After learning about all 27 amendments, US History students all picked the amendment that they felt was the most important. They then created research projects which they presented to the class
about 2 years ago, Julia Melnick
student presentation
student presentation
Due to the potential for significant snowfall, Joseph Academy Des Plaines and Joseph Academy Melrose Park will be closed, Wednesday, February 2nd. Many of our students come from areas that are in the path of anticipated significant snowfall. Students will have work to do at home and teachers will be available to assist with any questions they may have.
about 2 years ago, Lori Smith
JAMP’s first floor is learning about negative space in art
about 2 years ago, Max Mostek
JAMP’s first floor is learning about negative space in art
Students have been spending the last few weeks using the writing process (brainstorming, planning, drafting, revising, editing) to create well written memoirs 📝
about 2 years ago, Julia Melnick
rough draft
outline
hard at work writing
Our first floor students who made criteria had a blast participating in this Fear Factor themed activity day. Students conquered ice cold water, taste tested mystery baby food, picked “lice” out of a carpet, and played egg roulette.
about 2 years ago, Ms. Pham
image of activity day
image of activity day
image of activity day
Due to the severe wind chill advisory in effect for tomorrow morning, Joseph Academy Des Plaines and Joseph Academy Melrose Park will be closed Wednesday, January 26, 2022. It is anticipated the wind chills will be between -17 and -20 degrees during the time students would be waiting for transportation, making it dangerous for students to be outside. A make-up day will be announced in the coming weeks. Please stay warm!
about 2 years ago, Lori Smith
Room 305 is about to start The Giver book today! Excited to learn about Dystopian Societies!
about 2 years ago, Jake Cloh
The Giver
This weeks focus in ELA has been inferencing skills. In this activity, students worked together to determine who kidnapped the principal based on evidence, testimonies, suspects, and alibis.
about 2 years ago, Ms. Pham
image of inferencing activity
image of inferencing activity
Can you believe our classroom sewed these beauties??? Our focus for art was to recreate contemporary artist, Lucy Sparrow’s felt pizza 🍕replicas. To do this, we learned how to sew using a simple whip stitch.
about 2 years ago, Ms. Pham
image of pizza pillows
image of pizza pillows
Room 204 is ready for a Fresh Start this year. Each student has a word that will describe their year
about 2 years ago, Tyler Pierce
Fresh Start
JAMP’s 106 is ready for love and friendship!
about 2 years ago, Max Mostek
JAMP’s 106 is ready for love and friendship!
Be on the lookout for the Semester 1 report cards in the mail!
about 2 years ago, Lori Smith
Today for art, Ms. Pham and Ms. Hidalgo’s classes practiced how to whip stitch for a special art project. Stay tuned for more pictures as our project progresses. 🧵🪡
about 2 years ago, Ms. Pham
image of sewing hands
image of sewing hands
image of sewing hands
JADE is back in session and ready for a great 2022! 🎉
about 2 years ago, Julia Melnick
January bulletin board
Small Engines’ students spent the semester building their own bikes! Look how amazing they look!! Several of the students even went the extra step and added motors to their bikes 🚲
about 2 years ago, Julia Melnick
bike #4
bike #3
bike #2
Bike #1
Happy Holidays from 306 🎄🎁
about 2 years ago, Julia Melnick
The Grinch who stole Christmas
Starting off our last day before winter break with a little STEM activity . Students are waking up their creativity with these beautiful and fun building blocks. These are easy to connect to build both 2D and 3D creations.
about 2 years ago, Ms. Pham
image of building blocks
image of building blocks
image of building blocks
image of building blocks
Math and art come together with JAMP’s evergreen tree tessellations!
about 2 years ago, Max Mostek
Math and art come together with JAMP’s evergreen tree tessellations!
Math and art come together with JAMP’s evergreen tree tessellations!
Students and Staff decorating for the Holidays!
about 2 years ago, Jake Cloh
Students and Staff Decorate for the Holidays
Decorating
Decorating
We love spreading holiday cheer🎄
about 2 years ago, Julia Melnick
The school dog, Hazel
students putting up the tree
JADE students