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Gates Millennium Scholar Discovers ‘Passion’ In High School
STUDENTS | June 7, 2018
Gates Millennium Scholar Discovers ‘Passion’ In High School

Chima Ahararwa is a Gates Millennium scholar recipient heading off to Northwestern University to pursue both a Computer Engineering and music degree.

Graduating HS Senior Credits Teacher For STEM Career Path
STUDENTS | June 6, 2018
Graduating HS Senior Credits Teacher For STEM Career Path

When Mario Morales thinks of how Lindblom Academy has changed his life, he has one simple response: for the better.

Gallistel’s Band, Choir, Orchestra Receive Top Ratings In Competition
STUDENTS | May 24, 2018
Gallistel’s Band, Choir, Orchestra Receive Top Ratings In Competition

Gallistel Elementary’s band, choir and orchestra make CPS history.

Fenger HS Girls Invite Dr. Jackson and Chicago First Lady To ‘WOW’ Circle
STUDENTS | May 23, 2018
Fenger HS Girls Invite Dr. Jackson and Chicago First Lady To ‘WOW’ Circle

CEO Janice Jackson and Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s wife, Amy Rule, joined a group of teen girls from Fenger High School to openly discuss womanhood.

Sullivan HS Cooking Class Brings Parents, Students Together
STUDENTS | May 18, 2018
Sullivan HS Cooking Class Brings Parents, Students Together

Peeling, chopping and dicing vegetable was all part of the food prep lesson for students in Sullivan High School’s new side-by-side cooking class.

CPS Students Prepare International Foods; ‘Passport On A Plate’ Exhibition
STUDENTS | May 4, 2018
CPS Students Prepare International Foods; ‘Passport On A Plate’ Exhibition

Students prepared dishes from Egypt, Cuba, Belgium and more at the 10th Annual Career and Technical Education Culinary Capstone event.

CPS Students Compete Against Chicago Police Officers In Chess Challenge
STUDENTS | May 2, 2018
CPS Students Compete Against Chicago Police Officers In Chess Challenge

Students from more than 40 schools challenged Chicago Police officers to a game of chess at the first Cops & Kids Culminating Chess Challenge .

Morgan Park HS Students Form ‘EmpoWEered’ To Give Back
STUDENTS | April 26, 2018
Morgan Park HS Students Form ‘EmpoWEered’ To Give Back

Morgan Park freshmen have been creating care packages and making sandwiches for the homeless for National Volunteer Week.

George Westinghouse College Prep Students ‘Stand For The Silent’
STUDENTS | April 4, 2018
George Westinghouse College Prep Students ‘Stand For The Silent’

High school students at George Westinghouse College Prep participated in a special assembly, “Stand for the Silent.”

Teens To Visit Memphis, Commemorate Dr. King
STUDENTS | March 30, 2018
Teens To Visit Memphis, Commemorate Dr. King

Teens from four South Side high schools will travel to Memphis, TN to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s assassination.

Morgan Park HS Grad Shares His IB Diploma Programme Experience
STUDENTS | March 26, 2018
Morgan Park HS Grad Shares His IB Diploma Programme Experience

Victor Scotti Jr. graduated from the IB Diploma Programme.

CPS All-City HS Visual Arts Exhibition Open Through April 11
STUDENTS | March 23, 2018
CPS All-City HS Visual Arts Exhibition Open Through April 11

More than 180 students from over 30 CPS schools showcased their work at the annual CPS All-City HS Visual Arts Exhibition.