Condor Pride Newsletter
October 10, 2021
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Monday, October 11
Indigenous Peoples’ Day/Día de los pueblos indígenas

Tuesday, October 12
LSC Meeting

Wednesday, October 13
Modified Bell Schedule for PSAT Testing/Horario de timbre modificado para PSAT
See Below for Details/Consulte los detalles a continuación.


On Indigenous Peoples’ Day (10/11/2021), our Nation celebrates the invaluable contributions and resilience of Indigenous peoples.

En el Día de los Pueblos Indígenas, nuestra Nación celebra las invaluables contribuciones y la resiliencia de los pueblos indígenas.

PSAT/NMSQT Testing Day--Día de la prueba PSAT / NMSQT
Modified Bell Schedule-Wednesday October 13th
On Wednesday, October 13th 9th grade students will be taking the PSAT-8/9 while the 10th and 11th grade students will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT.

The PSAT and the PSAT/NMSQT or Pre-SAT Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test is an opportunity to measure what students learn in school, determine if students are on track for college success, and open doors for opportunities to prepare and pay for college.
12th grade students will be completing their financial aid and other college application materials.

All 9th and 12th grade students are expected to be at Curie 8:00am-2:50pm.

All 10th and 11th grade students are expected to be at Curie 7:30am-2:50pm.

More information on the schedule can be found HERE

9th, 10th, and 11th grade students need to bring their own calculators and pencils for the exam.
El miércoles 13 de octubre, los estudiantes de 9º grado tomarán el PSAT-8/9, mientras que los estudiantes de 10º y 11º grado tomarán el PSAT / NMSQT.

El PSAT y el PSAT / NMSQT o Pre-SAT Preliminary SAT / National Merit Scholarship Qualification Test es una oportunidad para medir lo que los estudiantes aprenden en la escuela, determinar si los estudiantes están encaminados hacia el éxito universitario y abrir puertas a oportunidades para prepararse y pagar la universidad. .
  Los estudiantes de 12º grado completarán su ayuda financiera y otros materiales de solicitud para la universidad.

Se espera que todos los estudiantes de 9º y 12º estén en Curie de 8:00 am a 2:50 pm.

 Se espera que todos los estudiantes de 10 y 11 grestén en Curie de 7:30 am a 2:50 pm.

Puede encontrar más información sobre el horario AQUÍ

Los estudiantes de los grados 9, 10 y 11 deben traer sus propias calculadoras y lápices para el examen.
10th Grade students and families are invited to 10th Grade Parent night on Thursday October 14, 2021 from 5:30 - 6:30pm . Please register at:

Los estudiantes y las familias de 10. ° grado están invitados a la noche de padres de 10. ° grado el jueves 14 de octubre de 2021 de 5:30 a 6:30 p. M. Regístrese en:

All volunteer services have been fully reinstated at this time, and only approved volunteers will be allowed in our school. Volunteers are required to follow the Standards of Conduct for Maintaining Professional Boundaries between Staff and Students. To support this transition, please refer to the attached resources.

If you have questions, contact Volunteer Programs at or 773-553-1544. 
RU Talent Search (TS) 2 program is sponsored by Roosevelt University. The program enhances, promotes, and teaches the skills students need to succeed in school while at the same time assisting students in reaching academic goals and achievements.

Please share this information with your student and take advantage of the resources offered by our postsecondary partnership. Click here for more details.
The Discovery Partners Institute (DPI), Wilbur Wright College and Google Chicago are joining forces to offer a new program series, called Discover Computing, to build a deeper and more diverse pool of students pursuing computer science and tech pathways in Illinois.

The Discover Computing program is designed to serve first-generation students and students of color enrolled in Chicago Public Schools and throughout the Chicagoland area. Discover Computing 2 will be offered Spring 2022. For more information contact, Gina Grant at or 312-575-7926
Seniors, need help with completing your Financial Aid application?

