The students made me birthday cards, which was so sweet! Here is Nicholas sharing his with me, who is also our student of the month. He has worked so hard in earning his points, ignoring bad behaviors, and wanting to try his best when completing work. Learn more about our school today.
This month students worked on black history month and made posters to go with it. They all presented them to one another in the classroom, where they learned that some people they did research on are still alive today. This showed them that history isn't so old, and many things are still occurring today. Learn more about our school today.
Students worked in their classrooms throughout the month to research, study and prepare presentations on an African American individual or individuals that they felt inspired by. Learn more about our school today.
Excel Academy of Englewood celebrates Black History Month with culture, inspirational speakers and entertainment
Excel Academy of Englewood celebrates Black History Month with culture, inspirational speakers and entertainment Students and staff at the Excel Academy of Englewood, part of the Chicago Public Schools’ Options Network, commemorated Black History Month with several special events. Throughout February, students took in presentations, performances, and discussions led by entrepreneurs, activists, and local community organizations, including: Muntu Dance Theater, African American Cultural Heritage Collection (AACHC), Chairman Fred Hampton Jr., and the Black Fire Brigade. “It was a special time put together by our amazing staff,” said Mr. Ricardo Waddy, Excel Academy of Englewood director of programming and careers. “We are [...]
On February 25th Sierra School had our annual Black History Month presentations. Each classroom picks a person they want to represent. They spend the month learning and researching, and then they put it all together and present it to the other rooms. Learn more about our school today.
We celebrated National Pancake Day on the day Dr. B thought it was on (it's actually March 1st). Learn more about our school today.
Join our coat and accessories drive for families in need of winter gear. Learn more about our school today.
Here are some upcoming community based learning experiences for the remainder of the school year! Please make sure you sign the permission slip sent home with your child! Learn more about our school today.
Our high school ACI boys and staff decorated heart-shaped cookies for Valentine's Day! The boys made cookies for themselves and for family members at home for Valentine's Day gifts! Learn more about our school today.
One of our favorite outside activities here at Sierra is our basketball games. There are so many beneficial parts of just a game. With the global play day coming up, this is a great event to show how meaningful just playing really can be. The students not only use their bodies and muscles, but they use their minds to calculate shots, have communication with other team members, and how to keep emotions together in intense situations, all which will help each student as they develop and grow in an adult world. Learn more about [...]