STEAM

Game Changers

By admin / November 9, 2018
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How can you harness the power of play? The experience of playing games is universal across ages, spaces, and time. Games can consist of complicated pieces, books, and tables or…

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Rocket Science Poster

Rocket Science

By admin / October 30, 2018
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Throughout history, humans have been experimenting with pushing our own boundaries. Although the discovery of explosive propulsion gave us a physical boost, the momentum for exploring new frontiers was already…

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Maker Space

Rapid Prototyping

By admin / December 7, 2017
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In this STEAM elective course, you will learn about and participate in the 21st Century human maker experience. You will look at technology being used today to create products quickly and…

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Radio-rithmetic

By admin / December 20, 2016
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Music surrounds you, is a part of you, and can be found all over the world in every culture. But what exactly makes music so powerful? Radio-rithmetic dives into this…

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Unit I. Behind

By admin / February 22, 2015

Why are Scale, Proportion, and Modeling essential for the creation of a theatrical production? The purpose of Unit 1, BEHIND Stage, is to explore the measurements, proportions, and models which…

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Unit I. In/Out

By admin / February 22, 2015
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Where do we fit in? In this unit, you will investigate what/who is included and excluded from a population. In the Internal Investigation, you will study both Mathematical and Scientific…

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Scoring with the Major Leagues: An integrated, project-based high school class

Scoring with the Major Leagues

By admin / November 29, 2014
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The purpose of Scoring With the Major Leagues is to discover the heart & soul of a game, to identify the teamwork and rivalries that drive the pursuit of greatness,…

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Water, A Project-based High School Course

Water

By admin / November 29, 2014
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Are you thirsty? Are you clean? Have you nourished your plants today? In this course, you will explore the resource that’s essential for all life: water. In this course, you…

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Fuel: An integrated, project-based high school class

Fuel

By admin / November 29, 2014
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How does energy fuel society? To pursue this question, you will use Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics to learn how our society uses fuel, and to predict the future of energy.…

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Food: An integrated, project-based high school class

Food

By admin / November 29, 2014
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In the Food course, you will be guided through three different parts of the food cycle as access points to different sciences: Ecology, Chemistry and Genetics. Through hands-on experiences in…

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Population: An integrated, project-based high school class

Population

By admin / November 29, 2014
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What underlies the diversity of life, where our ancestors come from and how we became the human beings we are now? How can we quantify and measure change? With the…

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Disease: An integrated, project-based high school class

Disease

By admin / November 29, 2014
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How have diseases changed your view of life and death? In this course, you will explore diseases of the body, mind and society. Through the study of anatomy, neuroscience and…

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Cure: An integrated, project-based high school class

Cure

By admin / November 29, 2014
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How do you heal? In the Cure course, you will study revolutions in the history of Western medicine through three units of study: emergency, treatment, and prevention. While each unit…

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Design & Engineering: An integrated, project-based high school class

Design and Engineering

By admin / November 29, 2014
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Solving everyday problems in innovative ways is a fundamental part of life—but what makes good design, and what are the required steps before building can even begin? Design and Engineering…

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Light and Sound: An integrated, project-based high school class

Light, Sound, and Time

By admin / November 29, 2014
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How do you sense the world? In Light, Sound, & Time, you will dive deep into your surroundings and how you perceive the world. You will focus on how humans…

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Urban Planning: An integrated, project-based high school class

Urban Planning

By admin / November 29, 2014
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How do you design a shared space to minimize the use of resources and maximize the quality of life? In Urban Planning, you will explore 3 systems that intertwine to…

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Economics: An integrated, project-based high school class

Econ: Risking Value

By admin / November 29, 2014
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We live in a world of limited resources, but our wants and needs are unlimited. Amid scarcity, choices are made. In this course, you will explore the value of a…

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Systems & Models: An integrated, project-based high school class

Systems & Models

By admin / November 29, 2014
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To what extent are you unique as an individual, and how do you function within the larger framework of an organization such as your school, place of worship, or job?…

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Entrepreneurship: An integrated, project-based high school class

Social Entrepreneurship

By admin / November 29, 2014
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Prerequisite understanding of economics and systems thinking serves as the foundation to envision and plan a business venture which you may passionately and realistically pursue. Fueling your inspiration are weekly…

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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