Chris Forman


Eastlawn Parents: As part of our implementation of new Math curriculum this year, I want to share two links for you to use at home to assist with Math: Family Night resources: http://i-readycentral.com/articles/engaging-families/   Ready Family Center http://i-readycentral.com/familycenter/ As always, communication with your child’s teacher is always recommended if you […]

Math Resources for Parents


Recently we had Stacey Clementz from the Champaign County Forest Preserve District come to Eastlawn and through the help of Sarah Kaper from The Champaign County Farm Bureau, we were able to do an amazing owl pellet dissection activity. I received this letter from one of our 5th-graders, Mike, in […]

5th-Grade Owl Pellet Activity


This year in the library, we are celebrating Illinois authors. Jacob Grant is an author and illustrator of picture books, who lives in Chicago. On September 25th, Mr. Grant Skyped with the Eastlawn kindergarten and first-grade students. He read his titles Little Birds Bad Word, Through with the Zoo, and […]

Illinois Author “Visits” Eastlawn



3rd-Grade students at Eastlawn did a teamwork lesson called “Saving Fred”. They had to work together to put the lifesaver/life preserver on a gummy worm without using their hands. Student groups had a plastic cup that represented the boat and the story that went along with the project explained that […]

Saving Fred in 3rd Grade


Dear Eastlawn Parents and Guardians:   Hello, my name is Mr. Christopher Forman and I am proud and excited to be your new Eastlawn Principal. Last year when visiting the school I heard from staff, administration and parents that I should visit the school at dismissal. Upon visiting I realized […]

Car Pick-Up Improvements at Eastlawn