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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.

Meet this CPS National Figure Roller Skating Champ
STUDENTS | January 10, 2019
Meet this CPS National Figure Roller Skating Champ

Butler College Prep junior, and his partner Samantha, competed in the National Figure Roller Skating Competition, where they placed first.

Seniors First in District to Graduate Early with Associate Degree
STUDENTS | December 10, 2018
Seniors First in District to Graduate Early with Associate Degree

Goode Academy seniors, Devin Thomas and Cheyenne Henry, will graduate early with their associate degree.

Senior Collects 300 Turkeys, and Counting, For Community
STUDENTS | November 9, 2018
Senior Collects 300 Turkeys, and Counting, For Community

Senior, Isabella Garcia, will host her third annual turkey giveaway.