Posts tagged "Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools"

My (sort of) fake interview with (CPS Selective Enrollment Guru) KATIE ELLIS

I call this a fake interview because I was told to send my questions via email and that Katie Ellis would answer my emailed questions.  The questions and the answers are real and accurate.  I have added additional comments in italics under Katie’s answers because I was unable to have a real conversation with her.... Read more »

Bad Parents Ruined An Easter Egg Hunt

Easter is on Sunday, so its only fitting that I blog about Easter.  The Associated Press reported on a community in Colorado Springs, Co. that cancelled its annual Easter Egg Hunt due to bad behavior last year!  The bad behavior was exhibited by the parents, not the children. How did this happen, you ask?  The... Read more »

Hey Jean-Claude Brizard (CPS CEO), I am the parent of a SEHS applicant!

For those of you who may have been in a coma for the last two weeks, or don’t have school aged children, thousands of CPS eighth graders received letters offering them a seat at a selective enrollment high school or a rejection letter.  There are nine selective enrollment high schools.  (Whitney Young, Jones, Payton, Northside,... Read more »