News and Events:  

* Look for more information and updates on CLE activities and events on our Calendar.

* Fall & Winter Indoor Tennis has commenced.  
Students are receiving tennis instructions through the CLE program
at the Marriott Lincolnshire tennis courts in Lincolnshire, IL. We're having some great fun.

* CPMP (Career Pathways My Pathway) Mentor/Mentee Reunion was held
on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 1:00 at the Church.  It was a great opportunity to reconnect.

* Save-the Date for our first Parents and Partners Game Night.
Amidst all of the holiday hustle and bustle, we could all use an evening of fun and laughter with friends.
Join us for relaxing and enjoyable evening of food, fun and fellowship together on Saturday, December 2 from 7:00-9:00 pm.  
Bring yourselves, and a favorite board or tabletop game, if you like. 
We'll have games available too, some door prizes and and share a nice meal together before the fun begins.
Check out the calendar for further details. The only thing that would make the evening more fun -- having YOU there with us!!!
Hope to see you there!!!

* We Celebrate our wonderful Volunteers!
During this time of Thanksgiving, and as we draw closer to the end of another year,
we want to acknowledge and say thank you to all of our amazing volunteers.  We couldn't do it without them.
They contribute their time, talent, spirit and heart to the program.  
We wish to recognize these contributions and say thank you, again. 

Check out a few thoughts and sayings from around the planet, on gratitude and being thankful...

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Thankful Thoughts.....

"Be present in all things and thankful for all things." - Maya Angelou
"Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way." - Native American saying
"But Thanksgiving is more than eating, Chuck. You heard what Linus was saying out there. Those pilgrims were thankful for what had happened to them, and we should be thankful, too. We should just be thankful for being together.
I think that's what they mean by Thanksgiving, Charlie Brown." - Marcy from Peanuts
"An attitude of gratitude brings great things." - Yogi Bhajan
"I am grateful for what I am and have.  My thanksgiving is perpetual." - Henry David Thoreau
"Give thanks for a little, and you will find a lot." - Hausa Proverb
"For the cricket hiding when he serenades us to sleep, Gracias/Thanks - from the book Gracias Thanks, by Pat Mora
"The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness." - Dalai Lama
"A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues". - Cicero
"Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude." -A.A. Milne

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We Just Celebrated 10 Summers of Cool Learning!

Adios, Ciao, Bon Voyage, Sayonara, au Revoir, auf Wiedersehen, Bon Voyage and Good-Bye are just a few
of the ways we can say farewell to Summer 2017.  It's been a wonderful season of learning and fun.  
Thank you to all who participated, volunteered or came out to any of the Cool Learning events.  


Take a look at some of the fun from our end of summer celebration click on the right of the photo just below to view the slide show 

A look back at cool summer 2017



Our Annual International Festival was a huge success this summer featuring food, music and dance from around the world.  
We welcomed (and fed!) more than 200 participants and guests!


WANT TO HAVE A COOL EXPERIENCE? Check back for more information on the 2018 Cool Learning Experience program.


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If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.
— Rachel Carson