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CICS Northtown Students Complete Piedmont Internship

or the past six summers, CICS Northtown Academy has partnered with Piedmont Realty Trust and offered a two week internship for students. This summer five young women were accepted into the program and had the experience of a lifetime. For two weeks the students toured various buildings in Chicago, met with different real estate brokers, architects, operating engineers, elevator mechanics, general contractors and property managers

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CICS Joins Illinois Network of Charter Schools at the CPS Press Conference

On Wednesday July 22, CICS joined the Illinois Network of Charter Schools at the Chicago Public Schools Board meeting to advocate for equal funding for all schools. Nearly 100 charter school principals, teachers, parents, alumni and supporters gathered at the press conference. In front of many cameras, reporters and TV’s the crowd was filled with chants of, “great schools can’t wait,” “charter school students matter” and “we deserve equal funding.”

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CICS Wrightwood 8th Grade Students Culminating Field Trip

Members of the 8th grade graduating class of 2015 participated in a weeklong tour of the east coast from April 20-27. The trip began with a campus tour at The University of Notre Dame and ended in New York City

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