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Come join us on Tuesday mornings, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. for our For2simo music and movement class designed especially for two year olds and their parents. Spend the first part of the morning singing, dancing, and listening to stories with our lower school music teacher, Heather Giebel, followed by exploration time in our preschool. What a great way to introduce your little one to Elgin Academy! Space is limited; register today by emailing or call Admissions at 847 695-0303. Download flyer.

Kamsi Onwochei '20, Maddie Howell '23, Dexter Zielinski '23, Ryan Kuykendall '22, Teddy Ellis '21, and Tyler Strohl '21 all competed in the EA final National Geographic Geography Bee, but it was up to Roxanne Tang and Tommy Guyett to battle to the final question – Willemstad is the capital of which Dutch-controlled island in the Caribbean Sea?

Tommy knew the answer to that question (thanks, it turns out, to his recent current events assignment) and as a result came in first place in the Middle School National Geographic Bee. Tommy will take an online test to qualify for the National Geographic Bee held in Washington DC in the spring. (The answer? Curacao.)

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Please join us at our next Open House on Saturday, February 27, 9:00-10:30 a.m. for Early Childhood families. Presentation starts at 9:00 a.m. followed by an interactive play session for your child. Come see for yourself what taking learning personally can mean for your child! Please register in advance. Click here.

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Elgin Academy is pleased to announce that Valerie Scimeca and Sarah Summers have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
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