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Investigating the Economics of Rideshare at the Chicago Lyft Hub

By Hiu To / September 29, 2019

The Seniors in the Economics course have been investigating the guiding question, How do we make choices in a world of limited resources and limited time?. In the course, students…

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These Hands are Made for Tilling…

By Hiu To / September 15, 2019

The Juniors in the Design and Engineering class are addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 9 by examining the guiding question, How does the design process impact…

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We Dune’d it Up!

By Hiu To / August 28, 2019

We kicked off the 2019- 2020 school year with an epic orientation trip to the Indiana Dunes State Park. We were thrilled to spend the weekend with a group of…

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Step 1: Speak Up!

By Hiu To / August 5, 2019

GCE Lab School students in partnership with the Newberry Library organized and hosted this year’s Youth Soapbox Debates as a part of Newberry’s Annual Bughouse Square Debates. This is our…

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We are Master Learners

By Hiu To / June 17, 2019

We embrace the last day of every Spring Term not only as a celebration of the graduating class but also as a celebration of all of our accomplishments as a…

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Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

By Hiu To / June 17, 2019

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!!! Our 2019 graduates are a group of opinionated, curious, strong-willed young people who are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenges. We are…

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The Sun Rises in the Yeast

By Hiu To / May 16, 2019

Students in the Food class have been exploring leavening agents and the role they play in our favorite baked goods. They experimented with biological agents and quickly learned to respect…

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Creating Drama at The Goodman Theater

By Hiu To / May 16, 2019

In the Sophomore Humanities course, Drama, the students have been investigating the guiding question, How does drama stage and heal our roles in society?. Specifically, they have been studying how…

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It’s Formally Spring

By Hiu To / May 14, 2019

We stepped into an Enchanted Forest and danced the night away! Members of our Student Council alongside our Director of Admissions, Laura transformed the Ravenswood Loft into an Enchanted Forest…

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Going Beyond Our Limits with Sensei Lavin

By Hiu To / May 1, 2019

The Seniors in the Endurance class have been pursuing the guiding question, how much are you willing to endure to change the world?. In the first unit of this Humanities…

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Truss Fall!

By Hiu To / April 26, 2019

During the first Unit of the Urban Planning course, Juniors investigate the elements necessary to build a strong bridge. The engineers studied examples of bridges in order to understand the…

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Farm to Table at Big Delicious Planet

By Hiu To / April 26, 2019

The Freshman in the Food class has been pursuing an answer to the guiding question, What is the ecology of planting?. In the first unit of this STEAM course, students…

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Eat Your Neighborhood with Odd Produce

By Hiu To / April 19, 2019

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

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From Farm to Cup at Metropolis Coffee Company

By Hiu To / April 11, 2019

Freshman in the Food For Thought class went to Metropolis Coffee Company’s roastery to learn about the life of the Coffee plant. Students were welcomed into the state-of-the-art roastery where…

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By Hiu To / April 10, 2019

This term, we modeled final presentations after Ted Talks to give students a different way to demonstrate their learning. Each presenter was given five minutes in the spotlight to deliver…

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Bring It On!

By Hiu To / April 10, 2019

Our Winter Term Community Day put all of the students’ different skills and talents to work. The morning started off with some brainteasing riddles and a relay race that tested…

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Talking Like Socrates

By Hiu To / April 8, 2019
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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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Running an Errand

By Hiu To / March 27, 2019

Sophomore, Tymony examined the art of the short film as her independent study. She completed the course, Ollywood during Elective term in which she learned to look at films with…

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The Point is Not The Point…

By Hiu To / March 12, 2019

The point is the poetry!!! This is our 7th year participating in the Louder Than a Bomb (LTAB) youth poetry slam festival and our poets were honored to have performed…

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The Truth Behind MPG at Tesla

By Hiu To / March 8, 2019

In the second unit of the Fuel class, the Freshmen have been pursuing the question, How does matter become energy?. In pursuit of an answer, students have been studying the…

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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


May 8, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT


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