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Location Scouting @ Lower Wacker Drive

By Hiu To / November 19, 2018

Students in the Ollywood Elective have been pursuing the guiding question, What makes a movie a movie?. In this course, students have taken on the role of a film critic…

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Experiencing Visual Rhetoric at the Living Memorial in Marquette Park

By Brent Mix / September 30, 2018

Juniors in the Rhetoric class met with Alia Bilal from Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Living Memorial in Marquette Park. Students have been…

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The Design Process @ Beyond Design

By Adam Cohen-Leadholm / September 30, 2018

Juniors in the Design & Engineering class met with Michael Prince, the president of Beyond Design. In this STEAM course, students are investigating what it means to be a designer.…

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Forced From Home in Daley Plaza

By Sharon Holmes / September 30, 2018

The Sophomore Stories class and Senior Journalism class visited Forced From Home, an interactive exhibition presented by Doctors Without Borders to educate the public about the refugee crisis. GCE students engaged with…

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Examining Our Truth @ Poetry Foundation

By Hiu To / December 6, 2017

Students in the Poetic Justice course visited the Poetry Foundation to investigate the guiding question, “What story is yours to tell?”. In the first unit of this Humanities Elective course, students…

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Machines vs Humans @ mHUB

By Hiu To / December 6, 2017

Students in the Rapid Prototyping course visited mHUB to investigate the vast possibilities of rapid prototyping. mHUB is Chicago’s innovation center for physical product development and manufacturing. The students have been investigating…

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Design with Empathy @ Working Bikes

By Hiu To / October 18, 2017

Juniors in the Design & Engineering class talked to bike expert, Andrew at Working Bikes in Pilsen to learn about the mechanics of bikes and the purposes that different types…

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Assessing Risk @ Capital One Café

By Hiu To / October 1, 2017

Seniors in the Economics class met with a financial consultant at the Capital One Café. In this STEAM course, students are pursuing the guiding question, how do we make choices…

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Rhetoric of Revolt @ The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Living Memorial

By Hiu To / September 27, 2017

Juniors in the Rhetoric class met with Alia Bilal from Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Living Memorial in Marquette Park. Students have been…

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Justin Martinez

Featured Scholar: Justin

By Hiu To / March 7, 2016

Justin reflects on how he is able to explore his passions through Action Projects and how GCE helped him find his voice.

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Flow: Creating Personal Opportunities for Impact and Belonging

February 21, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
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National Day of Silence

April 14, 2023
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Half-day attendance for students

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May 3, 2023
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Faculty In-Service [No School]

June 15, 2023 - June 16, 2023
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Chicago, IL 60602 United States

Graduation

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June 14, 2023
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Head of School Coffee

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March 17, 2023
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Head of School Coffee

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February 10, 2023
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Chicago, IL 60602 United States
9 W Washington Illustration

Good Futures 5k

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May 14, 2023
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Chicago, IL 60602 United States

Memorial Day -NO SCHOOL-

May 29, 2023

Shavuot begins at sundown

May 24, 2023 - May 25, 2023