Nora friends were the central focus of yesterday’s assembly at Aspen Elementary. The event was a culmination of activities throughout the year in which students got to build friendships with Nora friends. In a video, students expressed how much they learned through their friendships and how they came to understand that our differences make us […]
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Kindergarten classes at Aspen Elementary painted shirts with characters from Eric Carle books last Friday. Eric Carle is the acclaimed creator of brilliantly illustrated picture books for young children.
It was an exciting afternoon at Aspen Elementary last Friday, as Ms. Motley’s fourth-grade class faced off Ms. Whitehead’s third-grade class at the Free Throw Assembly. The two teams were neck and neck most of the time. The audience cheered them on while the fifth-grade band/orchestra kept the energy high with music. Congratulations to Ms. […]
Fifth grade band and orchestra students at Aspen Elementary practiced the “Star Spangled Banner” on Monday. They are preparing for a performance during a basketball shoot off on Friday.
The Frog Lady brought many of her reptile and amphibian friends for a visit to Mrs. Szoke’s first grade class. The students met a bearded dragon, a tegu lizard, a box turtle, a tortoise, a chameleon, a corn snake and more. The children had great fun watching some of the animals eat worms. They also […]
Ms. Pogachnik’s fifth-grade class at Aspen Elementary had their second visit with their Nora Project friends on Thursday. The Nora Project aims to normalize difference, demystify disability and promote meaningful connections between students and their peers with disabilities.
All Aspen Elementary students received a treat today. Actors from Libertyville’s Improv Playhouse performed an adaptation of the classic tale “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” during an afternoon assembly. The actors brought the world of Narnia to life. The special event was in celebration of all the reading that Aspen students have been […]
This week, Aspen Elementary students were busily selecting books at the PTO Winter Book Fair to place on their wish lists. Aspen’s Book Fair this year is tied in with a fun dinosaur theme. Students can vote on their favorite dinosaurs during gym class. Each day, at least one contest takes place, culminating in the […]
On Valentine’s Day, second-grade students in the classrooms of Mrs. Williamson, Mrs. Saliba and Mrs. Caby were treated to fun learning experiences as they rotated to three different classrooms. In Mrs. Williamson’s room, they completed a science experiment to predict and observe whether candy hearts sank or floated in three different types of liquid. In […]
Elementary South and Aspen Elementary’s fourth and fifth grade band concert on Tuesday showed just how far students have come this year. They played beautifully.
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- AFPC-Volunteers NeededAugust 30, 2017 - 3:54 pm
- AFPC Family DanceAugust 30, 2017 - 3:00 pm
- Nora Friends Shine at Aspen AssemblyMay 21, 2019 - 11:16 am
- PTO School Supplies for 19/20 School YearMay 16, 2019 - 3:55 pm
- Thank you, Volunteers!May 16, 2019 - 3:46 pm
- 3rd Grade is Going to the ZooMay 16, 2019 - 3:45 pm
- Band and Orchestra ConcertsMay 16, 2019 - 3:44 pm
- Field Day is Here!May 16, 2019 - 3:40 pm
- Students Design Their Own ShirtsMay 13, 2019 - 11:44 am
- Open House / Music Program InformationMay 9, 2019 - 2:20 pm