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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 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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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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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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by Javier Molina, 6th Grade Chemistry Club has been getting together every Tuesday afternoon for the past six months. Before winter break we had fun doing cool experiments. Then, after winter break was over we started to get ready for “You Be The Chemist Challenge” or the YBTC challenge for short. For our Project, we...
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#lionpride is in full effect! 4th grader Sinan Abuzayd placed 3rd in the Citywide Spelling Bee!!! Also, a special shout out to Maya and Riya Joshi, both South Loop Elementary Alumni. Maya won 2nd Place this year and Riya won the citywide bee 2 years in a row! via Chicago Tribune https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/audubon-school-seventh-grader-aaron-chang-citywide-winner-advances-national-spelling-bee/ https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-cps-spelling-bee-photos-20190314-photogallery.html
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This year’s Around The World organizers held a contest for most creative table, most educational table and best overall display. We caught up with the winners of each award. Canada: Most creative My daughter Sydney, 7, was super excited since she didn’t think anyone would be interested in Canada. Her favorite thing to teach people...
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