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The SLES 7/8 Grade Boys had a great season, entering the championship bracket with 2 wins and 1 loss. The team beat Galileo 27-17 in round 1 with every team member taking to the court and showing great defense and drilling their 3-point shots. In the next round, the Pritzker team was strong (and tall!), knocking them...
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The 7/8 grade girls basketball team placed 2nd in the CPS Network 6 Invitational!  Post-Championship Game! Two hard fought victories on Saturday took the SLES Lions to the championship game. Earlier in the day they had a 10-8 win over Irving; followed by a 13-9 victory over W Brown to get to the Finals. Though...
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Both 5/6 grade basketball teams WON the CPS Farragut Conference Championship!  Post win family photo for the 5/6 Girls Team SLES Girls won 10-2 against STEM Magnet, besting the competition with their solid defense, stealing the ball over and over to maintain control throughout the game. Coaches: Danielle Campbell (community member) & Arielle Johnson (parent...
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Enrichments Registration – Winter 2020Register by January 17th, 2020! For full details, please visit the registration links.Email Krystle Strange at kstrange@youth-guidance.org or Benjamin Wills at bwills@youth-guidance.org with any questions. Detailed descriptions about each offered class can be found here, along with the registration links.
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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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Congratulations to the debate team for a great job at last Saturday’s Conference Championship! Here are the results:Varsity:  Miles Reeves and Zach Ziegler – First Place TeamGrace Bauer and Becky Chan – Fourth Place Team Miles Reeves – 1st Place SpeakerZach Ziegler – 2nd Place Speaker Becky Chan – 8th Place Speaker Junior Varsity:Maya Agrawal and Kya Somers – 7th Place Team Maya Agrawal –...
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On Saturday, January 19th the South Loop Chess team weathered the snow storm and 5 rounds of chess with other students from the Chicago land area. The kids demonstrated great sportsmanship and the ability to have fun while competing!**K-2 grade placed 8th overall out of 21 schools****3-4 grade placed 6th overall out of 23 schools**Our...
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After the chess enrichment one day, Owen asked if he can join the upcoming chess tournament.  I knew he enjoyed chess but was surprised he was interested in competing.  I registered him for the free Chicago Chess Foundation tournament held on December 1, which they host monthly throughout the city. Three other friends from the...
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