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East Lake Academy

A Private PreK Through 8 Catholic Academy

11/15/2017 - Importance of Pre-K Learning

Why Preschool Learning is So Important to Laying the Foundation for Future Learning

When many of today’s adults were small children, preschool was not considered an important part of childhood. In fact, many of today’s adults never even attended kindergarten – they simply went to first grade and beyond. However, as the world continues to become a busier, faster, and more high-tech place to live, there is benefit in laying the foundation for future learning early on. Here are som..

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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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