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Next Stage: Learning Habitat Progress!

  Check out our progress!  Children in all grade levels have been working diligently this week creating our Learning Habitat.  A special thanks to those listed below who have helped us come closer to achieving our goals.  Chris Stelmach of CPS Transport has been exceptionally generous in donating time, energy and materials by helping us […]

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Our Learning Habitat: First Step Complete

Thank you to Todd Ranier and Ron Dion for helping Underhill School complete the first step in the construction of our Learning Habitat.  Mr. Rainier donated his effort and energy and rototilled the space the Habitat will occupy.  Mr. Dion was generous enough to donate the use of his rototiller.  Todd and Ron, your thoughtfulness and […]

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Your Help is Needed!

Underhill School is about to embark on the first phase of our playground facelift. Phase one includes the addition of a Learning Habitat, where students and teachers can explore the life cycles of butterflies and ladybugs, marigolds and sunflowers, trees and shrubs even as they are researching these subjects in the classroom. It will be […]

Fred C. Underhill is Tweeting!

Dear Parents, I’m sure you may have heard of Twitter (, the popular social-networking service.  You may have seen hashtags (#idol, #nfl, #redsox) on the bottom corner of your television screens, too.  Every celebrity, business, and athlete seems to have an account. I would love for you to give Twitter a chance, too.  I am […]

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Cawley and Underhill Partnership

Providing real world relevance for our students makes learning meaningful.  Through a simple interaction between three teachers in two different schools, Cawley students experienced real world relevance and Underhill students gained some sitting space! Mrs. Noboa was looking for different seating opportunities for her students. She approached Mr. Trimmer at Cawley to see if his […]

Hat and Mitten Donations Needed

During the cold weather months, we have several students that come to school unprepared for the elements at recess.  Please help by donating child size hats and gloves/mittens for these children in need.  If you are in a position to donate, please drop off the item(s) in the box set up outside of Nurse Libby’s […]

Underhill Fall Festival

Underhill School is once again planning a Fall Festival for your children on October 31, 2014. The School staff is taking the opportunity to channel the excitement of this time of year into activities that promote creativity, fitness and teamwork in a fun way. To make this event a special one for all, we need […]