2250 N Clifton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

Progressive Programs - Community Support - Academic Excellence

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Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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(773) 534-5535

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2250 N. Clifton Ave.

Chicago, IL 60614

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Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 3:45 PM

News

We are excited to start our annual Food Drive this year. Partnering with FOM, Beyond the Classroom, Girl Scouts, Fine Arts, Mayer Ambassadors and many many volunteers we are sure it will be a huge success! Bag decorating took place in Art class and in classrooms over the past few weeks. This year we read the story Extra Yarn by […]
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Do you shop at Amazon? Target? Did you know that both retailers make it very easy to give back to Mayer? Sign up for Amazon Smiles and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchases to Friends of Mayer. Just go to smile.amazon.com and assign “Friends of Oscar Mayer School” as your charity of choice and remember to always do your […]
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The PERFECT PLACE to mix and chill! Our Mission: We make you smile. You know the feeling of pure joy and excitement when you wake up thinking it’s Monday and it’s really Saturday? The Menchie’s experience is just like that! With an atmosphere that is welcoming and fun, our self-serve concept has become one of the fastest growing franchises. Menchie’s […]
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Do you or someone you know own a small business in the neighborhood surrounding Mayer Magnet? If so, then that business will want to become a Mayer Supporter. Friends of Mayer is working with local businesses, like Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt who partnered with us at the Fall Fest, to make them a Mayer Supporter. Your support of our local neighborhood […]
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2015 Pledge Drive CPS budget cuts put Mayer’s Montessori, IB, and language programs at risk. Friends of Mayer filled the gap this past year, helping to fund these critical programs and providing over 10% of Mayer’s $5.2M budget. Which is why, now more than ever, we need YOU to keep Mayer’s unique combination of programs whole. Please consider a donation […]
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It has been a lot of fun creating the Electives on Demand schedule for Second Quarter. We’re introducing an exciting new vendor, Bitspace. They’ll be teaching engineering, design and construction on Mondays in their new class, titled “Bit.” With this course we are now able to offer a STEM class five days a week! I’m happy to announce that Ms. […]
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Club Bulldog teacher Kathy Schroedter leads the Doodle Dogs class. Students can discover their inner cartoonist in an all-ages introduction to comic drawing. They learn basic techniques as a group and have time to develop their own cartoon characters and stories.    
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by Campbell Meszaros 4th Grader Room 210 This year I joined Mayer’s Girls On The Run (GOTR) program. GOTR is a girls club that is fun, you learn to run, and it raises girls’ self esteem. At the end of the GOTR season, we come together and run a 5K race with other GOTR groups. We then celebrate our accomplishment […]
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Our spring garden is still growing beautiful rainbow swiss chard, peppers and edible nasturtiums. And for the first time ever, we have planted a winter crop: baby kale, carrots, beets, radishes and lettuces are just starting to grow. Here’s hoping we get another few weeks of this amazing fall weather before our first big freeze. Mayer parent and Garden Project […]
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“I know it may seem small and insignificant, but it’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” — The Lorax On Tuesday, October 13, Mayer Brownie Girl Scout Troop #20195 and a handful of other Mayer community members, joined with the Trebes Park Advisory Council, Sheffield Neighborhood Association, and Openlands to plant three new trees inside […]
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