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Spring Break STEM Robotics FUN!

We only have 5 spots remaining for 2nd through 5th graders in our Spring Break STEM  (Science Technology Engineering and Math) Day, March 26, 2018. 

ComEd Partners with Chicago Public High Schools to Launch Career Tour for Students

ComEd is partnering with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to launch a tour to present internship and career opportunities to high school seniors.

Teen and Adult Hero In The Hood Nominations!

Know any teens and adult heroes who have served the community recently? Nominate a teen or adult hero today at !

Youth Guidance Set to Host 22nd Annual Parent Leadership Conference

Youth Guidance's 22nd Annual Parent Leadership Conference entitled: Parenting with Knowledge, Action and Transformation will bring together more than 200 Chicago mothers, fathers, educators, and youth experts for empowerment and enlightenment.

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Perform at Simeon High

The 19th annual "Opera in the Neighborhoods" tour will be at Simeon, 8141 S. Vincennes Ave., on Oct. 28 for two performances of "The Brothers Grimm. Third through sixth grades at nearby Auburn Gresham GOLD School, Westcott Elementary, 409 W. 80th St., will walk down the street to attend the performance!

"I am for Peace" Student-Led Campaign to Spread Peace on Chicago's South Side

Students launch a Kickstarter campaign to fund a film about the power of youth to reclaim their community from violence and save lives.

CPS Attacks Excelling Clara Barton With Turnaround

Chicago Public Schools Board is arbitrarily clarifying Clara Barton Elementary School  for Turnaround status.  Usually the Turnaround process takes place after a school has been formally placed on probation and has a record of “no progress” in the deficit areas that placed the school on probation.  In the case of Clara Barton, they were not placed in this category nor were they ever on the Turnaround list.