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GCE Community Cookbook

GCE Community Cookbook

By GCE Lab School / April 24, 2021

Sweet or savory? Baked or grilled? The answer is obviously, “yes.”  We’re firing up a new GCE Community Cookbook to share our favorite recipes with one another—and throughout the rest…

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The Gift of Snow

By GCE Lab School / January 27, 2021
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On Monday evening, Chicago received its first major winter storm of the season. The first significant snow is an occasion to observe the calm of slowed traffic and muffled sounds. So…

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Get Your 2019-2020 Yearbook!

By GCE Lab School / May 24, 2020

The 2019-2020 GCE Yearbook is off to the press and we can’t wait to share it with our community. We made a lot of memories this year and the yearbook…

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Education Will Endure: Our First Student Presentations in the Days of Distance Learning

By GCE Lab School / March 27, 2020
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Shortly after we closed our campus for COVID-19, our learning community came together to design an online version of Final Presentations, where ordinarily, students demonstrate what they’ve learned. It was…

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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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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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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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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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Get Your Yearbook!

By GCE Lab School / May 20, 2019

The 2018-2019 GCE Yearbook has just been sent off to the presses and we can’t wait to share it with our community. We made a lot of memories this year…

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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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Can You Sell a Drum Set?

By Hiu To / October 1, 2018

Rhetoric student, Ayana was challenged to demonstrate her understanding of rhetorical devices in a creative way. She rose to the challenge with a humorous and layered video ad for Ludwig…

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It’s Lunchtime and The Livin’s Cheesy

By Hiu To / September 28, 2018

As a part of this month’s community lunch theme, Spice It Up, the Sophomores whipped up a macaroni and cheese bar that featured paprika. The preparation of this lunch was…

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Empathy in the Garden

By Hiu To / September 16, 2018

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 design process impact product…

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Step Up to the Soapbox!

By Hiu To / September 14, 2018

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It’s Yearbook Time: 2017- 2018!

By GCE Lab School / June 7, 2018

The 2017-2018 GCE Yearbook has just been sent off to the presses and we can’t wait to share them with our community. We made a lot of memories this year…

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Truss In It!

By Hiu To / May 8, 2018

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

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Spring Into Community

By Hiu To / April 16, 2018
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There’s nothing like a little friendly competition to build community. We started off Spring term with a Community Day that focused on teamwork, problem-solving, a bit of athleticism, and a…

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We Call BS!

By Hiu To / March 30, 2018
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On March 14th, high school students across the nation walked out in solidarity to protest Congress’ inaction to do more in response to the violence that plagues our schools and…

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Truth Manifestos

By Hiu To / February 11, 2018

The Freshmen in the Who Am I? class are investigating the guiding question, “How will I investigate my Self to know who I am?”. This guiding question will be pursued…

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Share Your Discoveries!

By Hiu To / January 31, 2018

For this Elective Term’s Final Presentations, our guests were challenged to investigate two guiding questions, What have you discovered? and How will you share it with the world?. Elective term…

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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