Emerson Middle School Blog

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 ...

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Trash to Treasure Challenge

February 1, 2018

Maine South High School Fashion classes invited middle school students to participate in creating a wearable piece of art in the Trash to Treasure Challenge using materials such...

On Tuesday, January 30, the Emerson Concert Orchestra 1 was visited by members of the Maine South Chamber Orchestra and director, Matthew Nix. Students divided into sectional...

7th Grade Social

January 26, 2018

Having a great time at Emerson's Seventh Grade Social. Many thanks to Emerson's PTO. To view more pictures, click this link.

During this holiday season, I am proud to say that Emerson has truly embraced the giving spirit. Staff and students have been involved in many different service projects includi...

2017 Winter Chorus Concert

December 17, 2017

On Thurs., Dec. 14, 2017, the Lincoln and Emerson communites were treated to a wonderful winter concert featuring a variety of holiday tunes. Both Lincoln and Eme...

2017 Winter Band Concert

December 10, 2017

On Thursday, December 7th, 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 Tuesday December 5, the Maine South Chamber Orchestra joined the Emerson Concert Orchestra 1 in their before school rehearsal. Emerson stud...

Emerson PTO V-Show

December 4, 2017

On Friday, December 1, students, staff and parents were treated to a wonderful variety of student performances. I was amazed by all of the talent displayed. I want to thank the ...