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The South Loop School Scoop
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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It’s Spring cleaning time! Do you have items at home that you no longer need? We have a solution! South Loop Elementary School is participating in the Chicago Blackhawks Pass it On Donation Challenge. From now up until April 30th, you and your family can gather all of your gently used clothing and household items...
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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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By Naomi B., 8th grade, South Loop’s very own 6th grade Language Arts teacher Mr. Rocha has won the University of Illinois at Chicago Rising Scholar award of 2019. He will be receiving the award April 26 in a Gala being held at Bridgeport Art Center. The rising scholar award is about positively impacting the...
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Last week, students in 5th-8th grade had History Fair Showcases in the gym. Students presented their boards, as parents and students from other grades came to learn about this year’s theme “Triumphs and Tragedies” in history. Students had the option to write a paper, present a trifold board, or create a website. Below are some...
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Last week, students from Cleveland, OH who are part of the Wade Park Student Ambassador program came to visit South Loop School. Their program fosters the love of learning by focusing on academics, empowerment, and community service. Aside from their visit to our school, they also visited 2 other schools in the city, a few...
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