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Education Desk: A Short History Of Illinois’ Inequitable School Funding

Our very own Joshua Cauhorn (former teacher, now board member) was recently interviewed by NPR Illinois for their "Education Desk" feature. Cauhorn speaks directly and candidly on how Illinois arrived at its current system of funding, and goes on to comment on some of the current plans on the table. Listen to the full interview here … [Read more...]

Parking

Parking for Chicago Hope family and visitors is available during school days alongside the triangular plaza in front of school. Please park on the plaza-side and not street-side, as the street-side belongs to residents. Additional free parking is available on Polk street, on the side shared with Livingston Park, which is owned by Chicago Hope Academy. Also, on 1st street, east of Ogdon on … [Read more...]

Chicago Care Van

Coming to CHA on May 24th... The Mobile Immunization CareVan  Starting at 9am and ending at 2pm, a Chicago CareVan will be providing free immunizations to all children who come from birth through 18 years of age. There are approximately 10 students who need to update their current sports physicals. However after them, we have approximately 20 open spots for students to take advantage of this … [Read more...]

Men’s Volleyball

March 2016 ◄ February 2016 March  2016 April 2016 ► Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8 VBALL INTEREST MEETING @ 12:00 in room … [Read more...]

Chicago Hope Academy Attendance Policy

Good attendance is important for many reasons. Your child receives the maximum benefit of education by being in school every day, and numerous studies show a definite link between academic performance and consistent attendance. While perfect attendance is the goal, we realize that sometimes absences may be unavoidable. Parents and students are both responsible to make sure that students are … [Read more...]

Back at School

Students and staff are back in action at Chicago Hope Academy! Check out the scene from around Hope as we kickoff the 2015-16 school year. … [Read more...]

Founder’s History

By B. J. Weber -  President of New York Fellowship Heroes, it has been said, are made not born. The character qualities that make a hero are courage, sacrifice, and vision. Heroes are those who dream bigger than most and live out their purpose and ideals in the face of danger, threat or hardship. In the end, a hero saves lives, confronts evil, and someone lives to tell the tale. Bob Muzikowski … [Read more...]

A Gathering to Support Hope

The Gathering for Hope is an annual fund raiser and play performed by our very own students. The Gathering is a modern-day retelling of the Last Supper, complete with both humor and thought-provoking moments. Students perform for the community Thursday and Friday nights, culminating in a Saturday performance and gala fund raising event. This year, students gave a rousing first two performances, … [Read more...]

The School that Drops Students into a Dunk Tank

How do you get to Mexico? By dropping in to a dunk tank obviously! While that may not be the most traditional method, the 2015 senior class did just that. In order to raise money for their home-building mission trip to Mexico, students recruited supporters to send them in to the dunk tank AND to Mexico. A clear win-win for family and friends of our seniors.      On a cold Sunday in March, … [Read more...]

Gathering Video 3.5.15

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