South Loop Elementary Blog

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...

South Loop students and families are showing teachers some love during Teacher Appreciation Week

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...

The grown-ups behind the South Loop Scoop

By Katie B., 4th grade On Friday before spring break, I fortunately managed to catch a few minutes with the busy Ann Kaminski and Heidi Stevens, the South Loop Scoop organizers, dedicated writers, and mothers. I asked them a few questions when we had a moment to sit down. Q: Why did you volunteer for...

Snow? What snow? South Loop students, parents didn’t let bitter temps keep them from cleaning and greening

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...

Monuments, cherry blossoms, ‘Shear Madness’ and more on the 8th grade trip to Washington, D.C.

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...

Blackhawks “Pass it on” Challenge

It’s Spring cleaning time! Do you have items at home that you no longer need? We have a solution! South Loop Elementary School is participating in the Chicago Blackhawks Pass it On Donation Challenge. From now up until April 30th, you and your family can gather all of your gently used clothing and household items...

Opinion: Why Rubik’s Cubes should be the next big thing at South Loop

By Will S., 4th grade Remember when everyone used to have Pokemon cards and fidgetspinners? Remember when bottle-flipping was the biggest thing? In my opinion, the next big thing at South Loop should be Rubik’s Cubes. First, a little bit about Rubik’s Cubes. The first Rubik’s Cube was created by Hungarian professor Erno Rubik in...
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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...
It’s Spring cleaning time! Do you have items at home that you no longer...
By Will S., 4th grade Remember when everyone used to have Pokemon cards and...
By Naomi B., 8th grade, South Loop’s very own 6th grade Language Arts teacher...
Last week, students in 5th-8th grade had History Fair Showcases in the gym. Students...
Last week, students from Cleveland, OH who are part of the Wade Park Student...
Congratulations to South Loop’s Science Olympiad Team! On Saturday March 17th, the team competed...
by Javier Molina, 6th Grade Chemistry Club has been getting together every Tuesday afternoon...
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