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Rhythm Program We would like to inform you that your daughter can participate in a dance empowerment program called RHYTHM

Session 2: February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16
Session 3: April 6, 13, 20, 27
Click Here for More Info Join the Rhythm Movement Step by Step Instructions ENG How to Join Zoom Meeting from Chromebook |SPA 5th Grade 1:40-2:30 - Zoom Link 4th Grade 12:40-1:30 - Zoom Link
AJ Katzenmaier Academy Strategic Plan View our Strategic Plan View our Mid-Year Update Our Partners in Programming AJK Academy North Chicago District 187 Mission Statement Our Mission Statement Absences Missing just 2 days a month
means a child misses 10% of the school year

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Water Testing Completion District 187 has completed water testing in all of its elementary schools in compliance with health guidelines in the state of Illinois. We have tested all sinks and water fountains in each elementary school in the district. This was done as a follow up to proactive testing completed last school year that raised no concerns in any of the tested schools.

To read more about the water testing, please click below for the letter from Superintendent John P. Price.
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Month of the Military Child

To wrap up Month of the Military Child, Kids Rank is hosting a virtual  Zumba
Saturday, April 25 at 10 AM.

The event is free and open to all families, military and civilian.

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Message from our Principal, Michael Grenda


Recently, the AJK library received a donation of STEM books from close friends of Mrs. Johnson-Hines in her memory. Mrs. Johnson-Hines was a kind and loving person who loved life, people, art, and books! Sometimes she did it in secret, but all would agree that she expressed her love by sharing what she had with…

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The Academy Kicks-off Hybrid Learning

Wearing their masks, ready with hand sanitizer and antibacterial wipes,  AJK staff and members from the North Chicago Community Partners welcomed back Cadets for the first time since last March. It was a successful 1st day back and Cadets were excited to see their teachers in person while practicing social distancing.  While some students attended…

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AJK School Description

AJ Katzenmaier is a 4-5 grade level center rooted in the core values of High Attendance, Rigorous Academics and Outstanding Citizenship. Our community school has established a welcoming and dynamic environment for all stakeholders.

AJK Mission Statement
AJ Katzenmaier: Meeting cadets where they are and advancing them forward.
AJK Purpose Statement
To establish a vehicle for change through a shared vision that upon leaving, our cadets will take with them an intrinsic belief in self and the value of knowledge.
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