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Seraphim

At East Lake Academy, we believe that athletics plays a very important role in striving to form our student athletes into tomorrow’s Catholic leaders. Our school motto “semper altius”, meaning always higher, challenges the student athletes to be their best for the team and for Christ.  Seraphim in traditional Christian angelology is an angelic being belonging...
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Another ELA Alumus Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

East Lake Academy Alumnus, Allen Mons (ELA class of 2016), is one of four Catholic Carmel Seniors among the 16,000 Semifinalists announced in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  “These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million...
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Why Families Choose ELA

We asked some of our new families this year why they chose East Lake Academy and this is what they shared. For more information about our program or see us in action, call 847-247-0035 x204.  “Our family chose East Lake Academy, first, because we wanted our family, our children as well as ourselves, to be...
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ELA Supports Military Families

East Lake Academy appreciates the generosity of our sponsors and volunteers. For more information or to support this effort, please call 847-247-0035 x204.  
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Alumna Receives Award from Loyola Academy

It is an honor to congratulate an East Lake Academy Alumna, Courtney Carreira, who received this year’s Michael Rebarchack Memorial Award at Loyola Academy, Class of 2019. The Rebarchack Award is presented annually to a senior student who has modeled service to the Loyola Academy school community.  We congratulate Courtney and her family as she...
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Try These Phonics Games for Preschoolers to Teach Early Literacy

Phonics is a teaching method that educators have used for decades to help people learn to read by associating letters and groups of letters with very specific sounds. Though it may seem a little too complicated for toddlers, there are numerous studies touting the benefits of early literacy, and there are some excellent games out...
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Sensory Activities Perfect for Any Classroom

Sensory activities benefit very small children – and especially kids with disabilities – in numerous ways. These activities help to strengthen the mind and prepare it for a lifetime of learning. Sensory play is rather simple, and it involves activities that encourage children to interact with things that make different noises, feel different to the...
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Spring is Here! How to Get Your Child Frolicking in the Outdoors

The weather outside warming up, and that means perfect opportunities for outdoor play and fun in the sun. However, in today’s digital age, kids are often just as content to sit indoors and play an educational game on a tablet as they are to go outside and play with friends.  If this sounds familiar to...
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How to Get Your Pre-K Child Interested in Math

Math is an important part of life from a very young age, and that’s why an increasing number of schools have begun to introduce it as young as pre-K. It’s important for parents to help their children develop an interest in the subjects they will learn about at school, so if math is an area...
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