Jonas E. Salk Elementary School students held an event for the American Diabetes Association Thursday.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Jonas E. Salk Elementary gathered their students for a School Walk for Diabetes, an event of the American Diabetes Association, on Thursday. Students and teachers of Salk Elementary are working together to raise funds to support the important research, information and advocacy efforts of the American Diabetes Association. Approximately 23.6 million children and adults have diabetes in United States, and one in three babies born today will develop diabetes in their lifetime. Not only are students raising funds, but they are also actively learning life-long lessons about the seriousness of diabetes and how eating healthy and exercising can help prevent the disease. The school receives a percentage of the funds raised for the American …
A fifth grade class at Jonas Salk Elementary School in Bolingbrook recently took a visual and culinary tour of more than a dozen countries.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Editor's note: This press release was provided by Valley View School District 365U. Students in Heidi Legner’s fifth grade class at Jonas Salk Elementary School recently took visual and culinary tours of more than a dozen countries. The project, designed to help students familiarize themselves with their own heritage as well as the heritage of their classmates, featured an “immigration feast” with food prepared by parents and staff. The fifth-graders were required to do some research on their families’ backgrounds and prepare either a written report, a poster or a PowerPoint presentation. They also needed to come up with a food that best represents their family’s country of origin. Among the countries represented were India, Thailand, …