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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Welcome 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.
Are 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!
As 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.
Our 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.
Congratulations 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.
On Monday, November 3rd, special guests State Representative Greg Harris and State Representative Cynthia Soto visited our school to learn more about a special program that we have in place to support our students. Also in attendance were Jack Wuest, Executive Director of Alternative Schools Network (ASN), Marvin Garcia, President of our school’s Board of Directors, Martrice Manuel, Program Director of ASN, and Juan Calderon from the Puerto Rican Cultural Center. Following is the address given by Rosemary Clinton, one of our seniors, who spoke to the guests
On September 16th, parents, guardians and families gathered at “La Escuelita” for the first of the year-long program of monthly meetings that aim to strengthen the partnership between school and families — so crucial to the success of our students.