2250 N Clifton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

Progressive Programs - Community Support - Academic Excellence

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2250 N. Clifton Ave.

Chicago, IL 60614

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Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 3:45 PM

Monthly Archives: February 2016

Hey parents! Online Auction Countdown! Coming your way on Wednesday, March 2nd is the Mayer Magnet Online Auction. Thanks to our generous donors and our hard working Auction Team, we have countless restaurant, sports, beauty and travel packages that will leave you in a shopping frenzy. Every dollar raised from our online auction will go right back to our school […]
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Hey parents! This week is your last chance to visit tour favorite restaurants, workout classes, kids’ classes, your friend or colleague that has tickets to all sporting events and concerts or that beautiful vacation home in Telluride and ask for donations for the auction! Again, we’ll take gift certificates, tickets, condos, hotel stays, airline miles, etc. They’re all due by […]
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Oscar Mayer Magnet Local School Council Meeting Open to the Public Tuesday, February 16, 2016 6:00pm @ Mayer 2nd Floor Library
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Dear Mayer Families, The day we had been dreading came this week. CPS’s long-threatened cuts to classroom budgets fell on Mayer’s doorstep. Over $87,000 had to be trimmed from our budget for the remainder of the school year. My heart dropped. Which talented teacher would we lose? How many kids would be jammed into the classroom? What special would our […]
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We Need Your Help! Mark your calendar and get your creative juices flowing! On Friday, March 18th MYP students are going to participate in mini-courses and we need your to help make the day fun and educational. On March 18th MYP students will not travel to their regular classes. Instead they will travel to the mini-courses they sign up to […]
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The Budget Committee Meeting of the LSC is open to the public and will take place on Tuesday, February 16 at 8:45 am.  Please check in at the school office for meeting location
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February 10, 2016 Oscar Mayer Community: As many of you may be aware by now, yesterday after school CPS released to Principals their required budget cuts for the remainder of the 2015-16 school year.  Oscar Mayer’s cut is a net loss of $87,078.  We are required to have these cuts in place before February 17th. While $87,078 is not a […]
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Registration is now open for our 3rd quarter classes!  We’re bringing back favorites like robotics, knitting, ceramics, chess, yoga, dancing and science.  The wood working class we introduced last quarter, Bits, has been very popular and will be coming back as well! This quarter, our Emerald City class will be for our older students, grades 2-5.  They’ll be embracing their […]
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Our cold box experiment is underway!  Lids were built for the raised beds on the blacktop to see if we could carry the growing season into the winter months.  During the first cold snap in December, all of the plants survived!  Lettuce, radishes and hardy spinach all looked great.  The plexiglass on the lids lets the sun in and keeps […]
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On Friday, March 18th MYP students are going to participate in mini-courses and we need your help to make the day fun and educational. What is a mini-course? Anything! Some examples are yoga, coding, chess, checkers, necklace making, knitting, karate, sewing, math games, crocheting, rock climbing, painting, paper airplane design, building, creative writing, improv, calligraphy. The goal is to have […]
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