May 18, 2018

Guide to Private Schools on the North Shore

Kids in uniforms at a private school

Choosing the right school for your family is a difficult decision. While the North Shore of Chicago boasts a plethora of high scoring public schools, for many students, that is not always the best option. Fortunately, the North Shore is also home to a number of top-notch private schools that ...

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Posted in Schools
June 6, 2017

Harper School Neighborhood Open House Extravaganza: June 11, 2017

Harper Elementary School Wilmette

For those contemplating a move from city to suburbs, the key question is which community is the best fit and also which neighborhood ticks all (or most) of the important boxes...commute time, school quality, walkability, availability of amenities, etc.

If you're considering Wilmette, you should definitely check out ...

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March 7, 2016

Harper Elementary School, Wilmette, IL

Harper elementary school

Harper Elementary School is one of four elementary schools in Wilmette's District 39. It is located at 1101 Dartmouth St. in the Kenilworth Gardens subdivision.

The neighborhood around Harper School in Wilmette is popular among young families moving up to the suburbs from the city when their kids are ...

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Posted in Communities, Kids, Schools
Jan. 24, 2015

Glenview and Northfield Preschools

Preschool class

Glenview and Northfield Preschools

Park Center Preschool
2400 Chestnut Ave., Glenview, IL 60025
(224) 521-2502

The Park Center Preschool offers classes for three and four year olds that are designed to give children the tools and experiences they need to assure a positive transition ...

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Posted in Communities, Schools
Jan. 20, 2015

Highland Park Preschools

Preschool child with teacher

Highland Park Schools

Ravinia Nursery School
686 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 831-3700
Ravinia Nursery School is a developmental preschool where children are encouraged to learn through play. Children learn at their own pace and in their own direction. Programs include morning classes for ...

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Posted in Communities, Schools
Jan. 18, 2015

Glencoe Preschools

Boys on a slide

Glencoe Preschools

Takiff Center
999 Green Bay Rd., Glencoe, IL 60022

The following programs are all offered at the Takiff Center. Additional enrichment activities are available through the Glencoe Park District website.

Children's Circle Preschool
(847) 835-3035

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Posted in Communities, Schools
Jan. 16, 2015

Kenilworth Preschools

Kenilworth preschoolers

Kenilworth Preschools

All Things Bright and Beautiful – Church of the Holy Comforter
222 Kenilworth Ave., Kenilworth, IL 60043
(847) 251-6120

All Things Bright and Beautiful is a child-centered ministry of the Church of the Holy Comforter which provides a nurturing, play-based curriculum for preschoolers in ...

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Posted in Communities, Schools
Jan. 14, 2015

Winnetka Preschools

Preschooler dressed as pirate

Winnetka Preschools

Winnetka Community Nursery School
800 Pine St., Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-4432

This is a play-based program whose goal is to foster the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of young children. Their teaching philosophy integrates the theories of Dewey, Piaget, Erikson, Montessori and Vygotsky ...

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Posted in Communities, Schools
Jan. 12, 2015

Wilmette Preschools

Preschool child

Wilmette Preschools

Banner Preschool
3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette, IL 60091
(847) 251-3955

Banner Preschool believes that children learn best by being active participants in the learning process and the program is geared to stimulate intelligence through creative learning experiences. Curriculum includes music, art, reading readiness, cooking ...

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Posted in Communities, Schools
Jan. 8, 2015

Guide to North Shore Preschools

preschool class

Although preschool usually isn't a factor when choosing a particular home or community, once a young family has settled into a new home, the task of finding the right preschool to get their little ones off to a great start in their education can be daunting. Fortunately, we have ...

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