Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

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!

Teamwork to Help the Needy

About 45 Townline Elementary teachers, staff and their families packed food at Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville on Tuesday evening. Working in teams, they measured amounts and assembled packages to help the needy in distant countries around the world.

Spelling Bee Tests Students’ Skills

At Friday’s spelling bee at Townline Elementary, 12 fourth and fifth grade students carefully spelled tricky words such as sniffle, scattering and generation. By the twelfth round, they were down to two students. Prarthana S. won by spelling the word “assembly” correctly. The runner up was Rithvika S. Congratulations to all the students. It was […]