Monthly Archives: May 2011

A few end of school-year thoughts…

May 30, 2011 at 12:57 pm, by

“When I first looked at GCE, I never expected anything like it. It had diversity, respect, but above all, a home to go to. I have never seen any school in my life with such a feeling.” — GCE Student DG Dear GCE students, families, partners, and board:   I am deeply grateful for your Read More…

Rogers Park Call to Action Video (Final Project)

May 26, 2011 at 6:04 pm, by

This spring term our group went into Rogers Park and studied it through many lenses. In school, we had two different classes to help us deepen our understanding of urban planning and how cities work. In policy, our English/History class taught by Keziah, we learned about the history of Chicago and how it was built [...]

Pilsen: Vacant Potential

May 25, 2011 at 7:52 pm, by

At the beginning of the term, we set out to look at the problems in a couple neighborhoods in Chicago and find solutions to those problems. We broke into two teams of four, my team focused on the Pilsen community. When my team and I visited Pilsen, we saw issues involving vacant lots, viaducts, streets [...]

The Adventure to GCE

May 25, 2011 at 6:27 pm, by

The purpose of my piece is to tell the story of me going from Maine South High School to GCE. I used this stop motion to show my life from Maine South and how it improved. This process was very … Continue reading

Interview with my Mom

May 25, 2011 at 5:13 pm, by

I interviewed my mom for a few reasons: she knows a lot about me, she is someone to look up to, and she has very interesting stories to share. I included this piece because it means a lot to me. It tells some stories that I never knew about me, and I find it interesting. [...]

Entrevista de Familia

May 25, 2011 at 3:22 pm, by

Hoy es Jueves 12 de Mayo, de 2011. Yo soy SS y estoy aqui con GG. Quisiera hacerte algunas preguntas.
SS Family Interview by ssenior

Entrevista Espanol

May 25, 2011 at 1:44 pm, by

HP Spanish Interview by Enrique Hola, mi nombre es HP, hoy es Sábado el siete de Mayo, y yo estoy aquí con mi madre. Ella esta aquí para responder unas pocas preguntas sobre nuestra cultura. Mi madre vivió en Inglaterra cuando ella era una pequeña niña. Cuando se casó, ella y su marido se movieron a Chicago. Ella [...]

Interview with my Mom

May 25, 2011 at 12:13 pm, by

I interviewed my mom for a few reasons: she knows a lot about me, she is someone to look up to, and she has very interesting stories to share. I included this piece because it means a lot to me. It tells some stories that I never knew about me, and I find it interesting. Read More…

Entrevista a mi Familia

May 24, 2011 at 6:48 pm, by

DN Spanish Interview by cecilia1
Hoy es 05 de mayo 2011. Soy DN y yo estoy con CM. Estoy aquí para hablar de su vida.

Historia De Mi Familia

May 24, 2011 at 6:35 pm, by

CO Spanish Interview by cecilia1
Hoy es 11 de Mayo 2011
Soy CO. Estoy aquí con MD y vamos a hablar de la vida de MD.