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    Yes, there are CPS high schools in size from...

    Yes, there are CPS high schools in size from 4,000 to only 400! Kind of crazy. Don't forget about Whitney Young, which is usually about 2,000 enrolled, and Lincoln Park HS, which is usually around...
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    Newest: Jones CP will take over both buildings,...

    Newest: Jones CP will take over both buildings, new and old, and expand total enrollment. Letter from the principal:

    January 25, 2013

    Dear Prospective Jones Parents and Students,

    The number...
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    What do I think? I think that a new neighborhood...

    What do I think? I think that a new neighborhood HS in the old Jones building would be hard pressed to attract enough kids to fill it. The stated boundaries would be Grand on the north, Ashland on...
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    Amundsen High School

    Very nice article in DNA Info Chicago about the program that American Theater Company has going at Amundsen. There are a lot of great things happening at Amundsen.
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  5. So we submitted our SEHS application on line a...

    So we submitted our SEHS application on line a week or two ago. They asked us to choose which dates would work for testing, in December or January. I expected to get information from them via e-mail...
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    So the latest on the Reuse Jones website seems to...

    So the latest on the Reuse Jones website seems to make it sound like they're going to try to expand the number of spots for neighborhood kids upward each year.


    They have also posted the...
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    Last weekend was the Payton open house. The...

    Last weekend was the Payton open house. The building is only about 10 years old, so it’s bright, modern and airy. A big screen showed a peppy video of student life as we filed into the auditorium and...
  8. ChiArts - The Chicago High School for the Arts

    Eighth-grade daughter and I went to the ChiArts open house today. It’s a little different from the others we’ve been to in that you have to register ahead of time for a spot. The entire “tour” is two...
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    We went to the Jones open house today. Got there...

    We went to the Jones open house today. Got there at 11:15, got inside nearly 1.5 hours later, spent a lot of time shivering in the cold. But the volunteer kids were all over, ready to answer...
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    During the teachers' strike, Jones quietly...

    During the teachers' strike, Jones quietly unveiled how they're going to integrate 75 neighborhood kids into Jones, starting in fall 2013, when they move into the new facility. Kids within a...
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    Lincoln Park HS's IB program says that since...

    Lincoln Park HS's IB program says that since 1984, they have had a rate of 87% of graduates earning the IB diploma.
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  12. On Line HS application process starts today!

    Starting today, you can request your PIN from CPS, so that you can begin the HS applications process beginning on 10/08/12 and ending on 12/14/12. According to the letter I got through my 8th grader,...
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    Lake View High School

    Lake View High School has its first STEM freshman class up and running. In this program, students participate in a college-prep curriculum that is technology oriented. They can start taking classes...
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    Mr. Mather, just FYI that your Lindblom 9-12 open...

    Mr. Mather, just FYI that your Lindblom 9-12 open house on 11/3 is not currently on the CPS Office of Access and Enrollment Calendar, and you might want to make sure it's added, for those people who...
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    High School open house dates

    The office of Access and Enrollment website's calendar now has some dates for upcoming open houses for prospective students, including all the selective enrollment high schools and other schools.
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  16. Lincoln Park HS 2013 application, open house

    The LPHS website has been updated with information and dates for this year's application cycle, including that the open house for prospective students is on Sunday, October 21. Students citywide can...
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    Below is a link to the CPS site with a lot of...

    Below is a link to the CPS site with a lot of info on IB programs, from the Primary Years (K-5) to Middle Years (6-10) to Diploma (11-12). CPS already had about a dozen schools with the IB program in...
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    Audubon TBPK still has 3 openings

    FYI from Alderman Pawar's Sept 21, 2012 newsletter:

    Audubon School still has three openings in its Tuition-Based Preschool for the 2012-2013 school year. Class runs from 7:30-5:30, Mon-Fri....
  19. This looks great! I was wondering whether when we...

    This looks great! I was wondering whether when we start a new thread, we can cross post it to different forums? For example, if someone asks about applying to the Lincoln Park HS IB program, they...
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