Entries by Lauren Albani

Support from Big Shoulders Coffee

Big Shoulders Coffee is committed to supporting the local community with the proceeds from the sales of their Falcon Blend. To date, Big Shoulders Coffee has donated $8,675 to LaSalle II Magnet school PTO and will continue with this partnership.  Big Shoulders Coffee offers a daily selection of meticulously selected, pristinely roasted coffees — as […]

Happenings in the 8th Grade

Cultural Kitchen This spring students in room 212 and 214 participated in the Chicago hostel program called Cultural Kitchen. Our eighth graders slept overnight in the downtown Chicago Hostel, the place where thousands of people from around the world choose to stay. Students had the unique opportunity to mingle with visitors and cook traditional French […]

20 for 20 Campaign- Fight for CPS School Funding

From CPS CEO Forrest Claypool: CPS leadership, the community, and faith leaders stood up to launch a grassroots effort to raise awareness about our funding disparity – and to demand equality from our lawmakers. The numbers tell a clear story Chicago students make up 20 percent of the enrollment in Illinois public schools. Chicagoans contribute […]

Arabic FAQ!

How does the Arabic culture participate in the learning of its language? How important is the Arabic culture to the language proficiency? Why do I have to learn a different culture?   All these are very good questions that come to one’s mind. Students and parents often ask these questions to understand the importance of […]