Message from Principal Elisabeth Heurtefeu
In the international best selling book "The World Is Flat", Thomas L. Friedman shows how companies and individuals now compete across increasingly irrelevant frontiers. Mastering world languages not only opens the doors to more careers but also develops open-minded individuals. Students enrolled at LaSalle participate in world language study each day from Kindergarten through 8th grade. They learn the same world language for nine years to achieve a solid proficiency. The LaSalle students are also exposed once a month to integrated units that help them understand other cultures and points of view. ...READ MORE »
Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF
THE STUDENTS AT LASALLE LANGUAGE ACADEMY RAISED $17,113 FOR UNICEF
IN THE LAST 7 YEARS! The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) was created by the United Nations General Assembly in 1946 to provide emergency food and hearthcare to countries that had been devastated by world War II. It may surprise you to learn that in 68 years of operation, UNICEF has saved more
children than any other humanitarian organization in the world. ...READ MORE »
The LaSalle “Around the World Robotics” Team Wins Best Research Project!
On December 14, 2013, the LaSalle Lego Robotics teams, Around the World Robotics and the LaSalle Leopardbots, competed at the First Lego League (FLL) state qualifying tournament. This is the event they have been preparing for since the beginning of school. ...READ MORE »
Bienvenue à Chicago
A group of eleven students and two teacher chaperones from LIffré, France, touched down in Chicago two days before Halloween, just in time to discover this most American of celebrations with their host families. On October 30 the group gathered to carve pumpkins, and the next day they braved the rainy weather to go trick or treating for the first time. They marveled at the costumes, the amazing Halloween decorations and the quantities of candy they collected!
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¡Adios amigos – hasta pronto!
8th grade Spanish exchange students wave a tearful goodbye to their partners from the Institut Joan Boscà in Barcelona, as they leave LaSalle for O’Hare for their return flight to Spain. ...READ MORE »
Congratulations Emma and Harrison! 恭喜！
Congratulations to 2013 LaSalle graduates, Emma Wang for winning 3rd place, and Harry Hicks for winning the Encouragement Award in the Confucius Institute Cup, a writing competition for Chinese Language learners throughout the world. The entries were ranked according to the complexity of the language used. ...READ MORE »
2013 Chinese Exchange - Chicago-Shenyang
LaSalle students experienced an amazing two week adventure in northeast China built upon friendship, food and fun!
Incredibly, many friendships were cultivated through a triple student exchange while in China. ...READ MORE »
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This Week At LaSalle
Apr 22 2:00 PM 3rd Grade to North Avenue Beach
Apr 23 9:15 AM 2nd Grade to City North 14 Theater
Apr 23 Students Depart to Italy
Apr 25 10:30 AM 3rd Grade to Old Town School
Apr 25 8th Grade Off Campus Lunch
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Friends of LaSalle PTA
The Friends of LaSalle is the fundraising arm of the PTA that is
dedicated to raising more than $100,000 each year to enhance
and advance our childrens’ educational experience.
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