GoCPS High School Application Account Activation is Now Available
It’s time to take the next step in the high school application process and activate your GoCPS application account. GoCPS is the district’s new online platform that streamlines the application process for Chicago Public Schools and makes it more simple, equitable and transparent for all families.
Applications don’t open until October 2, but by activating your account now, you will be able to:
To begin the account activation process, visit this page: http://go.cps.edu/#/activate
In order to activate your account, you will need to use the Activation Code from a letter sent home with your student at the end of the school year. If you have misplaced or did not receive this code, please contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060 from a telephone number on your student’s CPS student information file to have it reissued. The OAE call center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Activation Codes will also be included with the Eligibility Letters that will be distributed to students at school in September 2017.
No matter who is activating the account, be sure to enter the name and address of the parent/guardian with whom the student resides. The address for this parent/guardian will be the address that is used for determining tiers, proximity boundaries, and attendance and overlay boundaries.
GoCPS is optimized for view on Chrome and Safari web browsers. We recommend using one of these to access the site.
If you have any questions about the activation process, contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Network 4 back to school bash is this Friday August 11th. It starts at 2:00 and ends at 5:00 pm. It will take place at Kelvyn Park HS. See the below flier for more details. Hope to see you there!
I hope summer is going well and that you are enjoying it. We still have some time before summer ends, but school supply sales are popping up at stores around town. For your convenience, please see below for suggested supply lists for each grade level. These lists are also accessible at http://www.skinnernorth.org/supply-lists.html.
We had our Kindergarten Celebration today. It is such a special event and a wonderful way to commemorate all the learning and growth our students have achieved. This age is so special as they are so inquisitive about the world around them and full of possibility. They bring so much joy to the school and we were excited to celebrate them.
Students performed various songs celebrating their time in Kindergarten and getting ready for 1st grade. They then transitioned outside where they participated in carnival games and had picnic lunches with their families and friends.
Thank you to all the families who help support and nurture the students and also to our fantastic teachers: Ms. Mulligan, Ms. Kearns, Ms. Kirschenbaum, Ms. McCarthy and all of their specials teachers Mr. Popowich, Ms. Poznicek, Ms. Glynn and Senor Schroeder for all their work supporting the students.
This quarter our 2nd graders researched a selected state and created parade floats representing that state. Yesterday, they shared their float by participating in a parade around the school. Thank you to the 2nd graders for sharing their research and to Ms. Shallenberg and Ms. Delanty for organizing!
Third grade has studied Chicago history throughout their school year. They have learned through inquiry about Native Americans who lived here, colonization and development of the city as we know it today. They researched neighborhoods and gained further understanding of the uniqueness and diversity of Chicago. In a culminating project, students chose an individual who has a connection to the city and researched them. At the Wax Museum, they represented their selected person and shared their learning while being in that role with museum visitors. Check out some of our wax figures in the photos below. It was such a great event! Thank you to the students for being such knowledgeable resources about their person and to Ms. Shakespeare and Ms. Noecker organizing!
June Jamboree was on Friday, June 9. This year end celebration had a Brazilian Carnival theme. Students and families were able to create carnival masks, learn Brazilian Capoeira martial arts, dance to the beat of Caribbean drum rhythms (and DJ Niko), make kites and play soccer. It was a fun event and a great way to start the summer off on a fun note.
From the Desk of
Asst. Principal Magnuson