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news and event coverage around education in the Humboldt Park Community: Pre-K, elementary, High School, Colleges.

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Chicago Commons Adult Education Health Care Prep Class
A 14 Week Health Care Prep Class designed to help students prepare for various trainings in health care.
Ask a poet/volunteer at Open Books if the pen is mightier than the sword
Community contributing writer Alan D. Busch reminds us that community-based organizations like Open Books offer an invaluable service to our school children by insuring that each and every child has…
Clemente Sophomores Discuss The Great Gatsby
To what degree do authors write themselves into their own work? What role does "context" play? Can we ever truly recreate the past? Should possessions be the basis upon which we measure…
International Baccalaureate More than just a Program
The International Baccalaureate Program is a two-year educational program that provides an internationally accepted qualification for entry into higher education, and is accepted by many…
Waiting For A New Beginning
A neighborhood that is in need for help.
Thinking of Starting a Business?
Are you thinking about startng a business? Starting a business is an exciting proposition, but it’s also an incredibly challenging undertaking.
A Safe or Vulnerable Passage: Perceptions of Safety
At one point, there were nine elementary schools in the Humboldt Park Neighborhood. With the recent school closings, there has been a raise in fear and anxiety about the safety of school children.…
Senior Literature Discussion
This quarter seniors are reading The Sunflower, by Simon Wiesenthal. The book is about Simon, a Jewish man imprisoned in a concentration camp, who is taken one day to the bedside of a dying Nazi…
Clemente Student Awarded Carson Scholarship
The sophomore team is proud to announce Marilyn Gonzalez as a Carson Scholarship recipient! A Carson Scholar must have a GPA of at least a 3.75 and display humanitarian qualities through community…
Clemente Wins Support From Community Leaders
On Friday, March 7th , over 60 community leaders and clergy members gathered at Roberto Clemente Community Academy to learn about the school’s recent transformation and place within a larger…
Clemente Students Prepare for AP Exam
In preparation for the AP exam, Clemente students created an extended response essay identifying and defending a topic of their choice. The objective was to research and gather compelling evidence to…
Clemente Freshman Theater – Sons of the prophet
After weeks of rehearsing, hard work, sweat, and tears, Clemente Wildcat freshman students and upperclass drama students had an exciting experience performing ‘‘Sons of the Prophet”…
Clemente Student becomes Member of All-City Member Band
On Saturday, February 8th, Felisha Rodriguez performed at Schurz High School as a member of the 2013-2014 All-City North Region Band.
TV students produce IB music videos
Students in Mr. Roger Badesch’s CTE Broadcast Technology program are in the middle of producing a music video that exemplifies IB learner profiles. Students ‘blindly’ selected one…
Clemente Seniors Participate in Civics Day
In celebration of Lincoln’s birthday and Presidents' Day, the senior class at Roberto Clemente High School participated in "Civics Day" on Thursday, February 13th.
Aspiring storytellers gather in Humboldt Park
Everyone has a story to tell, and through the Smart Communities program, Bickerdike Redevelopment and Open Space at Nellie's help provide the know-how with a writing workshop!
Need a business plan?
Five reasons why you need a business plan.
CPS Assembles Latino Advisory Committee to Better Serve Latino Stakeholders
A new CPS created Latino task force is designed to increase engagement with the Latino community and to enhance the educational success of Latino students
Tips for Job Fair Success
On Friday, February 14, 2014, from 9am-1pm, Wright College will host a Manufacturing and Healthcare Careers Job Fair at its Humboldt Park location, the Humboldt Park Vocational Education Center. Here…
FREE Cooking Classes
Are you interested in cooking? Are you tired of making your family the same meals over and over again? Do you like things that are free? If you answered yes then you need to come join us for our free…
THE 2014 Puerto Rican Tiple Construction Workshop announces date for 2014 workshop session
The 2014 Puerto Rican Tiple Construction Workshop announces dates for upcoming workshop.
City Colleges Announces Increase in Graduation Rate, Completion Rate
City Colleges of Chicago announced today that the City Colleges’ graduation rate has nearly doubled since its Reinvention initiative launched in 2010, reaching 13% in FY2013. The total number…
Clemente Senior In All City Portfolio Exhibition
Senior Shavonne M. will have her artwork displayed for the 2014 All City Senior Portfolio Exhibition. The Senior Portfolio exhibition is an opportunity to showcase the work that graduating seniors…
Summer Internship opportunity at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Great summer internship opportunity for college students.
Sinai Urban Health Institute Launches Second Community Health Survey
Sinai Urban Health Institute Launches Second Community Health Survey: Data Captured Will Help Improve the Health of Chicago’s Most Vulnerable Communities With support from The Chicago…

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