Schools

Where Technology Meets Teamwork
SCHOOLS | March 5, 2020
Where Technology Meets Teamwork

Wadsworth’s robotics team, the Robotigers, focus on inclusion, innovation, and impact in the field of robotics and for their Woodlawn community.

Programming Leaders
SCHOOLS | March 4, 2020
Programming Leaders

Mather High School’s computer science program empowers students to become problem solvers while learning a practical skill they can apply to any field

Our Own Little World
SCHOOLS | March 2, 2020
Our Own Little World

Armstrong Elementary has created an incredibly vibrant and welcoming school culture, with staff reflecting the diversity of its student populations.

Hitting the Right Note | Tocando la nota correcta
SCHOOLS | February 27, 2020
Hitting the Right Note | Tocando la nota correcta

The orchestra program at Hibbard Elementary is the perfect complement to classroom learning—bringing a positive impact to students in multiple ways.

Celebrating Excellence | Celebrando la excelencia
SCHOOLS | February 24, 2020
Celebrating Excellence | Celebrando la excelencia

A wax museum is a fun, interactive way for students to learn about prominent African American leaders and their vast range of contributions.

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.