Schools

A Virtual Hug | Un abrazo virtual
SCHOOLS | May 8, 2020
A Virtual Hug | Un abrazo virtual

Thank you to our teachers for your engagement, commitment, and (virtual) hugs while taking on remote learning.

Where Inspiration Meets Collaboration | Cuando hay inspiración y colaboración
SCHOOLS | May 7, 2020
Where Inspiration Meets Collaboration | Cuando hay inspiración y colaboración

To our educators at Shoop, Garvey, Mireles, Gillespie, Salazar, Aldridge, and the rest of our schools across the city, thank you for all that you do.

Celebrating National School Nurse Day!
SCHOOLS | May 6, 2020
Celebrating National School Nurse Day!

While every CPS nurse has their own reasons for choosing to serve Chicago’s students, they all share a common set of values.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! #ThankATeacher
SCHOOLS | May 4, 2020
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! #ThankATeacher

Chicago Public Schools’ CEO, Janice K. Jackson, and CEdO Latanya D. McDade shout out the start of Teacher Appreciation Week 2020.

A New Kind of Bus Tour
SCHOOLS | May 2, 2020
A New Kind of Bus Tour

Principal Femi Skanes and her team at Morgan Park High School found a creative way to induct new members into the school’s National Honor Society.

A Family Affair
SCHOOLS | April 30, 2020
A Family Affair

What Remote Learning Looks Like for Two South Side Sisters Even though they both attend McClellan Elementary in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood, sisters Tamiah and Taylor H. […]

Flexibility and Fun
SCHOOLS | April 29, 2020
Flexibility and Fun

One Teacher’s Approach to Making Remote Learning a Success for Her Pre-K Students When she started her career as a speech therapist for CPS, Ms. Rosenda […]

The Spirit of Teamwork
SCHOOLS | April 28, 2020
The Spirit of Teamwork

How One Principal’s Focus on Staying Connected has Strengthened the Bonds within her School Community  Every morning, students at Barnard Elementary in Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood have […]

Art Imitates Life
SCHOOLS | April 24, 2020
Art Imitates Life

Fine Arts teacher Deni Drinkwater tries to expose her students to as many artistic disciplines as possible.

Putting Health First
SCHOOLS | April 23, 2020
Putting Health First

Kathleen Keaty often finds herself thinking about the beginning of her career as a CPS nurse 13 years ago.

Getting Hooked on Remote Learning
SCHOOLS | April 20, 2020
Getting Hooked on Remote Learning

Faraday Elementary Teacher Ms. San Juaquin decided it was time to move in front of the camera and promote remote learning by writing her own rap.

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.