Entries by Lauren Albani

PTO Build-a-Snowman and Bake Sale – Dec. 6, 2019

Come decorate a wooden snowman and enjoy baked goods and hot chocolate to help raise money for your LaSalle II PTO. We have tall snowmen (6 feet) and short snowmen (4 feet) – blank canvases waiting for you to bring them to life. Tall snowmen are $75 and short snowmen are $50. We have a limited […]

Collecting Words in 2nd Grade

Students in Mrs. Quagliano’s classroom read The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds. This is a story about a boy named Jerome who collects words instead of things. He collects all kinds of words and sorts them into different categories. At the end of the story Jerome releases the words on a high hill for […]

Student-Led Conferences

Student led conferences were a time for parents to celebrate their child’s success.  Students were able to show their parents many aspects of their learning and what they have accomplished in school thus far.  It was special to see the students learn autonomously and take ownership of their classroom.

Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the students in Room 120 created their own heritage projects! These third graders researched and created posters with beautiful pictures.  During our presentations, we learned about our classmates’ heritage, the languages we speak, and some of the traditions our families have.  Some other things we learned about each other […]

A Trip to the Theater

In October the 8th grade students made their way via CTA to attend “The Brothers Size” at Steppenwolf Theater. Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney shared the complex bonds of brotherhood, told through the unique experiences of three African American males, two of which were brothers. McCraney used poetry, music and Yoruba mythology to describe the fight […]

Our LaSalle II Family

We realize that there are a lot of differing opinions about all the issues related to the strike, but I think we can all agree that at LaSalle II we have some of the best staff around! We are truly blessed to have such a great group of dedicated and hard-working educators, who work tirelessly to […]

Track-a-Thon was a Success!

Despite the brisk weather, we had a great track-a-thon event! We raised over $10,000 and Evan E. in 2nd grade was the winner of the raffle for the $100 AMC gift card! A huge thank you to Mr. Taff, Ms. Sapieka and our volunteers for helping to make this event a success. 

Google Docs in 4th Grade

Mrs. Sosa’s 4th graders have learned to access google docs! They wrote their story in the google doc instead of their writing journals. Then they shared their google doc with Mrs. Sosa. Students talked about how this platform makes editing, conferencing and making revisions much easier when getting ready to publish a writing piece. For […]