CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL
CHARTER SCHOOL

NEWS & EVENTS

News & Events


PwC Chicago Invests in Financial Literacy and Youth Education with Local Organizations

April 14, 2014

A grant was also given to Chicago International Charter School (CICS) for $75,000 to support after school and enrichment programs on CICS campuses. CICS is a network of K-12 public charter schools with the mission to provide a college-preparatory education that meets the needs of today's student. As part of the grant, CICS also plans to implement a program based on the firm's Earn Your Future financial literacy curricula to create workshops for students in grades 3-12 at CICS Longwood. read more …

‘Selfies’ used for citywide art exhibit

April 11, 2014

Selfies have become a popular way for teens to express themselves and their own view of beauty and Ms. Thompson believed she could utilize this medium to get scholars talking about: Who am I? read more …

CICS Northtown scholars become stock brokers for a day

April 11, 2014

On March 1st, 2014 Northtown Academy scholars went to the Museum of Broadcast Communications to participate in the second annual Magnetar Ultimate Stock Challenge and first ever "meet the pros" day. read more …

Friends of CICS Tennis begin Summer Programs in June

April 11, 2014

SSJTC summer tennis programs will commence from June to August. Get involved and check out the South Side Junior Tennis website external linkor contact Meghan Schmidt, mschmidt@chicagointl.org for more information and registration. read more …

“Game-like learning as a standard practice” … CICS ChicagoQuest teachers present in Boston

April 11, 2014

In early March, six staff members from CICS ChicagoQuest attended the Digital Media & Learning (DML) conference in Boston. The theme for this year’s conference, “Connected Practices” brought together teachers, informal educators, and researchers from all over the country to share and build upon their expertise. read more …

The Fund Education Advisory Committee announces new members

March 20, 2014

The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) announced its 2014 Education Advisory Committee members in February with an exhaustive list of 26 educators from various public schools throughout Chicago. read more …

Youth Artist at CICS Loomis to see artwork on state flag...

March 20, 2014

Duchara’s work was the best fit to the YAM theme of Illinois Illusions - Past, Present, and Future. The poster featuring her piece will be distributed to all Illinois art teachers and state legislators this month. read more …

CICS Ralph Ellison Students, recipients of College Search Fund grant..

March 20, 2014

CICS Ralph Ellison juniors Tenia and Shandale will get the chance to expand their college search out-of-state in hopes of finding the best university to fit their long-term goals. In the pursuit of the best-fit college... read more …

Building Effective Colleges

March 04, 2014

This video featured on INCS's recent policy brief, speaking of high schools that are having success sending students to and through competitive four-year colleges. It shows exactly how powerful the charter school movement is in creating real opportunities for Illinois families. read more …

PRESS RELEASE: 8 CICS Teachers Surprised by OfficeMax's A Day Made Better

October 14, 2013

OfficeMax awarded 8 CICS teachers with over $1,000 worth of school supplies as part of its "A Day Made Better" program on October 1, 2013. read more …

PRESS RELEASE: Superintendent, State Legislators, Aldermen Celebrate Grand Opening of CICS Jackson in Rockford, IL

October 14, 2013

On Friday, September 27, educators, civic leaders and elected officials joined together to commemorate the grand opening of Chicago International Charter School (CICS) Jackson campus in Rockford, Illinois. CICS Jackson, formerly known as CICS Patriots, recently moved into the historic 108 year-old Jackson Elementary building in Rockford and currently serves over 500 students in grades K – 7. read more …

PRESS RELEASE: Art Reliford Named to CICS Board of Directors

September 13, 2013

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Partner Arthur J. Reliford, Jr. has been named to the Chicago International Charter School (CICS) Board of Directors. read more …

Calendar

September 10, 2013

read more …

PRESS RELEASE: CICS Graduate Earns Scholarships Worth Nearly One Million Dollars

August 23, 2013

Chicago International Charter School (CICS) Northtown Academy Class of 2013 graduate Saadia Kabir received over $900,000 dollars in college scholarship offers in the spring of 2013. read more …

PRESS RELEASE: CICS Northtown Academy Special Educator Joins Elite Cohort

August 15, 2013

Timothy Poulemanos becomes one of approximately 30 educators to earn the Learning Behavior Specialist (LBS) II - Transitions Specialist Endorsement. read more …

2012-2013 End-of-Year PROGRESS REPORT from Beth Purvis

June 25, 2013

The 2013 school year demonstrated tremendous student growth, exceptional college acceptance rates, and fostered innovative college readiness programming, among other noteworthy stories. read more …

POLYGON NEWS: CICS ChicagoQuest Feature

June 13, 2013

Ever wondered what it's like inside the walls of CICS ChicagoQuest, the digital learning middle and high school? Read on to learn more! read more …

WIFR/CBS: Spotlight on CICS Patriots at Jackson

May 29, 2013

In tonight’s “Classroom Victories” report, 23 News Education Reporter Lauren Kravets takes us to a Rockford Charter school to show us how kids are preparing for their future. read more …

Showing 17 - 36 of 133 Articles | Page of 7

Give Now