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By Adelaide G., 6th grade This year, many students in sixth grade are leaving South Loop to go to an academic center. There are many different schools that these students are going to, including Whitney M. Young and Kenwood. The application process is pretty hard. There are 900 points that are possible to score. 300...
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By Elena S., parent The Spring Benefit is one of the main fundraising events for our school. This was a special year, marking the 15th Annual Spring Benefit, but most importantly, 30 years of excellence of South Loop School Elementary. On the evening of May 18, 2018, parents, faculty, friends and neighbors all came together at...
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By June S., 6th grade South Loop’s BETA Club has started an urban garden on the west side of the main building. It’s our last initiative that we’re pursuing before the end of the school year. But gardens are a year-round commitment and we need your help keeping it alive during the summer! We have...
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By Saleema S., parent South Loop 6th graders Zara Linneman and Ava Gladfelter were honored at an awards ceremony hosted by Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx for her office’s annual countywide anti-bullying and anti-drug poster contest. The ceremony was held May 22 at the National Museum of Mexican Art, where emcee Jim Rose, sports...
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By Heidi S., parent South Loop students Grace Bauer, 7th grade, and June Stevens, 6th grade, were honored at the May 23 City Council meeting for their first place wins in the Chicago Middle School Debate League City Championship. Grace and June, along with Coach Rishi Agrawal, were invited to City Hall for the monthly...
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By Ms. Garcia, social studies teacher History Fair is a project-based inquiry that gives us the opportunity to become historians and learn about the impact of historical figures and events on the world today. We analyze primary and secondary sources, interpret the information they find, develop a thesis, and determine the impact the event or...
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By Rishi A., parent On April 20th, SLES dads and daughters filled the school’s gymnasium for the annual Daddy Daughter Dance.  This year the theme was “Cinderella Ball” – the hall was certainly full of pomp and circumstance; and the energy of girls young and younger.  The girls were absolutely stunning with beautiful dresses, fancy...
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By Elena S., parent Earth Day this year was Sunday April 22, 2018. To show our appreciation for Mother Nature, our school community joined forces with the Chicago Park District on a clean-up event at the Mary Richardson Park on Saturday morning, April 21st. Clean-up tasks included spreading mulch on the grounds near the school...
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