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Nov 16th, 2016 | By

Chicago, IL July 29, 2016—at Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School (PACHS), located in Humboldt Park, students have multiple opportunities to interpret the effects of violence in their daily lives inside and outside the classrooms. As a proactive effort students have been engaged this summer in the development of a community mural to
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Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School Dedicates a Room to Peace

Oct 25th, 2016 | By

Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School Dedicates a Room to Peace By Marie Snyder, Assistant Dean of Students Piloting a new Restorative Discipline program at Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School, students have been setting the tone of calm and success for the 2016-17 school year. Located in the main building, the Peace Room offers
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Students of Albizu Campos High School were featured by WBEZ

Sep 12th, 2016 | By

Students of Albizu Campos High School were featured by WBEZ in response to the mural, “Today is Tomorrow”, a project led by Artist in Residence, Brenda Torres Figueroa. A new mural in Humboldt Park sets a lofty goal for a city that just had its most violent month on record in nearly 20 years: “0
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SAVE THE DATE – FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016

Jul 29th, 2016 | By

Please join Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School (PACHS) and the students that have been engaged this summer in the development of a community mural to call attention on the issue of the violence experienced in Chicago and offer a creative alternative for people all ages to reflect upon. The public art piece
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Albizu Campos Senior Amber Velasquez Speaks to Youth Unemployment in Chicago

Feb 23rd, 2016 | By

Senior Amber Velasquez represented Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School at the Alternative Schools Network and the Chicago Urban League press conference on Monday, Jan. 25 to present the findings from the UIC Great Cities Institute that 85% and 88% rates of underemployment for Latin@ and Black youth in Chicago, respectively. Because of
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Welcome Back to School!

Sep 15th, 2015 | By

DSCF0012Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! Abayarde Scholars will enjoy a fun filled school year with opportunities for success. With the great academics, Instituto Abayarde After School Program, and field trips, Abayarde Scholars can expect the best from our team of educators.



PACHS Team Open Call for Candidates for 2015-2016 Academic Year

Jul 2nd, 2015 | By

11133917_828733770554885_816532435953726259_oAre you PASSIONATE about education?
Are you COMMITTED to social change?
Do you BELIEVE learning should be connected to Culture and Community?
Do you yearn to INSPIRE young people to be critical thinkers and pursue Careers and College?
Are you a practitioner who wants to be CHALLENGED by collaborative colleagues?

Maybe YOU are a candidate for the ALBIZU CAMPOS H.S. TEAM!



Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School Seniors Ready for College and Career!

May 22nd, 2015 | By

Screen Shot 2015-05-21 at 1.24.50 PMAs we bring our school year to a close, seniors are gearing up for life after high school. With a college preparatory curriculum, our school expects for students to continue their education after high school either at a four year University, in a City College, or in a vocational training program. Before they leave however, our seniors are expected to defend their graduation with a research paper, Prezi presentation and Electronic Portfolio.



Honorable Toni Preckwinkle Visits Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School

May 12th, 2015 | By

DSCF0182Our students and staff welcomed a visit from the Cook County Board President. Not knowing exactly what to expect, our students prepared to extend both a warm “bienvenida” as well as share critical questions for our guest considering her role with key decisions related to the prisons and hospitals in Cook County.



PACHS Robotics Team 2015 NEIU Upward Bound Vex Robotics Competition!

Apr 20th, 2015 | By

Screen Shot 2015-04-19 at 9.36.53 AMCongratulations to PACHS Students Vex Robotics Team for competing in this year’s 2015 NEIU Upward Bound Vex Robotics Competition! After twenty-two weeks of hard work in our Instituto Abayarde after school program, eighteen students created and coded three fully functional robots to compete in the annual 2015 NEIU Upward Bound Vex Robotics Competition.