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NO SCHOOL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
CTU and SEIU are still in a labor strike which means that classes will be cancelled. Lenart will be open from 7:45 AM until 2:45 PM if your child needs a safe place to stay. Please continue to check your email and the local news for updates regarding school on Friday. Attached is a FAQ sheet to answer common questions regarding attendance, transportation and meals.
There will be no school bus transportation.
There will be no after school programs or after school care.
Here are some options for other safe places for your students:
Illinois Raise Your Hand Resources
Albany Park Community Center
The Albany Park Community Center can care for around 100 children, up to age 12, at its site. The cost for families is $25 a day.
The Jewish Community Center of Chicago
The Jewish Community Center of Chicago is planning strike-day camps that include an International Day and a Star Wars-themed day. The costs are $80 for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. camps, and $20 for aftercare.
Beverly Arts Center
The Beverly Arts Center’s “If CPS Strikes, We Have Your BAC-k Camp,” which would run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at a cost of $38 for members and $42 for non-members (scholarships will be available).
Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Your Solution for CPS Strike Days - HPNC Care Camp. K-8; It runs from 8 a.m. to 4p.m with after care available until 6:30 p.m. Pre-Registration is required. First come, first serve.
HPNC Classroom Alternative: Hyde Park
Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club
NBGC will be open for youth from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for as long as a strike lasts. All families enrolled full time in NBGC's after-school program will have a fee of $20 per day. All families not enrolled in NBGC's after school program will have a fee of $60 per day. Financial assistance is available.
Kids Science Labs
Kids Science Labs is offering CPS Strike Camp at two locations in Lincoln Park and the South Loop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. See web page for costs.
Chicago Public Libraries
The Chicago Public Library system has more than 70 branches across the city. In the event of a strike, the library will offer more children’s activities, but no details have been given yet.
Chicago Park District
The Chicago Park District will open 18 fieldhouses on weekdays, from 2pm to 6pm. Patrons will be able to engage in drop-in and low-organized activities including open gym and fitness center use. Non-staffed parks, the Chicago lakefront, playgrounds and outdoor nature areas will be open, as usual.
By The Hand will provide breakfast, academic and spiritual enrichment time in the mornings, lunch, activities, community service projects, eye and dental care and even a field trip at some locations in the afternoons before being given transportation home.
It will open its doors at 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., providing transportation to and from the centers in Cabrini-Green, 1000 N. Sedgwick St., Austin, 415 N. Laramie Ave., Englewood, 838 W, Marquette Rd., and Altgeld-Gardens, 13015 S. Ellis Ave.
Should a strike occur, Codeverse will offer coding classes and day camps for kids (Grades 1-8). Day camps will be available from 9 a.m. -3 p.m. (with complimentary early drop off and pick up at 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.) which include healthy lunch, drinks and snacks. $100/full day camp. (Usually priced $150) Half day camps are also available.
The Wishcraft Workshop
Wishcraft will provide day camp packages for kids ages 5-12 and leadership camp for ages 13+ during the strike. After-care will be made available through 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. early drop-off. One day camp packages are available for purchase, as well as a 5-day package.
University of Chicago
U of C's Admissions Office is offering free workshops for CPS high school junior and seniors on essay writing and applying for financial aid. Following the sessions, Chicago-based College Advising Corps advisers will be on hand to answer questions one-on-one. The essay writing workshop will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, and the financial aid workshop will be held at 10 a.m. Monday.
Lenart After School Programs
Lenart is planning to start the Fall / Winter after school programming session during the month of October. The description of programs and application link is listed below. All after-school applications should be submitted online by completing the Google Form. Enrollment in classes has limited space. Acceptance will be based on first come, first serve. If you have any questions regarding after school programs, please contact Mr. Lin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Description of After School Programs for the Fall/Winter Session
Lenart OST After School Program Registration Link
LPCG Fall Festival - POSTPONED (NEW DATE TO BE DETERMINED)
Lenart Annual Halloween Parade
Lenart families are invited to join us for our annual Halloween parade around the school. The parade will start at 1:00 p.m.
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