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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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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Great Graphic Novels – Pure Power Reading!

Great Graphic Novels For Kids (Don’t you mean comic books….NO!)   Come on Parents! Get with the 21st century! The “comic books” that we grew up with and loved as children have become all grown up. While comic books tend to be for entertainment only, graphic novels are full, unedited stories that offer awesome artwork, challenging […]

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Ghost Apps? – 5 Things to Do to Keep Your Child Safe

Our schools offer a STEM-focused education that successfully prepares students for tomorrow. We offer a safe and positive environment for them to learn and grow. Technology is a big part of our culture-from computer labs to building robots—and everything in-between. Technology however wonderful, can be a double-edged sword. This blogpost is about an issue we […]

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5 Ways to Get Rid of Homework Hassles!

…for good! We are well into the school year and homework is a routine your young one(s) may wish would go away for good! When we were in elementary school, we probably felt the same way. We thought we had more important things to do! We had to watch our favorite television programs, talk to […]

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Whole New Year! Whole New Blog!

Welcome to School Year 2015-2016! As the title suggests, this year’s blog will take a new direction. At Concept Schools, we try every day to address the hopes, fears, aspirations and challenges our students, teachers and parents feel. Being true to that mission has brought us to three new ideas for this communication platform: Blog […]

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