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Elgin Academy’s 46th Extravaganza, Imagine - Celebrating Our Legacy, Envisioning Our Future

Please Join us for Elgin Academy’s 46th Extravaganza, Imagine - Celebrating Our Legacy, Envisioning Our Future, on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at the Dunham Woods Riding Club in Wayne. Our annual gala and auction celebrates and supports our rich history in the community, our continued academic excellence, our outstanding faculty, and the personal learning experienced by our students. Tickets are now available, please RSVP by March 1st.

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On the Move

Please join us in welcoming Ms. Valeria Saavedra to our faculty.  Ms. Saavedra will be teaching Upper School videography starting on Monday, January 23rd.  Val holds a B.A. in Journalism from Columbia College Chicago.  Her background includes both coursework and practical experience in digital storytelling and video production as well as significant work with students. She is excited to begin working with our Upper School videography classes as they begin the second semester.

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Do you know a family with a student who could benefit from EA's PEAK on the Hilltop program?

On Saturday, February 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Elgin Academy is hosting a PEAK on the Hilltop information session regarding this immersive experience that ‘unlocks’ language for students diagnosed with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. 

We are excited to share more about PEAK. Please share this link with anyone you know that would like to discover how their student can gain back hope and their love of learning.

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EA Spiritwear

Early Childhood and Lower School Parents: The 2022-2023 yearbook is now on sale. You may order the book online. EC and LS grades have pages for their homeroom portrait pictures, Halloween, Homecoming, and other events. We will deliver the yearbooks in late May. If you have any questions, please contact the yearbook adviser at

Please note: Middle School and Upper School students each receive a yearbook as part of their school fees and do not need to place an order.

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Morning Drop Off

The drop-off location for PS-8th grade students is the corner of Academy Place and Kimball Street. Personnel will be present to assist at drop-off each morning between 7:45 - 8:15 a.m. Upper School students should be dropped off on Park Street near the corner of Park and Academy. 

Afternoon Pick Up

PS-4th grade students will assemble (with their teachers) at the corner of Academy Place and Kimball Street at 2:45 to be picked up. Middle School students (5th-8th grade) should be picked up at the gate located next to the gym in the parking lot off of College Street. Upper School students should be picked up on Park Street near the corner of Park and Academy. 

Please download and review the Carline Map

Parents, please do not drop off in any parking lots including the EA staff parking lots, the Museum parking lot, and the parking lots of surrounding businesses.


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