Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Dyett High School Information Session on November 10 and Schedule for Future Meetings

There will be an information session about the new Dyett High School on Tuesday, November 10 from 4pm-7pm at the Herman Hall Ballroom at IIT (3241 S. Federal Avenue).

Going forward, monthly community meetings will be held to allow members of the community to participate in the creation of the plan for Dyett High School. All meetings will be held from 6pm-7pm in the auditorium of the Colman Building (4655 S. Dearborn).

You can find more information here.

Early Access to Care Initiative -- a Resource Fair for Parents on November 7

A free resource fair for parents with concerns about their child's development will be held on Saturday, November 7 at King Community Center (4314 S. Cottage Grove). Free, one hour appointments are available.

If you are wondering

-- Is my child learning as quickly as other children?
-- Why isn't my child speaking yet?
-- Is my child behaving normally?

contact the Early Access to Care hotline to schedule your appointment: 312-967-9329

Click here to see the flyer.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Office of Early Childhood Education is hosting Resource Fairs on October 24 and November 14

The Office of Early Childhood Education is hosting two Resource Fairs for families from 10am-1pm on Saturday October 24 and Saturday, November 14 (each at a different location).

These events are free and no rsvp is necessary.

For more details, click here.

"Vision Casting Social" regarding Dyett High School to be held on October 26

On Monday, October 26, there will be a Community Meet & Greet "Vision Casting Social" regarding Dyett High School at Bright Star Church (735 E. 44th Street) from 6pm-7:30.

For more information, click here.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

October HPKCAC meeting to be held at Hyde Park Academy HS on Tuesday, October 27

Our October meeting will be held at Hyde Park Academy High School (6220 S. Stony Island Avenue) on Tuesday, October 27. There will be a tour at 5:30pm. The meeting begins at 6pm.

All are welcome!

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

CPS High School Fair will be held at Kozminski on October 24

Network 9 will host its first High School Fair on Saturday, October 24, from 9:30am - 12:30pm at Kozminski Community Academy (936 E. 54th Street). This free event offers parents and students the opportunity to learn about great high school options. 

The fair will also feature a High School Application Workshop to help families better navigate how to apply to high schools. 
Parking is available in the school parking lot and on the street.

Please help to spread the word about the fair!

If you have any additional questions please contact Michael McGehee at

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Bret Harte 8th graders holding a CAR WASH on Saturday, Oct 3, from 10am-noon

The Bret Harte 8th Graders are running a CAR WASH on Saturday, from 10a- noon at Bret Harte -- 56th and Stony Island.  Cars are $7 and we will graciously accept any donations.  

We will be having another on October 17. We all need our cars washed with all this construction, eh?

All funds will go toward the 8th graders' trip to Washington DC in May.