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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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Bike Prototyping

By Hiu To / November 15, 2019

After weeks of learning from different experts in the field, the Juniors were ready to build the prototype of their original bike designs. Each group of students was given a…

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Cooking to Impress

By Hiu To / November 7, 2019

Our students knocked out another month of delicious meals for community lunch. Hiu’s advisory experimented with Asian flavors and delivered dishes with spice, acidity, and umami. They served up bahn…

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Fresh with a pH

By Hiu To / November 7, 2019
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The Freshmen in the Water class are studying the water cycle. In the process, students learned that infiltration is an important part of the cycle because as the water passes…

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WorldChicago Youth Ambassadors

By Hiu To / November 3, 2019

WorldChicago Youth Ambassadors from France, Martinique, and Guadeloupe spent the day with us to experience learning like GCE students. WorldChicago facilitates collaboration between people from all over the world to advance…

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot

By Hiu To / October 25, 2019

Students in the Journalism class have been investigating the power of a photograph. Specifically, they have been pursuing the question, “How does photojournalism help you see the world?”. As a…

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It’s Homecoming, It’s Halloween…

By Hiu To / October 21, 2019

It’s the Homecoming Halloween Dance! The first event put on by our newly established Arts, Culture, and Events leadership group was an absolute success. The team of students along with…

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A Month of Lunches

By Hiu To / October 7, 2019

The students in Sharon’s advisory bravely stepped up to the challenge of cooking the first month of lunches in our new and improved community lunch program. Under the guidance of…

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The Ins and Outs of Collaging

By Hiu To / October 7, 2019

In the first unit of the Population course entitled In/Out, students pursued the guiding question, Where do we fit in?. In this unit, students investigated what and who is included…

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Carrying Water @ The Chicago River

By Hiu To / September 29, 2019

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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Youth Climate Strike

By Hiu To / September 29, 2019

A group of GCE students participated in the Global Climate Strike on September 20th. Between September 20- September 27, 7.6 million people took to the streets to strike for climate…

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GCE Family Game Night Trivia

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June 22, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT
9 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
GCE Ping Tom Park

Day of Service: Pitch in for the Parks

July 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
9 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60602 United States

GCE Family Game Night Trivia

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July 20, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT
9 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
GCE Ping Tom Park

Day of Service: Pitch in for the Parks

September 11, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
9 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
GCE Ping Tom Park

Day of Service: Pitch in for the Parks

October 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
9 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60602 United States