A Note from Administration: Fine Arts Department Transitions

South Loop Families,

South Loop has several transitions happening in the Fine Arts Department. Ms. Jaffe is no longer with CPS and our long-term visual arts teacher, Mrs. Mitchell will be retiring in January 2024. 

Joining the South Loop Fine Arts Department will be Mrs. Branzell Porchia, the new Kdg.-5th grade general music/visual arts teacher, and Mr. Isaiah Mcdaniel, the new Kdg.-8th grade visual arts teacher. Please help us welcome them to our South Loop Family in January 2024.

Mr. Mcdaniel is requesting some additional art supplies. Beginning January 9th, all Kdg.-8th grade art students should have the following supplies:  

  • 2-3 – Sharpemed pencils
  • 1 – Sketchbook
  • Pack of 3 Canvas – 11×14 to 18×24  (can be purchased at Dollar Tree, FiveBelow, Target, Michaels, or Amazon)