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Reunión especial de LSC / Special LSC Meeting

Please join us for a virtual Special LSC Meeting on Monday, August 10th, at 9am. The link to our Zoom meeting is in the meeting notice. Por favor únase a nosotros virtualmente para nuestra Reunión especial de LSC. El enlace Zoom para la junta se encuentra en el aviso.

Summer Athletics & In-School Programs

We will be postponing all summer athletics and programs. We will continue to closely monitor and re-evaluate the return-to-play guidance issued by ISBE, IHSA, and CPS.

Upcoming Events

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Student Spotlight

Our first student spotlight is Arturo Ballesteros, the Class of 2020 Valedictorian.
 
 
 
 
Arturo Ballesteros (Class of 2020) has earned the spotlight! Arturo spent the last four years at BOYCP engaging in rigorous and challenging coursework including AP and DP courses, and he was an integral part of of many extracurricular activities including Bobcat Baile Folklorico, Boys’ Volleyball (JV and Varsity), City of Chicago Math League (Algebra II Team Captain), National Honor Society (Chapter President), Running Club, Student Voice Committee, and writer art director for The Maroon student newspaper.
 
In addition to his academic coursework and extracurricular activities, Arturo also participated in Aspen Challenge, Questbridge College Prep Scholars, University of Chicago Collegiate Scholars, and the Youth Leadership Institute at University of Chicago. Arturo is the recipient of many awards including High Honor Roll for all eight of his consecutive semesters at BOYCP, AP Scholar (2018), Cook County Board of Commissioners Resolution in Honor of Achievement (2019), and Special Congressional Recognition for Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the Community (2019). Not only was Arturo one of only 100 people in the world to earn a perfect score on the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam in 2018 (out of 189,658 people who tested!), he also is one of this year’s Gates Scholarship recipients and will be attending University of Chicago on a full-ride provided by UChicago Promise’s Chicago Public Schools Scholarship and the Odyssey Scholarship Program. Arturo gave an address in the BOYCP Virtual Graduation Ceremony as the Class of 2020 Valedictorian (viewable at the BOYCP HS YouTube channel; first aired on Saturday, June 13), and he was featured in the CPS citywide virtual graduation ceremony, “Graduation 2020: For Chicago. By Chicago.” which aired on Sunday, June 14, via Mayor Lightfoot’s social media channels and on local television networks.
 
Congratulations, Arturo! We are so proud to call you a Bobcat!
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Staff Spotlight

Our very first staff spotlight is our fabulous cafeteria manager, Bridget Mirabella!
 
 
 
A BIG BOBCAT shout out to one of our very own!!!! Our BOYCP lunchroom manager, Bridgette Mirabella, was recently recognized by Mayor Lori Lightfoot during the Grad 2020: For Chicago by Chicago virtual graduation ceremony. Mayor Lightfoot highlighted Ms. Mirabella and her team for their dedication and commitment in making meals for our school family and other school families throughout the community. Ms. Mirabella, we are proud to have you on our team and we thank you for all that you do!!!

At a Glance

  • 100% Freshmen on Track
  • IB 33 IB/AP Courses Offered
  • 1050 Students
  • 96% Graduation Rate
  • 85% IB DP/CP Pass Rate
  • 84% of Graduates
    Enroll in College
  • 22 JV and Varsity
    Athletic Teams
  • 21 Clubs and
    Student Organizations
  • $ 16 Million in Earned Scholarship
  • 63% of Graduates
    Earn Early College Credit
It's a Great Day to Be a Bobcat.