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Middle School students doing a science experiment.

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Upper School Biology students collecting samples in a river.
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Upcoming Events


EA News

Golf Classic

Please join us for the 14th Annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 10th, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The event will be held at The Golf Club of Illinois, 1575 Edgewood Drive in Algonquin. Support Elgin Academy Athletic Programs with a great day of golf, dinner, raffles, and prizes. Free childcare is available. Not a golfer? Join us for just the awards reception and dinner or become a Golf Classic Sponsor. All proceeds from the event support Hilltopper  student athletes . Registration Information.

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Elgin Academy WYSE Competition Team

The day before Spring Break, the Upper School Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering team competed at the Sectional competition held at Northern Illinois University. The team secured Elgin Academy's sixth consecutive Sectional Championship, winning 589 out of 500 points, and several students received individual medals.  Congratulations Kristina Beligratis, Madigan Boborci, Candace Feng, Neha Karna, Haolin Liu, Jack Peak, Danielle LaVigne , Ethan Moore, Christopher Perez, Jaden Tabak, Joseph Hargrave, and Shiraz Baxamusa. 

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Middle School Students in Central Park

Kudos to MS Director Mrs. Revak and teachers Ms. Taylor and Ms. Janik who chaperoned the Middle School Spring Break trip to Boston and New York City. The whirlwind excursion offered numerous historical and cultural experiences. In Boston, the students visited many historical sights that brought to life their studies of the American Revolutionary War. In New York City, they rode the subway, saw Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,  took in the view from the top of the Empire State Building, and explored Central Park. Of course, there was time for souvenir shopping and enjoying the local eateries. 

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Elgin Academey Students participating in Outreach 360 in the Dominican Republic

The first week of spring break thirty-two Upper School students participated in Elgin Academy's weeklong service-learning trip. This year the students, under the supervision of US Spanish teacher Senora Rusniak and 4th-Grade teacher Ms. Bolz, traveled to the town of Monte Cristi in the Dominican Republic. They joined other volunteers from Outreach360, a non-profit organization that facilitates service-learning trips for American high school groups, to teach English literacy to children.

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Elgin Academy's winning Battle of the Books Team

Our Battle of The Books (BOB) team is in the news again! They finished the 2018-2019 BOB season in first place in a crowded field of 40 teams from the local area schools!  In addition to the top honors, they received the following awards:  

  • 80 Point Club - for scoring at least 80 points in all six matches. 
  • 500 Point Club - for completing the season with over 500 points (they finished with 514 points)
  • Perfect 90 Award - for earning the maximum number of points (90) in a single round.

Congratulations to Coach Ms. Schick and fourth, fifth, and sixth-grade students Sam Amante, Rory Brown, Kaan Bruss, Omar Garcia, Quinten Gillus, Gianna Hughes, Jayen Jaitley, Nella Ksiag, Malyada Medikundam, Om Patel, and Ben Wegrzyn.

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