Students

Celebrating a Soon-to-Be Graduate of Orozco Academy
STUDENTS | May 25, 2022
Celebrating a Soon-to-Be Graduate of Orozco Academy

Jenny is graduating with a sense of accomplishment and empowerment inside of her that will only continue to grow in the years to come. 

Six Questions with a Soon-to-Be Graduate from Pritzker Elementary School
STUDENTS | May 23, 2022
Six Questions with a Soon-to-Be Graduate from Pritzker Elementary School

Maeve has thoroughly enjoyed her time at Pritzker since joining the school in sixth grade.

The Incredible Journey of a Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy Student
STUDENTS | May 20, 2022
The Incredible Journey of a Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy Student

As she begins thinking about her freshman year, Ope wants to thrive academically while also having the time to join clubs and make new friends.

A Conversation with Two Shields Middle School Eighth Graders
STUDENTS | May 18, 2022
A Conversation with Two Shields Middle School Eighth Graders

Both Jaime and Jesus are poised to excel in high school, having risen to the top of their class academically at Shields.

Meet Four Awesome Soon-to-Be Graduates from Curtis School of Excellence
STUDENTS | May 16, 2022
Meet Four Awesome Soon-to-Be Graduates from Curtis School of Excellence

Mikeyah, Jalana, Jai’la, and Saniya have all developed a close friendship with each other at Curtis School of Excellence on Chicago’s Far South Side.

Five Monroe Elementary Eighth-Graders Reflect on Elementary School
STUDENTS | May 13, 2022
Five Monroe Elementary Eighth-Graders Reflect on Elementary School

Get to know Ashley, Brian, Carolina, Jocelyn, and Rebekah!

A Look at Competency-Based Education in CPS: Shifting Chicago Narratives Project
STUDENTS | May 11, 2022
A Look at Competency-Based Education in CPS: Shifting Chicago Narratives Project

Students from Phoenix STEM Military Academy, Hyde Park Academy, Juarez Community Academy, and Curie High School created short films.

Focusing on the Future
STUDENTS | April 29, 2022
Focusing on the Future

Arrayah is happy that she attended Neil because of all the opportunities that it offered her.

Getting to Know Members of the Peterson Elementary Class of 2022
STUDENTS | April 27, 2022
Getting to Know Members of the Peterson Elementary Class of 2022

Ashleen, Ellis, and Zak have left their mark on Peterson through their commitment to excellence in everything they do.

How I’ve Made Eighth Grade One of My Best Years Yet
STUDENTS | April 22, 2022
How I’ve Made Eighth Grade One of My Best Years Yet

Christin believes you can always find a way to make a positive impact regardless of life’s ups and downs.

Getting to Know Two Members of the Chavez Class of 2022
STUDENTS | April 20, 2022
Getting to Know Two Members of the Chavez Class of 2022

Ever and Jessica have both been attending Chavez Multicultural Academic Center in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood since they were in pre-k.

A Q&A with Two Soon-To-Be Graduates from Mount Vernon Elementary
STUDENTS | April 18, 2022
A Q&A with Two Soon-To-Be Graduates from Mount Vernon Elementary

Emmanuel and Alonzo will both be attending Brooks College Prep in the fall.