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Zach at graduation

Paying it Forward

By Hiu To / May 23, 2017

We first met Zach as a Sophomore in 2008; he was one of the six GCE students at the time. As a Sophomore, Zach was opinionated, determined, and challenging. During his…

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Pye GCEs the World

By Hiu To / May 19, 2017

Henry Pye, a GCE graduate from the class of 2013 talked to us about life after high school. In 2009, we met Henry in a basement of an old mansion…

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We Value Real World Relevance

By Hiu To / December 20, 2016

We asked our alums how GCE has prepared them for college and unanimously, our graduates expressed the importance of rooting classroom learning in real world problems. The core of our…

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We Value Community

By Hiu To / July 13, 2016

We asked our alums how GCE factors into their lives after graduation and unanimously, our graduates expressed gratitude for a community that they can always come back to. We take…

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Alum Holla-Back: Lily Fiske

By Hiu To / April 12, 2016

2015 graduate, Lily Fiske talks about getting on the Dean’s List, taking an internship in New York, and how her roots remain at GCE.

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Alum Holla-Back: Meshach Maldonado-Lewis

By Hiu To / April 12, 2016

2015 graduate, Meshach talks about his business ventures and how Field Experiences prepared him for college.

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Alum Holla-Back: Becca Smith

By Hiu To / April 12, 2016

2015 graduate, Becca Smith talks about her first year of college, her 5-year plan, and how GCE prepared her for her major.

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Alum Holla-Back: Jason Krasavage

By Hiu To / April 11, 2016

2015 graduate, Jason Krasavage talks about the importance of staying on top of your work in college and how joining the poetry slam team at GCE taught him real-world skills.

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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

SAT

May 8, 2021 @ 12:00 am CDT

NO SCHOOL

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