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Tuesday, June 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS and TinkRworks Provide First Responders with PPE »
Due to an increased need for protective equipment, The Avery Coonley School has joined with TinkRworks to provide equipmen...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Rallies Together to Help Provide Supplies for Others »
As Illinois continues to battle the current COVID-19 pandemic, c ommunities are rallying together to help one another in t...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Joe Schallmoser Stayed Connected to His Students During COVID-19 »
As the 2019-2020 school year school was transferred to online classes due to COVID-19, schools worked hard to navigate the...
Thursday, March 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID 19 Updates for Families »
The Avery Coonley School has created a webpage to keep the community informed of how ACS is addressing the issues reg...
Thursday, September 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid Rebecca Malotke-Meslin Appears on NAIS Podcast »
Tune into Episode 31 of the  NAIS -- National Association of Independent Schools  Member Voices podcast to hea...
Thursday, September 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PE Teacher Adam Metcalf Shares Expertise with Colleagues »
PE teacher Adam Metcalf gave two presentations over the summer to educational colleagues, sharing his experience and knowl...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sarah Batzel Joins "Hamiltunes" Sing-Along in Downers Grove »
The Downers Grove Public Library is hosting a community-driven Hamilton “sing-a-long” performance event at Fishe...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rebecca Malotke-Meslin Appears on the Enrollment Spectrum Podcast »
Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid Rebecca Malotke-Meslin recently appeared on an episode of the  The Enrollm...
Friday, March 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Avery Coonley School Named Recipient of 2019 SupportMusic Merit Award »
The Avery Coonley School has been honored with the SupportMusic Merit Award from The NAMM Foundation for its outstandi...
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Students Win Team and Individual Awards at State Chess Championship »
Several ACS students  participated in the 2019 IL State Chess Championship recently in Bloomington, and we're pleased...
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
8th Group Student Qualified for State Geo Bee »
Congratulations to Alex R. (8th Group) for qualifying to compete in the National Geographic Illinois State Geo Bee . The...
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Girls' JV and Varsity Basketball Teams Win Big »
Last week both the ACS Varsity and Junior Varsity Girls Basketball Teams competed for the championship in their divisions....
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Avery Coonley School Takes Top Honors in Junior High Math Contest 2019 »
On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, The Avery Coonley School took several top honors at the 29th Annual Junior High Math Cont...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
School CLOSED Due to Extreme Weather »
Due to extreme forecasted weather conditions, The Avery Coonley School will be CLOSED on Wednesday, January 30, and Thu...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thoughts and Advice on Encouraging Responsible Technology Use from the Head of School »
Our Head of School, Paul Druzinsky, has penned a short article with thoughts and advice for parents about implementing bou...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lisa Wiltz Named as Lower School Head »
We are pleased to announce Interim Lower School Head Lisa Wiltz has accepted the position of permanent Lower Scho...
Monday, September 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Featured in Crain's Chicago Business 2018 Private School Planner »
ACS Head of School Paul Druzinsky was quoted in "Schools Teach Kids Healthy Habits" in the  Crain's Chicago Busines...
Thursday, September 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The ACS Family Fun Run Is This Weekend! »
The ACS Community's very popular annual event, the ACS Family Fun Run, is this Saturday, September 15, 2018, 11am-1pm! In...
Thursday, May 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
P.E. Teacher Adam Metcalf Receives IAHPERD Teacher of the Year Award »
We're proud to share that P.E. Teacher Adam Metcalf was named the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Rec...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Class of 2016 Alumni Inducted Into French Honor Society at St. Ignatius »
Congratulations to the Class of 2016 Alumni who were inducted as Sophomores in to the French Honor Society at St. Ignatius...
Monday, May 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final Day to Order Memory Books »
Today is the final day to order -- no exceptions! Sample Memory Books are available for you to view in the ACS lobb...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Literary Teacher Michelle Schaub Featured Literary Local in Glancer Magazine »
Congratulations to ACS Literacy Teacher Michelle Schaub, who is the featured Literary Local in the Early May 2018 is...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Students Win Top Honors at IJSA State Science Fair »
Twenty-eight ACS students participated in the Illinois Junior Academy of Science (IJAS) State Science Exposition in Peoria...
Thursday, April 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preview the ACS Annual Auction Run for the Roses Raffle »
The raffle at the 2018 ACS Annual Auction TRIFECTA! this year is the ACS Run for the Roses! Place your bets on one o...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Avery Coonley School Earns the SCARCE Earth Day Flag »
Congratulations to The Avery Coonley School Community for earning the SCARCE Earth Day Flag! Today, both representat...
Monday, April 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration Deadline Extended for TRIFECTA! Tickets »
There is still time to register and join in on the fun at TRIFECTA!   The deadline to register for tickets has...
Monday, April 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preview Items Featured in the Live Auction for TRIFECTA! the Annual ACS Auction »
Want to know what other items will be available at live auction portion of the 36th Annual ACS Auction? Take a look at thi...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Weekly Newsletter, April 19, 2018 »
The April 19, 2018 edition of the weekly ACS newsletter is now online . Contents include: ACS Auction Cl...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Students Place in Darien Creative Youth Art Fair »
Congratulations to Christian Turk (7th Group) and Leela Khuntia (5th Group) who placed in the Darien Women's Club Creative...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Chess Team Wins 1st Place at 112th Kumbaya Chess Tournament »
We're pleased to share that The Avery Coonley School chess team won 1st Place amongst all the  U700 players on April...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Alumnus Jay Chandrasekhar on Brooklyn Nine-Nine »
ACS Alumnus Jay Chandrasekhar ('82) recently had a guest appearance on an episode of the hit sitcom  Brookl...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Mentioned in Local Press »
The Avery Coonley School recently received mentions in two different publications: West Suburban Living re...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Student Wins Second Place in Downers Grove Art Contest »
We're pleased to share that Christian Turk (7th Group) was awarded 2nd place in the 7th Grade category of the Downers Grov...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Receives SupportMusic Merit Award »
We're proud to announce that The Avery Coonley School is one of 135 schools that received the SupportMusic Merit Award...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACS Students Recognized in 2018 Inklings Book Contest »
Congratulations to Ksenia Baatz (6th Group), who was named a winner in the 2018 Young Inklings Book Contest ....

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