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Art

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Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade have art instruction twice a month.   6th – 8th students receive weekly art class instruction.

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St. Edward has made a conscious dedication to technology by assuring that both students and staff have access to the technical resources for success. Here are some of the highlights of the school’s current technology infrastructure: Our state-of-the art computer lab, floating iPad station and multipoint server allows teachers in kindergarten through 8th grade to…

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Practice makes possible We win with humility and lose with dignity   4 year old Pre-Kindergaren Physical Education classes begin in October. Kindergarten Class meets once a week. Lessons emphasize spatial awareness, boundaries, right and left, sportsmanship, and practicing large locomotive skills. Primary Grades 1 – 3 Grades 1  – 3  meet twice a week.…

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In the middle& upper grades, students participate in the History Fair and Science Fair. Through these projects, our students learn how to research a subject and present it to a wide audience.  Each specific fair runs every other year, i.e., 2018 – History Fair, 2019 – Science Fair and so on. 2018 History Fair 5th – 8th Grades Topics…

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Music has been a tradition at St. Edward School for over 100 years. St. Edward’s Music Program has been recognized by the Archdiocese of Chicago as being one of the best music programs for elementary students in Chicago. There are 6 music teachers that provide group or private lessons to students in Grades 3-8.  Many…

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Library

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The mission of the St. Edward School Library is to guide students toward becoming independent, information literate individuals that are able to access, filter, and utilize pertinent data from a variety of appropriate sources, including print and electronic. Students are immersed in outstanding literature that allows them to foster a love of books and reading. The…

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St. Edward students and staff attend weekly student-lead school masses, on Wednesdays from 8:15 – 9 am. Families are welcome to join their students at Mass.

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Music

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Music has been a tradition at St. Edward School for over 100 years. St. Edward’s Music Program has been recognized by the Archdiocese of Chicago as being one of the best music programs for elementary students in Chicago. All grades receive weekly music class. Student Performances Christmas Program: Featured Grades:  2nd and 6th; selected 4th grade…

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The Happily Ever After Reading Program in pre-K gives our students the foundation to begin reading instruction with the Superkids Reading Program beginning in kindergarten continuing through 2nd grade. These reading curriculum from Rowland Reading Foundation give our students the literacy and language arts skills to become successful readers. CLICK HERE to get more information about…

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  Bienvenidos to Spanish class at St. Edward School. The Spanish curriculum provides once a week exposure to a foreign language for all grades from Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade. The curriculum is based on vocabulary, cultural awareness, speaking, reading, and writing skills at each grade level taking into consideration the different levels of competency among…

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