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CPS Highly Selective School College Fair

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.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Announcements: Week of March 31

BE BROOKS! 

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.

BE SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS AND RESPONSIVE

Date: 
Friday, March 14, 2014

Checkmate!

Brooks Chess Team, under the direction of Mr. Garza, won 1st Place in the Greater Chicago Chess Tournament, K through 9, U1200 Section. This was a multi-state tournament that took place on April 6.

 

Congratulations to:

Date: 
Monday, May 3, 2021

Checkmate!

Brooks Chess Team, under the direction of Mr. Garza, won 1st Place in the Greater Chicago Chess Tournament, K through 9, U1200 Section. This was a multi-state tournament that took place on April 6.

 

Congratulations to:

Date: 
Monday, May 3, 2021

Want to Be Louder Than a Bomb?

Are you interested in writing/performing lyrics, verses, rap, or poetry with one of the best teams in Chicago? Are you interested in getting coached in your writing/performance by nationally recognized Brooks alumni?

Then prepare a piece and come audition this Thursday at 4:00 for the Brooks Louder Than a Bomb (LTAB) team! Writing coaches include former citywide LTAB champions Onyx Appleberry and Kennedy Harris.

Email Mr. Ejzak at wbejzak@cps.edu if you're interested, and he'll share the GoogleMeet link with you! See you Thursday @ 4:00!

Date: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

Virtual Blood Drive!

Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep - BETA CLUB is organizing a Virtual Blood Drive from Monday, February 1st, through Sunday, February 28, 2021.

 

Join the COVID Rescue Team when you donate blood at the virtual blood drive!

 

In times when we can't be together in person, we can still be together in support of our community. To join our virtual blood drive, follow these steps:

 

Date: 
Friday, January 8, 2021

Open House 2020: Mark Your Calendar!

Parents of prospective Brooks students! Use the information below to participate in this year's Open House and learn more about Brooks College Prep!

The presentations will start at 9:30 a.m. (and last until 12 noon) for the Academic Center, and at 12 noon (and last until 3 p.m.) for the High School. Our Student Ambassadors will be on hand to respond to any questions.

Date: 
Thursday, November 5, 2020

Emergency Fund for Transition to College

Brooks Alumni and Parents, 

 

I am emailing you today to notify you of an Emergency Fund for Transition to College that Children First Fund has donated to financially assist the Class of 2020 at Chicago Public Schools who find themselves in temporary and unexpected financial hardship due to circumstances beyond their control. Grants are made based on urgency of the need and available funding and only after all other funding resources/options have been exhausted.

Date: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Mr. K. CFE's Teacher of the Year

This past Monday, the Chicago Foundation for Education honored Alex Kmicikewycz, Math and Science educator at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep, with its 2020 Debby Jannotta and Shirley Jaffee Teacher of the Year Award. 

Along with CFE staff and community members, Alex’s family, colleagues, friends, and students honored him with a surprise virtual presentation of this esteemed honor. The evening was filled with messages of appreciation and gratitude for Alex’s dedication to his students and commitment to his teaching practice. 

Date: 
Friday, July 3, 2020
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