The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) graduates more than 20,000 high school students annually. Over 3,000 of our most academically talented students attend some of the country’s most competitive higher education institutions. It is important that CPS continues to expose our highly qualified students to top colleges and universities. Therefore, the Chicago Public Schools' Office of College and Career Success will host the Highly Selective School College Fair at Whitney M.
Students parking in the school lot must have a parking permit. Purchase them from Mr. Bayon for $25. CARS PARKED WITHOUT A PERMIT WILL BE TOWED.
All students taking AP courses will take the AP exam. Students with free or reduced lunch must pay $10 per AP exam. All others must pay $80 per exam. See Mr. Bayon in the main office to pay your balance.
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Roseland Hospital presented prizes to two of our students on March 8, for designing logos for their Breast Awareness Campaign.
The contest was opened last year. Lauryn Freeman won first prize ($100 gift card, her logo will be used in breast cancer awareness/mammograms, and permanently displayed in the hospital). Andrea Perez won 3rd-$50 gift card. Rebecca McKenzie who graduated last year won 2nd.
Michel Adelien and Jocelyn Romero will advance to the City Science Fair on March 16-23 , 2017.
Dinah Brantley won an award for excellence for her project.
Thanks to the supportive families who accompanied our students at the competition at Chicago State University.
UPDATE - March 27
Boys making history this weekend for the end of year ILLINOIS Indoor Top Times Track Championships in Bloomington, IL: they set school records by receiving medals for: 4 x 200 relay, 4th place medal (Alexze Whatley, Justin Houston, Shannon Thomas and Julian Crann); 800 meters, 7th place medal to Javier Frausto; and 400 meters, 8th place medal to Alexze Whatley.
Over the Christmas break athletes of the Brooks Track and Field have had excellent performance at the New Balance sponsored track meet in Grand Rapids Michigan.
Alexze Whatley ran a person record and broke Brooks school indoor record of 23.5 for the 200 meter dash and personal record and few hundred of tenth off the 400 record of 51.55. As season progresses we see Alexze Whatley as potential City, Sectional, and potential state champ.
In what has become now an annual affair, Ms. Zayed's classes have worked in groups to design the best hot air balloon, create theories on their designs and then test them outside, on the grounds of Brooks' campus.
View some of their projects' results in this YouTube video.
CPS CS4All and The Office of Leadership and Learning has partnered with Digital Youth Network (DYN) and Chicago City of Learning (CCOL) to launch Code60+, an Hour of Code initiative taken to the next level. This 5-week coding challenge brings Computer Science education to life for students, parents and teachers all across the district. The official launch is today (December 5th), coordinated with CS Education Week, where the entire nation participates in The Hour of Code.