Schools

Marching for Peace at the MLK Academy of Social Justice
SCHOOLS | May 27, 2022
Marching for Peace at the MLK Academy of Social Justice

The annual Peace Rally and March is a demonstration of the King school community’s commitment to social justice. 

Celebrating Literacy at South Shore Fine Arts Academy
SCHOOLS | May 9, 2022
Celebrating Literacy at South Shore Fine Arts Academy

Thousands of books were donated to ensure South Shore students have the resources to create their own personal libraries.

Recognizing Four Exceptional Educators from Across the District
SCHOOLS | May 6, 2022
Recognizing Four Exceptional Educators from Across the District

Each of these educators shares a passion for teaching that has led them to build deep relationships with students that will last for years to come.

The Reasons Why I’ve Never Wanted to Leave the Classroom
SCHOOLS | May 4, 2022
The Reasons Why I’ve Never Wanted to Leave the Classroom

Ms. Economou wants her students to become critical thinkers who know how to research to find answers to their questions. 

Meet the Kindergarten Co-Teaching Team at New Field Elementary
SCHOOLS | May 2, 2022
Meet the Kindergarten Co-Teaching Team at New Field Elementary

Ms. Calhoun and Ms. Escobedo have been extremely deliberate in prioritizing building relationships with both students and their parents.

Kinzie Assistant Principal Follows Her Calling to Work in Education
SCHOOLS | April 8, 2022
Kinzie Assistant Principal Follows Her Calling to Work in Education

AP Hernandez loves being at Kinzie and doesn’t think she would do anything differently in her past nine years at the school.

Little Village Academy Assistant Principal Details Her Rewarding Career
SCHOOLS | April 7, 2022
Little Village Academy Assistant Principal Details Her Rewarding Career

By leading by example over the past decade, AP Melgar says that she has become more comfortable and confident in herself.

Cuffe AP Reflects on 15 Years of School Leadership
SCHOOLS | April 6, 2022
Cuffe AP Reflects on 15 Years of School Leadership

AP Ware believes that being a school leader is an ongoing partnership with students that can last many, many years.

Hefferan Assistant Principal Shares Her Journey as an Educator
SCHOOLS | April 4, 2022
Hefferan Assistant Principal Shares Her Journey as an Educator

AP Gaines wants her students to be successful, not just in academics, but in all of the gifts and talents that are inside of them.

A Q&A with a Golden Apple Finalist from Northside College Prep
SCHOOLS | March 30, 2022
A Q&A with a Golden Apple Finalist from Northside College Prep

Mr. Hennagir wants students to feel excited about literature and empowered as writers and thinkers. 

Meet a Golden Apple Finalist from Taft High School
SCHOOLS | March 28, 2022
Meet a Golden Apple Finalist from Taft High School

Ms. Trejo has made it a priority to make sure that Taft students feel like the spaces within the school have been designed by them, for them.

Displaying My Passion for Education and Social Justice
SCHOOLS | March 25, 2022
Displaying My Passion for Education and Social Justice

Ms. Lane wants her students to understand why we are where we are right now and analyze the societal structures that are in place.