Schools

Putting in the Work | Trabajando arduamente
SCHOOLS | February 13, 2020
Putting in the Work | Trabajando arduamente

Principal Geverola is always giving 150 percent—no matter if that’s through connecting with a student, coaching her staff, or observing classrooms.

The Wrestler | La luchadora
SCHOOLS | February 12, 2020
The Wrestler | La luchadora

Esmeralda D., a freshman at Eric Solorio Academy High School on Chicago’s South West Side, doesn’t shy away from the challenging realities of being a female wrestler.

The Spartan Mentality | La mentalidad espartana
SCHOOLS | February 11, 2020
The Spartan Mentality | La mentalidad espartana

New Sullivan’s undefeated boys basketball team attributes their victory streak to their dedication and teamwork.

Staying in Place | Permaneciendo en su lugar
SCHOOLS | February 6, 2020
Staying in Place | Permaneciendo en su lugar

Raised in the North Lawndale neighborhood, Michael Bryant now teaches at Lawndale Community Academy, sharing the importance and value of education.

Bringing the Sunshine l Transmitiendo energía positiva
SCHOOLS | January 28, 2020
Bringing the Sunshine l Transmitiendo energía positiva

Over the last thirty years, this remarkable King Academy educator has been busy touching thousands of lives in Chicago’s Englewood community.

The Power of Community | El poder de la comunidad
SCHOOLS | January 23, 2020
The Power of Community | El poder de la comunidad

At Haines Elementary, Ms. Ma and Ms. Cheung agree that the path towards bilingualism always begins with honoring a student’s native language.

Undeniably Ukrainian | Orgullosamente ucranianos
SCHOOLS | January 22, 2020
Undeniably Ukrainian | Orgullosamente ucranianos

Columbus Elementary draws on Ukrainian Village’s rich culture as a way to enrich students’ learning experiences.

Dually Remarkable | Increíbles habilidades bilingües
SCHOOLS | January 21, 2020
Dually Remarkable | Increíbles habilidades bilingües

Carson Elementary’s dual language program gives students the skills to work towards biliteracy in English and Spanish.

A Bookshelf of Mirrors | Un librero de espejos
SCHOOLS | January 16, 2020
A Bookshelf of Mirrors | Un librero de espejos

Melissa Srotir incorporates diverse texts in her classroom allowing students to see their experiences reflected in the literature they study.

Good Books and Great Guidance | Unos buenos libros y una gran guía
SCHOOLS | January 15, 2020
Good Books and Great Guidance | Unos buenos libros y una gran guía

At Beasley Academic Center, Principal Donnell Rader knows that developing strong literacy skills early helps students in every chapter of their lives.

Leading with Love l Liderando con amor
SCHOOLS | January 9, 2020
Leading with Love l Liderando con amor

Principal Stacy Gray is bringing years of mentorship and guidance to McDade Elementary in her first year as principal.

The Common Denominator l El denominador común
SCHOOLS | January 7, 2020
The Common Denominator l El denominador común

In her first few months teaching, math teacher Nancy Lazaro has already made at least a year’s worth of special memories.