Tag: School

Survey Recap: South Loop Education Priorities

 About the survey: The objective of the survey was to gather feedback from stakeholders in the South Loop, including community residents, families who live within the proposed expanded boundary for South Loop Elementary School, and families who attend South Loop Elementary or National Teachers Academy. The survey is similar in structure and scope to a survey used by the Coalition… Read more →

Education Update:  Results of GSLA’s Community Surveys on the Near South High School Plan

This post summarizes the key findings of two GSLA surveys which followed the first and third community meetings held by CPS to gather feedback on a proposal to expand the South Loop Elementary School’s boundary southward to 22nd Street and close the National Teacher’s Academy elementary school (NTA) to repurpose it to serve as a 1,000 student high school which… Read more →

Education Update: Summary of community meetings #2 and #3 to discuss a high school proposal for the South Loop, Chinatown, Bridgeport, Armor Square, and north Bronzeville

Parents and community members packed the gymnasium at the South Loop Elementary School’s main building (1212 S. Plymouth) on Tuesday, June 21 and the cafeteria and gymnasium at National Teachers Academy on Monday, July 10 to hear more information and provide feedback on the recently released proposal to repurpose NTA into a high school serving the Near South neighborhoods of… Read more →

Education Update: Summary of Community Meeting to Discuss a High School for the South Loop, Chinatown, Bridgeport, Armour Square, and north Bronzeville

The rumors and speculation that have been swirling around the South Loop for weeks were clarified Tuesday evening (June 6), as CPS unveiled a proposal to repurpose the National Teacher’s Academy PreK-8 school into a high school which would serve the South Loop, Chinatown, Armour Square, Bridgeport, and north Bronzeville neighborhoods. June 6, 2017 CPS Community Meeting at 2nd Presbyterian.… Read more →

British School of Chicago Announces New Campus

The new campus in Chicago’s South Loop is scheduled to open in September, 2015 [CHICAGO, 16 December 2013] Nord Anglia Education is delighted to announce the opening of the British School of Chicago’s new campus in Chicago’s South Loop. The custom-built South Loop campus is scheduled to open at 161 W. 9th Street in September, 2015 and will serve more… Read more →

On 10th Anniversary, Old St. Mary’s School Welcomes New Principal

Principal Julie Kadrich to Continue South Loop Catholic School’s Commitment to Excellence in Academics Rooted in Faith On its tenth anniversary year, Old Saint Mary’s School welcomes Julie Kadrich as principal. An experienced Catholic school leader, Kadrich will graduate OSM’s first eighth grade class during the 2013/2014 school year.  “Our exciting and vibrant community parallels the continued growth of the… Read more →

Community Representative Needed

South Loop Elementary Local School Council (LSC) needs a new community representative from July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014. If you are interested in joining the LSC, then please stop by the Main Office for the application materials, or they can be downloaded at the Local School Council website for Chicago Public Schools. Application deadline is June 10, 2013.… Read more →

Revised British School and park renderings

Revised plans were set to be shared with the community at a meeting hosted by Ald. Solis (25th ward) this evening.  Earlier today, a representative from McCaffery Interests gave an overview of the revised plans to our President, Gail Rutkkowski.  As you may recall, the original plans were shared at our community meeting on January 26, 2013 and the revised… Read more →