LaSalle Bank

May 26th, 2007 by alephnaught

Tilton’s Reading Challenge

LaSalle Bank partners with Tilton Elementary School. We’ve helped them set up a computer lab, done career days, mentor students, a lot of things to try to help the students. One thing LaSalle does is the annual Reading Challenge. We ask the students to read, and report on, a number of books each year. The […]

January 28th, 2006 by alephnaught

Workplace mentoring

I’ve been helping students from Tilton Elementary School to read better for three years, participating in the WITS program via LaSalle Bank’s Workplace Mentoring program.  Here’s Davion: Davion is a student at Tilton Elementary here in Chicago. The school is located on the west side in an economically depressed part of town. Davion is a […]

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April 7th, 2005 by alephnaught

Tilton Elementary’s Read Aloud 2005

The assembly was fantastic! The kids are always high-energy and ready to shout and clap. We were ushered into the school and taken upstairs to have bagels and juice and coffee; we also wore name tags: Then, down to the auditorium where the kids were already rocking! Here’s the program: Norm Bobins, president and CEO […]