Mr. Garcia is here to help you! Schedule an appointment with him during your lunch period or after school.
Personas mayores, ¿necesitan ayuda para completar su solicitud de ayuda financiera?

¡Senor García está aquí para ayudarte! Programe una cita con él durante su período de almuerzo o después de la escuela.
We are pleased to share that 628 Condors met the minimum eligibility requirements for the Curie HS National Honor Society! The invitees have completed at least one of the CPS required service-learning projects, maintain a year-to-date attendance rate of at least 95%, and possess a minimum 3.0 (weighted) cumulative GPA.

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WHO RECEIVED AN INVITATION! Be sure to submit your application before the deadline noted in the invitation.
Fall yearbook surveys are here! Students on the yearbook staff are now collecting survey responses for feature topics in the 2022 yearbook. Surveys are open to all current Curie students. Every survey will give students the option of being photographed or interviewed for the yearbook, but no photo submissions are included this year and most of the questions are multiple-choice. Depending on the topic, surveys may require students to be logged in to their CPS email in their browser.

For some of our students, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), can be safe, engaging, affirming spaces where they can thrive. HBCUs have served as a beacon for education and culture for predominantly Black students for decades, and Real Talk is bringing together representatives from HBCUs across the country to answer all of your students' questions.

"Real Talk: HBCU Edition" is a two-part series where you and your students can connect with representatives from 17 HBCUs, including Howard University in Washington, D.C., Spelman College and Morehouse University in Atlanta, and Texas Southern University in Houston.

Join us for Part 1 on Wednesday, October 13, and Part 2 on Thursday, October 14, at 6 p.m. CT/4 p.m. PT.

Para algunos de nuestros estudiantes, las Universidades y Universidades Históricamente Negras (HBCU) pueden ser espacios seguros, atractivos y afirmativos donde pueden prosperar. Las HBCU han servido como un faro para la educación y la cultura para los estudiantes predominantemente negros durante décadas, y Real Talk está reuniendo a representantes de las HBCU de todo el país para responder a todas las preguntas de sus estudiantes.

"Real Talk: HBCU Edition" es una serie de dos partes en la que usted y sus estudiantes pueden conectarse con representantes de 17 HBCU, incluida la Universidad Howard en Washington, D.C., Spelman College y Morehouse University en Atlanta, y la Texas Southern University en Houston.

Únase a nosotros para la Parte 1 el miércoles 13 de octubre y la Parte 2 el jueves 14 de octubre a las 6 p.m. CT / 4 p.m. PT.
Chicago Public Library Initiative is underway! Pick up an application for a library card in the Media Center - all community members eligible. Never had a card? Need a new card? Expired card? or Moved recently? These are all good reasons to apply today - it's free!
¡La Iniciativa de la Biblioteca Pública de Chicago está en marcha! Recoja una solicitud para una tarjeta de biblioteca en el Centro de Medios: todos los miembros de la comunidad son elegibles. ¿Nunca tuviste una tarjeta? ¿Necesitas una nueva tarjeta? ¿Tarjeta expirada? o ¿Se mudó recientemente? Todas estas son buenas razones para presentar su solicitud hoy: ¡es gratis!
Girls X-Country City Championship, 10/16, @Washington Park
Boys X-Country City Championship, 10/17, @Washington Park
Girls Volleyball vs Chicago Aca., 10/12, 5:00 PM @ Chicago Aca.
Curie Football vs Perspectives Leadership 10/15, 7:15 PM @Rockne Stadium
Covid-19 Updates/ Noticias de Covid-19
Please submit your proof of your COVID vaccine card if you are completed with the vaccination process. You can submit a picture or PDF of it at this link or have a parent drop off a paper copy at the park doors.
Envíe su comprobante de su tarjeta de vacuna COVID si ha completado el proceso de vacunación. Puede enviar una foto o PDF en este enlace o pedirle a un padre que entregue una copia impresa en las puertas del parque."
Vaccine Information/ Información Sobre la Vacuna