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Agassiz 100 Year LogoDiscover our academically rigorous, artistically rich, and culturally diverse school community. We are a CPS neighborhood and magnet cluster school with a fine and performing arts focus.

Our promise is to promote a culture of academic excellence, foster a safe, nurturing learning environment, and instill within students a love of learning by identifying their positive distinctions, whether artistically, athletically or academically, thus empowering them to be responsible, contributing members of society.

Please explore this site to learn all about our exciting and innovative programs, and meet our devoted faculty and staff. We would love to have you visit during one of our regularly-scheduled school tours so you can see first hand how our school is meeting the educational needs of our diverse student population.

We are very proud of our accomplishments thus far, and are working every day to maintain the strong academic focus that has been the standard at Agassiz for many years!

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Agassiz Green Team Adopt-a-Beach

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On Friday, our last day celebrating Earth Week, Agassiz partnered with Alliance for the Great Lakes and the Chicago Park District to Adopt-a-Beach™. Classrooms paired up with their Bulldog Buddies and ventured by bus to one the many Chicago Park District beaches to help clean up before the start of the beach season! Students in each grade sported Agassiz Green Team t-shirts in a unique color.

News and Events
  • Please share your feedback about Agassiz with CPS by taking a few minutes to complete the 2015 My Voice, My School parent survey. This survey provides administrators with valuable feedback that helps shape decision-making when it comes to school improvements. All input is anonymous! Parents and guardians can complete the survey at report card pick-up on Thursday, April 16th, or online anytime during the month of April. You can access the 2015 My Voice, My School parent survey from the CPS website.

    My Voice, My School Parent Survey

    Please share your feedback about Agassiz with CPS by taking a few minutes to complete the 2015 My Voice, My School parent survey. This survey provides administrators with valuable feedback that helps shape decision-making when it comes to school improvements. All input is anonymous! Parents and guardians can complete the survey at report card pick-up on Thursday, April 16th, or online anytime during the month of April. You can access the 2015 My Voice, My School parent survey from the CPS website.

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  • CPS elementary schools will be closed for Parent-Teacher conferences on Thursday, April 16th. You should have an appointment scheduled to meet with your child’s teacher to review progress, and pick up a 3rd quarter report card. Classes will resume on Friday, April 17th.

    No School 4/16

    CPS elementary schools will be closed for Parent-Teacher conferences on Thursday, April 16th. You should have an appointment scheduled to meet with your child’s teacher to review progress, and pick up a 3rd quarter report card. Classes will resume on Friday, April 17th.

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  • The April meeting of the Agassiz Local School Council (LSC) will be held on Wednesday, April 1st at 6:30pm in the music room (103). We have a full agenda (see attached). This meeting will include an update on the roof leak above room 303 by a representative of the CPS Facilities department, and conclude with a closed session for annual principal evaluation. Parents, teachers, staff, and other members of the Agassiz community are always welcome, and encouraged to attend. There is time specifically allocated to public participation.

    April LSC Meeting 4/1

    The April meeting of the Agassiz Local School Council (LSC) will be held on Wednesday, April 1st at 6:30pm in the music room (103). We have a full agenda (see attached). This meeting will include an update on the roof leak above room 303 by a representative of the CPS Facilities department, and conclude with a closed session for annual principal evaluation. Parents, teachers, staff, and other members of the Agassiz community are always welcome, and encouraged to attend. There is time specifically allocated to public participation.

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  • Join family and friends for an evening of fun and entertainment on Saturday, March 21st for a screening of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day in the Agassiz auditorium. Doors open at 3:30pm. The movie starts at 4pm. Admission is $5. Snacks (pizza, popcorn, drinks, etc.) will be available for sale. All proceeds support Agassiz through FOA. All are welcome. Feel free to pass along an invitation to friends and family. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Family Movie Night 3/21

    Join family and friends for an evening of fun and entertainment on Saturday, March 21st for a screening of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day in the Agassiz auditorium. Doors open at 3:30pm. The movie starts at 4pm. Admission is $5. Snacks (pizza, popcorn, drinks, etc.) will be available for sale. All proceeds support Agassiz through FOA. All are welcome. Feel free to pass along an invitation to friends and family. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Chicago Public Schools (CPS) released a revised calendar for School Year 2014-2015 (SY 14-15), which includes rescheduled student attendance days to make up for the cancellations on February 2nd and 19th. In order to ensure that students do not miss any instruction days, classes will be in session on Thursday, June 18th, which was scheduled to be the first day of students’ summer break, and Friday, June 19th. The updated calendar is attached below (PDF).

    More Snow Make-up Days Announced

    Chicago Public Schools (CPS) released a revised calendar for School Year 2014-2015 (SY 14-15), which includes rescheduled student attendance days to make up for the cancellations on February 2nd and 19th. In order to ensure that students do not miss any instruction days, classes will be in session on Thursday, June 18th, which was scheduled to be the first day of students’ summer break, and Friday, June 19th. The updated calendar is attached below (PDF).

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