We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the Emerald City Theatre One Fund Grand Prize Residency valued at $10,000 which will allow us to continue exposing our students to literature and theatre. Chicago Public School CEO Forrest Claypool surprised us with a visit and even participated with our students! It was such a nice way to start the week.
CONGRATULATIONS! Bateman Elementary, has been selected to receive the Emerald City Theatre One Fund Grand Prize Residency.
This residency will be awarded to all of our 3rd grade students. Through this residency students will have the opportunity to work with teaching artists from Emerald City Theatre on integrating theater arts and writing.
Our students will also receive a free play and a Magic Tree House book. Both the 2nd and 3rd graders will be participating in the following show: Magic Tree House: Showtime for Shakespeare.
We would like to thank our amazing music teacher, Mrs. Samantha Soto, for all of her hard work with writing the grant. We are so excited to provide our students with this amazing opportunity.
BATEMAN, CLEVELAND, and NORTH RIVER SCHOOL’S
HIGH SCHOOL FAIR
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
In the Bateman Auditorium
4220 N. Richmond Ave
The fair is open to all 7th and 8th grade students and their parents
Parents are invited and highly encouraged to attend
The fair provides a valuable opportunity for students and parents to explore high school options in CPS, as well as, private schools. Students and parents will be able to meet with high school representatives to ask questions and obtain information about the programs offered at their schools. Please see the schedule below.
Bateman, Cleveland, and North River
The following schools have been invited to the fair:
Join us tomorrow for Open House! Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Ven mañana para la Casa Abierta! miércoles, 20 de septiembre de 5:00 pm a 6:30 pm
Have you been interested in volunteering at Bateman but not sure what steps to take? This informational meeting will help you through all the steps needed to become a Bateman parent volunteer.
There will be two different meeting times on Wednesday, September 27th, 8:30-9:30 am or 1:30-2:30 pm in the auditorium. We hope to see you there!
Bateman has been recognized as a exemplary CPS healthy school by the Office of Student Health and Wellness. This reception is to honor school administrators, health and wellness champions, and wellness teams; who have achieved Healthy CPS exemplary status in aligning to the health and wellness policies of the district. We will continue striving to make sure that our students receive everything they need to be healthy!
CPS has recognized Bateman as a category 1 fine arts school which means we are a school that excels in regards to fine arts, because of this we were able to receive a $1,000 grant from Ingenuity!
Each year, grant levels are determined based on a number of factors:
As a non-profit, not a foundation, Ingenuity raises money each year for granting directly to Chicago Public Schools. We are thankful to have received a grant from them!
Congratulations, Bateman will take part in the Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education Collaboration Laboratory
Bateman is 1 of 10 new schools to become part of the CAPE network in the Fall of 2017. These new schools will become part of a Collaboration Laboratory (or “Co-Lab”) program, which introduces participants to CAPE’s approach to arts integration.
The Bateman fine arts department will receive
Mission Propelle empowers girls in elementary school to discover who they are, what they believe, and how to advocate for themselves. We accomplish this through an after-school program that combines yoga, reading, and mentoring. In each one-hour class, girls develop mindfulness, deep breathing techniques, and self-confidence as they practice yoga. They learn how to solve problems by reading original storybooks starring Dottie Tov, a relatable and age-aligned female protagonist. The girls discuss the content of the book and how it relates to their own life. Throughout class, girls learn to apply leadership skills in their everyday lives as they receive situation-based mentorship from trained instructors. All girls receive digital downloads of the original storybooks each week!
Class runs every Thursday from 3:45-4:45 starting 9/28 and ending 12/7. No class on 11/23.
ALL STUDENTS RECEIVE A T-SHIRT! *Collect a new shirt each term.
New students receive their very own yoga mat!
For more information and to download the official flyer please click the PDF file below.
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