Monday, October 15, 2012

Amundsen High School Community Night

Dear Parents and Community Members,

Please join us as we open our doors to meet our neighbors and friends. We are looking forward to discussing all of the exciting changes taking place at Amundsen High School. At this meeting, we will share our plans with you for growth and student success, as well as give you an opportunity to ask questions and give feedback.

We understand our obligation to the community to graduate college and career ready students, who are assets and contributing members to society. To that end, learning about your hopes and aspirations for your community’s school will do much to drive our vision and next steps.
We look forward to seeing you on October 17, 2012 at 6 p.m.

Warm regards,
Anna Pavichevich
Principal, Amundsen High School 

Community Night
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17 6:00 – 7:30 PM
MEET AND GREET 6:00 – 6:25 PM
Enjoy cookies and coffee as you mingle with students, faculty, staff, and other members of the Amundsen High School community.
SCHOOL DATA DISCUSSION 6:30 – 6:50 PM
Join the School Data Strategist as he reviews the facts about student safety, academic growth, and overall school performance.
PRINCIPAL’S VISION 7:00 – 7:20 PM
Principal Anna Pavichevich will illustrate her vision for making Amundsen the preferred school of choice for our local community.
STUDENT ACTIVITIES FAIR 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Discover what Amundsen has to offer 

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Chappell Back to School Night a hit! Thank you Donors and volunteers

Parents sign-in and buy raffle tickets at Back to School Night at Chappell Elementary
The annual Back to School Night was held at Chappell Elementary 2135 W Foster Avenue last Thursday October 4th.  Parents and students came out for a hot-dog fund-raiser dinner, bought raffle tickets, heard important school announcements and met with their classroom teachers.  It was a good time with many friendly faces and parents and students mingling together.

An estimated $2,000 was raised for the night to help fund 7th and 8th grades outdoor education programs to Larado Taft!

 Donors

Chappell School and Friends of Chappell would like to thank the following Knight Level Donors ($250.00 and above).  All Knight Level Donors were includes in the evening program and names read at our assembly.  Please check visit their web sites and businesses or simply thank them for supporting Chappell when you have the opportunity! 

Dolce Casa Cafe4947 N Damen
773-506-0708
Teachers, parents and community members...please visit and support this fine Ravenswood cafe.  Great food and coffee.  Terrific before work or pop over for the wi-fi and stay for lunch...just across the street from Winnemac Park on Damen Avenue. Catering and hosting private events too. Thanks owner Ross and staff!



324 N Leavitt, Chicago 
(312) 455-0863
Owners Alexis Frankfort & Jeff Leverenz are active community members and live near Chappell with their daughter.  "Kitchen Chicago provides a fully equipped, commercially licensed shared-use kitchen available for rent by the hour".  If you have a commercial kitchen need to bring your product to market or to cook for an event....call our neighbors Jeff and Alexis!


John Telford Family
John and his family live in the Chappell community.  John is a founding board member of the Friends of Chappell and we thank them for their time and efforts!


5500 N Wolcott
 773-250-8000
A global company, Tempel Steel is located right here in the Chappell community!  A major area employer and important local business, we thank Tempel Steel for investing in our local school.



548 W Roosevelt Road
312-939-5253 
We thank locally owned Kale Realty and Broker/ Owner Nick Patterson for their generous contribution.  Want to move into the Chappell attendance district? Call Eric Rojas, Broker at 773-510-1597.




Families gather for dinner in the attractive Chappell cafeteria with park views!

A Chappell student volunteer!
Friends of Chappell members greet attendees with fun give-a-ways!
Friends of Chappell board member Sam provided great music in the lobby
Dinner music from our own music instructor Anita Gabor!
Parents, students and teachers pack the old gym for the "State of the School".
The pre-paid dinner VIP line!  Way to work it!
$5 bucks got you an "Arm's Length" of raffle tickets!
NEIU Alumni Association hosted a table with information and services provided by the State University "just up the street".  Our own Principal Joeseph Peila is an alumnus of NEIU!

We thank the many parent, staff and community members for volunteering and making Chappell a wonderful and caring school environment! 
Parents and organizers Brandee and Jackie!
 Many prents around the North Side are discovering Chappell...terrific leadership and teachers; excellent facilities; great neighborhood; and engaged parents and increased academic achievement for several years running.  We need parents and community leaders to help us continue the growth and add opportunities for our kids!


773-534-2390
 

 

Bowmanville "PumpkinPalooza" this Saturday!



Head just a few blocks north of Winnemac Park this weekend. Check out Bowmanville's PumpkinPalooza this Saturday October 13th from 1PM to 4PM.

Live music, kids games, activities, food and FUN...costumes welcome!

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Farmers Garden Market on Lawrence

Festive local business Farmers Garden Market at 2232 W Foster
Change is in the air along Lawrence Avenue in Lincoln Square...and so is fall!  The recently improved Farmers Garden Market is in a great location for the Winnemac Park area residents to walk to. The bright, homey and local business is a joy to see along Lawrence Avenue...not usually known for it's inviting aesthetic.  You can buy all your fall season yard, Halloween and festival needs here in your hood.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Amundsen High School Homecoming

Amundsen High School is celebrating Homecoming on Friday, October 19. The community is welcome to join in the festivities, including free admission to the football game against Steinmetz at 4 p.m. AHS Homecoming Flyer[1]