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  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    In my time attending Jane Addams High School I have learned how to be more self-sufficient and get on track with my education. All of my previous schools have been close enough but I was always late. At Jane Addams I know I have to wake up at an exact time every morning and have my things ready the night before. I never cared about being tardy at previous schools because there were no real repercussions, but JAHS does not tolerate being late. I really needed the structure that JAHS has offered me. The staff at Jane Addams is helpful and it was what I needed after often feeling that I was looked down at by previous staff at different schools.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools May 21, 2018 Comment

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Fresh Start to Your Week: 5/21 – 5/23

Sun Ra Birthday Celebration @ Rootwork Gallery, 645 W 18th St., 7:00pm – 9:30pm

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2001: A Space Odyssey in 70MM – 50th Anniversary @ Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave, Various Times

Ladylike @ Cafe Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee Ave., 8:00pm, 21+

Slide Show @ The Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave, 7:00pm, 21+

Dirty Projectors @ Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St., 7:30pm, 17+

The Sea and Cake & James Elkington @ Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave., 7:00pm & 10:00pm, 21+

Between The Covers: A Bookstore Erotica Reading @ Volumes Bookcafe, 1474 N Milwaukee Ave, 7:00pm

A Babely Bazaar 1 Year Anniversary @ Slippery Slope, 2357 N Milwaukee Ave., 8:00pm – 11:00pm, 21+

CHIRP Night w/Imelda Marcos and Comfort Food @ The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee Ave., 8:30pm, 21+

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    Looking to fill your after work hours with something fun? Well, we have some ideas for the start of your week. Movies, talks, readings, concerts and a night market are all waiting for you to join in and enjoy! So don't let the beginning of the week be all work and no play, get out...
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  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    Where I come from, if you graduate high school you are seen as someone special. Nobody in my life graduated high school. Not even my mom. Where I come from, teen girls are having kids and not finishing high school. I personally don t want to go down that road. That s why I came to Jane Addams High School. It has set me on my route to find my purpose in life. Jane Addams teaches you that nothing is given to you. Everything requires hard work. JAHS helps you prepare for things coming your way. At Jane Addams it's totally different. If you don t work hard then you don't pass. Which means you won't graduate. At JAHS they don t play around. In order to be successful at JAHS, you have to separate yourself from all the drama that some students bring and strive for greatness. I can finally say that I m getting good grades, coming to school every day, passing each class, and working hard thanks to Jane Addams.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools May 17, 2018 Comment

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  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    At Jane Addams, they don't pressure you to compete against each other to see who is the smartest. Instead, teachers and staff help every student to be successful and achieve their own personal best. I especially love my classes with Mr.Avila and Ms.Bustamante because they help me further my math skills and always have fun ways to help students learn more. Jane Addams is a very good school. It gives students a decent education. I believe this school is beneficial for someone who needs a little more attention in class and that the amount of students allows for one-on-one attention with teachers. Also the school staff always looks out for their students. From Ms. Hernandez always helping students stay focused on graduation to Ms. Comparini and Ms. Juarez always planning something good for the all the students. When I look back at my high school experience at Jane Addams I will remember about the awesome stuff we did, the friends I have made and of course how the staff are very nice and helpful.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools May 14, 2018 Comment

May 11

  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    I started at Rudy Lozano Leadership Academy; I loved it there but the school was bad, the principal showed no interest in the students graduating, and the way the teachers taught wasn't helpful at all. I learned nothing the whole time I was there although the school was fun. My grandmother had enough and transferred me to Jane Addams High School where the staff is very helpful not only to me but to all the students that attend it. Jane Addams really makes sure that every student who walks in actually learns. They don t play around with the rules or permit slacking; once they see someone s grades getting bad, they are quick to get on you. The school is strict with their rules but if they weren't, so many students wouldn't be as successful as they are now. Like me! I learned a lot more at JAHS in one year than I did in my previous high school years. I learned things that I thought I would never learn, things I struggled with and stressed about. Both my grandma and I wish we knew about Jane Addams long ago. They have the best staff. They make sure you are on the right path to success. It's a great school and I would highly recommend this school to anyone, even those who never thought they could finish high school or think school is not for them will find that JAHS will prove them wrong.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools May 10, 2018 Comment

May 10

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 5/10 – 5/113

Renegade Craft Fair @ Halsted St. in Pilsen, 18th Street & Halsted, 11:00am – 6:00pm, All Ages

NOW WHAT: The event is free and open to the public. The fair will be on Halsted St. in Pilsen Between W 18th St. and S Canalport Ave., giving you a great spot to shop and support DIY crafters.

