Message from our Principal, Inez Mitchell

Fall Wellness Fair

25 Nov

On Thursday, November 10 North Chicago Community Partners (NCCP) hosted its annual Fall Wellness Fair at Forrestal Elementary School. This year’s theme: Feeding the Mind and Body! The event came together through a collaboration between AbbVie, NCCP, Northern Illinois Food Bank, community partners and volunteers and each school community. In total, 180 guests came out […]

Route 66 Drama Team Performs Character Education

26 Oct

On Wednesday, October 19, students from the North Chicago Community Partners (NCCP) After School Enrichment Program at Forrestal and Yeager Elementary Schools took a field trip to Christ Church in Lake Forest to enjoy a character education performance by the Route 66 drama team. The purpose of the play was to teach students about honesty […]

Port’s Art Class Make Old School Selfies

14 Oct

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month, and second graders at Forrestal are studying the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Kahlo was best known for her expressive and moving self-portraits.  The students each created their own self-portrait inspired by the artist’s work.