Condor Pride Newsletter
May 2, 2021
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May 3rd & 4th
In Person Learning Days for 1st-8th Hybrid Students
Día de Aprendizaje en Persona para Estudiantes Híbridos del 1st-8th

May 3rd- Coffee at Curie/ Cafe en Curie

May 6th & 7th
In Person Learning Days for 2nd-9th Hybrid Students
Día de Aprendizaje en Persona para Estudiantes Híbridos del 2nd-9th

May 11th- Curie LSC Meeting /Reunion de Curie LSC

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3rd-7th
Show your appreciation for a Curie Teacher by filling out THIS FORM
We will share these shouts outs on social media.
#ThankaTeacher #TheBestareWithCPS and #CurieTeacherAppreciation
Join Coffee at Curie on Google Meet using THIS LINK.
Join by phone at 1 470-839-8429‬ PIN: ‪519 862 810‬#
Our Counseling Department has planned a Virtual Town Hall for 10th Grade male Curie students of color and their parents. The Virtual Town Hall will be an information session for interested and recommended male students and their parents to learn and ask questions about "The Fellowship Initiative (TFI)" program. Please use this link to recommend 10th-grade male Curie students of color

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 4pm.  

The Fellowship Initiative (TFI) is a partnership between Youth Guidance and JPMorgan Chase designed to expand economic opportunities for young men of color. We are building a diverse community that develops a pipeline of young men of color, from across Chicago, who excel academically, graduate high school, persist in college and are equipped to lead change in their communities. This program is designed to support fellows in expanding the skills, knowledge, experience, networks, and other resources they need to succeed academically and professionally.
Advanced Placement Testing May 3-19th
HS Credit Recovery classes will start on July 5th and end on August 6, 2021. Classes will be held Monday - Friday. Classes will run from 9:00 am - 11:30 am. Both semester 1 and 2 content can be taught in each class. 
Counselors will register students once the application is available for registration. 

Las clases de recuperación de crédito de HS comenzarán el 5 de julio y finalizarán el 6 de agosto de 2021. Las clases se llevarán a cabo de lunes a viernes. Las clases serán de 9:00 am a 11:30 am. Los contenidos del semestre 1 y 2 se pueden enseñar en cada clase. Los consejeros registrarán a los estudiantes una vez que la solicitud esté disponible para el registro.
Condors in the News
Curie Dance Alum on HBO Series
Curie Dance Alumnus Stanley Glover will be featured on Season 2 of HBO Max's series Legendary. The show premieres on May 6. Congratulations, Stanley and Dance teacher Ms. Wilson! We are so proud of you!
Congrats to Curie Wrestling coach and security Yahya Muhammad on his induction to the Chicago Falcons Semi Pro Football Hall of Fame!
Dannell Patton is a member of the Curie HS Class of 2022. She entered a competition with NTID and her idea won an award! We are so proud of her accomplishment!

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf is one of the nine colleges of Rochester Institute of Technology and is home to the world’s first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Five of our very own #CurieArt students have been featured on the CPS website for their incredible virtual art exhibition! Click below to read their thoughts about how it all came together. Link to InsideCPS Blog Article
Happy 100th birthday, NHS!
Congratulations to the Curie HS students who were inducted at the @nhs_njhs International Induction Ceremony!
Student Opportunities/Opportunidades para Estudiantes
Dream High Workshop Series
 It is with great enthusiasm that The Office of School Counseling & Postsecondary Advising (OSCPA) & The Office of Language and Cultural Education (OLCE) present the Dream High Workshop Series for Chicago Public School’s high school seniors (who are not eligible for FAFSA or who are undocumented).
The Dream High Workshop Series aims at providing holistic support to help undocumented students achieve their postsecondary goals.

Students can register via this form.
If your student needs to secure a work permit, the parent/guardian should contact the ISBE by emailing to request a virtual appointment for consideration. Please click here for more information about the required documents that must be electronically submitted to 

Si su estudiante necesita obtener un permiso de trabajo, el padre / tutor debe comunicarse con la ISBE enviando un correo electrónico a para solicitar una cita virtual para su consideración. Haga clic aquí para obtener más información sobre los documentos requeridos que deben enviarse electrónicamente a
Summer Job Opportunity for High School & College Students
MAPSCorps is looking for excellent candidates for MAPSCorps' summer program positions, and Curie students and alumni are a great source of talent! The open positions are below:

Oportunidad de Trabajo de Verano para la Escuela Secundaria y Estudiantes Universitarios
MAPSCorps está buscando candidatos excelentes para los puestos del programa de verano de MAPSCorps, ¡y los estudiantes y exalumnos de Curie son una gran fuente de talento! Las posiciones abiertas están a continuación:
CPS is now offering instrument and voice-specific clinics for the 20-21 school year! The clinics will encourage students to play individually at home, meet other musicians from across the city, and receive instrument-specific information live in Google Meets.
The participating colleges and organizations are as follows: Jazz Institute of Chicago, Northeastern Illinois University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, Northern Illinois University, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and the Chicago Symphony Chorus.
There are six different session dates and over 25 clinics specific to ensemble type, instrument, vocal part, and other musical areas of interest (conducting, jazz, etc.) for FREE for you and your students. These clinics are available for students in grades 4-12 from ANY CPS school (elementary, charter, high school, contract, options). The clinicians are aware of the wide range of ability levels across CPS. They will make the session applicable to any group.
To view the complete calendar of offered clinics, please view the Music Festivals Clinic Schedule here.
Please share the registration form with your students.
Parent Opportunities/Opportunidades de Padres
Family and Community Engagement in Education has launched a series of virtual workshops to help families navigate this new normal. Virtual offerings will be curated by experts and include various topics in the following areas:
Arts and meditation
Socio-emotional support
Technology assistance
Direct access to experts from the field

Register to hear about future sessions here BIT.LY/FACEPARENT
If you missed any of the workshops, you can visit our YouTube channel BIT.LY/FACEYOUTUBE

Monday, May 3rd
4:00pm Sexual Health with Office of School Health Wellness/ Salud Sexual Con La Oficina De Salud Escolar y Bienestar (Bilingual/Bilingüe)
What parents can expect regarding health and safety when their children enter the building (health protocols, etc.)
Lo que los padres pueden esperar con respecto a la salud y la seguridad cuando sus hijos ingresan al edificio (protocolos de salud, etc.)

