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It’s Par for the Course

By Hiu To / October 3, 2022

It’s not every day you get to level up your putting skills at school…except it is! Students in the Par for the Course workshop are discovering the history of golf,…

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Exploring Language at the Poetry Foundation

By Hiu To / October 2, 2022

Students in the Stories class returned to the Poetry Foundation to revisit the beautiful visual poems by Monica Ong. In Stories, students explore their voice as storytellers while examining the…

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Visual Storytelling at the Poetry Foundation

By Hiu To / September 5, 2022

Sophomores in the Stories class found sanctuary from the bustling city at the Poetry Foundation. In this course, students examine how we can shape stories through language, perspective, and different…

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Welcome Home!

By Hiu To / September 5, 2022

We had an incredible first week of school. This year, we welcome five new members to our team and over thirty new students to our community! We spent the week…

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Investigating Sustainable Ecosystems at Big Marsh

By Hiu To / November 8, 2021

First-year students in the SDGs & You class and the Water class embarked on a cross-curicular Field Experience. The students spent a beautiful fall day biking around Big Marsh to…

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Spirit? We’ve Got It!

By Hiu To / October 31, 2021
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It was Spirit Week and boy, did we bring it this year! Members of student council hosted a spectacular week of fun starting with Cohort Color Monday, then Twin Tuesday,…

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Analyzing Water at Plant Chicago

By Hiu To / October 16, 2021

First-year students in the Water class embarked on a Field Experience to Plant Chicago to meet with Education Manager, Rock Evans. In the first unit, students collected water from the…

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Discussing Gender in Andersonville

By Hiu To / October 16, 2021

First-year students in the SDGs & You class are investigating the guiding question, “What does an equal world look like?” by examining issues of gender inequality. In this unit, they…

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Assessing Human Needs at Lincoln Park Community Services

By Hiu To / September 16, 2021

Unit I of SDGs & You is entitled Access, and it asks students to investigate the first, second, and fourth Sustainable Development Goals: No Poverty, No Hunger, and Quality Education (respectively).…

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Exploring the Chicago River with Urban Rivers

By Hiu To / September 11, 2021

First-year students embarked on their first off-campus Field Experience of their GCE career, and it was definitely one for the books. The students are investigating the guiding question, “How is…

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Closing the Loop at Plant Chicago

By Hiu To / April 23, 2021

First-year students in the Food For Thought and Food class embarked on a cross-curricular Field Experience to Plant Chicago. Education Manager, Rock Evans gave the students a tour of the…

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Discovering Found Object Puppetry with Rough House Theater

By Hiu To / February 22, 2021

Throughout history and around the world, humans have used puppets to pass down stories, share cultural practices, and revolt against censorship. A Show of Hands is a course in which students…

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Discovering the Art of the Shadow with Manual Cinema

By Hiu To / December 15, 2020

In this workshop, students in the A Show of Hands class explored the possibilities and craft of performant storytelling. Artists from Manual Cinema exposed the multitude of layers that go…

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Discovering a Community of Puppets at Nasty, Brutish & Short

By Hiu To / December 15, 2020

The students in the A Show of Hands class are taking a deep dive into the world of puppetry. They are investigating how puppets have been used to pass down…

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Carrying Water @ The Chicago River

By Hiu To / October 4, 2020

Freshmen in the Water class visited the Chicago River to collect water. In the first unit of this STEAM course, students have been pursuing the guiding question, why is water…

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A Virtual Eat Your Neighborhood Tour with Dave Odd

By Hiu To / April 25, 2020

The students in the Food For Thought class are investigating the guiding question, How are food systems shaped and how do they shape the world?. As a part of this…

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Muraling Moody’s

By Hiu To / January 5, 2020

Students in the Drawing Lines course took a deep dive into public art during our three-week Civic term. Students in this course were challenged to define the seemingly simple term,…

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Spaces as Public Art at Design Museum of Chicago

By Hiu To / December 12, 2019

Students in Drawing Lines have been investigating the concept of placemaking specifically through art. So far in their investigation, they’ve looked at how public artworks may create places where people…

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Musing over Murals with Pilsen Public Art Tours

By Hiu To / December 10, 2019

The students in the Drawing Lines course have been examining the power of public art in educating and uniting a community. As a part of their investigation, they studied the…

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We’re In This Together

By Hiu To / December 1, 2019

GCE students can’t help but impress during Final Presentations. Students are challenged to share and demonstrate their learning from the term at each Final Presentation. With just a couple of…

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Flow

Flow: Creating Personal Opportunities for Impact and Belonging

November 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
Flow

Flow: Creating Personal Opportunities for Impact and Belonging

October 27, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Good Futures Launch Party

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October 12, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor
Chicago, IL 60602 United States

Orthodox Easter

April 16, 2023

Faculty In-Service -NO SCHOOL-

April 28, 2023

Easter

April 9, 2023

Orthodox Good Friday

April 14, 2023

Faculty In-Service -NO SCHOOL-

April 28, 2023

Orthodox Good Friday

April 14, 2023

Orthodox Easter

April 16, 2023