Friday, February 19, 2021

CPS survey to assess types of mental health support that would be helpful for the community

The FACE2 Department is inviting CPS stakeholders to fill out the survey below in order to help them provide targeted mental health support through some virtual programming.

Next meeting of the HPKCAC on February 24 at 6:30pm

The next virtual meeting of the Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Action Council will take place on Wednesday, February 24th at 6:30 pm via googlemeets. Here is the googlemeet link: If you'd like to dial in by phone: (US) +1 740-480-1367 (PIN: 492436924) Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Nominate a teacher for WGN-TV's Teacher of the Month

Students age 13 and above can nominate a favorite teacher for WGN-TV's Teacher of the Month award. Parents are permitted to help. Please click here for the details.

Next meeting of the HPKCAC on January 27 at 6:30pm

The next meeting of the HPKCAC will take place on Wednesday, January 27 at 6:30pm. The googlemeet link is below. Agenda items include remembrance of Peter Johnson, HPKCAC outreach plans, discussion of CPS reopening plans. Join with Google Meet: or Join by phone: (219) 315-0292 (PIN: 860036051)

Saturday, December 26, 2020

Volunteer judges needed for CPS Decathlon on February 20, 2021

Volunteer judges are needed to judge student performances on Saturday, February 20 for the Annual Academic Decathlon. The Annual Academic Decathlon is a nationwide competition that promotes academic excellence through teamwork. Students of all achievement levels are tested on various subjects, such as Art, Economics, Music, Language Arts and Literature, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science. Proficiency in Speech, Interview, and Essay writing is included as well. Students receive training and coaching throughout the school year in preparation to compete on a citywide and national stage. The specific content varies from year to year and is determined by the United States Academic Decathlon (USAD) Board of Directors. The 2020 topic is The Cold War. To ensure the safety of everyone and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the competition and volunteer roles have adopted a virtual format. This year they are in need of Interview and Speech Judges for the 2021 Academic Decathlon City Championship on Saturday, February 20, 2021. Specifically, they are looking for 40 speech judges and 40 interview judges for the City Championship. Your help would be greatly appreciated and would ensure a successful competition. It’s a great way to connect with students and support months of hard work. Confirmed volunteers will receive information regarding roles and responsibilities as well as training on Friday, February 5th. If this opportunity interests you, the online volunteer registration link is here. Please feel free to forward this information to family, friends, and colleagues who could benefit from this opportunity to support our youth. Also, if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Anthony Mosley at Please click here for important information regarding CPS Volunteer policy and procedures. Click here for the flyer for the event.