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

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

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! More details to come.

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

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! More details to come.

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Amundsen H.S. Special School Tour
Jun
14
10:00am10:00am

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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GROW Trivia Night
Jun
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

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
8:20am 8:20am

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
6:00pm 6:00pm

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
5:30pm 5:30pm

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
6:30pm 6:30pm

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
6:00pm 6:00pm

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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