Day 4 of Multicultural Week focused on the experiences of Mexican-American immigrants. Students viewed the film, Under the Same Moon, a film about a mother and son, separated by time and place.
Day 2 of Multicultural Week takes a look at baseball legend and hero Jackie Robinson. Students viewed the film 42 and wrote mini movie reviews focusing on the historical and cultural importance of the events surrounding Major League Baseball's first African American player in the modern era. Jackie Robinson was not only an amazing athlete, but a great man. To learn more, please visit http://www.jackierobinson.com/
Check out the book display in our cafeteria! As part of Multicultural Week, we're featuring a variety of multicultural literature.
The first day of Multicultural Week began with a guided tour of Chinatown!
Photos from our recent Attendance Award Luncheon. Congratulations ladies!
Simpson Academy has partnered with the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Twice per month, our students are able to "shop" at the Healthy Kids Market. Our first Market opening was this past Thursday. Our students are able to choose from a variety of healthy food options, including fresh fruits and vegetables.
Simpson Academy Winter Wonderfest was held on Friday, December 19th. Special guests from the Finance Department at Rush University Medical Center sponsored each of our students this Christmas. Our deepest thanks to them for bringing gifts and joy to us during the holiday season. We also had a special visit from Santa Claus, who was able to take time for photos with our students and their babies. Thank you to all who participated and joined us in spreading love and holiday cheer!
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