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Señora González has done it yet again!  Congratulations to our middle school students, who attained national recognition for their excellent performance on the 2016 National Spanish Exam. Of the 36 East Lake Middle School students who took part in this year’s National Spanish Exam, 35 placed in the Honorable Mention level or above, which equates to ...
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“Hay que aprender” or “We have to learn” was the final song of the 7th Annual Spanish Heritage Night at East Lake Academy. Sung by the Class of 2016, this new twist to Queen’s familiar tune “Another One Bites the Dust” described the trials of being a busy student. Before the Finale, the 8th grade...
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East Lake Academy’s sixth through eighth grade students very much enjoyed their recent field trip to Cantigny Park, which is located in Wheaton, Illinois.  They were accompanied by helpful parent chaperones Mrs. Calk, Mrs. Conarchy, Mr. Mons, Mrs. Quiroz, and Mrs. Winemaster.  Teachers Senora Gonzalez, Mr. Nuccio and Mr. Stack were also on hand.  The...
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At the start of the New Year the students were introduced to volleyball and badminton. The volleyball skills we have covered include:  Underarm pass (bump), underarm serve, overarm serve, setting, and blocking and spiking the ball over the net.  As students develop and refine their skills they will participate in volleyball games to reinforce the...
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It is exciting to announce that East Lake has received a grant from the Westerman Foundation in order to develop our Science curriculum.  This organization provides financial support to several types of programs that promote virtue, including educational institutions with emphasis on Catholic Education.  We have been recipients of this generous grant for the past...
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On Friday, January 29th, East Lake Academy held its annual All-School Spelling Bee.  Classroom winners and runners-up from grades four through eight competed, and winners and runners-up from grades one through three were honored with VIP seating.   After well over an hour of competition, two spellers were left standing: 5th grader Isaiah Echavez and...
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Why Sync? While it can be common for people to copy, download, print and import calendars, none of these processes offers the real-time benefit of syncing. Once you sync to one or more of East Lake Academy’s calendars, updates and additions to those calendars are automatically reflected within your calendar system.  Click on the PDF...
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Lake Forest Leader Year in Review 2015: “I remember the first time I gave a chapter to test our now current eighth grade students,” recalls Sra. Marianela Gonzalez, 4 – 8 grade Spanish teacher at East Lake Academy.  “They were distraught by how challenging it was.  There were tears and stunned faces.  Today, many of...
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Eighth-grade students have been studying the nature and history of the Church, along with the universal call to holiness of all of Holy Mother Church’s members. On Friday, October 30th, celebrating All Saints’ Day at East Lake Academy, eighth graders will name their Confirmation Saint or a Saint they find particularly interesting. Allen selects St....
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Congratulations! ELA 6th & 7th grade boys basketball team defeats LFCDS 20-16! Great way to start off the season.
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