• Achieving Goals, On and Off the Field

    By Celiana Torres of Intrinsic Charter High School I am an athlete. My family is a soccer family. I started playing the game when I was three-years-old. Back then, I always had to play with the boys, because there were never any girls teams. Eventually, girls soccer became more popular and I started to play […]

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  • The greatest things about being a part of the Rowe Elementary community

    My name is Yadira Montesdeoca. I am the proud mother of two Rowe Elementary scholars – a ten-year-old a son and a six-year-old daughter. My decision to send my children to Rowe Elementary School was one of the best choices I have ever made for my children’s education. Before we moved to Rowe Elementary, my […]

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  • 4th District House Primary Forum Hosted at Elevate Chicago Coalition Charter School

    With only four weeks remaining until the 2018 Illinois primary election, Chicago charter school parents, students, and other local constituents had the opportunity to hear from the 4th District House primary candidates. Our Urban Times hosted a forum for the candidates – Iris Millan, Alyx Pattison, Delia Ramirez, and Anne Shaw – at Rowe Middle […]

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  • Noble Public Charter Schools Registered Over 1,400 High School Students as New Voters

    On February 20, the state’s deadline for voter registration, the Noble Network of Charter Schools delivered 1,421 students’ new voter registration forms to the Cook County Board of Elections. “Our students care about the issues in their community, the city and the state. They are passionate and driven about making change, not only in their […]

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  • Choosing Rowe: My Family’s Story

    By Roselia Velasco As noted by other school staff, Roselia Velasco is the first person anyone sees when they walk into Rowe Elementary School. She greets everyone she sees with their name, a hug, and a smile. Her warm and inviting nature makes her the cornerstone of Rowe culture. Not only is she a fierce […]

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