Message from our Principal, Vanessa Campos

NMSA students warm the lives of over a hundred people!

09 Jan
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Sixth grade students in Ms. Xavier’s and Ms. Welner’s EPIC (Extended, Personal, Instructional and Communal) work class, made over 160 scarves to donate to PADS of Lake County. The students took the “communal” work portion of EPIC to a new level this holiday season as they took on a project to warm the lives of […]

Mitsuwa Japanese Marketplace

12 Dec
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On Saturday November 19th, 35 students, eight teachers, and three teacher family members,  took a field trip to Mitsuwa Japanese Marketplace for lunch and shopping. The students and teachers were excited to spend time with each other outside of school while experiencing authentic Japanese cuisine and literature. The students favorite shop was Kinokuniya bookstore, where […]

Thankfulness and Collaboration at NMSA

29 Nov
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On Tuesday, November 29, close to 150 guests gathered for the Third Annual Thanks4Giving Dinner!  This fun and informative event was hosted by the Neal Math & Science Academy PTO and supported by North Chicago Community Partners and volunteers from Southwire.  The evening’s festivities began with a presentation by Principal Campos about student assessment data […]

Fall Wellness Fair

18 Nov
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On Thursday, November 17 North Chicago Community Partners (NCCP) hosted its annual Fall Wellness Fair at North Chicago Community High School (NCCHS), open to families from both the NCCHS and Neal Math and Science Academy Communities. This year’s theme: Feeding the Mind and Body! The event came together through a collaboration between AbbVie, NCCP, Northern […]

NMSA – Working on becoming an Earth Flag school!

10 May
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Throughout the 2016 school year NMSA students have collected the school’s paper, metal, plastic, and cardboard to be taken to be recycled.  Student efforts have led to an average of 150 pounds of garbage kept out of the landfill every week.  Partnering with SWALCO, NMSA is working on becoming an Earth Flag school dedicated to […]

Team NMSA Keep Their Heads Above Water

18 Apr
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On Saturday, March 14th, the Great Lakes Naval Base hosted the Regional SeaPerch qualifying competition. Team NMSA joined other teams from Illinois and several Midwestern states, to put their ROV (Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle) models to the test at one of several base swimming pools. Sea Perch is sponsored by The Office of Naval Research […]

Congratulations to Roberto Rivera!

14 Apr
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Congratulations to Roberto Rivera, 6 grade student, at Neal Math Science Academy, for winning the Champion of Character award, this past Saturday at Trinity International University’s (TIU) youth soccer camp. Roberto was selected out of a total of 105 participants from 13 different soccer clubs and schools, for his display of sportsmanship, respect and character […]

Neal Math And Science Academy, Art Impact Project Exhibit

29 Mar
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Each Tuesday in the NCCP, After School Enrichment Program at NMSA students work with longtime volunteer and friend of NCCP, Vickie Marasco, and her NPO, The Art Impact Project. During this time, they create beautiful works of art and learn valuable life and character skills. On the evening of March 19, and coming up on […]

NCCP Robotics Team Awarded!

15 Dec
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On Saturday, December 5th, the NCCP After School Program Robotics Team competed in the First Lego League Regional Qualifying Tournament at Lake Forest Country Day School in Lake Forest, IL. The group of six students that competed, had been practicing diligently since the beginning of October to plan, prepare and master the design of their […]

Parents4Student Success

26 Apr
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PLANTING SEEDS FOR THE FUTURE RECOGNIZE and CELEBRATE the hard work and commitment of students, teachers, parents and community members. There will be special awards, pizza and a special hands-on activity to remind us of how much we have GROWN this year. Neal Math & Science Academy Tuesday, May 5th 5:30 PM

After School Program with NCCP

05 Jan
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Registered Students can stay after school and receive a cold dinner, homework support and then participate in a variety of enrichment programs. 3:45-5:45pm Registration Packets are available in the main office.