Join us for our Annual Dr. King Day Assembly and hear John J. Pershing Magnet School Graduate Rev. Reginald Williams, Jr.
Pershing West Middle School Spelling Bee - Tues. Jan 24th, 2012 - 9:30am
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12/07/11 - PTA Updates - Holiday Meeting and Book Exchange!!
Chicago Marathon Runner Shares His Life Story with Pershing West Students
- PTA Meeting Oct 11th - 5:50pm
- PAC Meeting Oct 26th - 5:30pm
"...The doors of Pershing West will open for the first day of school on Tuesday, September 6th! Our school day will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. and students will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m. We participate in the Breakfast in the Classroom program and therefore will have the first meal served in the classroom at 8:30 a.m...."
Mayor-Elect Emanuel Announces First Transition Committee Members
Press Release March 7, 2011: "Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announced the members of the Government Reinvention and Budget and Education Transition Committees. This diverse group of community, business and non-profit leaders from across Chicago will provide recommendations to the Mayor-elect for strengthening Chicago’s economy, getting our city finances back on track, and improving the school system to ensure that every child has access to a world-class education."
Ellen Alberding, The Joyce Foundation
Rev. Dr. Byron Brazier, Apostolic Church of God
Don Feinstein, Academy for Urban School Leadership
Sharrod Gordon, TARGET Area Development Corporation
Zipporah Hightower, Bethune School of Excellence
Liz Kirby, Kenwood Academy
Tim Knowles, University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Mike Milkie, Noble Street Charter School
Natalie Neris-Guereca, Dr. Jorge Prieto Elementary School
John Price, John J. Audubon Elementary School
Diana Rauner, Ounce of Prevention Fund
Celena Roldan, Erie Neighborhood House
Monica Sims, John J. Pershing West Middle School
Elizabeth Swanson, Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation