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Acero Bartolomé De Las Casas

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School Partnerships

Chicago Fire P.L.A.Y.S -
The Chicago Fire Foundation P.L.A.Y.S (Participate, Learn, Achieve, Youth, Soccer) Program is committed to enhancing the academic performance and development of key social and emotional skills of elementary school students thorugh a sports based curriculum.
America Reads -
We partner with the University of Illinois Chicago and their America Reads program that trains college students to tutor students in the subject areas of Reading and Mathematics in hopes of improving their reading and math proficiency skills.
National Junior Honor Society, The Pilsen Chapter -
In 2016, Casas founded "The Pilsen Chapter" of National Junior Honor Society (NJHS). NJHS is a national organization that elevates a school's commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. We believe this partnership shows our commitment not only to academic achievement, but also community engagement.
Museum of Contemporary Art -
The Museum of Contemporary Art provides students with creation labs where they are given opportunities to work with different art media.
Mighty Acorns -
Mighty Acorns is an elementary environmental education program that engages 3rd - 5th grade students in the Midwest through exploration and meaningful interactions with their local ecosystems through field studies and hands-on learning opportunities.
The Chicago Center for Arts & Technology provides free youth arts programs that focuses on the intersection of art and technology thorugh project-based learning and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math).
The YMCA hast historically provided after school programming that offers healthy snacks, homework help, physical activity, STEAM and character development focusing on the Y's four core values for caring, respect, responsibility and honesty.
Bernie's Books -
This non-profit organization, advocates reading as an essential skill that every child needs, by sourcing, distributing, & donating quality new and gently used children's books throughout Chicagoland, including our own students at Casas.