Nine students in 7th and 8th grade just returned this week from a 2 week trip to France! Students stayed for 9 nights with their host families in the town of Angers, about 2 hours outside of Paris. Students explored the town in depth, visiting museums and castles for which this region of France is […]
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Dr. Albani is the Principal of LaSalle II Magnet School
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Now that spring has finally arrived, the preschool students have been learning about butterflies. The first grade class invited us as they released their butterflies which provided real world experiences and many learning opportunities! One of their favorite activities was butterfly symmetry!
The 6th graders are continuing their exploration in the field of earth science. They are learning about minerals and the rock cycle. During this unit they will define, describe and identify how a mineral is made and where it forms. They will be able to identify and describe the characteristics of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic […]
We are excited to announce the release of our supply lists for SY19-20. Click here for the list! New this year, we are offering the option to purchase school supplies online! These supplies will be the same quality and the same price as you would find in the store but this process will make it […]
On March 22nd, the preschool students went to Children’s Museum at Navy Pier. We explored many hands on exhibits and had a wonderful time.
Writing Workshop is a model for writing instruction and practice in the classroom. During the workshop time, students learn to write through varied activities. Writing Workshop exposes kindergarten students to the organization and thought required to create a story, write about a favorite topic, or share information and opinions. Kindergarteners in Room 108 are learning […]
Fifth grade science students have been busy investigating and learning about how plants, animals, and fungi form a system and how they are dependent on one another. Students modeled the flow of energy in food webs and observed worms to discover how they release nutrients and help plants grow. Then they designed their own experiments […]
In an effort to promote friendship, generosity and consideration, the 5th grade is focusing on kindness in the month of March. Students are starting the month by recognizing acts of everyday kindness and providing the “kind donors” with cards. We will be watching TED Talks, listening to podcasts and discussing kindness in today’s world throughout […]
Students in 4th grade are kicking off Women’s History Month by commemorating, studying and celebrating the vital role of women in American and world history. Each student researched and presented about an amazing woman in history.
The students in room 103 have spent all year working on our communication skills and we are making huge gains! We have so many students that began the year using very few words that are now labeling items, identifying letters, and using our words to ask for what we need! We use a number of […]