Students

Portage Park Class of 2021 Shares their Favorite Elementary School Memories
STUDENTS | May 13, 2021
Portage Park Class of 2021 Shares their Favorite Elementary School Memories

Amanda, Cassidy, Ethan, Leon, Mariah, and Nati have less than a month left until they graduate from elementary school.

Eight Questions with an Eighth-Grader at Manierre Elementary
STUDENTS | April 15, 2021
Eight Questions with an Eighth-Grader at Manierre Elementary

Demari has a list of goals that extend far beyond elementary school: get a college scholarship, study anatomy, and become a doctor or a surgeon.

One Year Later: Three Hancock High School Students Describe their Experiences
STUDENTS | April 12, 2021
One Year Later: Three Hancock High School Students Describe their Experiences

Hear what Hancock students Evie, Alex, and Rachel have to say about their school year thus far.

One Year Later: How I Want to Celebrate the End of My High School Experience
STUDENTS | April 8, 2021
One Year Later: How I Want to Celebrate the End of My High School Experience

If I could walk into a classroom tomorrow, the only way I could describe it is that it would feel like school.

One Year Later: Curie HS Freshmen Reflect on Challenges and Triumphs
STUDENTS | April 5, 2021
One Year Later: Curie HS Freshmen Reflect on Challenges and Triumphs

Curie freshmen Divine and Lanayah have seen the importance of having adults they can rely on.

16 CPS High Schools Receive AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award
STUDENTS | March 27, 2021
16 CPS High Schools Receive AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Female students from Alcott, Brooks, Kelly, and Infinity high schools share how taking a computer science course has impacted them.

Meet the 2021 CPS Spelling Bee Champion
STUDENTS | March 26, 2021
Meet the 2021 CPS Spelling Bee Champion

A love of spelling runs in Earhart Elementary student Danielle’s family.

Get to Know Poe Classical School’s First-Ever Rookie Debate Team
STUDENTS | March 19, 2021
Get to Know Poe Classical School’s First-Ever Rookie Debate Team

The team’s success at the Middle School City Championship came from hours and hours of hard work and preparation.

Seven Years’ Worth of Memories at Goudy Elementary
STUDENTS | March 17, 2021
Seven Years’ Worth of Memories at Goudy Elementary

Being the school mascot is only one of the reasons eighth-grade student Emilio calls his seven years at Goudy Elementary “superb.”

Speaking Up to Make CPS More Equitable for Future Students
STUDENTS | March 3, 2021
Speaking Up to Make CPS More Equitable for Future Students

Put yourself out there so you can look back on your CPS journey and know that you made a difference for students who will follow in your footsteps.

Where Are All the STEM Influencers?
STUDENTS | February 25, 2021
Where Are All the STEM Influencers?

Black History Month should be a time to celebrate accomplishments across every industry and field.

CPS Student Artwork Reflects on Black History to Break Down Stereotypes
STUDENTS | February 20, 2021
CPS Student Artwork Reflects on Black History to Break Down Stereotypes

Through their artwork, CPS students are showing how Black culture is revolutionary.