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Eric B & Rakim The Technique Tour @ The Patio Theatre, 6008 W Irving Park Rd., 7:00pm, 18+

MISSION: Elbo Room: Fay Ray, Flow Tone, Fiona Kimble, Stephen James @ The Elbo Room, 2871 N Lincoln Ave., 7:00pm, 21+

Funny Ha Ha: Oh, Mother @ The Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave, 6:30pm, 21+

Flora Fauna Group Art Show @ Sideshow Gallery, 2219 N Western Ave, 7:00pm -11:00pm, All Ages

Kitten Forever / OvefOw / Vacuum @ Happy Gallery, 902 N California Ave., 7:00pm

Sunflower Bean & Dream Wife @ Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave., 9:00pm, 18+

Midwest Connect Residency: Esso Afrojam Funkbeat / Immigré / Puerko Yakaa Yayauhqui Pitzotl @ Emporium Arcade Bar Wicker Park, 1366 N Milwaukee Ave., 9:00pm, 21+

Pilsen Murals Walking Tour @ Mexican Fine Arts Museum, 1852 W 19th St., 2:00pm – 4:00pm, All Ages

Andrew W.K. & The Kickback @ The Vic, 3145 N Sheffield Ave., 7:00pm, 18+

Speedy Ortiz / Nnamdi Ogbonnaya / Didi @ Subterranean, 2011 W North Ave., 9:00pm, 21+,

Third Coast Percussion @ Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St, 7:30pm, All Ages

Spaceface / Faux Furrs / The Voluptuals @ Schubas, 3159 N Southport Ave., 8:00pm, All Ages

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 5/10 - 5/113 - Third Coast Review
    The curated weekend is here and it's a big one! So big in fact that there are quite a few events in the calendar that just couldn't fit into this list. So when your done perusing these carefully selected event including concerts, comedy, art, and craft shows, check out the rest of the calendar for...
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ATN: May 2018

...art spots includes performance art and shopping opportunities. Admission is free. Begin your tour at 1945 S. Halsted St. For more information, call (312) 738-8000...

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...7 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, in the basement at 1220 W. Lexington St. The meetings are closed format, meaning they are for people with drinking problems or AA...

The Art Institute of Chicago’s Society for Contemporary Art will hold its benefit on Saturday, June 2, with cocktails, dinner, and a live and silent auction at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s S.R. Crown Hall, 3360 S. State St. Call (312) 443-3630.

The Art Institute is located at 111 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 499-4111 or log on to www.artic.edu.

At Benton House, 3052 S. Gratten Ave., find out about public benefits such as supplemental nutrition assistance and citizenship application help. Food...

...p.m. with cocktails, dinner, a program, and dancing at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, 200 N. Columbus Dr. Tickets are $250 each, and there will be a raffle. The Boulevard is at 3456...

...Dr. Tickets are $250 each, and there will be a raffle. The Boulevard is at 3456 W. Franklin Blvd. Call (773) 533-6013 or log on to www.blvd.org...

...to Taste fundraiser on Thursday, May 10, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Ovation, 2324 W. Fulton St. Enjoy appetizers, wine, and a silent auction. The center is located at 703 W. Monroe...

...W. Fulton St. Enjoy appetizers, wine, and a silent auction. The center is located at 703 W. Monroe St. and helps people find new jobs and careers. Email ajenke@ctcchicago.org...

The Chicago Artists Coalition will hold its annual benefit, Work in Progress, at its future home at 2130 W. Fulton St. VIP reception honoring Rhona Hoffman begins at 6 p.m.; party featuring interactive installations, food, and drink begins at 8 p.m. Call (312) 491-8888.

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. hosts adult fitness, early childhood, and youth programs. Log on to http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Chicago-Womens-Park-and-Gardens.   

...12th Ward) announced a $100,000 public arts grant for Open Center for the Arts, 2214 S. Sacramento Ave., a regular collaborator with local schools, citywide organizations, and international artists. The grant will fund...

