Entries by Lauren Albani

Back-to-School BBQ

Our annual back-to-school BBQ was a huge success! A huge thank you to the PTO for sponsoring this event that is free to all LaSalle II families. It is a wonderful way to kick-off the school year and reconnect with the community.

8th Grade Team-Building

Last Friday 8th grade students attended an all day ropes course and team-building workshop at The Outer Edge in Bensenville. Students participated in rope swings, tight rope walks, and wall climbing. It was a great experience for students and staff, and we are all excited to start off this year in high spirits!

School Ranking

We are excited to announce that for the first time ever, LaSalle II has been ranked as one of the top Chicago elementary schools by Chicago Magazine! We are so proud of our teachers, students and parents for their hard work in making our school such a wonderful place. 

Introducing the Falcons’ Nest!

This year we are thrilled to announce the arrival of a new student sensory and calm down room! Our School Counselor, Ms. Nora Sapieka, will meet with students who need a break from class, who have earned reward time, who participate in the ever popular Lunch Bunches, and much more. Stop by and say hi […]

Social-Emotional Learning Theme of the Month: YOU!

This year LaSalle II will be focusing on a different social-emotional learning theme each month. All students will learn about this theme in their classes, and we would love for parents to be involved as well! Keep in touch with our monthly social-emotional learning themes by reading the Falcon Flier and checking your teachers’ websites. […]

SY 19-20 Open Houses for Prospective Families

We will be hosting several Open Houses for prospective families who are interested in applying for admission for the 2020-2021 school year. Open Houses will be held at 4pm on the dates listed below. The tours will start in the Main Lobby of the school at 1148 N Honore St. Tours are planned on the following dates: September 9 […]

SY19-20 Back to School Information

Back to School Nights We are excited to announce the details for our Back to School Nights. Due to size constraints, we will be splitting up the orientation sessions by grade level and content area. Each session will start with a general session led by administration, followed by individual classroom sessions. The dates will be […]

6th Grade Science Planting Day

Ms. Hoefle’s 6th Grade science classes spent a mild and sunny morning in late May weeding, mulching and planting in the Wolcott side playground. The 6th Graders planted vegetable plants and seeds, such as tomatoes and carrots, in the white planter boxes. They also planted some native plants, like the stinky Nodding Onion which gave […]

8th Grade Spanish and French Art Gallery Walk!

After exploring artists and styles of both French Impressionism and Spanish Cubism, students were challenged to select a local or global theme and demonstrate it through their own artwork. Students selected themes ranging from: pollution, climate change, poaching, domestic violence, depression, religious intolerance and many more. Students presented their artwork in the target language to […]

8th Grade Scavenger Hunt

This week, 8th grade students participated in a Scavenger Hunt in throughout the downtown loop area! Students worked in groups through an online game, Urban Adventure Quest, to decode ciphers, navigate the streets, locate landmarks, and find answers to trivia questions. They earned points along the way, and competed against each other to victory. Congratulations […]