Celebrating Black History Month with Words of Inspiration

Over the last month and a half, 6th-8th grade students in Media class created collage posters using Adobe Design platform. Students chose words of inspiration from influential black leaders in history, as well as words of current black leaders who are paving the way for change in our society. Students chose words that they found...

Successful Chess Tournament

The South Loop Chess Team had another very fun and successful tournament last weekend (2/26) at Rickover Naval Academy.  Thirteen students competed in the four age groups and among them were first time competitors, returning veterans, students earning a personal best score, and two trophy winners!  Abhishek Kabra earned a very impressive 4 points to...

Beta Club Convention- SLES Wins 28 awards!

This week our Junior Beta Club attended the State Competition in Springfield, IL. Students in 4th-8th grade spent the last few months planning and preparing to compete in numerous competitions and we are so thrilled to share with our South Loop community that SLES took home TWENTY SIX (26) Awards!! We are so proud of...

SLES 7/8 Boys Basketball finish the season strong

The SLES 7/8 Grade Boys had a great season, entering the championship bracket with 2 wins and 1 loss. The team beat Galileo 27-17 in round 1 with every team member taking to the court and showing great defense and drilling their 3-point shots. In the next round, the Pritzker team was strong (and tall!), knocking them...

SLES 7/8 Girls Basketball Finish 2nd!

The 7/8 grade girls basketball team placed 2nd in the CPS Network 6 Invitational!  Post-Championship Game! Two hard fought victories on Saturday took the SLES Lions to the championship game. Earlier in the day they had a 10-8 win over Irving; followed by a 13-9 victory over W Brown to get to the Finals. Though...

South Loop Pride: Debate Team Competition

South Loop Debate Team participated in a recent competition and they did great! Novice: Peter Gray – 20th place speakerZainab Ahmad – 8th place speakerPeter and Warren – 14th place teamZainab and Abhishek – 8th place teamJV:Ruhi Agrawal – 4th place speakerBrandon Barroso – 2nd place speakerRuhi and Brandon – Second place Team

South Loop PRIDE- Math Competition

Congratulations to the newly formed South Loop Math Team who competed against other CPS middle schoolers in the Chicago Junior Math League (CJML). The SLES 8 member team competed Saturday, February 5, 2022. 6th grader, Lucas Casey won 5th place as an individual competitor and our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade teams were awarded 3rd,...

South Loop PRIDE – Spelling Bee Winners

By: Elianna S. Last month we had the spelling bee which was definitely an experience! The Spelling Bee this year was organized by Mrs. Henegan. In first place, winning the Middle School Spelling Bee was 6th grader, Abhishek Kabra, second place was 4th grader, Yoon Kim, and third place was 8th grader Margaret Dinh. In...

SLES 5/6 Basketball CHAMPS!

Both 5/6 grade basketball teams WON the CPS Farragut Conference Championship!  Post win family photo for the 5/6 Girls Team SLES Girls won 10-2 against STEM Magnet, besting the competition with their solid defense, stealing the ball over and over to maintain control throughout the game. Coaches: Danielle Campbell (community member) & Arielle Johnson (parent...

SLES students place at the January Chess Tournament.

The South Loop Chess Team had a great tournament over the weekend at De La Salle Institute. Nine students competed in 4 different age groups, and the team had one of our best tournament outcomes yet. Several students competed for the very first time, others tied or even improved on their best scores, and for the...
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Over the last month and a half, 6th-8th grade students in Media class created...
The South Loop Chess Team had another very fun and successful tournament last weekend...
This week our Junior Beta Club attended the State Competition in Springfield, IL. Students...
The SLES 7/8 Grade Boys had a great season, entering the championship bracket with...
The 7/8 grade girls basketball team placed 2nd in the CPS Network 6 Invitational! ...
South Loop Debate Team participated in a recent competition and they did great! Novice:...
Congratulations to the newly formed South Loop Math Team who competed against other CPS...
By: Elianna S. Last month we had the spelling bee which was definitely an...
Both 5/6 grade basketball teams WON the CPS Farragut Conference Championship!  Post win family...
The South Loop Chess Team had a great tournament over the weekend at De...
Written by multiple South Loop Scoop 7th & 8th Graders The South Loop Scoop...
Written by Payton S. and Kyshuana L. South Loop Around the World is one...
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The South Loop Scoop asked Mrs.Anders, Ms.Shelton, and Mr.Rhodes for some shout outs to...
Interviewed by Kate Boone, Diya Rao, and Tula Tamayo On Tuesday, April 6th we...
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