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And We’re Back!

We spent the first Thursday of Winter Term back at St. Vincent de Paul Center through the Blessings in a Backpackprogram. Blessings in a Backpack mobilizes communities, individuals, and resources to provide food on the weekends for elementary school children across America who might otherwise go hungry. This is our third Community Day working with St. Vincent’s; it is such a great opportunity for us to slow down and connect with each other while doing something meaningful. We are so grateful for this partnership and we can’t wait until we visit again next term.
Field Experience

The Power of Silence

The Seniors in the Equality class are investigating the guiding question, “How do we investigate in/equality?”. This guiding question will be pursued through two units: History and Herstory. In pursuit of the unit one guiding question, “What is the history of the fight for Equality?”, the students observed and participated in a slient vigil held in honor of victims of human trafficking. On this Field Experience, the students engaged in conversation with activists to learn about the power of protest and the dangers of systemic inequalities perpetrated on the basis of gender and class.
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Truth Manifestos

The Freshmen in the Who Am I? class are investigating the guiding question, “How will I investigate my Self to know who I am?”. This guiding question will be pursued through two units: Truth & Memory and Doubt & Dream. Students will not only examine their own beliefs and experiences to define who they are, they will also study how philosophers have pursued this question throughout history. In the early stages of this soul-searching investigation, these Freshmen philosophers were tasked with writing their own truth manifestos.

Share Your Discoveries!

For this Elective Term’s Final Presentations, our guests were challenged to investigate two guiding questions, What have you discovered? and How will you share it with the world?. Elective term is truly an opportunity for teachers to teach to their passions and help students discover their voice and their own passion in those subjects. With the two guiding questions in mind, our guests set out on a journey to discover their voice and passion in those subjects with the help of the students as facilitators.
February
28

7th Grade Open House

Please join us at our beautiful new facility in Lincoln Park on Wednesday, February 28th from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Visitors will learn about how our school prepares students for college and for life as global citizens from our teachers, current students, and alumni.

GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real-world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application
March
18

2018 Spring Open House

Please join us at our beautiful new facility in Lincoln Park on Sunday, March 18 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Visitors will learn about how our school prepares students for college and for life as global citizens from our teachers, current students, and alumni. RSVP below.

GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application
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November
14

November Open House Copy

Come learn about our philosophy, our curriculum, our culture and come see what makes our school so unique. You’ll get a tour of our interactive classrooms, meet our teachers and students, and get a sense of a truly unique learning experience. Come see what we’re all about!

Please direct any questions to our Director of Admissions, André Gill, [email protected] or 312.643.0991.
GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application

New Year, New Goals

New years give us the chance to reflect on the past year and to look forward to the next. New years are full of possibilities; they are full of opportunities to learn more, grow more, and play more. We asked our students and staff about their goals for 2018.What are your goals for 2018?
January
25

Final Presentations: Elective Term

Join us for our Elective Term Final Presentations, the best way to experience learning with our students as they share their discoveries from the past term. The event will include opportunities to learn more about GCE’s curriculum, engage in activities planned and facilitated by GCE students, and to see for yourself why Action Projects demonstrate student mastery.
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The Warmth of Community

After intense weeks of classes, Field Experiences, and Action Projects, we were all looking forward to spending time with our families. We kicked off our holiday break with a community potluck and student talent show.  The community came together and put together a bountiful and delicious spread. After our feast, we gathered for the student talent show organized by the members of the Music Makers club. We were graced with singing, piano-playing, skating, and dancing by our students.We left for the holiday break with full bellies and warm hearts. We’re so grateful to everyone who joined us in celebrating the holidays and our talented students.
January
22

Admissions: Information Session & Tour

Come learn about our philosophy, our curriculum, our culture and come see what makes our school so unique. You’ll get a tour of our interactive classrooms, meet our teachers and students, and get a sense of a truly unique learning experience. Come see what we’re all about!

Please direct any questions to our Director of Admissions, André Gill, [email protected] or 312.643.0991.
GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real-world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application
January
18

Admissions: Information Session & Tour

Come learn about our philosophy, our curriculum, our culture and come see what makes our school so unique. You’ll get a tour of our interactive classrooms, meet our teachers and students, and get a sense of a truly unique learning experience. Come see what we’re all about!

Please direct any questions to our Director of Admissions, André Gill, [email protected] or 312.643.0991.
GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real-world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application
January
17

Admissions: Information Session & Tour

Come learn about our philosophy, our curriculum, our culture and come see what makes our school so unique. You’ll get a tour of our interactive classrooms, meet our teachers and students, and get a sense of a truly unique learning experience. Come see what we’re all about!

Please direct any questions to our Director of Admissions, André Gill, [email protected] or 312.643.0991.
GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real-world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application
January
16

Admissions: Information Session & Tour

Come learn about our philosophy, our curriculum, our culture and come see what makes our school so unique. You’ll get a tour of our interactive classrooms, meet our teachers and students, and get a sense of a truly unique learning experience. Come see what we’re all about!

Please direct any questions to our Director of Admissions, André Gill, [email protected] or 312.643.0991.
GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real-world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application
January
12

Admissions: Information Session & Tour

Come learn about our philosophy, our curriculum, our culture and come see what makes our school so unique. You’ll get a tour of our interactive classrooms, meet our teachers and students, and get a sense of a truly unique learning experience. Come see what we’re all about!

Please direct any questions to our Director of Admissions, André Gill, [email protected] or 312.643.0991.
GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real-world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application
January
11

Admissions: Information Session & Tour

Come learn about our philosophy, our curriculum, our culture and come see what makes our school so unique. You’ll get a tour of our interactive classrooms, meet our teachers and students, and get a sense of a truly unique learning experience. Come see what we’re all about!

Please direct any questions to our Director of Admissions, André Gill, [email protected] or 312.643.0991.
GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real-world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application
January
10

Admissions: Information Session & Tour

Come learn about our philosophy, our curriculum, our culture and come see what makes our school so unique. You’ll get a tour of our interactive classrooms, meet our teachers and students, and get a sense of a truly unique learning experience. Come see what we’re all about!

Please direct any questions to our Director of Admissions, André Gill, [email protected] or 312.643.0991.
GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real-world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application
January
5

Admissions: Information Session & Tour

Come learn about our philosophy, our curriculum, our culture and come see what makes our school so unique. You’ll get a tour of our interactive classrooms, meet our teachers and students, and get a sense of a truly unique learning experience. Come see what we’re all about!

Please schedule a time to meet our Director of Admissions, André Gill, [email protected] or 312.643.0991.
GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real-world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application
January
4

Admissions: Information Session & Tour

Come learn about our philosophy, our curriculum, our culture and come see what makes our school so unique. You’ll get a tour of our interactive classrooms, meet our teachers and students, and get a sense of a truly unique learning experience. Come see what we’re all about!

Please schedule a time to meet our Director of Admissions, André Gill, [email protected] or 312.643.0991.
GCE Lab School is an independent private high school that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real-world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students and communities across Chicago.Learn more about GCE Lab School Start an Application