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Spring classes

Spring Courses – An Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 5, 2014

Spring… finally! We can only express our post-winter feelings by quoting Pablo Neruda: Nada puede contener todo el sol en las banderas de la primavera invencible” (“Nothing can contain the…

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ex[eriential learning

ASL & DHH Immersion- An Experiential Term Online Installation

By Hiu To / April 28, 2014
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For the Experiential Term, GCE Students investigated the following guiding question: How may we live “another person’s” life and “step into their shoes”?  Students were asked this guiding question and…

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The Mind- A Disease Online Installation

By Hiu To / February 26, 2014
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For the second Disease Action Project, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How does someone with a mental disorder feel? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: The World…

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I Believe

This I Believe – a “Who Am I” Online Installation

By Hiu To / February 26, 2014
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For the first Who Am I? Action Project, GCE Freshman investigated the following guiding question: What is my truth? What do I believe? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with:…

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Pinhole Cameras- A Light and Sound Online Installation

By Hiu To / February 3, 2014
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For the first Light & Sound Action Project, GCE Juniors investigated the following guiding question: Who says you need to buy a camera? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with:…

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School of Athens – a Forbidden Books Online Installation

By Hiu To / February 2, 2014
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For the first Forbidden Books Project, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How can I become a gadfly?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Socrates believed that the…

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Winter Courses – An Online Installation

By Hiu To / January 30, 2014

Welcome to glacial weather, hot chocolate, and lots of new courses. In one word: the Winter term! This is the time of the year when reflective projects challenge students to…

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The Value of a Franchise- An Online Installation

By Hiu To / December 15, 2013
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For the second Action Project in the 82 Elective, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: Why do cities that pursue professional sports franchises become battlegrounds for competing interests?  Here’s…

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Freedom Songs- An Online Installation

By Hiu To / December 12, 2013
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For the first Action Project in the Global Peace Elective, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: If not me, who? If not now, when? Here’s the scenario students were…

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Like a Tree- An Online Installation

By Hiu To / December 11, 2013
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For the first Action Project in the Bioneers 101 Elective, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: How would a tree…?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: You are…

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Our Beautiful Garden – An Online Installation

By Hiu To / November 21, 2013
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For the first Action Project in the You Are Beautiful Arts Elective, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: How do you reclaim public space through art?  Here’s the scenario…

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Protesting Censorship – An Equality Online Installation

By Hiu To / October 24, 2013
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For the third Equality Action Project, GCE Seniors investigated the following guiding question: How do people approach censorship?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: The Museum of Contemporary Arts…

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From Lake to Potable- A H20 Online Installation

By Hiu To / October 24, 2013
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For the second H20 Action Project, GCE Freshman investigated the following guiding question: How prepared are you in case of a water crisis?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: …

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Creation Stories – A Stories Online Installation

By Hiu To / October 23, 2013
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For the second Stories Action Project, GCE Sophomore students investigated the following guiding question: How do you visualize stories of creation?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Creation lies…

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“I Have a Dream” Speeches – an Online Installation

By Hiu To / October 19, 2013
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For the second Argument Action Project, GCE Juniors students investigated the following guiding question: What is the most persuasive way to share your dreams? Here’s the scenario students were challenged…

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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
Arne Duncan speaks about education and gun violence in Chicago

Education and Rewriting the Story of Gun Violence in Chicago—with Arne Duncan

May 13, 2021 @ 2:20 am - 3:00 pm CDT
9 West Washington
Chicago, IL 60602 United States

Memorial Day

May 31, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT