On January 16, our Martin Luther King, Jr. speaker, Donovan Livingston, performed his powerful spoken word poetry and encouraged upper school students to be "courageous leaders."
Inspired by Future Latin Leaders of Our World (FLLOW) for the third and fourth graders, FLLOW JR was recently created for our younger leaders in first and second grades.
As part of the fifth grade TOWER (Treating Others With Etiquette & Respect) project, middle school teachers help fifth graders understand the importance of self-advocacy in the classroom.
Next fall, students will return from summer break to a new space that will be a game-changer for teaching and learning in the upper school. The new Learning Commons will replace Latin's outdated library and cafeteria, both designed more than 50 years ago. The Commons will integrate a streamlined cafeteria, modern library, computer science, technology, students support services, and more into a learning environment designed to meet our students' needs today and into the future. Here are seven reasons you should be excited about this transformative project:
As part of their studies of the Chicago unit in third grade, students navigate the city on a walking tour of notable Chicago landmarks.
On December 10, Latin held the 40th Nuremberg Trial simulation for the Nazi Mind elective.
The 8th grade students recently finished learning about hurricanes.
In honor of Computer Science Education Week (December 4-8), Latin students throughout all divisions incorporated artificial intelligence activities into their daily curriculum.
Latin's Council for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion middle school representative, Jeff Nichols, sat down with LAW leaders and faculty members, Jennifer Nabers and Elissabeth Legendre, for an interview about how they are connecting middle school female students with upper school female mentors through LAW.
- For the first time in Latin School history, the #1 doubles team, comprised of Annabel Edwards '19 and Maya Seymore '18, finished the season with a state doubles championship and were named All-State athletes.
- Boys Cross Country - ISL Champions
- Girls Cross Country - ISL Champions, IHSA Regional Champions, IHSA Sectional Champions
- Boys Soccer- IHSA Regional Champions
- Girls Volleyball - ISL Champions, IHSA Regional Champions, IHSA Sectional Champions
- Dan Daly received the ISL Coach of the Year award in cross country.
- Jim Duszak was named ISL coach of the year in boys golf.
- Talia Smith '19 earned All-State honors in field hockey.
- Jonah Schenk '19 was named the ISL Player of the Year in soccer.
- Charlotte Cronister '19 was named the ISL Player of the Year in volleyball.
- Marianne Mihas '21 earned All-State honors in cross country and was named the ISL runner of the year.