We Call BS!

By Hiu To / March 30, 2018

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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First of Many

By Hiu To / September 7, 2017

We completed our first service project with St. Vincent de Paul Center, whose students we will work with this school year through the Blessings in a Backpack program. Blessings in a…

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Final Presentations

2015 Graduation & Final Presentations

By GCE Lab School / May 14, 2015

GCE staff and students invite you to join us for 2015 Graduation & Spring Term Final Presentations at Goodman Theatre on June 4th, from noon-2pm. Experience what our students have been learning…

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Art Museum FE

Mark Your Calendars for Winter Term Final Presentations

By admin / March 19, 2015

Join us for another opportunity to learn with our students on Thursday, March 26th at 10:30am at GCE Lab School. Final Presentations are both fun and inspiring. They are led…

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Looking Forward to the new school year

Looking Forward: 2015

By admin / December 21, 2014

Holiday happenings turn our eyes toward 2015, but they are also a great time to reflect on the year. Most importantly, we want to say thank you for supporting GCE…

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GCE Summer Immersion Classes

Summer Immersion Courses for Creative and Independent Thinkers

By GCE Lab School / November 25, 2014

With temperatures already dropping into the teens, let’s dream on warmer weather and summer plans. Please consider GCE’s Summer Immersion courses for rising 7th-12th grade students. Specifically, we aim to…

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Fall Term Reflection

By admin / November 11, 2014

On Thursday, October 30th GCE Lab School students and staff hosted Fall Term Final Presentations. Nearly 80 friends of GCE from across the city came together to learn with students…

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Students Working

Welcome back to GCE and to Fall 2014

By GCE Lab School / October 23, 2014

Students are flourishing in a supportive environment with teachers dedicated to their craft, and GCE continues to establish itself as the premier innovative school in Chicago. Please engage in a…

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The End… or just the Beginning?

By GCE Lab School / May 28, 2014
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Dear Friends & Families: The 2013-14 school year draws to a close, and while we celebrate closure and the significant experiences of this year, we also set an eye on…

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By GCE Lab School / May 6, 2014
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Dear GCE Friends & Families: GCE Lab School students will present project based learning ideas at the May 19 #TutorMentor Conference in Chicago. See This conference is intended to connect leaders and…

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June 4. RSVP NOW for FPs & Graduation

By GCE Lab School / April 30, 2014
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      RSVP: Kim Campos by email, [email protected] Visit Online:

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PBL + CCSS + MDGs + C2C = OnIn

By GCE Lab School / April 16, 2014
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GCEVoices Blog Recently, GCE was visited by a group of foreign delegates and one of the women asked me how we are different? Her challenge provoked a different response than…

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Spring Term & Hybrid Pilot

By GCE Lab School / April 5, 2014
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Dear Families: Welcome to 2014 Spring Term, the final phase of this school-year (holy cow!). Students, we’ll see you at 8:45 on Tuesday morning, April 8. In this news-blast you’ll…

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Graduation, 2014-15 Enrollment, & Civic Immersion

By GCE Lab School / March 19, 2014
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Dear GCE Friends & Families:Lots of information in this news blast.  Featured stories include: Save the Dates!!! 2014-15 Enrollment. Paperwork & Tuition Schedule. Civic Immersion — ASL, DHH, & GCE!!!…

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Immerse Yourself

By GCE Lab School / March 3, 2014
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Dear Families, Please review this post to learn about Experiential Term and the latest student Online Installations. Thank you. Dear Students: You are about to immerse yourselves in a month-long…

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Final Presentations & Albany Park Theater Project

By GCE Lab School / February 15, 2014
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Dear Friends: Two exciting events to schedule on your calendars! Final Presentations 2.27.14 @ 10:30am. FEBRUARY 27, 10:30-noon. RSVP to Kim Campos please or by phone: 312.643.0991.Watch the video from spring 2012…

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Dynamic & Reflective Student Work

By GCE Lab School / February 9, 2014
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Dear GCE family & friends: One simple and surprising way to warm up from this frigid cold is to learn about GCE by visiting GCE Voices, our Online Installations (OnIn) of…

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Happy Thanksgiving & Other News

By GCE Lab School / November 27, 2013

Dear Families & Friends: We hope that you enjoy a wonderful holiday; our students prepared a fantastic pot-luck celebration last week (see image).  In case you’re thinking about GCE this…

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November News:

By GCE Lab School / November 8, 2013

Dear GCE Students, Families, & Friends: Thank you for your wonderful support and positive feedback through the fall term. I’d like to share a few exciting pieces of information and…

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Get Engaged … in School

By GCE Lab School / October 6, 2013

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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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


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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