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3rd-5th grades

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Currently, students are focused on the vocabulary for clothes and the 4 seasons in Spanish.

Cohorts 2 and 3 (7th and 8th grades)

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Students are presently working on a food project geared towards saying in Spanish what their family members and friends eat during the 3 meals throughout the day. Students can access the link, La Comida, to listen to the song in Spanish regarding the vocabulary for the food items in Spanish.

Middle School – Cohort 4

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For the past several weeks, we have talked about the Running of the Bulls, a celebration in Spain during the month of July. During this unit, we have discussed where the hospital is located, learn the parts of the body as well as learn the vocabulary to let the doctor know where the pain is located.

4th and 6th grades

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Students will focus on where their family members are located throughout the house during a celebration.

Grades k-2nd

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During this month, we will focus on learning the numbers 11-30, adding and subtracting single digits, colors, and body parts.

What are our kindergartens learning in Spanish this week?

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Our kindergarteners are practicing their numbers 1-30 in Spanish. Our students are also greeting each other in Spanish everyday. This week our students will focus on learning the body parts in Spanish.

We are having a skating party fundraiser to raise funds to offset the costs of the 8th grade trip to DC next May! The party will be on Sunday, November 11th from noon-3 pm. Tickets can be purchased online at A flyer will go home next week and students can turn the money in at the school. We will also have a table set up on certain days next week where they can purchase then.

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Soon to be updated with new info regarding classroom activities:)

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Feliz Año Nuevo! Happy New Year!

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K-2nd grades are currently working on shapes and colors in Spanish.

4th and 5th grades are talking about the weather in Spanish.

Cohort 5 will be looking at the different Spanish Speaking countries from around the world by plotting the country and capital on the map. We will also talk about the months of the year and how in Argentina it is summer and right now in Chicago it is winter.

Week of Dec. 18th School Activities

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Monday-Friday -Schoolwide Project
RAH -Random Acts of Kindness at Ray
Monday – Student to Student in the same class
Tuesday – Student to Teacher and/or Support Staff
Wednesday – Student to Clinician, Resource Teacher, Office Staff, Safe Passage, Custodian, Lunchroom Staff or Bus Driver
Thursday – Student to Family Member
Friday – Student to Student not in the same class or Free Choice

*Write a note, give compliment, be someone to a strange, help keep our school clean and the list goes on


Winter Caroling
8:55-9:10 First Floor (Pre-K, K & 1)
9:15-9:30 Second Floor (2, 3, 4 & DHH)
9:30-9:45 Third Floor (5, 6, 7 & 8)

Staff vs Student Game TBA
Winter Assembly Rehearsal @2pm

Class Winter Celebrations
Winter Assembly@ 9:15 a.m.
This will be a K-4th grade assembly, 5th- 8th grade Auxiliary and Advisory students will be in attendance as well (Nobles, Albrecht, O’Connor, A. Walker, and Collins). Only parents of K-4 will be invited to attend.


​Overwhelmingly, students & staff expressed their excitement with spirit days this week!
Thank you all for your participation and support!

K-2nd; 4th-8th(Week of Dec. 18th)

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K-2nd will continue to practice numbers 1-29 in Spanish and recite vocabulary for the classroom materials.

4th-8th will continue to practice conjugating regular ar, ir and er verbs.

Week of Dec. 11th

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Winter Spirit Days
December 11-15, 2017

Monday – Crazy Day🌈
Crazy Colorful Clothes 👚👖
Crazy Socks
Crazy Hair🎩

Tuesday – Pajama & Stuff Animal and Movie (3-3:45) Day🎬

Wednesday – Education T-Shirt Day 🎒
Wear any school t-shirt or hoodie
Staff eat lunch with students and share high school and college experiences

Thursday – Ugly/Beautiful Winter❄ Sweater Contest Day (Prizes awarded in class)

Friday – Twin or Jean Day👬