STEM and Sound Waves

STEM and Sound Waves

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DATES and ACTIONS

December 8: Wear PINK to Say No to Bullying and SEL Schedule
December 20: 6th Grade Band/Chorus/Orchestra Winter Concert
December 22: Last Day to check Lost and Found for missing items. Parents are invited after school.
December 23: NO SCHOOL - Winter Break Begins

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Building a Soundproof Model

Sixth graders work collaboratively to use their knowledge of mechanical waves and model-building to invent soundproof boxes. Not only did the students research materials that best absorb sound, but they participated in the iterative design process: Plan, Create, Test, Evaluate and Review. Click here for more photos.

Visit our Lost and Found

We will have items from the Lost and Found on display in front of Young Auditorium. Parents are welcome to browse items after school. We will donate all remaining items before holiday break.

Chess Club Takes First Place


Congratulations to the Central School Chess Club for taking first place in the Kumbaya Chess Tournament. We’d like to extend a special thank you to Mr. Pituc for supporting this opportunity and helping our students to shine.

French Club Enjoys French Fare

Sixth grade students in the Central French Club enjoyed French food at That Little French Guy Café in Highland Park where they enjoyed French food, music and camaraderie . They had the opportunity to tryFrench specialties including Crème Brûlée, Mousse au Chocolat, Quiche Lorraine, Croque-Monsieur - and even ordered their dishes in French. If you would like to join the French Club or participate in future events, please contact Madame Adelard (adelardn@glencoeschools.org).

Practicing Safety Drills and Protocols

Students and staff at Central School revisit important safety drills at different points throughout the year. Advisors review procedures with students and remind them about steps to take in the event of an emergency. We applaud our students for their cooperation in taking these exercises seriously and recognizing their importance. We also thank Glencoe Public Safety for partnering with us to oversee and support our efforts.

Text-A-Tip

  We are pleased to share that our students are able to use text messaging to reach out for help for themselves or friends at any time of day or night. Text-a-Tip allows students to find anonymous, immediate help if they are struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, depression, difficult family situations, bullying, or any of the many challenges they face today. Text-A-Tip is staffed with local counselors provided by LEAD (Linking Efforts Against Drugs), a non-profit organization focused on promoting healthy family relationships and preventing alcohol and drug use and other risky behaviors by youth.

For additional information about Text-A-Tip, please click here.

Social Emotional Learning

On Thursday, December 8, all Central School students will participate in social and emotional learning during our extended advisory.  The special schedule for this day can be found below. 

Central School Club for 2022 - 2023

Please click here for a list of clubs offered at Central School.  There is no need to register.

Central School’s Bell Schedule

Carline Procedures

In advance, we thank you all for your cooperation when following Central School’s carline procedures.  For a complete listing of all carline procedures, please click here.