Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

Imitating Animals

Ms. Taube, a music teacher at Townline Elementary, engaged students in a fun musical exercise. First, a student picked an animal. Then, as music played, everyone imitated the movements of that animal when it was eating, sleeping and playing. They had great fun portraying elephants, kangaroos, lions, and dinosaurs.

Media Specialist Joins Monarch Award Committee

Catherine Gross, the Townline and Dual Language Library Media Specialist, was invited to be on the Monarch Award Committee. The Monarch Awards are Illinois’ K-3 Readers’ Choice Awards, established to help kindergarten through third grade readers become familiar with books, illustrators and authors; encourage children to read critically; and to develop a statewide awareness of […]

A Great Morning Meeting

Although virtual, Mrs. Sabin’s second grade classroom at Townline Elementary contains the same elements and upbeat energy as her in-person classes. She started her morning meeting by taking attendance. She and her students recited the Pledge of Allegiance. After a brain break in which students danced to an exercise routine, she launched into a math lesson. Students […]

Students Earn Awards at Science Olympiad

Townline students did an amazing job at the Elementary Science Olympiad Regional that was held at Hawthorn Middle School South on Saturday. Crimebusters – 1st placeFossil Frenzy – 3rd placeTrajectory – 4th placeWild Weather – 4th place Congratulations to the students, coaches and volunteers!