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written by Annika C and Nia C. Ms. (Rachel) Jaffe is our music teacher here at South Loop. She started a club about Musical Theater. She got the idea to create this club because she wanted to be able to share her passion and knowledge with students. Some of her knowledge comes from working in...
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Young Bankers Club Mrs. (Helen) Chan is the fourth-grade math teacher at South Loop. She started a club recently called the Young Bankers Club. Mrs. Chan was recruited by Ms. Garcia, and in previous years other South Loop math teachers had run the club. Being a math teacher, Mrs. Chan loved the thought of running...
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SL’s New Social Media and Blogging Club The South Loop Scoop, also known as the South Loop blogging club, is a mix of 6th and 7th graders run by Mrs. Garcia. In this group, we will be restoring the South Loop Instagram page (follow us @slooplions). Our hope is to try and post 1+ times...
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Congratulations to South Loop’s Science Olympiad Team! On Saturday February 8th, the team competed at Westinghouse High School in the Science Olympiad Invitational.  During a long day of competing in both written and build events, South Loop showed off their scientific and engineering skills.  This year, South loop competed against 13 other middle school teams and...
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Last Saturday, South Loop hosted the Conference Championship Debate Tournament. We are proud to say that many of our students came out on top! A special shout out to Brandon Barroso and Ruhi Agrawal who are the CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS! Varsity Team:Maya Agrawal and June Stevens – 3rd Place! Novice Speakers:Ruhi Agrawal – 2nd placeBrandon Barroso...
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On December 7th, South Loop School hosted a Debate Tournament in our Middle School. It was very exciting to be able to host this event for the first time and to show off our new school! Five schools participated- South Loop, Skinner West, Lincoln, OA Thorp, and Audobon. Below are the results for our South...
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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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Congratulations to South Loop’s Science Olympiad Team! On Saturday March 17th, the team competed at IIT for the Science Olympiad Regional Championship.  During a long day of competing in both written and build events, South Loop showed off their scientific and engineering skills.  This year, South loop competed in 20 events and metaled in 5...
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What an absolutely amazing City Championship for debate. Our Varsity teams squared off in a match for 1st and 2nd Place! In what was by far the best debate that I have witnessed in 5 years of coaching, Miles Reeves and Zach Ziegler took the title of the BEST in the city. Grace Bauer and...
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