Entries by Lauren Albani

Middle School Science Olympiad

The Science Olympiad Team participated in the Chicago Invitational on Saturday, February 4th at Westinghouse College Prep. Charlie H. and John J. placed first in Bottle Rockets Olivia Q. and Aylee S. placed second in Optics Oliva Q. and Ashley S. placed third in Write It Do It Michael K. and John J. placed second n Hovercraft.

Goals for a Great New Year

Second grade started the new year with some reflection time. Students reflected on their progress so far in this school year. They also reflected on friendships and achievements. We discussed kindness and how we can make positive choices to impact our whole classroom. Room 202 worked as a class to form goals for all of […]

LaSalle II Teachers Give Back

Over Winter Break a group of LaSalle II staff, including several members of the special education department, went to a volunteer session at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. The goal for the day was to repackage large quantities of food that had been donated from food drives over the holidays into smaller portions. Our team […]

Student Reflections from Trips Abroad

Trip To China By Emma Z. Just recently in November, five 8th grade students, including myself, went to Beijing, China! This was one of the greatest trips that we experienced! It was amazing practicing the language, trying new foods, and immersing ourselves in Chinese culture. During the week we were able to go sightseeing to […]

Updates from Spanish Class

Kindergarten students have been studying parts of the body. We learned a traditional children’s song, Juanito. Students also drew and labeled monsters!   Third grade students are studying markets and stores found in Panamá, their country of study. During December, they will be creating signs and practicing vocabulary in order to complete a global simulation […]

8th Grade Science

In 8th Grade Science, students are gaining conceptual understanding of the properties of sound and wave interference. As they investigate how a disturbance that travels through different mediums transfers energy into sound waves, they are utilizing their senses (touch, sight, hearing) to gather information about the factors that affect the speed of sound.   As students […]