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    • Pulaski Daily Schedule for Jan. 25-29 / Horario diario de Pulaski para Jan. 25-29
      Hello Pulaski Families! (Español abajo) As you have likely heard in the news today, CPS and CTU continue negotiations about how and when to reopen schools safety.  Per district communication today, CPS is still planning to reopen schools Monday, February 1st. /    We will continue with our plans and preparations here at Pulaski to do so, as well. Teachers will be engaged in staff meetings and planning sessions each afternoon this week to prepare for the potential of hybrid learning next week. All teachers and all classes will follow the altered daily schedule during the week of Jan. 25-29. [...]
    • Update on CTU negotiations / Información actualizada sobre las negociaciones con el CTU
      Update on CTU negotiations Dear Families, CPS and CTU officials have been meeting over the weekend with the goal of reaching an agreement that provides for a smooth expansion of in-person learning. We now agree on far more than we disagree, but our discussions remain ongoing, and additional time is needed to reach a resolution. To ensure we have the time needed to resolve our discussions without risking disruption to student learning, we have agreed to a request from CTU leadership to push back the return of K-8 teachers and staff to Wednesday, Jan. 27.  Pre-k and cluster classroom staff [...]
    • Pulaski Family Reopening Letter / Carta de reapertura de la familia Pulaski
      January 22, 2021 Greetings Pulaski Families, As we prepare to reopen our school building for K-8 students on Monday, February 1, 2021, we have made some adjustments to student and staff classroom assignments. We made these changes to ensure our in-person classes are a safe size, we are able to follow health protocols, and our teachers will provide the best possible learning experience for students at home and at school.  As of today, we are still awaiting final determinations for several teachers and staff about telework or leave accommodations. With that said, it is so very important that staff and [...]
    • Message from the Principal 1-14-21 / Mensaje de la Directora 1-14-21
      January 14, 2021 Welcome to 2021 Pulaski Families! (Español Abajo) The New Year brings new beginnings for our students, staff, and the Pulaski school community. As we embark upon school reopening and transition to hybrid, in-person learning for many of our students and families; I would be remiss not to acknowledge the difference of opinions when it pertains to students learning at home or learning at school. At Pulaski, we know that some of the decisions you have had to make for your families have been difficult. We will continue to support you because we believe that the decision you [...]
    • Water Quality Testing Results for Pulaski International School of Chicago / Resultados de las pruebas de la calidad del agua para la  Escuela Internacional Pulaski de Chicago
      Dear Chief Nicole Milberg and Principal Diana T Racasi,  At CPS, our top priority is ensuring the health and safety of our students and staff, and we take a  proactive approach to maintaining safe drinking water in our schools. Lead can be found in pipes,  faucets, and interior plumbing fixtures and materials and we believe routine water testing is an  important and necessary action to ensure the safety of our drinking water.  Per the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) guidance on lead in drinking water, lead  concentrations in drinking water should not exceed 15 parts per billion (ppb). While no action [...]
    • A New Chapter for a New Year: Welcoming CPS Students Back to the Classroom / Un Nuevo Capítulo para un Año Nuevo: Le damos la Bienvenida a los Estudiantes de CPS al Salón de Clases
      Dear CPS Families, As 2020 draws to a close, CPS is working tirelessly to ensure we are ready to safely reopen our schools in the new year. While COVID-19 remains a serious threat, leading public health officials and medical professionals are confident we can welcome teachers, staff, and students back to school buildings in a safe and responsible manner using proper health and safety protocols.  Our decision to return to in-person instruction is grounded in the latest public health guidance, and is centered on the needs of the 77,000 families who want to see their children back in school. It [...]
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