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Please enjoy some November & December highlights from our CTE & Phoenix Academy Programs. Have a wonderful and safe holiday season!
Congratulations to our Phoenix Academy
November Student of the Month Winners

The November Student of the Month in the Phoenix Academy Day Program is David Judge, a senior at Somonauk High School. David has produced the most insightful Math Builders this month, and has taken on a leadership role in the classroom. Congratulations David!
The November Student of the Month in the Phoenix Academy 2.0 Program is Erick Gonzalez, a sophomore at DeKalb High School. Erick has excellent attendance, is doing well in all of his classes, and is just a great person to be around. Erick is very thoughtful, always doing his best, and has fun with his classmates. He brings a lot to the 2.0 Program and deserves to be recognized for all the hard work he has put in this semester. Congratulations Erick!
Congratulations to our Phoenix Academy
November Project of the Month Winners

Ms. Johnson and the Kitchen Crew (Thanksgiving Lunch)
 "It was a lovely way to celebrate with our students!"

"Am I allowed to nominate the kitchen staff for making such a delicious Thanksgiving meal for us? (especially Mrs. Holliday's Cornbread Casserole)"

 "Ms. Johnson and Mr. Geiseman for the awesome job with the Thanksgiving feast!!"

"I know how much hard work goes into preparing this for our students, staff and guests."
CTE and Phoenix Academy Mashups!
Ms. Johnson's Senior Seminar class welcomed many different CTE speakers this semester to come in and share their knowledge with the students before they graduate. Pictured here, Mrs. Kunigonis, our CTE Sports Medicine and Medical Terminology Instructor, came in to show the students how to do hands-only CPR and how to use an AED.

Senior Seminar students learning some auto basics from our recently retired Auto instructor, Mr. Rogers.
CTE Program, Instructor Ms. White

The CNA students in first session put together holiday bags with lotion, chapstick, puzzle books and a few other little items for each of the residents at Liberty Village. The students delivered them in person, hoping to bring them a little holiday cheer this season.
CTE Program, Instructor Mr. Nelson

The welding students are finishing up their weldments and metal art projects for the semester. The projects ranged from nameplates to scrap sculptures to nut and bolt art.

(Check out the KEC Facebook page to see more photos from welding class.)
Ms. Luoma's Classroom
Phoenix Academy

"My English classes created gratitude boards for Thanksgiving. They used pictures from magazines to symbolize what they are thankful for this year."
Sports Medicine
CTE Program, Instructor Mrs. Kunigonis

Sports Medicine students learning about the ankle anatomy by drawing it on socks during lab time.
CTE Program, Instructor Ms. White

The CNA students in second session put together holiday gifts for three of the Adopt an Angel children from the Salvation Army. 
Phoenix Academy High Achievement

10/15/21 - 12/15/21
3.25 GPA-3.5 GPA or Higher
80% Attendance ~ No Major Incidents

DeKalb High School
Aariel Mack
Jamel Carver
Jeanette Council
Erick Gonzalez
Zoe Vines
Trevor Thornton
Laura Ovalle-Cruz

DeKalb Clinton-Rosette M.S.
Armani Hunter 

DeKalb Huntley M.S.
Jamari McKay

Genoa-Kingston High School
Ty Cravatta
Jonathon Delnagro

Hiawatha High School
Bryson Cardot 

Indian Creek High School
Phillip Franks

Rochelle Township High School
Alexis Dreska
Johnavon Hueramo
Keith Perkins

Sandwich High School
Bella Barbanente
Rachel Townsend 

Somonauk High School
David Judge

Sycamore High School
Miranda Hernandez
Ben Neal


The 2021 KEC Thanksgiving Meal

Our wonderful staff prepared and served an amazing Thanksgiving meal to our students, staff and sending school guests.
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