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Congratulations to 8th graders Advait Deoskar and Roxanne Tang for their excellent performance at the Illinois Latin Tournament! In March, Latin students at all levels competed against the best in the state on the regional exam. Roxanne's score placed her in the top 20% of Latin I students, earning her a Superior rating. Advait finished in the next 20%, earning him an Excellent rating. They both competed in the state round this past Saturday; we cannot wait to hear their scores! Bonam fortunam, discipuli!
Check out this great article in the Daily Herald recapping the growth of Elgin Academy's Varsity Baseball program as well as a great feature of our very own juniors, Andrew and Ian Wilson. Click the link to read the article. Baseball: Wilson brothers find their niche at Elgin Academy
Seventeen Upper School students recently took part in a 3-day Model United Nations conference at Northwestern University. The students role-played as delegates to the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council and simulated UN committees. The following students participated: Helen Borchart, Sophie, Borchart, Amelia Deering, Karan Gowda, Arman Gueyikian, Connor Jaworski, Nadine Kademoglou, Justin King, Michael Knight, Chibuzor Onwochei, Catherine Palmer, Rachel Peyton, Kailianne Riggott, Pranav Sai, Cara Shanahan, Muskaan Siddique, and William Wang. We are proud of our students for participating in this educational experience that will help them grow as leaders, discover their passions, and learn about ways to change the world. Thank you to Ms. Vincent for sponsoring EA's Model UN and Thanks to both Ms. Vincent and Mr. Sept for chaperoning this event.
Melissa Dugan, EA's Middle School Dean of Students and Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher, uses the technique of Flip Teaching in her classroom. Take a look at her recent article Flipping the Social Studies Classroom, published by AMLE. The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) is the leading international organization advancing the education of Middle School aged students and is committed to supporting Middle School educators.