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.
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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 […]
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On the first day of school after winter break, students and teachers jumped back into their regular routines. Second grade students in music class at the School of Dual Language sang a song about the gifts they received over the holidays.
For Monday’s Aprendiendo Jugando (Learning While Playing) party, teachers at the School of Dual Language gave up some of their time after school one day to wrap the hundreds of gifts that generous families donated to make the holidays a little more special for the AJ students.
Fourth and fifth grade students who volunteered to be part of the Project Change program enjoyed the opportunity to give back to the community. Early in the morning of December 5, approximately 50 students went from floor to floor at Townline and the School of Dual Language, collecting boxes of nonperishable food items and supplies, […]
Last week, Ms. Korn’s second grade class at the School of Dual Language learned about habitats. They worked together on collages and learned about the characteristics of habitats around the world.
Groups of students in Ms. Govostis’ third grade class at the School of Dual Language gave presentations on character development in fiction writing. They presented colorful collages depicting scenes from the book “I Survived the Great Chicago Fire” and discussed how the characters in the book developed over time.
Kindergarten and first grade students at the School of Dual Language put on quite a wonderful Thanksgiving program on Friday. They sang, danced and recited poetry. What a display of talent.