Sixth-graders at the Winnetka elementary school took park in a service project to honor Leah Anderson, the daughter of a teacher at the Skokie School, who recently lost her battle with brain cancer.
When sixth-graders at the Skokie School was looking for a service project, they knew exactly who they wanted to fundraise for—Leah Anderson, the daughter of a Skokie School teacher who lost her battle with brain cancer in December 2012, Winnetka Talk reported. The 44 students raised money for the LEA Foundation (Live, Educate, to become Aware) for pediatric cancer research by holding a fundraiser featuring many of Leah’s passions and hobbies such as face painting, cupcake decorating and dancing, Winnetka Talk reported.
More than half of New Trier students received composite scores that place them among the top 9 percent in the country.
Monday, August 27, 2012
New Trier High School is celebrating another year of record achievement on the ACT. Students in the Class of 2012 posted an average composite score of 27.7, placing New Trier among the top public open-enrollment high schools in the country. The 27.7 average composite score is the highest in school history. The Class of 2011 had broken the school record last year with an average composite score of 27.5 An analysis of the Class of 2012 data finds that the outstanding achievement spans across all levels of coursework at New Trier. Students who never took an AP English or math course at the school still far outperformed their high school peers on the test. More than half of New Trier students received composite scores that place them among …