ITW David Speer Academy

Today's Announcements ( 10/16/2019 )

Today's Announcements

Academics

  • Community Service

    Need Community Service? Earn your hours working sporting events here at Speer. If you would like to sign up for hours see Ms. Hernandez in the gym weekday mornings.

  • Senior Internship Meals

    Seniors:
    Don't forget to grab your breakfast and lunch for your Friday internship on Thursdays during your lunch period after the meal service!

Clubs

  • Join the Math Team

    Join the math team! Meetings are Monday 4-5 in room 110. Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Teams. Compete against schools from across Chicago.

  • Next GIRLS Club Meeting is Oct. 24

    GIRLS Club next meeting will be October 24th NOT October 10th. See you ladies there! If you are still interested in joining girls, please join us on the October 24th meeting! Any questions? Please see Mrs. Hernandez.

School Wide

  • Advisory Attendance

    Students: Attending advisory is very important. Any student that is in school all day long and skips AMA or PMA will be issues 4 demerits. If you have any questions about this please see Ms. Hannah.

  • Detentions

    Students, you will be able to serve detentions on 10/17 and 10/18 from 9am- 1pm. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Jefferson.

  • Financial Education, Homeowner & Buyer Fair

    Financial Education, Homeowner & Buyer Resource Fair:
    Saturday, November 9th, 10:30am - 2pm, ITW David Speer Academy Gym
    Event Features: Affordable housing, credit counseling, home buyer education, free credit pulls, tenant's rights information, home repair programs, utilities assistance, property tax savings. Hosted by Center for Changing Lives for more info please contact LaShelle (773) 342-6210 (ext. 226).

    Need Community Service hours? Please see Mr. Ralston (room 225) to sign up or ask questions about the event. Opportunity to earn up to 5 CS hours.

  • No school on Oct 17 and 18th

    There is no school on Thursday, October 17th due to Campus PD and no school on Friday, October 18th due to Network PD.

  • OCTOBER BILINGUAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING:

    Noble invites parents to attend this meeting to find out more about EL Services at Noble, ACCESS testing information and to connect.
    More information about this was sent out with the weekly newsletter.

  • Physical Examinations

    All incoming 9th graders must have a Physical Examination when entering in the 9th grade. All rising seniors must have the Meningococcal Vaccine or will be excluded from school. Students will be excluded from school after October 15th, 2019.

  • Quarter 1 Interim Testing Dismissal Times

    9th graders will dismiss at 12:05PM.
    10th graders will dismiss at 12:10PM.
    11th graders will dismiss at 12:25PM.

  • Quarter 1 Testing

    QUARTER 1 TESTING: Quarter 1 Testing is going to take place on Wednesday, October 16th. It is essential for your student to be in attendance because results determine future instruction. If your student is not in attendance on October 16th, they must come to school on Thursday, October 17th for make-up testing at 9 am.

  • Report Card Pick Up Q1

    Quarter 1 RCPU
    Friday, November 1st
    3:00pm-7:00pm (New Time!)
    -main office will be CLOSED on this day-

  • Volunteer at the WGN on Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Volunteer at the WGN on Thanksgiving Day Parade: The Chicago Thanksgiving Parade is looking for volunteers like you! So grab a friend or family member and start a new holiday tradition! Sign up to walk down State Street as a Banner Carrier or as part of the Poo Crew! Other opportunities are available too.Check it out & sign up at https://www.chicagothanksgivingparade.com/volunteer-positions-2019/ (When you sign up, please write in Noble Network for our Volunteer Group.) Volunteers must be at least 12 and those under 18 need a guardian signature to join the fun. The Application Deadline is October 31st. Questions? Email jamie@cfaevents.com

STEM Enrichment

  • Code Nation Weekend Program

    Code Nation Weekend Program: Code Nation will be offering the Introduction to Web Development Class as a weekend workshop series to reach students who may not have access to their school programming. Please see this student-facing flyer for more information, including dates, times, and how to apply. If your school would be willing to have Code Nation come and pitch this program, please email Shane Morris at shane.morris@codenation.org and cc Ellen Moiani.

  • Volunteer at Spooky STEM Fest!

    We still need student volunteers to help out with Spooky STEM fest! Please see Ms. Holland in room 205 or email her at rholland@speeracademy.org if you are interested in helping! We need help with set up on October 25th and with running the stations and the haunted house on October 26!