We would like to congratulate and recognize Sydney, Christina, and Juan for their leadership and perseverance. They were nominated and then selected to participate in Leadership Day at The Holocaust Museum. They worked with other 7th and 8th graders, from schools throughout Illinois and Wisconsin, to come up with ideas to promote equality and human […]
About Lauren Albani
Dr. Albani is the Principal of LaSalle II Magnet School
Entries by Lauren Albani
The students who participated in this years’ team ranged form 3rd to 5th grade. Students competed in events such as Junk Cars, Backyard Biologist, Building Catapults, Wild Weather and other events. LaSalle II placed in 8 out of the 12 events!
The students in Ms. Anderson’s class, along with other K-3 classes, have been identifying and discussing feelings. We have been using a feelings chart to identify how we feel daily, and introducing different tools such as glitter jars and deep breathing exercises to cope with our emotions. One tool you can try at home is […]
There is no surprise that our LaSalle II middle school students are very unique and exceptional. Our students are hard-working and work at different levels. To meet students at their needs, we have implemented Station Fridays in seventh and eighth grade. Typically, these stations are similar week to week and include a game station, computer […]
Yearbook Orders- Due 4/30 Be sure to order your yearbook for SY18-19. Cost is $22 and orders and payment are available online only. The deadline to place your order is April 30th. http://www.portraitspluschicago.com/lyearbook/lasalle-ii-yearbook
Students in 4th grade showcased their understanding of 2nd quarter’s theme: En la Ciudad by designing and building a 2D or 3D model based on their own city, our city of study (Buenos Aires) or a fictional city. The students used their city models to discuss with their classmates the various activities to do, places […]
While ushering in the Lunar New Year, LaSalle II Chinese language students began their annual Chinese dance training with Lingling Pao, the artist-in-residence. Upon hearing the news that the Chinese dance training would soon begin, every student, whether boy or girl, in a lower or upper grade, eagerly wanted to find out which day would […]
First graders helped with a fun project in French class recently and made flags for the French speaking countries of the world. We used their wonderful props and took some photos for our class yearbook page.
Our 8th grade students reflected on the contributions of African-Americans throughout history. Please click below to read their reflections. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BwMlBhPQegqRVYNJ5kHnpeccgnjPJy5P/view?usp=sharing
Students in 4th grade recently participated in part 2 of the Chicago Blackhawks First Stride program. In addition to getting some great exercise and learning skating techniques on the ice, students were engaged in a classroom STEM activity with LEGO Education Solutions. Students used LEGO bricks, motors, and an online programming tool to ignite their […]