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Beginning Band Collaboration
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Students from Forest, Orchard Place, Plainfield and South have been working all year in the beginning band, learning the fundamentals of their chosen instruments.

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Beth Finke and Her Guide Dog Luna
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Chicago-based author Beth Finke and her guide dog Luna recently visited students at Forest Elementary School. 

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Third Graders Bring African Folktale to Life
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On February 15, Forest Elementary School's 3rd grade students shared their musical performance of Verna Aardema's book Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain.

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A Lesson in Helping Tools
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In recognition of American Disabilities Week, Forest Elementary School recently partnered with an organization called Educating Outside the Lines.

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Disability Awareness Assembly
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We kicked off Disability Awareness Week at Forest with a wonderful presentation by multi-sport athlete Mak Nong.

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Social Media Safety Presentation
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District 62 Student Resource Officer Matthew Stonequist recently presented to Forest fifth graders about social media safety and good practices.

Family Literacy Night
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Forest Elementary School hosted its annual Family Literacy Night last week.

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Principal for a Day!
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Two Forest students recently won the honor of being "Principal for a Day!" 

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Pumpkin Carving Fun!
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Kindergarten students at Forest had fun carving and decorating pumpkins! 

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Fall Fun at Forest!
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Last Friday Forest School held its annual Fall Fest! 

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Lego Read-Aloud Lesson
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Students in Mr. Peebles' 5th grade class had a chance to be creative with Legos!

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Book Fair Fun!
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Students had fun checking out all of the fun books on the first day of Forest's Book Fair.

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Building the Thirteen Colonies
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The fifth grade students in Mr. Peebles class explored the regions of the thirteen colonies this week using the educational website BrainPOP.

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Welcome Back Forest Students!
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Forest welcomed back it's 1st-5th grade students this week as well as new Kindergarten students.

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Reading is Leading
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It's student's love for literacy that we know will help them advance and grow.

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2023 Career Fair!
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Forest held it's inaugural career fair this spring.

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Photo of a student practicing violin
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Forest Elementary students take a few minutes as part of their school day to tune up their violin skills.

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