Emerson Middle School Blog

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...

On Tuesday, April 17, Concert Orchestra 1 welcomed Dr. Louis Bergonzi from the University of Illinois-Chicago as our guest clinician. He gave us some great rehearsal techniques ...

The Emerson Symphonic Band performed as part of the Northshore Concert Band Festival at Northwestern University in Evanston on Fri., March 23. The band performed 2 songs in Pick...

Let the Games Begin

March 23, 2018

On Thursday, March 22, the sixth grade began their two-day adventure of Olympic games.  Students are placed into a “City State” and participate as a team in ...

Concert Orchestra 1 students from Emerson & Lincoln participated in a two-hour, intensive workshop this morning, Thursday March 22. This workshop was led by Carrie...

Congratulations to the Emerson Chamber Orchestra on an outstanding performance at the District 64 Solo & Ensemble Festival that took place last evening at Lincoln. Not on...

Emerson PTO Pizza Wars

March 1, 2018

Last night, the Emerson PTO hosted a Pizza Wars contest in Emerson's Multipurpose Room. The evening was a huge success with over two hundred people attending. Attendees e...

Yesterday afternoon, 8th grade orchestra students from Emerson and Lincoln Middle Schools participated in a combined orchestra rehearsal on the Maine South High School auditoriu...

2018 Eighth Grade POWER

February 23, 2018

Emerson hosted the annual POWER teen night. Almost 400 Lincoln and Emerson students took part in this exciting event, which focused on developing leadership skills and promoting...

2018 Eighth Grade POWER

February 23, 2018

Emerson hosted the annual POWER teen night. Almost 400 Lincoln and Emerson students took part in this exciting event, which focused on developing leadership skills and promoting...

On Friday, February 16th, the 6th grade Channels of Channels students presented their Rebecca Caudill reading projects to parents, staff, and peers at an art galley event they h...

Orchestra Progress Concert

February 14, 2018

Last night our Emerson community was treated to a wonderful Orchestra Progress Concert. Everyone attending was entertained by a wide variety of music performed by the ...