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Inside CPS

News and Stories from across the District

23 March 2023

Bringing Outside Resources Inside My School Building

By Marah Langellier, School Social Worker at Foreman College and Career Academy

21 March 2023

Looking Back at a Career Change that Changed My Life

By Dr. Lynda Simmons, School Social Worker at Ronald Brown Academy

17 March 2023

Highlighting Four of Our Golden Apple Award Finalists

These educators share a commitment to helping their students grow both inside and outside of the classroom. 

17 March 2023

Take Five with Emmanuel O., 2022–23 Honorary Student Board Member

Emmanuel is passionate about advocating for student wellness in his position as the Honorary Student Board Member.

15 March 2023

Spotlighting the Bond Between a Clerk and Fourth-Grade Student at Johnson School of Excellence

Ms. Simpson is committed to building relationships with students like Ty'Riah to help them reach their full potential. 

10 March 2023

Eighth-Grade Student at Perez Elementary Shares Her Special Relationship with Her Former Pre-K Teacher

Ms. Barajas and Amorosa's relationship represents what makes the Perez community special. 

08 March 2023

Highlighting Women’s History Month with the Second-Grade Team at Melody STEM Elementary School

Mrs. Durr and Mrs. Rivera focus on building self-confidence among students, especially their young women. 

03 March 2023

Garvey Elementary School Counselor Shares His Approach to Building Relationships

In his first year as a school counselor, Mr. Tomlin has learned that transparency and relationship building is vital to promoting positivity among his students at Garvey.

03 March 2023

Take Five with Heather Van Benthuysen: Executive Director of Student Voice and Engagement

Heather has always been a passionate advocate for media literacy, civic engagement, and elevating student voice.

01 March 2023

Von Steuben High School Counselor Prepares Her Students to become Global Citizens

Ms. Ocasio has recently been named a national finalist for the AFS-USA Global Educator Award, highlighting her efforts to promote global citizenship throughout Von Steuben. 

28 February 2023

Second-Grade Lenart Students Transform into Famous Figures for Living Black History Museum

Students transformed into Black heroes like Claudette Colvin, Garrett Morgan, and Serena Williams. 

27 February 2023

Lavizzo Elementary Students Excel at School’s Annual Black History Month Quiz Bowl

Students competed in teams to demonstrate their knowledge of various topics related to Black History Month.