This Week in STEM: Space Ain’t Easy

This Week in STEM: Space Ain’t Easy Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer (Title image credits: NASA) This Week in STEM, we take a brief look into two success stories involving satellites, learning from mistakes, and building upon overwhelming successes. Where is the Edge of the Solar System? On […]

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This Week in STEM: Soil & Bees

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer (Title image credits: Getty Images & World Wildlife Fund) This Week in STEM, we dig into the dirty and lesser known qualities of soil, and we remind ourselves how important North America’s 4,000 species of bees are to our global well-being.   Dishing […]

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This Week in STEM: Planetary Evolution

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer (Title image credits: Getty images & NASA/JPL CalTech) From the initial formation of a rocky planet to the effects of human influence on its evolution, we share two scientific approaches to better our understanding This Week in STEM.   NASA InSight Successfully Lands […]

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This Week in STEM: Weight, What Happened?

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Growth & Communications Officer   Weight, what happened?   Since 1879 in Versailles, France, a shiny cylinder of platinum iridium has lived under lock and key as the fundamental unit of mass on a physical object.     However, the International Bureau of Weights and Measures recently decided […]

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Las  5 Cosas Que Cada Padre Debe Saber!

Como padres, todos queremos que nuestros hijos reciban la mejor educación posible. Queremos que tenga éxito académicamente. Tambien queremos que se sientan psicológicamente seguro. A continuación se enumeran los  5 COSAS QUE TODO PADRE DEBE SABER para asegurarse de que su hijo/hija tenga una excelente educación.. 1.) Este al tanto de lo qué pasa en […]

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The TOP 5 Things Every Parent Should Know!

As parents, we all want our children to receive the best education possible.  We want them to be successful, academically strong and psychologically confident.  Listed below are the TOP 5 THINGS EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW to make sure that an excellent education happens for your young people. Know what goes on at your child’s school. […]

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CMSA Ranked among Best Public Charter High Schools by Chicago Magazine

   Chicago Magazine, a monthly magazine published by Tribune Publishing that concentrates on human-interest stories in and around Chicago, recently released its annual report of the 2016 Best Public Schools in the Chicagoland area.  Chicago Math and Science Academy (CMSA), a public charter high school managed by Concept Schools, earned the second highest ranking in […]

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S.T.E.M Festival Organized by Chicago’s Own Children

STEM City 2016 was a “STEM-TAC-U-LAR” success! Friday, May 27th at the Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago, over 150 students from Concept Schools’ four campuses in Chicago participated in the first annual event. Parents, teachers and community members were on hand to support and cheer on our future scientists, mathematicians, engineers, spoken word artists and […]

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