Reading is essential and eighth graders at James Hart School got to show 19 classrooms of primary students at Willow School how it’s done during their special holiday visit Monday. Teacher Ellen Noonan, eighth grade reading specialist, organized the program with student support teachers Lisa Ablin and Kristen Granato. Three[Read More…]
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Retiring teacher ready to write a book filled with tips for new teachers
By Marilyn Thomas After 18 years in a classroom, retiring James Hart School teacher Mary Carvlin is thinking about writing a book – a primer for new teachers sharing all her first-hand knowledge. Mary Carvlin Carvlin said teaching “takes a lot of experience, but I also think it could be[Read More…]
James Hart Symphonic Band earns top honors
James Hart band director Matt Johnson directs the symphonic band during its March concert. The band won top rankings recently. (Provided photo) The James Hart School Symphonic Band received the highest rating offered to a Division 1 school during judging in the IGSMA District Organizing Contest March 12. Band Director[Read More…]
The Little Mermaid Jr. at James Hart School Thursday and Friday
The cast of Mermaid is ready to entertain audiences Thursday and Friday, Feb. 24 and 25, at James Hart School. (Provided photo) Students at James Hart School will present the musical “The Little Mermaid Jr.” at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Feb. 24 and 25, at the school, 18220 Morgan[Read More…]
Happy retirement: Adrienne Olsen brought the joy of music and song to Hart students for 21 years
Adrienne Olsen, who grew up in Homewood and went to school in the area, will say goodbye to her longtime profession in June. She graduated from the University of Illinois with her degree in piano and in teaching. Since then, she has taught music to students in K-8 in California,[Read More…]
Happy retirement: Science teacher Ric Druse gave 33 years of service to Hart kids
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Hart students preparing for ‘Frozen Jr.’ on Feb. 27-28
Students at James Hart School will be presenting this year’s musical, “Frozen Jr.” at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 27 and 28, at the school, 18220 Morgan Ave., Homewood. Frozen Jr. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical that follows Disney’s movie “Frozen.” It tells the story of[Read More…]
D153 board hires Johnson to serve as principal of James Hart
District 153 Superintendent Dale Mitchell introduces new James Hart School Principal Kim Johnson at the Board of Education meeting on Feb. 11. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
District 153 starts search for Hart principal
The Homewood District 153 school board started accepting applications for principal of James Hart School on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The position will be open next school year as Scott McAlister, the current principal, moves to the assistant superintendent’s position. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue[Read More…]
District 153 bands concert Thursday celebrates diversity of music
The District 153 bands spring concert, “Celebrating the Diversity of Music,” will be given at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. The program includes new music written by composers from underrepresented groups. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.