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By South Loop Scoop staff South Loop’s Around the World Night was a rousing success! So many cultures were proudly represented, so many performances were offered and so much delicious food was eaten! From India to Pakistan to Hungary to Holland to Cuba to Mexico to Greece to Italy to Chicago’s Black Heritage (just to...
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By Penny P., 5th grade Everybody crowded in the room and took a seat. The competitors were fierce. The teams took out their files and one started reading. The room intensified. The heat was on! Another great performance by South Loop School! We hosted the Feb. 15 debate tournament and it was very intense! I...
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By Ben S., 5th grade Wednesday’s second annual First Responders Dinner was a huge success. Many first responders came, and this year’s BETA club was a wonderful host. There were police, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians (EMTs). It was very fun talking to some of the guests. Some of them came in full uniform and...
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By Penny P., 5th grade And yet another debate tournament done well by South Loop School! Proudly, we came in first place for novice teams! Those are the teams that are from the first level! Well done by all the team members! A special round of applause to those who got awards!  Coming in first...
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Friday, Jan. 31 is a day off school. The South Loop Scoop staff has some suggestions for how to spend the time when you would normally be stuck in school! Eloise G.: My perfect day off starts with sleeping in and then going to Yolk for brunch. At Yolk I like to get Oreo pancakes...
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By Warren T., 4th grade This year there is a new 5th grade math teacher and her name is Ms. Ibarra. Before she taught 5th grade she taught 3rd grade which, according to her, is different, because she has way more students including all three classes she teaches, and students have more varieties of skills...
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By Anabelle J. and Flora S., 5th grade We interviewed Ms. Heneghan, the 5th grade science teacher, about Fuse, which a lot of us have been doing in science class. It’s a fun way to learn because you get to play games and build things, instead of just learning from a book or screen. Here...
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By Alessio C., 5th grade As you know, there is a new South Loop building for 4th-8th grade. There are some people that think the middle school is better than the primary building, but I talked with some of the South Loop Scoop staff and we concluded that they both have their advantages.  Middle School...
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By Will S. and Ignas P., 5th grade The South Loop School spelling bee happened on Friday, Jan. 10. As a participant (Ignas), I know that the day was a very tense day for all the spellers. The final four participants were: Sinan A. (5th grade) Yoon K. (2nd grade) Jeannie N. (2nd grade) Alana...
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By Oliver G., 4th grade The class lines up in front of the teacher, everyone is nervous. This is the 4th grade spelling bee in Ms. Chan’s homeroom. Kids have been preparing for days for this event. Now it is here. 15 people remained after the first round. Only because “drastic” had a drastic impact...
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