7th grader Marco published in this month's issue of "Stone Soup", a national literary magazine written and illustrated by students through age 13.
Matt Hutton, our computer programming instructor, has released a new app! TALU Space is featured in the Apple App Store this week!
Alumna Taylor Feddersen speaks with middle schoolers about interning at Microsoft with Xbox.
Congratulations to 7th grader Max whose original screenplay about the Holocaust will debut at Pens to Lens this weekend at the Virginia Theatre.
Congratulations to 7th grader Noreen as Annie and alumna Andrea as an orphan in CUTC's "Annie" at the Virginia Theatre!
Read our annual alumni newsletter to see where our alumni are headed to college, photos of our 25th Anniversary celebrations, and catch up on news.
7th grader selected for World Scouting Jamboree
Nearly all our 25 students competing received 1sts in the IESA Music Solo & Ensemble Contest and 5 received "Best of Day" Awards.
Middle School teacher to present at national conference on digital media.
Summer camp enrollment open now! Open to any child from any school.
Congratulations to 7th grader Ryan who performed "Polonaise in G Sharp Minor" by Chopin at Carnegie Hall over spring break.
To celebrate the Ides of March (March 15 - the day Julius Caesar was killed), our Middle School Latin class enjoyed a Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt.
Many of our middle schoolers walked out to bring awareness to ending gun violence and keeping our schools safe
Congrats to our seven teams competing in the Engineering Open House Middle School Design Contest! Our teams swept the "Most Weight Held" category!
Two of our teams will compete at Worlds in May where than 800 teams from all around the world compete!
MathCounts team places well at State competition - competing against schools fifteen times our size!
Students take top honors at University of Illinois' Insect Fear Film Festival.
7th grader Andrew received a perfect score (2130) on the SSAT exam!
Mr. A, our middle school literature and writing teacher, is named Teacher of the Week by The News-Gazette.
MathCounts Team takes 1st place - headed to State competition in March
5th grader to compete at Nationals in rock climbing
Interested in Countryside School? Attend our Information Nights for Prospective Families - Feb. 1 (Elementary) & March 1 (Middle School) at 7 p.m.
Celebrate with us! Countryside's 25th Anniversary Gala & Prom Saturday, February 24 Silent auction, history & memories, catch up with old friends!
Alumni Reunion Friday, Dec. 22 4-6 p.m. at the school. We will have a digital scavenger hunt and time to chat with friends and former teachers.
Alumnae set swimming records at Sectionals and will swim at State