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By Rishi A., parent On April 20th, SLES dads and daughters filled the school’s gymnasium for the annual Daddy Daughter Dance.  This year the theme was “Cinderella Ball” – the hall was certainly full of pomp and circumstance; and the energy of girls young and younger.  The girls were absolutely stunning with beautiful dresses, fancy...
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By Madigan T., 6th grade If you heard the Monday morning announcements last week, you might know that the Battle of the Books (B.O.B.) Team got 2nd place in the 7th and 8th grade city finals. The competition took place at Little Village High School. With their coach Ms. Martin, the six-person team (plus alternates...
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By Elena S., parent Earth Day this year was Sunday April 22, 2018. To show our appreciation for Mother Nature, our school community joined forces with the Chicago Park District on a clean-up event at the Mary Richardson Park on Saturday morning, April 21st. Clean-up tasks included spreading mulch on the grounds near the school...
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By Joe G., 5th grade How old were you when you first became interested in music? I was in elementary school; 12 years old. Who introduced you to music and who is your greatest influence? I found my love for music on my own, but my greatest influence was my first real guitar teacher. What...
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By June S., 6th grade On April 5 and 6, the 6th grade classes traveled to Camp Duncan in Ingleside, Ill. While we were there we did team-building activities, archery, pioneering, hike for health, a star lab and Duncan Detectives. In the team-building activities we had to work together to complete obstacle courses and challenges....
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By: Madigan T., 6th Grade Why did you want to be a teacher? My parents were teachers. I used to come into the class when I was young and got to help. I also babysat kids and have enjoyed spending time with kids since then. What college(s) did you go to? What did you study...
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By: Alana, 6th Grade On South Loop’s Around the World night, dozens of different cultures came together in a display of food (and I mean food) and fun. For those who weren’t at the event, there were three major parts: booths in the gym, performances in the little theater, and food in the Cafeteria (Well,...
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