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The SLES Beta club attended the Annual Illinois Beta Convention in Springfield on March 5-6. The students did an AMAZING job participating in SO many different competitions. It was some students first trip to the convention. It was such a great time and learning experience for everyone. Please be sure to congratulate the Beta Club...
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We’ve got some SLES XC City Championship QUALIFIERS in the house!!   5/6 Grade boys killed it out there today! They finished in 5th and collectively shaved 23 seconds off their team time.  They were led by Maddux with a time of 6:26, with Mason, Kiefer, and Kasper also finishing in under a 7-min mile. Rounding...
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Earlier this week, SLES Beta Club attended the Junior Beta Club Convention in Springfield, IL. This year, the theme was the “Power of Beta”. Over the last few months, SLES Beta Club worked so hard to plan and prepare for various competitions in art, design, academics, dance, and more! We are so proud of the...
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A few SLES qualifiers for the National Beta Convention headed to Nashville in June to compete in academics, apparel design, engineering, marketing, performance art, and visual art! Our SLES Betas faced off against all other state qualifiers across the country, pulling from the top 100 Beta Clubs in the United States. Throughout the convention, our...
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The South Loop Chess Team had another very fun and successful tournament last weekend (2/26) at Rickover Naval Academy.  Thirteen students competed in the four age groups and among them were first time competitors, returning veterans, students earning a personal best score, and two trophy winners!  Abhishek Kabra earned a very impressive 4 points to...
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This week our Junior Beta Club attended the State Competition in Springfield, IL. Students in 4th-8th grade spent the last few months planning and preparing to compete in numerous competitions and we are so thrilled to share with our South Loop community that SLES took home TWENTY SIX (26) Awards!! We are so proud of...
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The South Loop Chess Team had a great tournament over the weekend at De La Salle Institute. Nine students competed in 4 different age groups, and the team had one of our best tournament outcomes yet. Several students competed for the very first time, others tied or even improved on their best scores, and for the...
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Written by multiple South Loop Scoop 7th & 8th Graders The South Loop Scoop is excited to be back in action and we thought we’d start our first blog of the year with a recap of the first quarter and some of the exciting things we’ve been up to! Harvest Day: We had a very...
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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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