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Meredith Williams Foundation awards Fairmount $500 in honor of Principal Coglianese

The Meredith Williams Foundation recently awarded Fairmount School with a $500 donation in honor of the school’s retiring principal, Tony Coglianese. The donation may be used for art, PE or science resources at Fairmount. The Meredith Williams Foundation was formed in 2010 by now-retired District 58 teachers Jim and Pam Williams, […]

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Highland students learn video game design during Coding Club

Highland students learn video game design during Coding Club

Highland teachers Cheryl Varys and Beth Jania created and launched the school’s first ever after-school Coding Club for intermediate students last week. The four-day program used the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab’s free Scratch app to provide students with a comprehensive and fun introduction to coding basics. “We decided […]

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Henry Puffer’s “I Stand By Addie” walk/run raises $1,500 for Illinois Spina Bifida Association

Henry Puffer’s “I Stand By Addie” walk/run raises $1,500 for Illinois Spina Bifida Association

The Henry Puffer Student Council raised $1,500 to support the Illinois Spina Bifida Association during the school’s ninth annual fundraiser walk/run on Friday, May 19. The students named the fundraiser “I Stand By Addie,” in honor of Henry Puffer third grader, Addie, who has Spina Bifida. Many Henry Puffer families – […]

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Fairmount 3D Printing Club shares creations

Fairmount 3D Printing Club shares creations

The Fairmount School LRC received an Education Foundation grant for a 3D printer this school year. In addition to using the printer to enhance instructional time, LRC Teacher Liz Stroud started a 3D Printing Club for students interested in learning more about 3D printing. This week, the 3D Printing Club hosted an […]

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