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Thursday, November 2: 2017
No Bully Parent Workshop
Join us from 4:00pm-5:30pm for a No Bully Parent Workshop!
In this workshop, we will:
Join us after for Chipotle Dine & Donate:
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support CICS Irving Park. Come in to the nearby Chipotle at 3227 W. Addison Street in Chicago on Thursday, November 2nd between 3:30pm and 7:30pm.Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to CICS Irving Park.
High School Applications are LIVE!
Source: Kids First
CPS’s application window for the 2018-19 school year opens today! Incoming 9th graders can apply between October 10th and December 22nd.
8th Grade parents and students should visit go.cps.edu to activate your account, review your eligibility, and start researching your school and program options. Take your time to research your options thoroughly, looking for high-quality schools and programs that are a good fit for your student’s interests and your family’s needs.
Key Dates for High School Applications:
8th Grade Parents: Please Join Us!
Attention all 8th grade parents: this Thursday, Distinctive Schools is hosting a high school fair, at CICS Bucktown!
40 area high schools will be presenting at the fair in addition to Distinctive Schools partners from across the city of Chicago. Parents are welcome to attend the fair during the following times: CICS Irving Park & CICS West Belden: 10am-11am, and CICS Bucktown & CICS Prairie: 11am-12pm.
Special thanks to our sponsors, New Schools for Chicago and Kids First Chicago!
CICS is incredibly excited to announce its new partnership with Chartwells!
Chartwells is a nationally known food service management company that has earned an award-winning reputation for their childhood nutrition and education programs. Starting this fall, your students will experience new breakfast and lunch menus featuring fresh, healthy, high-quality, and delicious options that are cooked with care and passion.
Like you, we know that students who are well fed and nourished will excel in the classroom, so we have been working with Chartwells over the last few weeks to craft a new food service program that reflects the wholesome and nutritious options our students deserve. Our first month menu will be available online next week. As with any new program kick-off, we need your support and feedback to ensure we are serving your children well. Our recipe for success has one essential ingredient – feedback!
Have questions? Please reach out to Kelly Bender at Distinctive Schools (312-739-2160 or firstname.lastname@example.org) and Keleigh Green-Patton at Chartwells (708-334-0997 or Keleigh.GreenPatton@compass-USA.com) to share your thoughts and ideas.
Thanks for your support and trust.
CICS Schools in partnership with Distinctive Schools
CICS Irving Park had the opportunity to sing at the Chicago Symphony Center with the Chicago Children's Choir celebrating Black History Month.
Chicago Children's Choir has over 4,000 students and is celebrating it's 60th year.
Check out this great video of our PUMAS singing "Freedom is Coming Tomorrow".