In honor of our Presidents, past and present, all schools will be closed Monday, February 15th.
Students at A. J. Katzenmaier practiced the art of cubism inspired by none other than Pablo Picasso with our volunteers from the Art from the Heart program. Analytical Cubism is one of the two major branches of the artistic movement of Cubism and was developed between 1908 and 1912. In contrast to Synthetic cubism, Analytic […]
5th Grade Squire I like this school because it’s perfect for me and if any student in the world can’t succeed, and they come to this school they will succeed because we’re AJK and we succeed at everything. My favorite thing about this school is our knighthood ranks and RRCC because I went to like […]
Read with Me is a literacy program, sponsored by Lake County Cares, that unites students from neighboring communities. North Chicago Community Partners brought this exciting program to Forrestal School in 2012 and, as of last year, AJK students and teachers became the beneficiaries of this collaboration. As a part of this program, AJK 3rd grade students will meet with 5th grade “reading […]
Monthly Inspections are used at AJK to instill a sense of accountability among its Cadets and push our District’s mission of growing global citizens. Inspection, for AJK, is intended for administration, staff and cadets to get a feel for what is working within our climate and culture and what needs to be coached up. It […]
On Saturday, November 14, North Chicago Community Partners (NCCP) and Lake Forest Academy (LFA) hosted a two-part event at A.J. Katzenmaier School (AJK), Fun with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and Harvest Hope. Throughout the day, 65 AJK students and their LFA buddies were engaged in hands-on, STEM education activities and more than 190 […]
A.J. Katzenmaier has spent the last couple of months preparing for a visit from AdvancED. AdvancED is the largest community of education professionals in the world. They are a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of PreK-12 schools and school systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential. While their […]
Pictured is United States Marine, Staff Sergeant Lucas and one of our Squires standing in front of our White Table. The White Table comes from a book that was read to our entire school titled America’s White Table written by Margot Theis Raven and illustrated by Mike Benny. The book was written to honor Veteran’s […]