News and Events

Bioneers Youth Event (11/1)

By Carlos Pitella / October 31, 2013
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Hello, Youth of All Ages! In 2 weeks, the Bioneers event is happening with a program dedicated to Youth (High School & College)! The theme is community resilience inspired by…

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Citizens in the Present – Book Release (Oct. 30)

By Carlos Pitella / October 29, 2013

What?  Teresa Córdova, Director of Great Cities Institute (GCI), release her book “Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas”. When?  Wednesday, October 30, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. …

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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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Welcome to Fall Final Presentations, 2013!

By Carlos Pitella / October 23, 2013

GCE is hosting its first round of Final Presentations this year — and we hope you have a wonderful time exploring the student work, both in the real and in…

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Your Mass is Critical – Ride on Friday (Oct 25)

By GCE Lab School / October 23, 2013

what & why?Join hundreds of other Chicago-area cyclists, transit advocates, anarchists and ghouls this Friday, October 25th for the monthly Critical Mass bike ride. The October ride is especially festive…

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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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Have you chosen your Electives?

By Carlos Pitella / October 17, 2013

Please use the form below to select your Electives and Health & Wellness options. Before you decide, here’s some context: Electives are opportunities to combine subjects that are not normally…

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Evolution Zoo – a Population Online Installation

By admin / October 16, 2013
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For the second Population Action Project, GCE Sophomore students investigated the following guiding question: How can you portray the evolution of a species?   Here’s the scenario students were challenged with:…

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Fashionista Holiday Bazaar

By GCE Lab School / October 10, 2013
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Get Engaged … in School

By GCE Lab School / October 6, 2013
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Dear Students & Families: We are now five weeks into the school-year (Holy Cow!). Time to share, review, and gather some information. Thus, this newsletter focuses on 4 opportunities for…

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Designing Better Tools – Online Installation

By admin / October 3, 2013
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For the first Design & Engineering Action Project, GCE Junior students investigated the following guiding question: How do we make better tools?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Garden…

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Reading Lists Installation – Using GoodReads as a School

By admin / September 23, 2013

Visualize a reading list.  Think of the many lines in a bibliography of a syllabus: you need to locate a book, and there are too many lines…  At C2 Labs,…

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Welcome to GCE 2013.14

By GCE Lab School / September 12, 2013
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Dear Families and Friends: Welcome to an extraordinary school year.  We are honored to be your partners in learning and eager to see how your children become more autonomous, accountable,…

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