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  1. February  21, 2020 / Chicago-area Goddard Schools Collect Nearly 26,000 Books for Charity

    The Goddard Schools located in the Chicago area joined forces to host a month-long collection for Bernie’s Book Bank. more >

  2. September  09, 2019 / Goddard School in Skokie Hosts Food Drive for Local Pantry

    For the entire month of August, children attending the School helped to collect 35 shopping bags filled with non-perishable items to benefit the Evanston Food Pantry. more >

  3. June  14, 2019 / A Moment with Mary Fratini

    Evanston Woman / "She took a leap and built her wings on the way down." more >

  4. July  01, 2019 / CASE STUDY: Environmental Hygiene Best Practices For Pre-K Schools

    CleanLink / When Andrew and Mary Fratini, independent owner-operators of The Goddard School in Skokie, IL. decided to build and open their school in 2016, they knew they’d be heavily involved in the overall management of the 14,000-square-foot facility. more >

  5. June  19, 2019 / Chicago-Area Preschoolers Learn About Great Lakes Through Week of STEAM Learning

    Preschoolers at Goddard Schools throughout the Chicago, IL area learned about the life sciences of the Great Lakes region through a week of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) learning. more >

  6. May  16, 2019 / Annual Root For Earth Activities Teach Effects Of Plastic, Energy Emissions And More

    Throughout April, preschoolers participated in a new challenge this year to illustrate the environmental effect of single-use plastics. more >

  7. March  19, 2019 / Chicago-Area Goddard Schools Collect More Than 27,000 Books for Bernie’s Book Bank

    Bernie’s Book Bank’s mission is to provide new and gently used children’s books to at-risk infants, toddlers and school age children throughout Chicagoland. more >

  8. December  01, 2018 / Art and Science of Play

    Evanston Magazine / Sherry Thomas / On any given weekday, the halls at The Goddard School will be bubbling with activity. Some students might be engaged in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) project (such as a recent one with marshmallows and sticks) while others are learning pre-reading skills with their favorite books and letters. more >

  9. June  26, 2018 / Pint-sized Scientists Add a Fresh Perspective to the Lab

    EveryBlock Chicago / Preschoolers at Goddard Schools located in and around Chicago, IL showed off their projects and experiments at the School’s Science Fair. more >

  10. October  18, 2017 / Local Husband-Wife Duo Nationally Recognized with Rookie of the Year Award

    The Daily Herald / Deanne Lovina / Andrew and Mary Fratini, on-site owners of The Goddard School located in Skokie, IL have been presented with the national Rookie of the Year award by Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), franchisor of The Goddard School. more >

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