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The Spartan Mentality | La mentalidad espartana
STUDENTS | 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.

Discovering Your Heroes | Descubriendo tus héroes
STUDENTS | February 4, 2020
Discovering Your Heroes | Descubriendo tus héroes

“What would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision be for America in 2020?” Though it’s a question that could prompt hours upon hours of discussion, fourth- and fifth-grade students at Mildred I. Lavizzo Elementary were invited to tackle it in a small yet powerful way: a five-minute speech.

Growing Together l Creciendo juntas
STUDENTS | January 29, 2020
Growing Together l Creciendo juntas

This North Side elementary school has played an important role in strengthening a sisterhood over the years.

Fearless Falcons l Falcons Valientes
STUDENTS | January 2, 2020
Fearless Falcons l Falcons Valientes

How 2020 is shaping up to be a transformative year for five Harlan Community Academy freshmen.

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.