Emerson Middle School Blog

On Thursday, Dec. 6th, the Flamingo Core went to the Microsoft Envisioning Center in the Aon Building in Chicago.   Microsoft spent an hour speaking with the kids abou...

2018 - Winter Band Concert

December 8, 2018

On Thursday, December 6th, our Emerson community was treated again to a wonderful Winter Concert. Everyone attending was entertained by a wide variety of music and songs from th...

  On Thursday, December 6, the Maine South Chamber Orchestra joined the Emerson Philharmonic Orchestra in their before school rehearsal. Em...

Emerson's V-Show

December 3, 2018

Congratulations to the Emerson students who participated in the Emerson's V-Show sponsored by the PTO! It is amazing to watch and listen to all of the incredible t...

Hour of Code

December 3, 2018

December 3-9 celebrates Computer Science Education Week!  Here at Emerson Middle School, students are encouraged to complete an Hour of Code.  Some students might comp...

SGA Food Drive

November 16, 2018

During the week of November 12-15, Emerson's Student Government Association sponsored a food drive to support the Maine Township Emergency Food Pantry. We collecte...

Bantha Team Project

November 16, 2018

The eighth-grade students in the Bantha Team participated in a service project today.  During our core time, students made 40 fleece blankets.  These will be donated t...

Halloween Cupcake Contest

November 7, 2018

The annual Halloween Cupcake Contest was back again this year!  The spooky and creative cupcakes were made and decorated by the mini master chefs in Mrs. Tannura's Food...

Congratulations to Emerson's 7th and 8th grade girls basketball teams on their Conference Championships. Over the weekend, both teams beat the Lincoln Middle School tea...

On Thursday, September 27th, our Emerson community was treated to a wonderful Fall Concert. Everyone attending was entertained by a wide variety of music and songs from the&nbsp...

Emerson Spirit

September 27, 2018

Emerson's "Eagles Nest" held a "Blackout" day in support of our 8th grade girls basketball team. Well done Eagles! #d64smiles

Emerson's Family Movie Night

September 21, 2018

Last night's Family Movie Night was a great success. Several hundred parents and students enjoyed the movie Jumanji. Thank you to Emerson Staff and PTO for organizing this s...

Emerson Cross Country Meet

September 18, 2018

Emerson is hosting our first Cross Country Meet. Go Eagles!

Emerson's Girls Basketball

September 11, 2018

Emerson's girls basketball season has begun. Good luck Eagles!

8th Grade Fire Safety

September 7, 2018

Today, eighth grade students continued their Safety Unit in science class by practicing their fire extinguishing skills with the assistance of the Park Ridge Fire Department. He...

Emerson Parent Night

August 30, 2018

I was extremely impressed with the attendance for Emerson's Parent Night. I hope the evening was informative for you. If you did not get a chance to hear our Support Service...

At this evening's District 64 School Board Meeting, we were treated to two songs from Emerson's 7th and 7th grade chorus: "This Is Me" from The Greatest Showma...

Welcome Back Assembly

August 24, 2018

On Friday, August 24th, students and staff thoroughly enjoyed our Welcome Back Assembly. The goal of the assembly was to introduce students to Emerson Staff, build school spi...

All In Good Fun

May 23, 2018

On Tuesday, May 22, students had the opportunity to throw whipped-cream pies at me due to a wager I made with them. On April 17, Emerson students brought in lunches to support t...

On Saturday, the Emerson Concert Band, Emerson Symphonic Band, Emerson Concert Orchestra 1, and the Emerson/Lincoln Honors Chorus performed and competed at the Mu...

As the school year comes to an end, the Emerson Community had the privilege to hear the growth of our Orchestra students during Emerson's Spring Orchestra Concert. On T...

Spring Band Concert

April 26, 2018

T-Rex (Alex Teater) mad an appearance last night at the Emerson Spring Band Concert. The Beginniing Band, Cadet Band and Jazz Band performed a wide variety of songs including: B...

Uncle Pete's Lunches

April 19, 2018

I am astonished and proud of our Emerson's students, staff and parents' response to my challenge of bringing in sack lunches to feed the poor. Tuesday, we collected 6...