High Jump Students Discuss High School Decisions with Chalkbeat

April 16, 2019 / Comments Off on High Jump Students Discuss High School Decisions with Chalkbeat

Decision day: What happens when students don’t get their first-choice Chicago high school Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Adeshina Emmanuel on April 11, 2019 Eighth-grader Mia Paulus’ first choice for high school was Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy in Chicago’s Roseland community. Last month, she said she was confident, but nervous at the same time,…

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High Jump Students Celebrate Black History Month

February 8, 2019 / Comments Off on High Jump Students Celebrate Black History Month

For Black History Month, our students shared their thoughts on the importance of celebrating black history and the leaders, innovators and heroes who they admire. Black History Month is important because we need to know about our history and what people did for us to get our education today and how we got to the…

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Words of Encouragement in 2018

December 18, 2018 / Comments Off on Words of Encouragement in 2018

In August we asked the High Jump community to send words of wisdom to encourage our current alumni who are starting out their high school and college careers. Here are some of the great messages we received from High Jump alumni, parents, staff members and supporters: “You may not feel like you belong, you may…

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