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News & Updates

Principal’s Report to the Local School Council – 8/5/2020

August 6, 2020 |

Purpose: To provide updates at Kelvyn Park High School from Instruction, Culture & Climate, Parents & Community, and Operations lenses to provide the LSC with a holistic understanding of the organizational improvement efforts. Instruction: On June 11th, Chicago Public Schools officials notified us that Kelvyn Park would be a recipient of the Fine & Performing…

Starting the Year at Home

August 5, 2020 |

Dear Kelvyn Park Students, Parents, & Families: Today, the district announced that all of Chicago Public Schools will begin the school year with Remote Learning only for the beginning of the school year due to public health concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. At this point in time, Remote Learning will occur for all of first…

Parent Guidance to Opt-Out of Hybrid Learning SY21

July 31, 2020 |

Dear Parent/Guardian:   We look forward to having your child back in our school learning in September. As you know, the district has proposed a hybrid learning plan for all schools which will involve two days of in-person learning, one day of remote instruction, and two days of at home independent learning. Students will be assigned…

Local School Council Meeting – Wednesday, 8/5 @4pm

July 29, 2020 |

Our LSC will meet on Wednesday, 8/5 @4pm virtually. Here is the link to join: Public participation is welcome. One of the bigger points of discussion will be the school’s vote on whether or not the school will remove Student Resource Officers (SRO’s) from the building. Only LSC members can vote, but community input…

Black Lives Matter

June 4, 2020 |

Dear Kelvyn Park Students, Families, and Community Members, Black lives matter. A history of pain and suffering have publicly been brought to light with the unjust murder of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, at the hands of a white police officer. Watching this event unfold and learning the horrifying details, I was infuriated and…