Archive for April, 2015

High Jump Featured of Now.Chicago on WCIU

Executive Director Lee Hart; Cohort 5 Alumnus Phil Nevels; and Cohort 20 Alumna Safia Abdalla sat down with Katie Kijowski, host of Now.Chicago on WCIU to talk about High Jump.

Local Non-Profit to Participate in National Learning Summit

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Local Non-Profit to Participate in National Learning Summit

High Jump a Convening Sponsor of Expanded Learning Summit in Washington D.C.

 CHICAGO – April 20, 2015 – High Jump, in its 25th-year of providing tuition-free academic enrichment to promising seventh and eighth grade students with limited financial resources, is proud to be a convening sponsor of the national Meet in the Middle Expanded Learning Summit on Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

The Expanded Learning Summit, hosted by Citizen Schools and Higher Achievement, brings together policy makers, practitioners and other thought leaders who are committed to supporting enhanced learning opportunities for middle school students.

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Celebrating a Quarter Century of High Jumps

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Celebrating a Quarter Century of High Jumps

Annual Spring Benefit Supports High Jump’s Tuition-Free Academic Enrichment Program

 

CHICAGO – April 8, 2015 – High Jump will celebrate a quarter century of providing tuition-free academic enrichment to promising seventh and eighth students with limited financial resources at the non-profit’s annual Spring Benefit May 2 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.

The Spring Benefit will occur just a little more than a week before High Jump’s 25th cohort of talented young scholars will graduate from the program at a Moving Up Ceremony hosted at the Latin School of Chicago on May 11. At the Moving Up Ceremony, High Jump will graduate its 1,000th student.

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