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October 2, 2020

Remote Learning Survey - Please Complete by 10/5/20

We invite all community members to provide input by completing this survey regarding our remote learning plan at Boone. We are extending the completion deadline to 10/5/20. Thank you for your feedback and support.

"Rise Up: The Art of Protest" - 6th Grade Music Project

After analyzing and discussing some of the images from "Rise Up: The Art of Protest," the students in Mr. Donlin's 6th grade music classes are creating projects using a program called Soundtrap to create music to accompany quotes from people they see as leaders in social justice work. Take a listen below to some of the projects:

Malala Yousafzai Quote

Karla Ortiz Quote

John Lewis Quote

GoCPS Parent Presentation on October 5th at 5:30PM

8th grade students and families: Come find out about GoCPS and the high school application process.

Ms. Rowe and Ms. Washington will host a virtual GoCPS Orientation

Monday, October 5, 2020

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Please click on this RSVP Link to request an invite to the meeting. You can also email Counselor Julia Rowe at for more information.

Virtual LSC Forum on October 6th at 4:30PM

The virtual LSC Forum will take place on Tuesday, 10/6/20, at 4:30PM. The Forum will be an opportunity for all candidates running in the November 2020 LSC Election to share their candidate statement. Please complete this form if you would like to be emailed the link and call-in information for the Forum. The link will also be posted on our website

PAC Meetings on October 15, 2020 at 9:00AM

We will have our annual Title 1 PAC (Parent Advisory Committee) meetings on Thursday, 10/15/20. The Principal's Meeting will be at 9:00am and the Organizational Meeting will follow at 9:30am. At the Principal's meeting, Ms. Delaney will review our school's Title 1 Federal Funding Budget. At the Organizational meeting we will vote on the PAC officers and the budget for the 2020-2021 school year. Please be sure to attend if you would like to be considered for one of the positions. You can find more information about PAC at this link:

Please click here to request the link for this meeting, or email Principal Delaney at if you would like to be sent the invitation for the virtual meetings. You can also call the main office at 773-534-2160 to request the call-in code.


Is there someone at Boone who you would like to recognize for their hard work, kindness, or other awesome quality? Please click here on the Boone Community Shout-Out form to take a moment to acknowledge that person. Your message may appear in the next post!


Free Flu Shots

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is hosting over 50 community flu clinics where Chicago residents can get their annual flu shot at no cost regardless of their immigration status. If you have insurance, please bring a copy of your insurance card. Walk-ins are welcome and the pre-registration page is coming soon to the site linked above.

Resources from Chicago Public Library

Explore CPL's online resources for kids by taking part in monthly Learning Journey activities. Kids and tweens who complete at least 4 activities will be entered to win a special prize!

Brainfuse provides live online homework help every day from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. (available in English and Spanish). There's also a writing lab where students can submit and receive feedback on essays. Students will need a CPL library card or eCard to access these free online resources.

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How to Contact Office Staff or Administration

While Door 1 is under construction and temporarily unavailable, and there are limited staff at Boone due to COVID-19 closure, here are the ways you can contact office and/or administrative staff:

  • Leave a message with Security Officer Mr. Valencia outside at Door 2 near the food distribution, 8am-1pm daily Monday-Friday
  • Call main office and/or leave a phone message at 773-534-2160, option #0 (voicemail is checked daily)
  • Email one of our clerks: Claudia Ortiz - (English & Spanish), Shamiram Shahbaz - (English, Arabic, Assyrian)
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Images By: Kristin Heinichen

Daniel Boone Elementary School

A Chicago Public Schools Fine and Performing Arts Neighborhood School with a Magnet Cluster Program in West Rogers Park.

Boone Vision: Kindness, creativity, and an understanding of diverse perspectives will guide us as we intentionally engage in learning opportunities and take action to bring about positive change in our world.

Boone Mission: We actively seek to learn more about ourselves, others, and the world through the arts and through learning opportunities that respond to our identities and promote positive relationships. We rise up to advocate for ourselves and others so that everyone is valued and empowered.