Latezia Coleman

STRIVE 9th Grade Celebration

STRIVE 9th Grade Celebration STRIVE counselors took the time last week to celebrate their freshman students completing their first year of high school. This was the first ever event celebrating freshmen progress. The turnout was powerful. Students participated in a paint tutoring session where they learned how to paint a particular picture.

Burnham Math & Science Academy Graduation

Burnham Math & Science Academy Graduation Youth Guidance is proud to acknowledge our BAM & WOW students for their great accomplishments. We visited Burnham Math & Science Academy's graduation ceremony to get a glimpse of their achievements. Purple WOW stoles and black- and-white BAM cords were visible on the graduates, and their faces explained the emotions that accompanied this great event.

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Give Chance A Hand

After winning his four academy awards, Chance shifted his focus to the children of Chicago. This week, Chance the Rapper donated Chicago Public Schools (CPS) 1 million dollars. I was completely awed by this gesture. Being a Chicago native, and former CPS student (Wendell Phillips Academy High School), I understand the type of impact this could have on the children...