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By Penny P., Katie B. and Will S., 5th grade Have you ever considered joining Chemistry Club? If so, this article is for you. We interviewed Mrs. Heneghan, the 5th and 6th grade science teacher who runs Chemistry Club. Read on to find out more about Chemistry Club! Q: How long have you been running...
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By Owen L., 4th grade This year the Chicago Chess Foundation accepted South Loop Elementary School into their Rook, Rattle & Roll program. They gave the school chess sets and Coach Isaac to help teach. Coach Isaac is very smaaaaart. He is in college at Illinois Institute of Technology studying computer engineering. The first chess...
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By Felicia W., 5th gradeEver since I joined the South Loop community in primary school, I’ve always wondered who painted the amazing art in and around the primary building.  When I was younger the colorful artwork with its bright designs and vivid details would make me wonder how the artist came up with the ideas...
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By Addison C, Sydney C. and Aizah A.  The Fall Fundraiser is a great fundraiser for the school. The fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Aurelio’s Pizza, at 1212 S. Michigan Ave. The theme will be Next Stop South Loop. (We think it is a train theme but will ask the committee...
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  By Ben S., 5th grade Last Thursday, Oct. 3, the South Loop Cross Country Team had an amazing meet at the Humboldt park Invitational. Even though it was very muddy, and there were lots of hills, the South Loop Lions kept running. In each race there were a lot of runners! In the 7th...
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By Naomi N., 8th grade This week, May 6 to 10, South Loop is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week, which is when people in the South Loop community take time to honor and commemorate our amazing, talented and hardworking teachers with donations from families. This is a great time to celebrate our teachers who give so...
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By Katie B., 4th grade On Friday before spring break, I fortunately managed to catch a few minutes with the busy Ann Kaminski and Heidi Stevens, the South Loop Scoop organizers, dedicated writers, and mothers. I asked them a few questions when we had a moment to sit down. Q: Why did you volunteer for...
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By Alessio C. and Zoe C. Saturday was the Spring Clean and Green event. This event was organized by the Clean and Green committee in coordination with Friends of the Park and Chicago Park District. Our mom, Elena Savona, who is the chair of the committee, said that the Chicago Park District gave us the...
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Text and photos by Naomi N., 8th grade The 8th Grade trip was to Washington, D.C., and parts of Virginia. It was from April 1-April 4. We all went to experience the nation’s capital and the historic Jamestown and Williamsburg sites. The trip was a memorable experience and had many interactive activities. We started our...
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By Will S., 4th grade Remember when everyone used to have Pokemon cards and fidgetspinners? Remember when bottle-flipping was the biggest thing? In my opinion, the next big thing at South Loop should be Rubik’s Cubes. First, a little bit about Rubik’s Cubes. The first Rubik’s Cube was created by Hungarian professor Erno Rubik in...
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