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Westcott One of 5 CPS Schools Selected for Green ‘Schoolyard Transformations’ in 2019

Five schools were selected earlier this month for participation in Space to Grow, an initiative that transforms Chicago schoolyards with the goal of providing kids in low-income neighborhoods with safe spaces to play and recreate.

Chicago Bears Continue to show they Care, as Players host annual Holiday giving initiative

Bears players Jordan Howard and Kyle Fuller, along with other members of the Bears staff, held the annual Bears Care holiday giving initiative at Leo High School in Chicago.

Auburn Gresham gold standard for parent engagement

“We believe that the best way to improve student prospects is to develop a set of holistic interventions that will provide a broad range of support to students and families, not simply within schools but across the community, using public-private partnerships, community members and institutions as the drivers of change..."

Auburn Gresham Exhibits BOLD Leadership Around It's GOLD Education Strategy

United Way Chicago reviews Auburn Gresham Neighborhood Network BOLD Goals, on November 10, 2016. Read more to find out about the collaborative work our local schools are working collectively in a community driven education initiative, to bring needed support and impovedments for our neighborhood schools.

Neighborhood Housing Services Community Hero - Auburn Gresham - Prinicipal Monique Dockery

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Something to Read Into, Auburn Gresham Unveils It's First Little Free Library!

The first of many Little Free Libraries, was unveiled at Westcott Elementary School, in the Chicago southside inner city community of Auburn Gresham. The project was brought to Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Coporation (GADC), during 2015 national literacy month (September), by the United Way Neighborhood Network, (of which GADC is one of their latest cohorts), on behalf of Northern Trust community affairs.

CVS/pharmacy Job Training Information Meetings For Westcott Elementary School Parents!

Calling all Westcott Elementary Parents!!! Join us, for the next information meeting to learn about the CVS/pharmacy, job program, Thursday, January 15th from 9:00-10:00am or 4:00-5:00pm, at Westcott Elementary, 409 W. 80th Street, in our new Parent Room #102. See you there!

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