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The Math Team at East Lake Academy, Lake Forest, competed at the Regina Dominican Junior High Mathematics Competition on Saturday, November 19th.  Not only did the the students come in first place as a team, two individual students, came in first and second place individually.  Eight schools competed, totaling 74 students.   These are not the...
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Spanish Heritage Night is a time honored tradition at East Lake Academy.  Every year during Catholic Schools Week, the 4th -8th grade Spanish classes take time to demonstrate their language skills.  This year will be just as entertaining as years past.  The 8th grade has a fun and entertaining skit planned and their finale will...
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  East Lake Academy’s sixth through eighth grade students enjoyed a field trip to the Raupp Museum, which is located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.  They were accompanied by helpful parent chaperones Mrs. Kiernan, Mr. Kowalski, Mrs. Morgado, and Mrs. Samra.  Teachers Senora Gonzalez, Miss Plys and Mr. Stack were also on hand.   We very...
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The Math Club had a guest speaker on December 21st. The speaker was Kevin McNeely. Kevin is a sophomore at Northern Illinois University. He is majoring in Math and is a member of the NIU Math Club. Kevin talked about what they do in a Math Club in college. He also talked about the general...
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When a good book is involved, it is easy to have a blast, and Language Arts is full of great ones! Right before break, our 6th grade class had the opportunity to share presentations about a character from a novel they had just finished, Caddie Woodlawn. These characterization presentations gave our 6th graders a chance...
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Middle School students are encouraged to sign up for the Catholic Math League Competitions (in-house league). Fill out and return the permission slip below.  catholic-math-league-parent-permission
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High School Night at East Lake Academy – September 22nd at 6:30pm If you’re getting ready to look for a high school for your middle schooler, please consider coming to our High School Night on September 22nd, in the ELA gym, from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Families will have the opportunity to get to know some...
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Dear Middle School Parent: I hope you are doing well as we embark on another school year. Again this school year, East Lake Academy will have a Math Club. The Club is open to students in 6th through 8th grades. The Club will meet generally every other Wednesday from 12:00 to 12:30 in the Math/Science...
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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.    ...
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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...
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