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Seminarios Web / Webinars by Rush Behavioral Health Clinics

Padres/madres de familia - Los invitamos a participar en algunos seminarios web de parte de Rush Behavioral Health sobre el regreso a clases. Parents - You are invited to attend webinars on Back to School provided by Rush Behavioral Health Clinics.
Hot Off the Press! Issue 4 of The Maroon is here! Featured Photo

Hot Off the Press! Issue 4 of The Maroon is here!

Volume 6, Issue 4 is here featuring important news and information about the start of Remote Learning, among other topics! The Maroon is currently looking for new writers and photographers - we meet weekly on Mondays at 4:30pm in Google Meet. Please email masoch@cps.edu to join!
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Remote Learning at BOYCP

Please visit our new Remote Learning website for details about the upcoming school year, including student expectations, the class schedule, tech support, parent resources and more!

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

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