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30 06, 2016

Subscribe to the Ancona Calendar

By |2018-12-17T11:32:46-06:00June 30th, 2016|Parent News|0 Comments


Online subscription options have been updated for the Ancona School calendars. If  you have previously “imported” the Ancona calendar, it is important to subscribe instead to make sure that your calendar stays up to date. Please follow the instructions posted on our website to subscribe.

If you would like to view and print a tentative 2016-2017 calendar, click here. 

13 06, 2016

Save the Dates!

By |2018-12-17T11:32:48-06:00June 13th, 2016|Parent News|0 Comments

Grandparents.Day.2016Though this year is  coming to an end, we are eagerly anticipating our time together next year. Please add these events to your calendar for future fun with Ancona:

Sunday, September 11, 2016 – Fun Run 9:30 a.m. / Ice Cream Social 10:30 a.m. /  Ancona School

Sunday, October 16, 2016 – Ancona Day / Afternoon / Ancona School

Saturday, March 18, 2017 – Ancona Gala / Evening / Place TBD

Friday, May 12, 2017 – Grandparent’s Day / Morning / Ancona School


9 06, 2016

5th/6th Science Fair

By |2016-06-09T12:41:39-06:00June 9th, 2016|Parent News|0 Comments

Join the 5th and 6th grade students upstairs after the Graduates’ Assembly on June 10th to see and hear their science fair presentations. Inspired by the 7th and 8th grade level, the students picked their own project ideas and dove into research.

The fair will also be open on Thursday, June 9th,  from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Middle School hallway.


9 06, 2016

Preprimary Caribbean Island Festival

By |2018-12-17T11:32:49-06:00June 9th, 2016|Global Learning, Parent News|0 Comments


Each year, the Preprimary holds an annual end-of-year Caribbean Island Festival! The morning includes authentic Caribbean staples and dishes inspired by the Islands of the Caribbean and Central America. Enjoy music, dance and fun. If there is Caribbean-inspired dish you enjoy preparing or eating, please do not hesitate to share it with our community.

Friday, June 10 10:30 a.m. /  Outdoor Learning Space

9 06, 2016

Honest Conversations – June 12

By |2018-12-17T11:32:50-06:00June 9th, 2016|Parent News|0 Comments

honest conversation.fwJoin us this Sunday, June 122-4 p.m., for the last Honest Conversations gathering of the school year. Come early (1:15) and bring ideas if you want to get in on the planning for next year.

We will meet at Kenwood Park, just south of Ancona on Dorchester Ave., between 49th and 50th streets. Bring your kids, lawn chairs or a picnic blanket, snacks and beverages, and any playground equipment you might want. Kenwood park has public restrooms, two playgrounds, tennis courts, sand, and a baseball/kickball diamond.

2 06, 2016

End of Year Picnic Canceled

By |2016-06-02T14:34:41-06:00June 2nd, 2016|Parent News|0 Comments

With so much going on this time of year, we decided to cancel our picnic that was scheduled for this Saturday, June 5th. While this event was taken off the calendar in April,  an official announcement had not yet been made. We hope your families take this time to relax and enjoy Chicago in all its Springtime glory!