Design the 2015 AUSL Festival of the Arts & Sciences Logo!

Design the 2015 AUSL Festival of the Arts & Sciences Logo!

The 2015 AUSL Festival of the Arts & Sciences needs a new logo, and are looking to our student-artists to create it!

Imagine your student’s logo design printed on hundreds of t-shirts, posters and banners for this network-wide festival that draws hundreds of families from across Chicago!

In addition to having their artwork featured in all promotional mate...

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The Warrior Way

The Warrior Way

Warriors stand up to difficult tasks and never buckle under pressure. Warriors do not give up and they never surrender. I am a Warrior and I am a proud resident at Collins Academy High School in North Lawndale. Yes, our school mascot is a Warrior, but the extent to which we believe all of our students and teachers are warriors is a known spirit throughout the building, as embodied by our core v...

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Chicago Fire Foundation Announces Expansion of P.L.A.Y.S. Program in AUSL Schools

– Chicago Fire Foundation Announces Expansion of P.L.A.Y.S. Program in AUSL Schools

March 3, 2015 – The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced Monday that the Chicago Fire Foundation’s P.L.A.Y.S. (Participate, Learn, Achieve, Youth Soccer) Program will expand from eight to twelve Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) schools across Chicago, and will add programming in the fall to complement the existing spring program....

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Election Day 2015 in Room 208

Election Day 2015 in Room 208

As a new Chicagoan, I didn’t know a lot about the mayoral candidates coming into 2015. I saw the campaign signs in people’s windows, heard the ads on the radio, and encountered the campaigning bullhorns on the corners of my neighborhood. But, in the hustle and bustle of my teaching residency, I never really took the time to educate myself on what our candidates wanted for our city. Then, on...

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