...artists. The grant will fund murals at 19th and California and on the viaduct at 33rd Street and Damen Avenue in McKinley Park, a Voices of the World art installation on local school buildings, a...

...benefit in her honor on Sunday June 10, at the St. Joseph’s Club at 2724 S. Union St. from 2 to 6 p.m. A $20 admission includes food and beer and wine...

First Defense Legal Aid, 5100 W. Harrison St., provides representation to people in custody, informs people of their rights, and organizes volunteers to help.

De La Salle is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 842-7355 or log on to www.dls.org.

...lecture, John Vinci: Life and Landmarks, on Wednesday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at 1800 S. Prairie Ave. Architect Vinci is acclaimed for his pioneering activism for historic preservation over a career spanning...

First Trinity Chicago Lutheran Church Community Center welcomes donations of clothing, shoes, and hygiene items. Volunteers accept donations on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 643 W. 31st St. Call (312) 842-7390.

Greater West Town Partnership, 500 N. Sacramento Blvd., offers job placement and training programs in wood products manufacturing and shipping and receiving. Call (312) 563-9570.

The McKinley Park Civic Association will host its annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 28, at 10 a.m., starting at the McKinley Park Public Library, 1915 W. 35th St. Alderman George Cardenas will sponsor the senior trolley for the parade. See https://mckinleyparknews.

The park is at 37th Street and Archer Avenue.

The hospital is at 2525 S. Michigan Ave. Visit www.mercy-chicago.org or call (312) 567-2000.

Merit School of Music, 38 S. Peoria St., invites children and their parents or caregivers to gather the second Monday of every month at 11 a.m. for a free Storytime early childhood music class. Next date is May 14.

The park is at 1521 S. Linn White Dr. Call (312) 745-2910.

Overeaters Anonymous meets every Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Call (773) 523-3917.

The Plant, a facility home to farm and food-producing businesses, hosts an indoor farmers market at 1400 W. 46th St. the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go on tours of the Plant at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. For information, log on to PlantChicago.org/market.

...an eight-week session. Both will take place at the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, 710 S. Paulina St. To reserve your spot, call (888) 352-RUSH (7874) by May 10. Affected by lupus...

...30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Tower Resource Center, 4th Floor, Suite 04547, 1620 W. Harrison St. To register for the support group, call (800) 258-7872 or email taurean@lupusil.org...

Public Narrative, 600 S. Michigan Ave., offers courses in various locations on topics including social media, communication plans, podcasting, search engine optimization, and analytics. Call (312) 369-6400.

Saint Ignatius is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900 or log on to www.ignatius.org.

St. Jerome Catholic School, 2801 S. Princeton Ave., will host open houses on Wednesday, May 23, at 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., and 1 p.m. Call (312) 842-7668 to register. Log on to www.stjeromeschool.net for more information.

St. Malachy and Precious Blood School will have an open house on Wednesday, May 23, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The parish is located at 2248-52 W. Washington Blvd. Call (312) 733-2252.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2108 W. 21st St., (773) 847-6458, offers family counseling including pre-marriage classes and marriage counseling. The soup kitchen welcomes gifts of cups, paper products, plates, silverware, napkins, paper towels, and toilet paper. Call (773) 847-6458.

...younger, and age 14 and younger. Register at www.jfl.com. Sheridan Park is at 910 S. Aberdeen St.

Call (312) 421-3757 or log on to www.ourladyofpompeii.org. The shrine is located at 1224 W. Lexington St.

Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th St., and the church’s evangelism and music ministries will hold a Youth Day worship service on Sunday, May 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Zachary Mills. The theme will be Bringing Youth to Christ. Call (312) 225-5300.

South Loop Neighbors will have a condo presidents roundtable Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to noon at 899 S. Plymouth Ct. in the party room.

The group will host its annual yard sale in Dearborn Park, 865 S. Park Terrace, Saturday, June 9, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Email yardsale@southloopneighbors.org.

...hours, the area has video surveillance and a seating area. The station is located at 943 W. Maxwell St., and parking is available...

Frances Xavier Warde School, 751 N. State St., will host a Children at the Crossroads Foundation scholarship dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel...

