Excitement, laughter, cheer, hugs – all of the joyous things heard and
seen among students and staff on the first day of camp at Ellis Elementary School.
Camp No Other Person Like You! kicked off on
Wednesday, June 19. The supporting staff wore matching tie dye shirts, eager to
start day one. Students enthusiastically entered Ellis ready to learn with old
and new friends. Students received backpacks and school supplies, found their
classrooms, and attended classes ranging from math and language arts to sports,
Discovery Center, media arts and arts integration!
On day two of camp, students explored the camp’s
theme of self-growth. More specifically, week one guided students through the
Understanding Myself theme. Teachers and aides led fun activities that helped
students discover who they are and recognize self-characteristics. Students had
a blast using mirrors to show various emotions which helped them draw self-portraits.
Day three of camp consisted of students
exploring technology applications. Some students practiced interviewing each
other, learning about their self-characteristics, talents and favorite things
to do. Students used technology to complete the interviews while filming each
I am excited to learn and grow with every student
as camp continues through the next couple of weeks!
The state released formal guidelines on Tuesday about what in-person learning will look like this fall.
This message might not surprise you, but we wanted to share our disappointment with our students and graduates.
RPS 205 teachers and students will comply with all Illinois Secretary of State and Illinois Department of Public Health guidelines.
Please enroll for the 2020-21 school year before July 10.
Parents/guardians and students are required to bring a student ID to receive a device.
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