Tuesday, May 4th
3:00pm Zumba Workout/ Entrenamiento de Zumba (Bilingual/Bilingue)
Begin your day with movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music.
Comience su día con movimientos inspirados en varios estilos de baile latino americano y realizado principalmente con música de baile latino americana.

4:00pm ISAC Post Secundaria 4 of 5 (Español)
Buscar y encontrar una escuela que coincida con las metas profesionales de su hijo.

Wednesday, May 5th
4:00pm ISAC Post Secondary 4 of 5 (English)
Searching and finding a school that matches your child's career goal. 
Friday, May 7th
10:00am Title I Leaders Circle: Cultivating Your Next PAC Leaders
You are a great leader, but you shouldn’t serve on the PAC forever. Come and learn how to identify those diamonds in the rough in your school and get them ready to fill a PAC leadership position next year.

11:30am Circulo de Lideres Titulo I: Cultivando a sus próximos líderes del PAC
Usted es un gran líder, pero no debería servir en el PAC para siempre. Venga y aprenda cómo identificar esos diamantes en bruto en su escuela y prepárelos para ocupar un puesto de liderazgo PAC el próximo año.

Meal Distribution/ Servicios de Distribución de Comidas
Curie continues to be a CPS Meal Distribution Site.
Meals can be picked up at our Pulaski Entrance from 8am-1pm, Monday-Friday.

Curie seguirá siendo un sitio de distribución de comidas de CPS. Las comidas se pueden recoger en nuestra entrada de Pulaski de 8 am a 1 pm de lunes a viernes.
Get Directions to all CPS Meal Sites HERE Direcciones a todos los sitios de comida HERE
Tax Prep Help/Ayuda para los Impuestos
Free Tax Assistance now available through May 17, 2021. Please note that the IRS tax deadline is May 17, 2021. Please also note that if the Federal and State governments owe you a refund, there is no penalty for filing after the May 17 deadline.

The City of Chicago is committed to ensuring that hardworking Chicagoans can access free tax services to file their returns and claim their tax refunds. The City of Chicago works with its nonprofit partner, Ladder Up, to offer free tax help throughout the tax season and at various points in the off-season. Please note that Ladder Up is now operating Drop-off Tax Services only and will require everyone to have an appointment before entering a location.

Vaccine Information/ Información Sobre la Vacuna
Students 16 years and older can get vaccinated
All Chicagoans 16 years and older are eligible to received the COVID-19 vaccination.
Vaccination Opportunities for Students and Families
All COVID-19 vaccines are offered at no-cost to everyone, regardless of insurance and immigration status. Insurance and government-issued ID are NOT required.
Pfizer vaccine appointments are available for 16+ at UIC Credit One Arena. Parents/legal guardians must accompany minors 16-17 years old, but consent can be obtained by phone. Schedule at or at 833-536-9829.

Pfizer vaccine appointments are available at multiple city sites. Anyone 16-17-years-old may book an appointment, but a parent or legal guardian must be present at the appointment. Appointments can be scheduled at or by calling 312-746-4835. Appointments are strongly preferred, but not required.

Gallagher Way (Wrigley Field)  1119 W. Waveland Ave.    (Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri)
Apostolic Faith Church      3823 S. Indiana Ave.  (Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun)
United Center            1724 W. Madison St.  (Open daily until May 3)
Chicago State University     9501 S. King. Dr.  (Mon-Sat, closed Sunday)

Kelly HS will be a vaccination site every Wednesday. Kelly has generously extended this opportunity to Curie's staff, parents, and community. Here is the link to schedule an appointment. The link has appointment for the next four weeks.

Location- Kelly College Prep
Date- Every Wednesday
Entrance- Enter through door #10 located in the Archer lot.
Times- 10am-3pm
Ages- 18 and over
Everyone must register as no walk-ins will be accepted. 


Kelly HS será un sitio de vacunación todos los miércoles. Kelly ha extendido generosamente esta oportunidad al personal, los padres y la comunidad de Curie. Aquí está el enlace para programar una cita para las próximas cuatro semanas.

Ubicación- Kelly College Prep
Fecha: todos los miércoles
Entrada: ingrese por la puerta # 10 ubicada en el lote de Archer.
Horarios: 10 a. M. A 3 p. M.
Edades-18 y encima
Todos deben registrarse ya que no se aceptarán visitas sin cita previa.

If you are interested in learning more about the COVID-19 vaccine, we encourage you to:

-Speak with your (or your child’s) health care provider
-Watch this Youtube video to learn more 

For the latest information on COVID-19 vaccine availability at certain providers and pharmacies, go to VaccineFinder. VaccineFinder displays instructions on how to take the next step to get vaccinated.

Si le gustaría informarse más sobre la vacuna contra el COVID-19, le animamos a:

-Hablar con su proveedor de atención médica (o con el de su hijo)
-Ver este video de Youtube

Para obtener la información más reciente sobre la disponibilidad de la vacuna contra el COVID-19 en ciertos proveedores y farmacias, visite VaccineFinder. En este sitio web encontrará instrucciones sobre cómo dar el siguiente paso para vacunarse.
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