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Crews 108 and 207 displayed illustrations they created at 345 Art Gallery, located in East Garfield Park neighborhood. Students created symbols to represent core ideas around their study of the Manhattan Project and the Atomic Bomb. Through symbols, they have synthesized the complex content that also allows them to have an authentic personal voice and explain […]
Polaris Charter Academy is proud to celebrate 8th grade students Ezekiel Boose, Chyna Cannon, and Nina Escobar who have been awarded prestigious scholarships from the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund (DMSF). The DMSF recognizes Chicago students who demonstrate outstanding academic potential, leadership skills, and strong character, and provides these students with four-year high school scholarships and educational […]
Polaris students doing Fieldwork at last Friday’s Protest and also at Saturday’s Woman’s March. Students are working on a podcast project titled ‘listen’. Students interviewed protesters both days; learning to listen and understanding that everyone’s story matters.
3rd grade students are studying the history of Chicago and specifically the Great Chicago Fire. To give students perspective on the fire and how different Chicago was in 1870s we did some research on the early formation of the city. Students read that the population boomed in the mid-1800s due to immigration. To our 8 […]
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