Entries by Lauren Albani

Learning Labs in 4th Grade Science

Fourth grade students took science to a whole new level when they attended two learning labs at the Museum of Science and Industry. Students learned Newton’s Laws and experimented in the Colorful Chemistry lab. Through observation and hands on activities 4th grade students left with a wealth of new scientific knowledge!

Navigating the City

The students in Room 213 have been navigating their way around the city via the CTA this month. They planned out their routes, using various websites and apps, and decided the best use of their money when buying Ventra cards, passes and lunch. On one trip the students traveled to the southside to visit Kenwood […]

Beijing Exchange Students Visit LaSalle II!

This month we hosted our Chinese exchange students from the Beijing Foreign Languages School. Our exchange students visited City Hall, the Shedd Aquarium, the John Hancock building and more! A huge thank to Ms. Aquino for all of her hard work in planning and organizing this exchange. Also, a sincere thank you to all of our […]

Celebrating Black History Month

This month our 1st Graders have been teaching the school about Black History Month. Each day over the loudspeaker a 1st grader has been reading a short biography of influential African Americans. Great job to our speakers!  

Learning about Colors

Room 103 is finishing a unit on colors! For the past month we have been learning to identify colors in a number of different ways. We have read books about colors and practiced identifying both the color and the object while we read. In our classroom, students have the opportunity to answer orally or by […]

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.