LaSalle Students Excel at Local and National World Language Contests
All LaSalle French students in grades 2 – 8, and all Spanish students in grades 7 and 8, recently participated in the National French Contest or the National Spanish Exam. ...READ MORE »
LaSalle Is The CPS school Nominated for 2015 National Blue Ribbon Award
Sixteen Illinois schools were nominated for the award this year, and one in CPS, LaSalle Language Academy! Principal Heurtefeu submitted the 50-page application to the U.S. Department of Education in March 2015. In September 2015, the US department of education will recognize 290 public and 50 private schools for either overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
Other Chicago Public Schools that recently have received the award include Andrew Jackson Language Academy in 2010, Audubon Elementary in 2011, Jones College Prep and Lane Tech in 2012, Skinner West Elementary in 2013, and Walter Payton College Prep in 2014.
LaSalle Overseas Exchange Programs Bring World Language Learning Alive
The LaSalle Overseas Exchange Program is the culmination of eight or nine years of language study. ...READ MORE »
Battle of the Books LaSalle 2nd place in the City!
Congratulations to both LaSalle Battle of the Books teams and Coaches Lopez and Andalcio for making the City Competition on May 2nd. ...READ MORE »
Polyglot Fairy Tales Mini-Plays Performed by 4th Graders
The entire 4th grade recently presented a series of nine mini-plays based on famous stories and fairy tales, all in their different world languages. ...READ MORE »
Letter from Principal
On October 9, 2014, I informed the Local School Council and the LaSalle community that I would be resigning from CPS before the end of my contract. It was an incredibly difficult decision but it is time for me to consider other opportunities. I am very proud of the accomplishments that we have achieved as a community to improve every aspect of the school. Recently, the Illinois State Board of Education informed us that we were one of the 16 schools in Illinois nominated for the 2015 Blue Ribbon Award.
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LaSalle Science winners regionals and city
We would like to congratulate Eleni Bethke, Harrison Page, Jacqueline Switzer, and Charles Wang who represented LaSalle in the Network 4 Science Fair this past January. For his project “Under Pressure,” Harrison Page received an Honorable Mention Medal, ...READ MORE »
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LaSalle Language Academy's 2014-15 Annual Giving Campaign
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This Week At LaSalle
May 25 No School Memorial Day
May 26 End of Year NWEA testing continues
May 26 9am - 4pm 50 Yard Dash
May 28 7th Grade to Sprinfield
May 28 8th graders to Washington D.C.
May 29 8th graders to Washington D.C.
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Friends of LaSalle
Friends of LaSalle is the non-profit, volunteer-run, fundraising organization dedicated to improving the student experience at LaSalle Language Academy, a Chicago public magnet school.
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