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Thanks to Our AFPC Volunteers!

Thanks to all of our amazing Aspen Family Partnership Council Volunteers. We are so grateful for the many hours you spent this year to bring our families and community together and to help our teachers!

Olympic Day 2017

Students, staff and volunteers enjoyed beautiful, sunny weather for Olympic Day on Monday, June 5th. Check our pictures from the day.

Fifth Grade Healthy Lifestyles Graduation Ceremony

Congratulations to all of the Elementary South and Aspen fifth grade students on successfully completing the Healthy Lifestyles program.  Officer Jon Paret presided over the graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 24th.  The Healthy Lifestyles program (formerly known as the DARE program) is sponsored by the Vernon Hills Police Department.

Fourth Graders Support VHGive Initiative

Fourth graders at Aspen teamed up with Vernon Hills High School in their VHGive initiative. Students from VHHS have been traveling to Uganda where a sister school was built there back in 2008. Aspen fourth graders wrote letters for the children, telling them a little bit about life as an American student living in Vernon Hills.

Aspen Musical Programs

At the beginning of May Aspen students will present two musical programs celebrating American music. Kindergarteners, first and second graders will perform on Tuesday evening, May 2. The performance on Thursday, May 4 will feature 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students.