustrators and authors; encourage children to read critically; and to develop a statewide awareness of […]
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Please welcome Mrs. Shelley Fabrizio and Dr. Alison Gordon as the new Interim Co-Principals at the School of Dual Language for the 2020-2021 school year. They both have extensive experience in education. Mrs. Fabrizio has a social work and special education background. She began her career in education at an adolescent day hospital and therapeutic […]
Last week, School of Dual Language students engaged in a fun STEM challenge. They created colorful kites at home.
Here are just a few of the uplifting messages that School of Dual Language teachers made for their students.
In celebration of Read Across America Day, all students at Townline and the School of Dual Language dropped everything and read for half an hour beginning at 9:05 a.m. on Friday, March 6. For the kindergarten and first grade classrooms, fourth and fifth grade students read to the students. Read Across America Day is an […]
Fourth grade students at the School of Dual Language participated in a fun gallery walk between the classrooms of Mrs. Brandt, Mrs. Velazquez and Miss Mejia. They observed a wide variety of objects/artifacts and imagined how Native Americans might have used these items hundreds of years ago. This was part of a social studies segment […]
Mrs. Korn’s second-grade students at the School of Dual Language learned about important figures in the civil rights movement, such as Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, Jackie Robinson and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They researched and wrote paragraphs in Spanish about these figures. They also traced their images to create large posters, which will be […]
During Kindness Week at the School of Dual Language, fourth grade students wanted to do something that would brighten the lives of others. They made colorful Valentine’s Day cards for Brookdale residents.
Students at the School of Dual Language, including these third graders, are getting exercise and helping others at the same time through their involvement in the Kids Heart Challenge benefiting the American Heart Association. The program teaches kids jump rope skills and helps prepare them for success through physical and emotional well-being, while raising funds […]
A group of fourth and fifth grade students participated in the School of Dual Language’s spelling bee on January 17. This event not only tests students’ ability to spell, it tests their ability to stay calm and focused as they stand in the spotlight. The students did a great job as they moved through round […]