The Curriculum Connection provides factual information and resources for parents/guardians about the CPS Sexual Health Education Curriculum. You can find more information by downloading the Connection One Pager for more information. Download the full Curriculum Connection as a PDF, in the resource section below.
Check out the Elementary and High School Guide Learn About Program Options, Tips for Applying, Eligibility Requirements, Selections Processes and More
School and Program Options
Students applying to ninth grade can apply to up to 20 Choice Programs and, if they are eligible, up to 6 Selective Enrollment Programs. The Elementary and High School Guide lists each school and program available, and provides additional information, including step-by-step procedures for submitting an application and tips for applying.
Eligibility Requirements & Selection Process
Many high school programs have minimum eligibility requirements that students must meet in order to apply. Each program also has a selection process that determines how seats are filled. The Elementary and High School Guide provides a comprehensive listing of each high school program, their minimum eligibility requirements, if applicable, and their selection process. This is a great resource for planning which programs to select and rank.
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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 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good morning! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. We are looking forward to a great 2nd week of school. Please read below for a few updates and reminders.
Friday, we held our #bettertogether assemblies. Students in all the grade levels got to share what the phrase means to them. It was an inspiring event. Thank you to our student hosts, Muhammad and Izaak, to all of our student presents and to Skinner North Superstore for donating raffle prizes. We are truly better together.
LSC Agenda - See attached for the agenda for our Local School Council meeting which will be at 3:45 on Wednesday, Sept. 12 in the library.
Back to School Open House - Our open house is on Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 5-6:30. Derrick and I will be giving 3 short presentations (same information in each) about the school and policies in the auditorium at 5:15, 5:45 and 6:15. While teachers will be available the entire time, please see the attached flyer for specific times they will give presentations.
Second Annual Skinner North K-8 Chess Tournament - Every current Skinner North student who already knows how to play chess is invited to participate in our second annual Skinner North Chess tournament on Sat., Sept 15. Check-in is from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. and the tournament will start afterwards and conclude by 4:00 p.m. The event is free and you can register by emailing email@example.com no later than September 13th or register onsite on September 15th between 8:30 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. (see attached flier for more information.)
Drop Off and Pick Up Procedures- Please remember students may be dropped off starting at 8:00. If coming before this, you must be signed up for J at School before care. This policy is in place to make sure all students are safe and have supervision. This also goes for after school. Pick up time is 3:30. Students must be signed up for an after care program or have pre-arranged supervision after this time.
New CPS IDs for Some Students- CPS has changed the eight-digit CPS Student ID numbers for all students affected by the unfortunate sharing of student information that occurred in June via the Office of Access and Enrollment. Students impacted will received sealed letters that contain their new IDs will be sent home with them.
Skinner North Upper Grades (SNUG) Committee announcements: SNUG Committee Meetings - The first SNUG Committee Meeting for the 2018-2019 Academic year will be on Thursday, September 20th at 5:00 p.m. in the Parent Room. The remainder of the meetings for the year will be set at this kick off meeting. Agenda to follow.
Academic and High School Forum -
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Skinner North Auditorium
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