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8th grade parents,We hope this email finds you safe and well.  While this year has brought some unprecedented challenges our way, it’s still our goal to provide a memorable and safe graduation experience for our 8th graders.  The virtual graduation will be held on June 15th at 9:00am. We will send the invite link on...
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April is National Poetry Month. Here are a collection of ideas for using poetry with students at home: Writing poetry can help students document this moment of history-in-the-making. Ask students to compose their own poems in their journals. Students may free-write poetry, or you can use the following strategies to help guide their writing: Activity...
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Hello Lion Pride! As we finish our fifth week of the school closure and social distancing, I personally have been thinking about things I’m grateful for and the new opportunities I have had to connect with loved ones. I send my friends “self care” challenges each week that involve journaling, meditating, vision boards, and goal setting....
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Beginning after spring break, on April 13th, CPS will roll out Remote Learning for our students. Later today, you will receive a ClassTag or Google Classroom message from  classroom teachers detailing the Remote Learning plan for your child’s class. Middle School will receive information from each content area teacher.  The plan will include daily instructional hours for...
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Good morning LION PRIDE! I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.  MealsMeal pick-up will be available at all CPS locations. Up to six meals per child will be provided each day between the hours of 9:00am and 1:00pm.  Distance LearningHopefully some of you have gotten off to a great start with your home learning...
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Mr.Madel is a 5th grade social studies teacher at South Loop School. It is his second year at South Loop, but his 14th year teaching overall. One of the biggest projects he does is History Fair. History Fair is “an opportunity for students to showcase stuff in history,” Mr. Madel said. Students have to follow...
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As Black History Month winds down, education continues at DuSable Museum of African American History. Through the month of March, the museum will host the “The March”— an amazing virtual reality exhibit that takes you back in time to be part of the 1963 march on Washington and hear Martin Luther King Jr’s iconic “I...
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On behalf of the Around the World co-chairs, we want to give a Big “Thank You” to all the volunteers that came out to help during Around the World 2020.  We are also grateful for the sponsors who contributed both food and time for their wonderful performances.  Special thanks to the Beta Club students, who...
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By South Loop Scoop staff South Loop’s Around the World Night was a rousing success! So many cultures were proudly represented, so many performances were offered and so much delicious food was eaten! From India to Pakistan to Hungary to Holland to Cuba to Mexico to Greece to Italy to Chicago’s Black Heritage (just to...
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By Penny P., 5th grade Everybody crowded in the room and took a seat. The competitors were fierce. The teams took out their files and one started reading. The room intensified. The heat was on! Another great performance by South Loop School! We hosted the Feb. 15 debate tournament and it was very intense! I...
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