Entries by Nicole Aquino

Chinese Cultural Festival

The Confucius Institute in Chicago will have its Chinese Cultural Festival on Saturday, September 26. There will be Chinese performances, language and culture exhibitions, interactive cultural activities, and lots of gifts for participants. Please let us know if you will go.

World Language Fest

All LaSalle II families are invited to join us for the Second Annual World Language Fest – a fun, free event for the entire family! THURSDAY, JANUARY 29.

Save the Date for International Fest!

International Fest will be here before you know it.   Mark your calendars! Date: 1/29/2015 (No school for students on 1/30!) Time: 4:30 pm Who: LaSalle II Community We are looking for performance artists who would represent one of the cultures who speak Arabic, Chinese, French, or Spanish.  If you know of anyone please contact Ms. Fiorentinos […]

First Ever LaSalle II National Geogaphic Bee

Just a reminder that the National Geographic Geography Bee is 6 weeks away! The Bee is open to students in grades 4-8. Homeroom competitions will take place the week of January 12-16. The school-wide bee will take place on January 21. The winner of the school bee will take a test the following week to […]

World Language Resources Online

Did you know that each language teacher has a link to a page with online language resources?  If you want even more resources, please click here to visit our language resources page. Also, does your child use a language app that is fun and interesting?  Email the name of the language app to Ms. Aquino (nmaquino@cps.edu) so that […]

LaSalle II Welcomes Master Painter from China

Thanks to the the Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute  and the Confucius Institute at Walter Payton High School, LaSalle II was once again fortunate to host a master painter from China, Weibing Chen.  Master Chen specializes in pastoral landscape paintings.  He  demonstrated techniques using a calligraphy brush and water ink.  He also taught students how to use the brushes […]

Support the April 2015 trip to Spain!

It’s a busy time of year, so why not order some of your holiday gifts online to support our students going to Spain in April 2015? Don’t know what to get the postman? Or that neighbor or coworker who’s been there for you? Look no further! Equal Exchange offers unique gifts, coffee, and delicious chocolate. […]