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February 2020

Parent Teacher Conferences – No Class

February 28

Classes are not in session today.  Rather, with the second term ending, CGS parents and teachers meet to talk about the students' experiences so far this school year.

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March 2020

National Mythology Exam 2020

March 3 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am

Chicago Grammar School students in grades three through eight take the annual Excellence Through Classics' National Mythology Exam. "The most prominent undertaking of Excellence Through Classics is the National Mythology Exam. Since 1989, the exam has been offered to students in elementary, intermediate, and middle school grades three through nine. The NME is consistently given to over 9,000 students in approximately 400 schools around the United States and in several foreign countries." CGS students really enjoy Greek and Roman mythology and…

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CGS Read-In

March 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Chicago Grammar School, 900 N Franklin
Chicago, 60610 United States
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Drop Everything and Read!  Students will have an hour in the gym to snuggle up with a good book.  Feel free to bring freshly laundered pillows, blankets, and a beloved stuffy to get comfy while we all read together for an hour.  Parents and other family members are welcome to join in. The RULES! You may read any book that you want including novels, manga, graphic novels, picture books, non-fiction books. You may NOT read on a computer or your…

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National Latin Exam 2020

March 10 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am

At Chicago Grammar School, students in grades six, seven and eight participate in the National Latin Exam. The National Latin Exam (NLE) is a test given annually to Latin students across the United States and around the world.   The basic purposes of the NLE are to promote the study of Latin and to encourage the individual student.  The NLE provides every Latin student the opportunity to experience a sense of personal accomplishment and success in his or her study of…

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Temporary Closure

March 16 - April 17

Chicago Grammar School is closed for Spring Break.  We will commence remote learning on Monday, March 30 and are currently planning to remain in a remote model until the school is allowed to reopen.  The health and well-being of our school community is our highest priority and we will continue to update our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources page as the situation evolves.

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summer 2020

Admissions Coffee

March 17 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am
The Chicago Grammar School, 900 N Franklin
Chicago, 60610 United States
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Chicago Grammar School is where the traditional meets the progressive.  Here at CGS we’re looking to provide children with the ability to develop 1) a base of core knowledge, 2) critical thinking and 3) communication skills. Preschool families:  Chicago Grammar School welcomes 3-and 4-year old children and their parents to our community!   We offer Reggio-Emilia inspired learning geared toward each child's development.  The children's own interests and curiosity are the means that lead to the creation of rich and thoughtful…

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Kangaroo Math 2020

March 19 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am

Math Kangaroo is an international mathematical competition where over 50 countries are represented.  The competition is designed to boost confidence, comprehension, understanding, and pleasure in mathematics.  CGS students look forward to participating every year!

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Spring Break Begins

March 21

Enjoy Spring Break!

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Remote Learning

Remote Learning

March 30 @ 8:00 am - June 5 @ 5:00 pm

Chicago Grammar School commenced remote learning on Monday, March 30, and will remain in a remote model for the remainder of the academic year. We commend our teachers for having stepped up to the challenge of creating a virtual CGS experience that is both meaningful and robust. Our parents have expressed gratitude and appreciation. The health and well-being of our school community remain our highest priority and we will continue to update our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources page as the situation evolves.

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May 2020

Spring Academic Enrichment Class Registration Begins

May 7 @ 8:00 am - June 5 @ 5:00 pm

CGS Academic Enrichment Classes are open to all. This is a difficult time for everyone, but it can be particularly difficult for families with school-age children. While many schools are doing their best with limited resources, it is a fact that many children aren’t getting the kind of in-depth education that a classroom setting can provide.  Parents have expressed concern over learning loss and the impact on test scores.  And parents with 7th graders taking the MAP-NWEA this fall for…

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