Message from our Principal, Andres Orbe

North 2nd Grade Kindness Video

During professional development days, teachers and staff read and discussed selections from the book: A Mindset for Learning Teaching the Traits of Joyful, Independent Growth The books focused on 5 traites optimism—putting aside fear and resistance to learn something new persistence—keeping at it, even when a task is hard flexibility—trying different ways to find a…

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Students enjoyed Lunch with a Book at North Elementary

On Tuesday, June 6th, students enjoyed Lunch with a Book. In collaboration with Organic Life‘s, Erica Arlinsky and District 187’s Purchasing/Meal Coordinator, Susan Oglesby, students had the opportunity eat their lunch while reading a variety of children’s books. The nonprofit organization Read for a Change, donated books to the students to read during their lunch.  Special thanks to 17 year old…

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District 187 Mystery Reader

Lisette Brito, Director of ELL Services for District 187, was the mystery reader in Mrs. Langevin’s Kindergarten class on Friday, April 28th.  Brito read Bad Kitty by Author Nick Bruegel. Nick Bruel is the author and illustrator of New York Times bestseller Boing! and the Bad Kitty books, among others. Click here to visit his website to learn more…

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Mystery Reader

Samajai Cook’s mom, Rita Cook, was the mystery reader in Mrs. Langevin’s kindergarten class. Ms. Cook read Corduroy by Fon Freeman. Published in 1968, Corduroy has been a favorite of children for years. The book tells the story of a teddy bear named Corduroy who’s on display in a department store. A little girl sees Corduroy sitting on…

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What’s the Buzz?

Wednesday, March 22nd, Barbers from Coiffure Barber Lounge in Waukegan, visited North Elementary to give free haircuts.  Students lined up for a custom cut from the talented barbers. The boys were very handsome with their new haircuts. A special thanks to the barbers from Coiffure Barber Lounge. For more information about the Coiffure Barber Lounge,…

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Parent Mystery Reader

Deshawn Williams’ mom, Brecia Williams, was the mystery reader in Mrs. Langevin’s Kindergarten class on Wednesday, March 8th.  Williams read the Dr. Seuss classic Are You My Mother? Mrs. Langevin’s class was doing an author study of Theodor Seuss Geisel, an American writer, cartoonist, animator, book publisher, and artist best known for authoring children’s books under the…

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