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    • [FOR YOUR AWARENESS] Reported Case of COVID-19 in PULASKI Community
      Thursday, April 08, 2021 Dear PULASKI Community, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is committed to keeping families and staff informed of the most current developments regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). A person who was in our school building on April 5-6 tested positive for COVID-19. We are sending this notification for your awareness, and you do not need to take any further action at this time. If you have been identified as a close contact, you should have received a separate notification from the Office of Student Health and Wellness with quarantine instructions. The affected pod will be asked to stay [...]
    • Message from Principal Racasi / Un mensaje de Directora Racasi
      Dear Pulaski Families, You may have heard that our beloved Spanish teacher and Bilingual Coordinator, Denise Hernández, was in a very serious car accident with her family last Saturday night. Ms. Hernández, her husband, and her 8th grade daughter Isabella were injured in the crash. Ms. Hernández and Isabella are still recovering in the hospital, but we are hopeful they will be home soon. Ms. Hernández’ husband is recovering at home with their two youngest children, who thankfully were not hurt in the accident. We know everyone is eager to offer support and care to the Martínez-Hernández family. We are [...]
    • Opt-In Window for In-Person Learning Extended Through Tuesday, March 23 / Se amplía el plazo de inscripción para el aprendizaje presencial hasta el martes 23 de marzo
      A Note From CPS Leadership Dear CPS Colleagues, Families, and Supporters, Tens of thousands of CPS students have safely returned to the classroom, and we want to ensure all interested families have the option to learn in person when the fourth quarter begins on April 19. The families of all students who have not yet returned to school — including high school students who we hope to bring back for the first time — have been sent opt-in forms. The deadline for opt-in forms has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, to provide families additional time to [...]
    • Updated Travel Guidance from CPS / Guía de viaje actualizada de CPS
      Travel Guidance for Families Flyer – English Guía de Viajes para Familias durante COVID-19 – Español
    • Pulaski students may be eligible for Pandemic-EBT cards / Los estudiantes de Pulaski pueden ser elegibles para las tarjetas Pandemic-EBT
      CPS students may be eligible for Pandemic-EBT cards Your CPS students may be eligible for a Pandemic-EBT grocery card to purchase food. For each day that K-12 school children lack access to an in-school lunch, P-EBT provides eligible families with $6.82 in benefits per student, per day. These benefits are provided on a card that can be used like a debit card to purchase food at any grocery store that accepts LINK cards. Benefits will be issued starting in March but they will be retroactive to the start of the 2020-2021 school year; benefits will go through the end of [...]
    • More Students Return to Classrooms, Opt-In Window Now Open for Quarter 4 / Más estudiantes de regreso a las aulas, opción a las clases presenciales para el cuarto trimestre
      Dear CPS Colleagues, Families, and Supporters, Our schools grew even more energized this week as students in grades 6-8 returned to their classrooms for the first time in a year. This means that as of now, all elementary school students who want to learn in person, along with our students in cluster programs, are back in school where they belong. Even as we celebrate our students’ return, CPS remains focused on providing our high school students and students in academic centers with the option to return to school as well. Our high school reopening task force is meeting twice a [...]
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