Students

Recent CPS Graduate Interviews Valerie Jarrett at Annual HER Empowerment Summit
STUDENTS | July 23, 2021
Recent CPS Graduate Interviews Valerie Jarrett at Annual HER Empowerment Summit

The district’s HER Empowerment Summit brings students from all over Chicago together to learn from successful women across different industries.

CTE Students Describe Benefits of Earning Certifications in High School
STUDENTS | July 15, 2021
CTE Students Describe Benefits of Earning Certifications in High School

These certifications are symbols of the success students across Chicago have achieved through determination and resilience. 

Students Collaborate on Documentary to Celebrate Impact of Local Dance Studio
STUDENTS | July 13, 2021
Students Collaborate on Documentary to Celebrate Impact of Local Dance Studio

Avery and Addison wove interviews with photos and footage from recitals to paint a vivid picture of the Studio One experience.

Ebinger Class of 2021 Leaves their Mark through Community Service Projects
STUDENTS | July 7, 2021
Ebinger Class of 2021 Leaves their Mark through Community Service Projects

While it’s easy to focus on the “service” half of community service, students at Ebinger made sure to focus on “community.”

Alcott College Prep Graduate Celebrates Class of 2021 Through Music
STUDENTS | July 1, 2021
Alcott College Prep Graduate Celebrates Class of 2021 Through Music

The nostalgia of yesterday and the determination of today could soon activate a superstar of tomorrow. 

Lindblom Graduate Shares Her One-of-a-Kind High School Journey
STUDENTS | June 28, 2021
Lindblom Graduate Shares Her One-of-a-Kind High School Journey

Mirroring how she felt to study abroad in China, the sense of the unknown is making Ciarah extremely excited to attend college in the fall.

Six Questions with a Soon-to-Be First-Generation College Student
STUDENTS | June 24, 2021
Six Questions with a Soon-to-Be First-Generation College Student

Even though Jose is no longer a high school student, he’ll carry the lessons he’s learned over the last four years with him into college and beyond.

Meet Mollison Elementary School’s Co-Valedictorian
STUDENTS | June 22, 2021
Meet Mollison Elementary School’s Co-Valedictorian

In her speech, Melissa made sure to remind everyone of the perseverance they displayed throughout the past year.

Student Projects Creatively Educate Others about COVID-19 Vaccine
STUDENTS | June 21, 2021
Student Projects Creatively Educate Others about COVID-19 Vaccine

The district created guidance to help educators implement a COVID-19 vaccine-related project as part of their curriculum.

Harper High School Seniors Share their Favorite Memories and Dream Careers
STUDENTS | June 15, 2021
Harper High School Seniors Share their Favorite Memories and Dream Careers

David and Kamoy are making Harper proud through their hard work, tenacity, and big dreams.

Farragut Senior Shares Her Advice for Future High School Students
STUDENTS | June 14, 2021
Farragut Senior Shares Her Advice for Future High School Students

While it wasn’t always easy, Farragut Career Academy senior Jessica says her high school experience was an enjoyable one.

Collins Seniors Reflect on Creation of All-Female Robotics Team
STUDENTS | June 11, 2021
Collins Seniors Reflect on Creation of All-Female Robotics Team

Canisha, Ronisha, Brianna, and Ceara have set the bar high for the next group of Collins students who take on robotics as an extracurricular.