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A Show of Hands

By admin / December 4, 2020
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How can puppets change the way we communicate? Throughout history and around the world, humans have used puppets to pass down stories, share cultural practices, and revolt against censorship. A…

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Music That Matters

By admin / December 4, 2020
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How can music change society? Music That Matters takes a humanistic approach to the study and production of music, understanding music as a language and languages as attached to peoples,…

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Drawing Lines

By admin / December 3, 2019
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How does public art create place? What is the geography of public art? How and where does public art happen? Drawing Lines is an Art History Elective that investigates public…

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All the World’s A Stage

By admin / December 3, 2019
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How can drama be used to highlight oppression? Why? All The World’s A Stage is a combined STEAM/Humanities course that focuses on the “how” of theatrical productions and the “why”…

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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

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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Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice

By admin / December 8, 2017
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How can you become a poet of social change? If more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a little better place…

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Stage Chemistry

Stage Chemistry, Goodman Theatre’s STEM-based Education Initiative

By admin / February 22, 2015
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How does learning the production process of theater change your perception and experience of the world? How does the narrative power of story come to life in theater? How can…

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Five Faces of Genius

Five Faces of Genius

By admin / February 17, 2015
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How do you live a more creative life? How do you understand and access your genius? How do you find your place in the world, and love it? How do…

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Ollywood

By admin / February 17, 2015
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What makes a movie a movie? How is storytelling through film different from storytelling through literature? Which films deserve a “thumbs-up” and which deserve a “thumbs-down” – and why? These…

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Bioneers: An integrated, project-based high school class

Biomimicry

By admin / November 29, 2014
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Bioneers are “biological pioneers”: people who tackle social & environmental challenges from an ecological point of view by mimicking nature. Bioneers often ask: What would nature do in this case?…

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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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Global Peace: An integrated, project-based high school class

Global Peace

By admin / November 29, 2014
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What is peace? What is violence? What does peace look like in your community? How does peace generate peace around the world? Why are there so many stories of nonviolent…

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You Are Beautiful: An integrated, project-based high school class

You Are Beautiful

By admin / November 29, 2014
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Why is it important for art to be accessible? How does public art spark human interaction? How does art go viral? Students will examine the history of public art and…

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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

New Family Welcome & Town Hall

May 12, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT
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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

High School Information Session for Grades 9-12

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May 18, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT
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Chicago, IL 60602 United States

Memorial Day

May 31, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

ACT

June 12, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

Last Day of Spring Term

June 16, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT