GROWCommunity Enrollment Policy Webinar
Nov
6
7:00 PM19:00

GROWCommunity Enrollment Policy Webinar

With the GROWCommunity Enrollment Policy, 8th grade students from any of the GROW elementary schools* who apply to Amundsen or Lake View through GoCPS will be guaranteed admission, regardless of where they live.

This webinar will walk prospective families through the process of accessing these seats through the GoCPS application.

WEBINAR REGISTRATION

*The 17 GROWCommunity elementary schools are Audubon, Bell, Blaine, Budlong, Burley, Chappell, Coonley, Greeley, Hamilton, Hawthorne, Inter-American, Jahn, Jamieson, McPherson, Nettelhorst, Ravenswood, Waters.

The webinar will be led by GROWCommunity Executive Director, Sarah Makela, and Hamilton Elementary Counselor, Lynda Gardner.

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Lake View High School Open House
Oct
28
9:00 AM09:00

Lake View High School Open House

Lake View High School invites you to the 2017 Open House. Come learn about what it means to be an Early College STEM School. Our Academic Departments, Student Support Services, and Extra-curricular Sport and Clubs will be on hand to share how Lake View High School is a HOME for all students.

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GROW Gardens Fall Community Work Day: Amundsen High School
Oct
21
1:00 PM13:00

GROW Gardens Fall Community Work Day: Amundsen High School

Join us for a community work day as we get our new GROWCommunity Gardens up and running! Come one, come all – students, parents, teachers, neighbors, everyone! This event brings together the GROW elementary and high school communities and the community at large to launch new gardens at both Amundsen and Lake View. We're working at Lake View in the morning and Amundsen in the afternoon: You're welcome to help out at both or just one of the schools!

RSVP appreciated, but not required: growgardensfall2017.eventbrite.com

Event Flyer

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GROW Gardens Fall Community Work Day: Lake View High School
Oct
21
9:30 AM09:30

GROW Gardens Fall Community Work Day: Lake View High School

Join us for a community work day as we get our new GROWCommunity Gardens up and running! Come one, come all – students, parents, teachers, neighbors, everyone! This event brings together the GROW elementary and high school communities and the community at large to launch new gardens at both Lake View and Amundsen. We're working at Lake View in the morning and Amundsen in the afternoon: You're welcome to help out at both or just one of the schools!

RSVP appreciated, but not required: growgardensfall2017.eventbrite.com

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Northcenter High School Fair at Lake View (for GROWCommunity/Northcenter families)
Oct
12
4:30 PM16:30

Northcenter High School Fair at Lake View (for GROWCommunity/Northcenter families)

GROWCommunity elementary school families are invited to the Northcenter High School Fair at Lake View High School.

Visit with area Chicago public and private high schools regarding high school admission for the 2018-2019 school year. This is a great opportunity for families to speak directly with representatives from your child’s future school.

Limited lot parking. Street parking available. Public transportation use is encouraged

Navigate through Lake View High School visiting informational booths of area high schools.

Past participating high schools include, but are not limited to:

Air Force Academy, Alcott, Amundsen, Aspira, British School, Brooks, ChiArts, CICS Northtown, Disney II, Francis Parker, GCE Lab School, DePaul College Prep, Holy Trinity, Intrinsic Schools, Jones College Prep, Josephinum, Lake View, Lane Tech, Latin School, Lincoln Park, Loyola Academy, Luther North College Prep, Marine Leadership Academy, Mather, Noble Network Schools, Northside College Prep, Notre Dame College Prep, Ogden, Phoenix Military, Rickover Military, Schurz High School, Senn High School, St. Benedict, St. Ignatius, St. Patrick, Taft High School, Uplift High School, Von Steuben, Walter Payton, Westinghouse, Whitney Young, Wolcott

HOPE TO SEE YOU ON OCTOBER 12!

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Hidden Gems High School Fair at Amundsen
Sep
24
1:00 PM13:00

Hidden Gems High School Fair at Amundsen

6th annual Hidden Gems High School Fair being held at Amundsen High School and hosted by Chicago School GPS, which promises "over 35 participating schools, each with unique qualities that you may not have known about prior to coming to our Hidden Gems Fair."

Amundsen and Lake View are both participating in the fair.

Admission is $25/family at the door or $15/family if you pre-register. Complete registration information here.

 

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GROW Gardens Planning Meeting
Aug
29
5:45 PM17:45

GROW Gardens Planning Meeting

GROWCommunity needs volunteers to help plan the October 21 GROW Gardens Fall Work Day at Lake View and Amundsen High Schools. Please join us for a planning meeting Tuesday, August 29, at 5:45 p.m. at Mrs. Murphy & Sons. RSVP here if you're planning on attending the meeting. 

If you would like to help with the planning but can't attend this meeting, contact Sarah Makela at smakela@growcommunitychicago.org.

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Amundsen H.S. Special School Tour
Jun
14
10:00 AM10:00

Amundsen H.S. Special School Tour

Parochial and private school families are invited to a special tour of Amundsen High School on Wednesday, June 14 at 10am. This event is for current 7th and 8th graders and their parents.  It will be hosted by Principal Anna Pavichevich.

Please RSVP here.

Principal P will discuss the tremendous academic and physical improvements to the school during her tenure. She will also provide details about Amundsen's excellent IB program, as well as the many sports and club opportunities available to all students. Amundsen will be in session that day, so this is a unique opportunity to meet teachers and students and see the school in action. 

Amundsen High School is located at 5100 N. Damen Avenue in Lincoln Square.  It is adjacent to the beautiful 42 acre Winnemac Park, the home of Jorndt Stadium and the site of a recent $250,000 Cubs grant for renovated baseball/softball facilities. Parking in the lot off of Damen Avenue is available to all. The main entrance to the school is the middle door, facing Damen Avenue.

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Lake View H.S. Community Tour
Jun
7
8:20 AM08:20

Lake View H.S. Community Tour

Community members and families considering Lake View High School are invited to take a tour of the building and stop into a few classrooms.  

Please meet at the main office at 8:20 a.m. Tours will begin at 8:30 a.m.  

Guests may enter Door 6, along Ashland Ave. Street parking is available.  

Contact:
mtsantos@cps.edu
or call 773-534-5540, ext: 5547

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GROW Trivia Night
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

GROW Trivia Night

Let’s celebrate another great year supporting our K-12 neighborhood schools! Join us for GROWCommunity Trivia night.

Trivia starts at 6:30 p.m. A. J. Hudson’s gift certificates for trivia winners!

Bring the whole family! Adults $15. Kids $10. Proceeds benefit GROWCOmmunity.

Food and drink specials – have dinner, stay for trivia!

Spread the word! Flyer here.

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Lake View H.S. Community Tour
May
10
8:20 AM08:20

Lake View H.S. Community Tour

Community members and families considering Lake View High School are invited to take a tour of the building and stop into a few classrooms.  

Please meet at the main office at 8:20 a.m. Tours will begin at 8:30 a.m.  

Guests may enter Door 6, along Ashland Ave. Street parking is available.  

Contact:
mtsantos@cps.edu
or call 773-534-5540, ext: 5547

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Friends of Amundsen Fundraiser: Celebrity Bar Night
Mar
30
6:00 PM18:00

Friends of Amundsen Fundraiser: Celebrity Bar Night

You're invited to Friends of Amundsen's Celebrity Bar Night, a fundraiser to benefit Amundsen High School's sports and clubs!

An all-star lineup of favorite Amundsen Staff and Coaches behind the bar serving parents and friends. Bring CASH because all tips go to the Coaches' Sports Teams and Clubs.

There will also be a 50/50 raffle, as well as a small silent auction featuring sports tickets and services/products from local businesses. All proceeds will benefit the teams and clubs!

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Ticket price includes food and 2 drink tickets!

Purchase Tickets

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LVHS Public Building Commissions - Stakeholders Meeting
Mar
30
5:30 PM17:30

LVHS Public Building Commissions - Stakeholders Meeting

On March 30 at 5:30, you're invited to a presentation about the upcoming renovations at Lake View High School. You'll get a chance to hear about the plans and timetable, and you'll be able to give us your feedback on the proposal.

El 30 de marzo a las 5:30 pm, usted está invitado a una presentación sobre las próximas renovaciones en la Secundaria Lake View. Tendrá la oportunidad de conocer los planes y el calendario de renovación, y podrá hacernos llegar sus comentarios sobre la propuesta.

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Generation All event: Perceptions V. Reality: What to Consider When Choosing a CPS High School
Mar
29
6:30 PM18:30

Generation All event: Perceptions V. Reality: What to Consider When Choosing a CPS High School

  • Wells Community Academy High School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Generation All & Raise Your Hand for an honest discussion on what matters beyond test scores and reputation when choosing a high school.

Elaine Allensworth of the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research will present findings from two recent studies on outcomes at CPS high schools for low-income students. A panel moderated by WBEZ's Linda Lutton will follow, featuring Wells Community Academy Principal Rita Raichoudhuri and CPS high school parents and students.

Register

 

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An Evening with Amundsen and Lake View High Schools
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

An Evening with Amundsen and Lake View High Schools

The Main Event: Amundsen and Lake View In-Depth. Breakout and Q&A sessions with school representatives including current students, Amundsen Principal Anna Pavichevich and Lake View Principal PJ Karafiol. Learn firsthand about everything from academics to arts, athletics and school clubs. Everyone is welcome! Complete details.

RSVP appreciated (but not required): ahs-lvhs.eventbrite.com

Co-Hosted by Hawthorne Scholastic Academy and GROWCommunity.

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