Students

SMASH Illinois, a Free STEM Program for Students of Color Launches
STUDENTS | August 1, 2019
SMASH Illinois, a Free STEM Program for Students of Color Launches

The five-week summer program is specifically targeted for underrepresented high school students of color.

Teens Help Teach in New English Learner Summer Program
STUDENTS | July 30, 2019
Teens Help Teach in New English Learner Summer Program

Early Childhood Education CTE students are placed into classrooms to give them a taste of life as a teacher. 

Safe Haven Sites Open to Students During Summer Break
STUDENTS | July 1, 2019
Safe Haven Sites Open to Students During Summer Break

All CPS students are welcome at Safe Haven sites throughout Summer Break.

Englewood Graduate Heads to Brazil for Global Citizen Year Program
STUDENTS | June 13, 2019
Englewood Graduate Heads to Brazil for Global Citizen Year Program

Aaron Johnson will spend a gap year in Brazil.

Meet the Harvard-bound Solorio HS Grad Determined to Defy the Odds
STUDENTS | June 12, 2019
Meet the Harvard-bound Solorio HS Grad Determined to Defy the Odds

Amado Candelario, a senior at Solorio High School, is headed to Harvard University this fall and is determined to make a difference.

Twins Awarded Gates Scholarships, Heading to Princeton and Yale
STUDENTS | June 11, 2019
Twins Awarded Gates Scholarships, Heading to Princeton and Yale

Seniors, Naomi and Nannette Beckley, both Gates Scholars, will attend Yale and Princeton this fall.

Nine-Year-Old Web Developer, Class, Visit Famous Fossil Lab
STUDENTS | April 12, 2019
Nine-Year-Old Web Developer, Class, Visit Famous Fossil Lab

Nine-year-old dinosaur lover, Robert, meets world-renowned paleontologist Paul Sereno and brings his class.

Students from Lindblom’s Arabic Class Head to Morocco
STUDENTS | April 9, 2019
Students from Lindblom’s Arabic Class Head to Morocco

This spring break, nine students from Lindblom’s Arabic World Language program will travel to Morocco.

Six Butler College Prep Students Surprised with Scholarships
STUDENTS | March 20, 2019
Six Butler College Prep Students Surprised with Scholarships

Five Butler College Prep students and a recent graduate were awarded full-tuition scholarships to attend the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Hundreds of Students Gather for Young Men of Color Summit
STUDENTS | March 15, 2019
Hundreds of Students Gather for Young Men of Color Summit

Nearly 700 African American and Latino male high school students gathered at Chicago State University for the 6th Annual Young Men of Color Summit.

Jones College Prep Storyteller Shares Award-Winning Story
STUDENTS | February 27, 2019
Jones College Prep Storyteller Shares Award-Winning Story

Jones College Prep sophomore, Owen Charles, shares a snippet of his award-winning story about his grandfather’s migration to the North.

Students Learn to Code with ‘Dance Party’
STUDENTS | January 28, 2019
Students Learn to Code with ‘Dance Party’

Students at Bowen High School kicked off Computer Science Education Week by participating in The Hour of Code.