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High School Information Session for Grades 9-12

By Sarah Brock / December 8, 2021
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A Chicago high school experience that boldly fosters a force for good. At Global Citizenship Experience (GCE) Lab School, we’re preparing students to respond to the world’s biggest challenges through…

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Investigating Sustainable Ecosystems at Big Marsh

By Hiu To / November 8, 2021

First-year students in the SDGs & You class and the Water class embarked on a cross-curicular Field Experience. The students spent a beautiful fall day biking around Big Marsh to…

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Analyzing Water at Plant Chicago

By Hiu To / October 16, 2021

First-year students in the Water class embarked on a Field Experience to Plant Chicago to meet with Education Manager, Rock Evans. In the first unit, students collected water from the…

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Discussing Gender in Andersonville

By Hiu To / October 16, 2021

First-year students in the SDGs & You class are investigating the guiding question, “What does an equal world look like?” by examining issues of gender inequality. In this unit, they…

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Exploring Evolution at Lincoln Park Zoo

By Hasnain Khundmiri / October 11, 2021

Sophomores in the Population class investigated what “unites” and “differentiates” different populations through discussions of species classification, morphology, evolution, phylogenetic trees, etc. To bring their learning to life, they visited…

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Carrying Water at The Chicago River

By Will Johnson / October 5, 2021

First-year stuents in the Water class visited the Chicago River to collect water. In the first unit of this STEAM course, students have been pursuing the guiding question, why is…

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Physics in the Garden at Home Depot

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / September 28, 2021

Juniors in the Design & Engineering class talked to experts from the gardening department at Home Depot to investigate the physics of gardening tools. In the first unit of this…

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Exploring the Chicago River with Urban Rivers

By Hiu To / September 11, 2021

First-year students embarked on their first off-campus Field Experience of their GCE career, and it was definitely one for the books. The students are investigating the guiding question, “How is…

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High School Information Session for Grades 9-12

By GCE Lab School / August 4, 2021
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A Chicago high school experience that boldly fosters a force for good. At Global Citizenship Experience (GCE) Lab School, we’re preparing students to respond to the world’s biggest challenges through…

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High School Information Session for Grades 9-12

By Sarah Brock / December 8, 2021
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A Chicago high school experience that boldly fosters a force for good. At Global Citizenship Experience (GCE) Lab School, we’re preparing students to respond to the world’s biggest challenges through…

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High School Information Session for Grades 9-12

By Sarah Brock / December 8, 2021
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A Chicago high school experience that boldly fosters a force for good. At Global Citizenship Experience (GCE) Lab School, we’re preparing students to respond to the world’s biggest challenges through…

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Closing the Loop at Plant Chicago

By Hiu To / April 23, 2021

First-year students in the Food For Thought and Food class embarked on a cross-curricular Field Experience to Plant Chicago. Education Manager, Rock Evans gave the students a tour of the…

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Tasting coffee’s origins with Metropolis Coffee!

By Brent Mix / April 16, 2021

The Food For Thought course re-directs our investigations from the interior of the self back into the world that formed our selves, with particular focus on the way our food…

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High School Information Session for Grades 9-12

By Sarah Brock / December 8, 2021
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A Chicago high school experience that boldly fosters a force for good. At Global Citizenship Experience (GCE) Lab School, we’re preparing students to respond to the world’s biggest challenges through…

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Investigating Budō with Jason Bender

By Brent Mix / January 27, 2021

Students in Who Am I? took a virtual introductory jiu-jitsu class with Jason Bender of Bender Fitness. While the study of martial arts might seem miles away from our course on…

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gce at earth rider

Electrifying Bikes at Earth Rider Cycling

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / November 2, 2020

Juniors in Design & Engineering visited Earth Rider, a full-service, woman-owned bike shop to learn from store-owner and bike expert, Sharon. Sharon is a League Cycling Instructor and a certified…

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Experiencing Visual Rhetoric at the Living Memorial in Marquette Park

By Brent Mix / November 2, 2020

Juniors in the Rhetoric class have been pursuing the guiding question, How does rhetoric inspire and mobilize?. Specifically, students are asked to consider how original artwork can speak out on…

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Better Design with Greater Good Studio

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / October 27, 2020

Juniors in Design & Engineering are pursuing the guiding question, How does the design process impact product and experience?. The students are investigating the design of gardening tools, and the…

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Investigating the Language of Resistance with Ugo Okere

By Brent Mix / October 22, 2020

I first became aware of Ugo Okere when he was a candidate for Alderman in my Ward, the 40th. In the fall of 2018, Ugo ran as a very young (22)…

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Rapid Prototyping with The James Dyson Foundation

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / October 20, 2020

Students in Design & Engineering received a virtual visit from a couple of experts from the James Dyson Foundation. We have a longstanding partnership with the Dyson Foundation, and we…

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Civic Term

November 29, 2021 - December 17, 2021

First Day of Civic Term

November 29, 2021

SAT

December 4, 2021

High School Information Session for Grades 9-12

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December 8, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CST
1535 North Dayton Street
Chicago, IL 60642 United States

High School Information Session for Grades 9-12

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December 8, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CST
1535 North Dayton Street
Chicago, IL 60642 United States

ACT (recommended for seniors)

December 11, 2021

Last Day of Civic Term; Civic Term Final Presentations

December 17, 2021

Winter Break – NO SCHOOL

December 20, 2021 - December 31, 2021

Faculty In-Service [No School]

January 3, 2022

Winter Term

January 4, 2022 - March 18, 2022