Schools

Fulbright Winner Recaps Africa Excursion
SCHOOLS | December 10, 2018
Fulbright Winner Recaps Africa Excursion

South Shore teacher, Scenecia Curtis, discussed her 14 years of teaching, her time in Africa, and how she hopes to inspire the next generation.

Jones College Prep Counselor Named ‘School Counselor of the Year’
SCHOOLS | November 27, 2018
Jones College Prep Counselor Named ‘School Counselor of the Year’

Brian Coleman was one of six finalists, nationwide, who were nominated.

Meet Louie, Southside Occupational Academy’s Therapy Dog [VIDEO]
SCHOOLS | October 31, 2018
Meet Louie, Southside Occupational Academy’s Therapy Dog [VIDEO]

The school’s mini-goldendoodle teaches students independence and creates a calming effect for students with behavioral disorders.

Curie High School offers New Classes for Students
SCHOOLS | October 24, 2018
Curie High School offers New Classes for Students

New this year is an intro to engineering design class and a personal and professionals skills class.

Dawes Elementary Students Embrace Kindness for Challenge
SCHOOLS | October 19, 2018
Dawes Elementary Students Embrace Kindness for Challenge

Dawes Elementary students and teachers discuss the difference being kind made inside and outside of the classroom.

Principal Appreciation Week: Meet Michele Clark’s Principal
SCHOOLS | October 10, 2018
Principal Appreciation Week: Meet Michele Clark’s Principal

Principal Charles Anderson says he pushes students to have faith and integrity, to sacrifice, be leaders, and leave a legacy.

Brooks Teacher Lands Fulbright; Will Travel to the Netherlands
SCHOOLS | September 24, 2018
Brooks Teacher Lands Fulbright; Will Travel to the Netherlands

As a Fulbright recipient, a Brooks High School math and science teacher will travel to the Netherlands in January.

CPS Chefs Visit Rooftop Farm, Hope To Inspire Healthy Eating
SCHOOLS | August 24, 2018
CPS Chefs Visit Rooftop Farm, Hope To Inspire Healthy Eating

A group of culinary instructors from across the district gathered on an organic rooftop to learn about connecting schools to organic farming.

Freshmen Connection Brings Teens To The Chicago River
SCHOOLS | August 14, 2018
Freshmen Connection Brings Teens To The Chicago River

Aug. 14, 2018 Incoming Von Steuben High School freshmen will begin their first day with more than just new friends, but also knowledge of the city’s […]

Chef Chloé Gould Celebrates One-Year Kidney Transplant Anniversary
SCHOOLS | July 9, 2018
Chef Chloé Gould Celebrates One-Year Kidney Transplant Anniversary

Chef Chloé Gould is the lead instructor at Chicago Career Vocational Academy. After working as a sous-chef, she decided to return home and teach.

Jorndt Foundation Donates $1.2 Million To Amundsen HS
SCHOOLS | May 14, 2018
Jorndt Foundation Donates $1.2 Million To Amundsen HS

Dr. Jackson joined Dan Jorndt, a 1959 Amundsen high school graduate, and former Walgreens CEO at the school for a special award assembly and ceremony.

CPS CEO Janice Jackson Joins Gallistel Academy Students In Q&A
SCHOOLS | May 11, 2018
CPS CEO Janice Jackson Joins Gallistel Academy Students In Q&A

After 50-60 student letters were sent to CEO Janice Jackson, she made a special visit to Gallistel Language Academy to personally answer questions.