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    May 4, 2018 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, in the basement at 1220 W. Lexington St. The meetings are closed format, meaning they are for people with drinking problems or AA members only, and not for family members.
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  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    I transferred to Jane Addams and I liked it right away because they knew all I wanted to do was graduate on time. They keep you busy and they help you to become successful step by step. The rules are stricter and that has helped me focus on my work instead of wasting time. At JAHS it is just easier to follow the rules than break them. I tend to take the easy way out instead of dealing with challenges. Now that I m at Jane Addams I am learning to go through the obstacles that I need to go through, and taking the easy way out isn t always going to be the best option for me. JAHS is a small school, there is less drama and everyone is nice and friendly to me. Throughout all the high schools I ve been to I always had a problem in each school. But now that I m at Jane Addams high school I don t have any problems and that s what makes JAHS so different from the other high schools and so I m really glad I came to Jane Addams high school.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools May 3, 2018 Comment
  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    JAHS has small classes, which really helps the students because they are able to get the help they need. They will not stop checking up on you until you fully understand what you are doing and learning. The teachers and staff are friendly and always there to help the students. They are easy to talk to, and you do not have to feel uncomfortable because they make you feel welcome in their classes and in the school.

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  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    I wasn't successful at my last school was because I was too focused on my friends, occasionally ditching class, and I was hanging with the wrong crowd. But at Jane Addams I now have good grades and good teachers to help me out with the work I don't understand. I love it. JAHS is the best. At JAHS you are not alone. At JAHS you will have someone by your side through it all to help you out with anything. This school will push you through your hard struggles and never let you down. It is like having a second mother or home-- that is literally the feeling I get when I walk in the school. Thanks to Jane Addams, I got my life together and straight. The thing I like most about Jane Addams is the teachers and the staff; they are just amazing people. I am glad that I ended up attending Jane Addams. Attending this school is the best decision I have made. There is a quote that states that your life doesn't start until you leave high school . But I feel that my life started when I enrolled at Jane Addams.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools May 1, 2018 Comment

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  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    What I really like about Jane Addams High School is the diversity and strictness. There are different types of people at this school. In my old school races clicked together. But not at JAHS. Here I have learned things from Hispanic students too. I have enjoyed being around new people and personalities, and not just my own race. I also like the strictness in this school. Without rules and discipline the school would be chaotic and the students would be out of order. In my other schools it was often chaotic. I feel very grateful and lucky to attend this school. I don t think I would be as successful and graduating on time if I didn't come to Jane Addams.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools April 27, 2018 Comment
  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    Since starting at Jane Addams, I attend school every day and I try to act appropriately in every class; getting my work done, and focusing on my high school diploma. The change wasn t instant and I have faced some obstacles when it came to getting used to this school. But the challenge to be more responsible has had a very positive effect on me. I am now used to going to school every day. Every day I look forward to all the new learning experiences at Jane Addams. I learn something new almost each day. Jane Addams has inspired me to be a better person. The new me understands the importance of my education. Jane Addams taught me things that I would have never imagined I would know. This school is better than any other school out there. I would recommend this school to everyone, mainly because the learning environment is amazing.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools April 27, 2018 Comment

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  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    I was more successful at Jane Addams because I have more support from the staff then I had at UIC College Prep. The staff members in the office and some of my teachers are comforting in moments of need for me.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools April 26, 2018 Comment

Apr 26

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    REVISION TO PERMIT #100742713 ISSUED ON MARCH 8, 2018. SCOPE OF REVISION IS A 100% MIRROR IMAGE OF APPROVED PLANS ELEVATIONS AND SITE PLAN. NO OTHER CHANGES.

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Chicago date idea: 2nd Fridays Gallery Night then drinks and bites at S.K.Y.

...gallery owners themselves. Maps for navigating the evening are available at the information center at 1945 S. Halsted St.

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    Chicago date idea: 2nd Fridays Gallery Night then drinks and bites at S.K.Y.
    Rather than putting a ton of effort into an outing and then only hitting one spot, why not extend the adventure? This week, we're pairing Pilsen's 2nd Fridays art walk with pan-Asian fare at S.K.Y. Main attraction: 2nd Fridays Gallery Night Halsted Street from Canalport Avenue to 17th Street, 312-738-8000 How much: Free Don't stop: S.K.Y.
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