Catalyst Howland Repeats As Ballroom Dance Champions!

After months of practice and preparation, Catalyst Howland's ballroom dancing team has repeated as the city-wide champions of the Dancing With Class ballroom dance competition! This event is held annually at the Chicago Cultural Center, with the championship team pictured below!  Second place went to the scholars at Catalyst Circle Rock! Congratulations to our scholars and teachers at Catalyst Howland and Catalyst Circle Rock!

Howland Dance Champions

Catalyst Celebrates Black History Month!

Each Catalyst campus held events this week in celebration of Black History Month- these include assemblies, research fairs, and Black History Content Bowls at our three campuses! Check out an image below from the Black History Fair at Catalyst Circle Rock Wednesday!

Black History Research Fair

Catalyst Schools OPEN Friday February 20, 2015

Catalyst Circle Rock, Catalyst Howland and Catalyst Maria will be OPEN for scholars and staff on Friday, February 20, 2015.  Please be safe traveling to and from school!

Catalyst Schools CLOSED Thursday 2/19/15

Due to the extreme low temperatures forecasted for Thursday, February 19, 2015, Catalyst-Circle Rock, Catalyst Howland and Catalyst Maria will be CLOSED to scholars and staff. Please be safe during this weather!

Catalyst Board of Directors' Reconvened Meeting- 2/20/15 Agenda

The Catalyst Board of Directors' will recovene their February 9, 2015 meeting on February 20, 2015 at 1:00 PM. This meeting will be held at Catalyst Cirlce Rock Charter School, located at 5608 W. Washington Blvd. All Catalyst Board meetings are open to the public.  

The agenda for this meeting will be:


*Update on charter renewal process/calendar and Catalyst next steps for Catalyst Howland Charter School


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