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  • Learn to program & help Spry! Spry has an exciting fundraising opportunity!Bitsbox.com is a monthly subscription that teaches children how to program their own apps and games. Each month, a kid gets either an email or a package with 10+ new games and apps that they code themselves. They can customize their games however they like and share them with friends and family.With each new Bitsbox subscription ($20 - $33 monthly), Bitsbox will donate $25 to Spry! So your kids, students, nieces, etc get an exciting and fun educational experience each month, and Spry gets money! WIN-WIN!Here's a short video, but Bitsbox.com works like this:1) A kid (ages 3+) chooses an app card.2) They type the code, line ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2017, 6:41 AM by James Johnson
  • Principal Appreciation Week 10/16 - 10/20 Our principal, Ms. Garcia-Graham does such great work that she deserves our thanks every day of the year – but we and our partners want to make a special effort to thank them during Principal Appreciation Week, starting Oct. 16. Our principals are the heart and soul of our school communities, and are a huge part of why Chicago students are thriving. Now you have a chance to show these outstanding school leaders how much they are appreciated.This week, post a message, selfie, or photo using #PrincipalPrideCHI on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat!Also, sign the digital Thank You card to our cities principals!
    Posted Oct 12, 2017, 8:33 AM by James Johnson
  • Feliz día de la independencia On Friday, we celebrated the Mexican Day of Independence! It was a fabulous day! Students wore the colors of the Mexican flag or traditional Mexican garb. We had a parade around the school that culminated in a poem read by one of our 8th graders, the Grito de Dolores by our Alderman Cardenas, and the Mexican and American national anthems! We had a lot of fun!Special thanks to our parents who helped organize and participate and to Spry's Mexican Culture Committee!We created a photo album. If you attended, please upload your best photos so we can all remember this day.
    Posted Sep 18, 2017, 7:25 AM by James Johnson
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