East Lake Academy

A Private PreK Through 8 Catholic Academy

11/14/2017 - Innovative Curriculum Ideas

Innovative Curriculum Ideas for Pre-K Classrooms

Pre-K students are excited about going to school, learning, and seeing their new friends every day. While many schools (and even daycare facilities) don’t take a serious approach to learning at this age, private schools in Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, and Libertyville certainly do. At this young and impressionable age, innovative intentional curriculums combine learning with play to create the perfect environment for your little one.

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11/07/2017 - Outrun the Gym Teacher

East Lake Academy Family Annual Fun Run was held on Sunday, November 5th at Old School Forest Preserve in Libertyville. This year the event included, "Outrun the Gym Teacher Challenge" with 1 mile and 5K races. The event was organized by the Rancourt Family of Lake Forest and the Doles Family of Gurnee. Every detail was considered including a banner finish, East Lake Academy chocolate bars, awards and good food to share. Cross Country is a big sport at ELA for 4th through 8th grade. The Fun R..

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11/02/2017 - Annual All Saints’ Day Pageant

The All Saints' Day Pageant is a special annual event for East Lake Academy families. Student's in Pre-K 3 through 5 dress up as a saint and present that saint through a song, poem, or speech.  In addition, this year the 6th grade class enacted the story of St. Joan of Arc. 7th grade performed the song, "Sound of Saints" as an eighth grader accompanied them on the guitar. The 8th graders, instrumental in the organization of the production, emceed the program with entertaining small skits..

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