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 this year’s commencement speaker.
High School selections vary from year to year. Below are the 8th graders’ high school offers/acceptances:
32 students accepted selective enrollment slots (Westinghouse, Jones, Payton, Hancock, Lane Tech, Lindblom, King, Whitney Young, and Brooks)
8 students accepted slots for Jones CTE (however, 7 more students were accepted but declined their CTE slots for Jones)
5 students accepted IB programs at Ogden or Lincoln Park
8 students accepted slots at Kenwood
Remaining students are attending Chicago Agriculture High School, CHI Arts, private, neighborhood and/or charter high schools.
We are excited to see what the future holds for our 2019 graduates. Congratulations Lions!