Adam Cohen-Leadholm

Light/No Light: Experimenting with Pinhole Cameras

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / January 27, 2021

The Juniors in Light, Sound, and Time investigated the guiding question: What would life look like without light?. They studied camera exposure to better understand how the human eye reacts…

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Electrifying Bikes at Earth Rider Cycling

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / November 2, 2020

Juniors in Design & Engineering visited Earth Rider, a full-service, woman-owned bike shop to learn from store-owner and bike expert, Sharon. Sharon is a League Cycling Instructor and a certified…

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Better Design with Greater Good Studio

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / October 27, 2020

Juniors in Design & Engineering are pursuing the guiding question, How does the design process impact product and experience?. The students are investigating the design of gardening tools, and the…

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Rapid Prototyping with The James Dyson Foundation

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / October 20, 2020

Students in Design & Engineering received a virtual visit from a couple of experts from the James Dyson Foundation. We have a longstanding partnership with the Dyson Foundation, and we…

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Physics in the Garden at Home Depot

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / October 4, 2020

Juniors in the Design & Engineering class talked to experts from the gardening department at Home Depot to investigate the physics of gardening tools. In the first unit of this…

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Rapid Prototyping with The James Dyson Foundation

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / November 7, 2019

Students in Design & Engineering received a visit from a team of designers and engineers from the James Dyson Foundation. We have a longstanding partnership with the Dyson Foundation, and…

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Envisioning the Future of Bicycles at Earth Rider

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / November 7, 2019

Juniors in Design & Engineering visited Earth Rider, a full-service, woman-owned bike shop to learn from store-owner and bike expert, Sharon. Sharon is a League Cycling Instructor and a certified…

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Working with Bikes at Working Bikes

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / November 3, 2019

Juniors in Design & Engineering met with Anna, the volunteer coordinator at Working Bikes in Pilsen to learn about the anatomy and the mechanics of bikes. In the second unit…

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Better Design at the Greater Good Studio

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / October 25, 2019

Juniors in Design & Engineering have been pursuing the guiding question, How does design process impact product and experience?. Specifically, students have been investigating the design of gardening tools and…

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Experiencing Sound at the Chicago Music Exchange

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / February 28, 2019

In the second unit of the course, Light, Sound, and Time, the Juniors have been investigating the guiding question, What does life sound like?. As a part of their investigation,…

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Studying Sustainability at Interface

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / November 19, 2018

In the first unit of the Biomimicry Elective, the students have been investigating the guiding question, What would a plant do?. In this course, students are studying the concept of…

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Studying Motion and Design at On the Route Bikes

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / October 15, 2018

Juniors in the Design & Engineering class talked to a bike expert at On The Route Bicycles to learn about the mechanics of bikes and the purposes that different types…

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Physics in the Garden at Home Depot

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / September 30, 2018

Juniors in the Design & Engineering class talked to experts from the gardening department at Home Depot to investigate the physics of gardening tools. In the first unit of this…

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The Design Process @ Beyond Design

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / September 30, 2018

Juniors in the Design & Engineering class met with Michael Prince, the president of Beyond Design. In this STEAM course, students are investigating what it means to be a designer.…

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ACT (recommended for all juniors)

April 17, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

Orthodox Good Friday

April 30, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

Orthodox Easter

May 2, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

Deadline to register for 6/5 SAT

May 6, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

Deadline to register for 6/12 ACT

May 7, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

SAT

May 8, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

NO SCHOOL

May 10, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

Eid al-Fitr begins at sundown

May 12, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

Memorial Day

May 31, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

ACT

June 12, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT