Summer Reading Assignments for 2017-18

Please click on the grade in which you will be enrolled for the 2017-18 school year.

Incoming 8th graders will complete the 9th grade summer reading assignment.


The instructor said,

Go home and write
a page tonight.
And let that page come out of you—
Then, it will be true.
— Langston Hughes

  Our goal is to elevate students to    become better readers, writers,         researchers, listeners & speakers.

Featured News

Several of Drama teachers' Ms. Hanson and Ms. Meacham's students entered their original plays in the Pegasus Theater's 30th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, a festival that showcases the talents of four talented teen writers from Chicago.  The festival connects those students with theater professionals who help them workshop, stage, and produce their work on their main stage!   


The following students were awarded Honorable Mention: 

Max Mitchell - Friday Night Texts - Lane Tech College Prep – Teacher Kirsten Hanson

Agrim Handa – Premonition - Lane Tech – Teacher Molly Meacham


The following students were selected as Finalists: 

Liliana Tirado – SHUD/TTER - Lane Tech College Prep – Teacher Molly Meacham

Marissa Olavarria - Exit Denied - Lane Tech College Prep – Teacher Molly Meacham

Eve Doyle – Justice – Lane Tech College Prep – Teacher Molly Meacham


...and a winner of one of the four prestigious awards and the opportunity to have his play produced: 

Ricardo Salgado - Eye See All 

Teacher, Kirsten Hanson


Ricardo's play will be produced in January 2017 at the MainStage (in residence at Chicago Dramatists).





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