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YHS Music Teacher Named Among the Best in Chicagoland
Congratulations to YHS Music
Teacher, Victor Anderson! Anderson was named among the recipients of the
Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator Award (COMEA). The award, given
by Quinlan and Fabish Music Company, has been
presented to exceptional teachers a...
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Yorkville Elementary Students Team Up with the Police Department
Second and third grade students from Circle Center Grade School and Yorkville Grade School create care bags for the Yorkville Police Department. The bags are filled with student created coloring books, markers and children's books to give to children in the...
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100 Third Graders Qualify in Battle of the Books Contest at Circle Center Grade School
Center Grade School held a Battle of the Books contest May 27 th .   Students had to read 12 out of 25 selected
titles and pass a comprehension quiz in order to participate in a pizza party
and “book battle.”    Almost 100 third
graders qualified.   ...
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Sixth Graders Learn from Holocaust Survivor
Following an intensive study of inequality, sixth graders at Autumn Creek Elementary School learned firsthand from someone who experienced it. Steen Metz, who was deported to Theresienstadt Concentration Camp from his hometown of Odense, Denmark presented t...
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Yorkville High School Recognizes Outstanding Drama Students
The 2015-16 Drama Awards festivity was hosted on Wed., May 25 at
YHS by directors Sheila Thompson and Colleen Konop. Recognition of
8-Star Drama Award recipients who participated in all fall and spring
shows throughout their YHS years went to Matthew Sch...
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Yorkville Schools Join Together to Help Teacher in Need
In May, 250 Y115 faculty, staff and students ordered a #TeamTercs shirt to help support YHS AP Psychology teacher, Aimee Tercs.  Yorkville High School Student Council
and Key Club have raised more than $1,200 in t-shirt sales, as well as $1,300 on a GoFund...
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Students Take a Fishing Field Trip
graders at Yorkville Grade School took a walking field trip to
Jaycee Pond during the last week of school in June.  Several Yorkville
Police officers came to help young learners fish. Students enjoyed the
outdoor learning opportunity alongside so...
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Grande Reserve Students and Teachers Battle for Top Reader Honors
Congratulations to the "Champion" team of the Battle of the
Books at Grande Reserve Elementary School, "THE STARS" : Alex Marker and Cali Corradi!  The “STARS” Team members
are students in Mr. Tworek's 4 th  grade classroom.  Team
members read books from t...
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Fourth Grade Learning Project has Real World Results
Each spring at Autumn Creek Elementary School, fourth graders learn cause and effect by studying endangered animals and making a donation to the World Wildlife Fund. The unique project gives students an opportunity to affect change in the world. Through tho...
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YHS National Art Honor Society Hosts First Ever Art Show
The Yorkville High School National Art Honor Society hosted their first art show in May. The event featured work from the following talented Foxes: Natalie Adamczyk -President Mikayla Fiala Molly Haupt Evelyn Watkins Jasmine Pomierski Michelle Zubek Sara Sw...
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New Recycling Efforts at Yorkville High School
Yorkville High
School SAFE (Students Acting For the Environment) Club built and
designed recycling bins. Bins are displayed at YHS and Yorkville High
School academy as part of the group's new single stream recycling
efforts in the cafeteria as well as i...
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Exchange Students Embrace Life as Foxes
FROM LEFT: YHS Principal David Travis, Alina Shakhanova,  Maria Di Lucia, and Mattea Klostermann This year, Yorkville High School welcomed three foreign
exchange students for a year of growth and learning. Alina Shakhanova, Mattea
Klostermann and Maria Di L...
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