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East Lake Academy

A Private PreK Through 8 Catholic Academy

05/19/2016 - 6th-8th Grade Language Arts

On Thursday, April 21st, the East Lake Academy middle school put on a show for the ages as they celebrated Shakespeare on stage.  Performances included the 6th grade's "Scenes from A Midsummer Night's Dream," the 7th grade's "Scenes from the Tempest," and the 8th grade's modern, cell-phone infused adaptation of Romeo and Juliet.  
The night started as the 6th grade bombarded the stage with puckish mayhem.  Done differently than in the past, this year's ve..

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05/19/2016 - 6th- 8th Grade Science

For the 3rd year in a row, East Lake has received a grant from the Westerman Foundation.  This year, we used funds to purchase several cordless, charging stereoscopes and a cart to store, transport, and charge them.  A stereoscope is a microscope that can look at slides and can also “zoom in” on any solid object!  We also purchased a handheld microscope that connects to the computer, so teachers in younger grades are able to display the magnified image on the projector.  These tools c..

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05/19/2016 - Preschool 3 & 4 News

East Lake Academy’s Preschool 3 year old and 4 year old classes use a multi-sensory systematic approach to begin teaching reading, spelling, and phonics. We present concepts and skills in a cumulative manner, beginning with our 3 year olds. The students in Pre K 3 are introduced to lower-case letters, how to form lower-case letters, and letter sounds are presented using keywords (pictures) to help them remember the primary sound for each letter. The same keywords will be used at East Lake, ..

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East Lake Academy

13911 W. Laurel Drive
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045   847-247-0035

East Lake Academy admits students of any race, color, creed, national and ethnic origin and affords all students the same rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.

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