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Upper School Biology students collecting samples in a river.
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Bucks for Bears

The two weeks before Spring Break Ms. Nicholson's fourth graders held the COVID-19 version of a bake sale and sold a variety of packaged snacks and sweets to the three divisions of students at Elgin Academy. The students are raising money to purchase teddy bears to donate to the Elgin Police Department to distribute to children on emergency calls. For "Bucks for Bears" the students hosted the tables and used their best selling skills to raise lots of money for the cause. Great job 4th graders!

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Sarah Summers '16

An Elgin Academy alum, Sarah Summers (Class of '16) is a "Vaccine Angel" working with Illinois residents to help them find appointments for their COVID-19 vaccine. Sarah is featured along with Karen Davidson in this piece from NBC news which addresses the struggle of many Illinois residents to find vaccine appointments. We are proud of Sarah's commitment to the cause and her fulfillment of our mission to inspire students to become our creative, courageous, and compassionate future.

 
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Pi Day

On March 14th the Upper School Students celebrated Pi Day. On that day students were challenged to recite as many numbers of Pi as they could for the chance to throw a real pie into the face of Assistant Head of School Doug Sept. And the winners are...Alex Sept (who recited 200 digits of pi) and Alex Richardson (who recited 178 digits) and so both got to utilize their pie tossing skills to great effect. Special thanks to Mr. Sept who is always a good sport! We hope you enjoy this video on YouTube. https://youtu.be/Xtze6RJM3aE

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