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The Middle School years are a time of transition for most students and families. Navigating today’s educational landscape can be challenging. How do parents know their students’ needs are being met? If they are growing academically as well as socially-emotionally? If they are making the most of their experience?
In a recent interview with Mr. Druzinsky, the Head of Elgin Academy, The Cupola gained some insights into his reputation, experience, and aspirations. Looking back, Mr. Druzinsky appreciates the kindness shown to each student during homecoming. His tips to kids are to embrace their youth and to grab every opportunity in front of them.
From Mischief, Broadway masters of comedy, comes this smash hit farce. Welcome to the opening night of the Cornley Drama Society’s newest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things quickly go from bad to utterly disastrous. This 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a show—an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines). Twelve actors and five crew members performed The Play That Goes Wrong.
The girls' tennis team has competed against various schools in numerous matches and tournaments. We have played nine schools this season. As an entire team, we have won five games and lost four games. At the ISL Conference Tournament, we placed 5th overall. As a team at the IHSA state tournament, we placed 4th place altogether. Looking at all of these numbers, our entire tennis team has already beaten previous records set in the past.
It is important to note Addison Lanton's (11) and Priyanka Bhogaraju’s (12) success this season. Addison was undefeated all season and won the state title once again! Priyanka also made it to state and placed in the top 12! Congratulations to them!