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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.

Staff vs. Students Free Throw Contest

Mrs. Whitehead’s 3rd Grade classroom played the Aspen Staff in a Staff vs. Students Free Throw Contest on Thursday afternoon. During the Assembly the top Jump Rope For Heart fundraisers were recognized along with 5th Grade students participating in Middle School Cross Country and Track, and the Girls on the Run Program.

Stevenson Math Carnival

Students in grades 3rd – 5th, along with their families, are invited to attend the Math Carnival at Stevenson High School on Wednesday, May 10th, from 6:00-8:00pm. Click on the links below for details.