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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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By Felicia W., 5th gradeEver since I joined the South Loop community in primary school, I’ve always wondered who painted the amazing art in and around the primary building.  When I was younger the colorful artwork with its bright designs and vivid details would make me wonder how the artist came up with the ideas...
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  By Ben S., 5th grade Last Thursday, Oct. 3, the South Loop Cross Country Team had an amazing meet at the Humboldt park Invitational. Even though it was very muddy, and there were lots of hills, the South Loop Lions kept running. In each race there were a lot of runners! In the 7th...
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Congratulations to the Class of 2019 on graduating today! We are very proud of all the hard work you have done, how much you have grown, and all you have accomplished.  Grace Bauer is our Valedictorian and Suleiman Butt is our Salutatorian. Former South Loop Graduate, and soon to be Jones Graduate, Gabrielle Easterly was...
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South Loop Graduate and former student, Lorenz King was featured in the Chicago Defender in their Talented Teens installment. Lorenz graduated from South Loop in 2016 and is finishing up his Junior year at St. Rita. He has always been extremely creative and artistic and we are proud of how he has been able to...
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Last week, South Loop School competed in a Track Meet and many of our students have qualified for the City Championship! Mr. Doyle and Mr. Peacock have been working very hard with the students this spring to train and prepare them for their meets. We are extremely proud of all the students on the track...
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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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