Upper Elementary News

February has been a busy month for the class filled with many challenging projects. We continued our Earth Science lessons with the study of crystals. The students learned how to make a supersaturated solution using a variety of solutes including; borax, Epsom salts, alum, rock salt, baker’s sugar, and baking soda. As part of this…

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Magnolia Room News

The children are excited about the spring changes! The warm weather has had us outside daily. They are uncovering the signs of spring with worms, plants, and buds. Please remember to have rain/mud boots for your child daily as the playground can get quite muddy. As we discover the parts of the root and the…

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Oak Room News

Dear Parents, March is another month full of activity. From our annual benefit to our Parent-Teacher Conferences, I am so grateful for the opportunity to spend time with each of you! During March our solar system work is on the shelf! Handwriting has taken off in the classroom from story-writing to waitresses taking orders from…

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Maple Room News

The Gala was once again a special evening. We were thankful to see everyone who came to celebrate the school with us. We enjoy our time with you and appreciate your ongoing support. Our class creation, “Watercolor Peacock,” was a vivid piece of art that the children were excited to share. We want to extend…

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Toddler News

The older toddlers already know their daily routine. They are working on their leadership skills as they work and share with their smaller friends. They also are great helpers in our community. Our new children in the classroom have become more comfortable in their new environment. They are demonstrating independent skills and taking care of…

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Easter Events!

Every year Chicago has many great events for children to attend to celebrate Easter with their families. Here are two of the most popular Easter events that take place in Chicago. Bunny Rock Chicago 5K & Egg Hunt The Bunny Rock Chicago 5K and Egg Hunt is a festive event that has a 5K run/walk…

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Snow Day Fun

Winter has arrived, which for many of us means the headache of driving. But for kids it means snow days, lots of hot chocolate and fun winter crafts! Don’t have any in mind quite just yet? Here are five ideas to get you started on your winter fun! 1. Snowman Marshmallows This is a super…

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