Message from our Principal, Michael Grenda

Fun with STEM and Harvest Hope

19 Nov

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 […]

What Our Squires Really Think About AJK…

18 Nov

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 […]

AJK and AdvancED Partnership

18 Nov
AJK and AdvancED Partnership

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 […]

Honoring our Veterans

13 Nov

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 […]