Grade 7

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East Lake Academy’s cross country team finished the season on a high note! Every runner dropped time; and in the final meet against St. Joseph’s and St. Patrick’s, 7th graders Matt Shinnick and Sam Schuler and 8th grader Zach Young ran their personal best over a 2 mile course at Old School Forest Preserve. 6th...
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Middle SchoolIt’s basketball time at East Lake Academy, and as we prepare for our upcoming basketball season, middle school students will be participating in a basketball unit for the next three weeks. The primary focus of this program is to help students refine their basic skills including: dribbling, passing and shooting, practicing taking free throws...
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Please take a look at ART in the middle school! This month, The sixth grade class is currently learning about the artist M.C. Escher. M.C. Escher was a graphic artist well-known for his mathematically inspired art designs called tessellations.  Tessellations are a series of repeating patterns or designs that interlock. The positive and negative space...
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In a last-ditch effort to convince their teacher that pop culture hasn’t entirely ruined the word “epic,” East Lake 7th graders penned their own original epic similes patterned after the classical models found in Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey. The class studied examples of the epic simile in context and analyzed its “As a, Thus b”...
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Hola! ¡Buenos días! ịBuenas tardes! are just some of the ways that the 4th -8th grade students greet each other and me, as they walk into Spanish class. Excitement and curiosity are always in the air. Fourth and fifth grades continue to travel to various Latin-American countries using the Descubre textbook series by Santillana USA....
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An incredibly important part of learning Science is seeing examples of a phenomenon- through models, diagrams, videos, online applets, and having “hands-on” lab experiences. At the middle school level in particular, the goal is to challenge the students to use their critical thinking skills. They are challenged to apply the concepts that they learn in...
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Congratulations are in order for several East Lake Academy middle school students who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2015 National Spanish Examinations. Read more.. 
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