South Loop Elementary Blog

A strong (cold!) finish for South Loop’s cross country team

  By Ben S., 5th grade The South Loop Cross Country Team was amazing at the Nov. 7th City Championships! It was about 15 degrees Fahrenheit outside, but our South Loop Lions kept running. All of the team made it to the City Championships because regonials were canceled. In both 5th and 6th grade races,...

Beta Club Clothing Drive

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Thanksgiving Food Drive. Because of your contributions, we were able to help feed many families in the Roseland Community! As the Holiday Shopping Season begins, shop some deals, and donate to a worthy cause! Black Friday Shopping is the PERFECT time to purchase winter clothing for others....

Do you like science experiments? Chemistry Club may be the place for you!

By Penny P., Katie B. and Will S., 5th grade Have you ever considered joining Chemistry Club? If so, this article is for you. We interviewed Mrs. Heneghan, the 5th and 6th grade science teacher who runs Chemistry Club. Read on to find out more about Chemistry Club! Q: How long have you been running...

South Loop chess players get in on the Rook, Rattle & Roll fun

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...

An interview with Mr. Gabe, the man behind the murals

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...

Fall Fundraiser is almost here!

By Addison C, Sydney C. and Aizah A.  The Fall Fundraiser is a great fundraiser for the school. The fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Aurelio’s Pizza, at 1212 S. Michigan Ave. The theme will be Next Stop South Loop. (We think it is a train theme but will ask the committee...

South Loop Cross Country off to an impressive (muddy) start

  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...

Congratulations Class of 2019!

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...

South Loop Graduate featured in Chicago Defender

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...

South Loop Track Team headed to City Wide Championship!

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 Ben S., 5th grade The South Loop Cross Country Team was amazing...
Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Thanksgiving Food Drive. Because of your...
By Penny P., Katie B. and Will S., 5th grade Have you ever considered...
By Owen L., 4th grade This year the Chicago Chess Foundation accepted South Loop...
By Felicia W., 5th gradeEver since I joined the South Loop community in primary...
By Addison C, Sydney C. and Aizah A.  The Fall Fundraiser is a great...
  By Ben S., 5th grade Last Thursday, Oct. 3, the South Loop Cross...
Congratulations to the Class of 2019 on graduating today! We are very proud of...
South Loop Graduate and former student, Lorenz King was featured in the Chicago Defender...
Last week, South Loop School competed in a Track Meet and many of our...
By Katie B., 4th grade On Friday before spring break, I fortunately managed to...
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