First page of the PDF file: 2020-2021Guide-VolIupdate

Next Generation’s Primary and Middle School adapted quickly to the sudden announcement of school closures in March and continues to exercise that adaptability when it comes to planning the 2020-2021 school year. 

With great care for the students, their families, and the staff, the Primary and Middle School will be able to accommodate in-person learning full time for any enrolled students while the East Central Region remains in Phases 3 or 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan. Enrolled families will also have the option to remain in remote learning until Phase 5, or until they are comfortable making the shift to in-person learning.

Commitment to our BIPOC Community

The recent, senseless deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and Breonna Taylor, have sparked an outpouring of emotions and highlighted the inequities and injustices faced by people of color in our country.  We want to openly share that we stand united with our Black community at home and across the nation.  We repudiate systemic injustice that is rooted in racist ideology as well as the culture that allows that ideology to exist. We believe that racism and prejudice are unacceptable in our society and we grieve the losses and trauma that have resulted from decades of systematic racism in our country. More...

I-STEM covers STEAM Studio's Amazon Rain Forest Unit

Have you ever wanted to take off and explore the Amazon but just can't find the time? STEAM Studio students found a solution to that pesky problem by visiting the University of Illinois' CITL (Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning) Armory Innovation Spaces: Innovation Studio and TechHub and working at STEAM Studio to creatively solve problems they would approach in their real-life travel! Check out the I-STEM article for more details about this exciting unit!


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