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2014-2015 Annual Report

The 2014-15 SLC Annual Report can be found below. Please wait while the document loads. You may also download it directly for offline viewing. [pdf-embedder url="http://slcevanston.org/2016newsite/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Annual-Report-2014-2015.pdf" title="Annual...

Exciting Changes to SLC Leadership

Dear Friends of SLC, I'm writing to share some exciting news about the future leadership at School for Little Children. My tenure as Director of SLC is coming to a close and I am proudly passing the baton to Chrissy Cornell as we start our next school year. This is...

SLC Community Connections

This year, SLC has partnered with Evanston's James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy to help Evanston's Homeless Youth. Your donation of $10 OR a $10 Subway gift card can help teens and young adults purchase a healthy meal. Below is the story of one of the youths who...

What you need to know about Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences will take place at the end of this week and we are all looking forward to meeting with you!  Throughout the school year, teachers are observing and documenting your child’s progress in four core domains of early childhood development –...

Math Mania!

Mondays are becoming very special at SLC!  Math Mania is in full swing and our mini mathematicians are enjoying every minute of it.  I thought you’d like to see what’s going on in there….take a peek at the latest newsletter!  It's been such a hit, we will offer a 2nd...

Now What About ME?

by Guest Blogger, Lisa Solar We’ve been doing a lot of work at SLC this year to place an even more meaningful emphasis on the social and emotional development of our students. Now, let’s talk about us. Over the last four years and through the birth of three children,...

Revised SLC Calendar

As you know, this has been a year of unprecedented school closures due to severe weather. It has been an unfortunate occurrence and a major inconvenience for many families; therefore, we are making our best efforts to provide a few replacement days of preschool this...

“Sawa Bona” in the Yellow Room

by Guest Blogger, Lisa Solar Have you ever breezed past an acquaintance or colleague, offered a snap smile and a quick “Hi, How are you?” without listening for the answer?  Probably.  Most of us have.  It’s common habit in American and many other cultures to offer...

Individual Differences, Part V: Birth Order

his post is part of a five post series on Individual Differences. Each year, our school community is made up a little differently and our classrooms take on a collective “personality”.  In getting to know each class as a group, among other things, we gather...

Individual Differences, Part IV: English Language Learners

This post is part of a five post series on Individual Differences. Over 20 different home languages are spoken in the homes of SLC families.  Over the last several years, SLC has seen a dramatic increase in children who are bilingual, trilingual or are being exposed...