CPS 2016-2017 School Year Registration Begins Tomorrow!

Don’t forget!!  Registration begins tomorrow and runs through December 11th. If this is your first time enrolling you must request a PIN beginning tomorrow, Thursday, 10/1/15. Go to the CPS website and follow the instructions: CPS 2016-2017 Registration If you are applying to schools outside of your neighborhood, remember to apply early! Also, if you are…

Applications for the CPS 2015-2016 school year due tomorrow!

Don’t delay, apps are due tomorrow! For specific details and very useful information visit the Chicago School GPS website. Or you can click the link below for quick access. Good luck everyone!! Chicago School GPS CPS 2015-2016 application Enjoy Chicago, Juliana The Yeager Team: A Chicago Real Estate Family We Live Here, We Work Here,…

Spotlight: Magnet Schools

Well we did it, we sold our condo!  That is a whole slew of posts on its own, and we’ll get to that later, however even though I have my ear to the ground in Real Estate I too have to pop into a few open houses now and again.  I bundled the kids and…

States Best and Worst Schools Posted

Education Weekly just posted the quality rankings for each states K-12 education system.  The rankings are based on {taken directly from the education weekly website} “The online version of Quality Counts 2014 provides updated state scores and letter grades for chance for success, K-12 achievement, and school finance.” “….the {K-12 achievement} index analyzes results across three crucial dimensions:…

Now what about High School in the city?

So you have researched and poured over a gazillion pages of pre-school and elementary school paperwork, but have you thought as far ahead to High School? There are definitely some dud High Schools, however there are a lot of top ranked high schools right in our back yard!  I too fell into the misconception that…

To PreSchool or Not to PreSchool

I follow a blog called CPSobsessed and the topic of pre-school was on the agenda.  Even though it is only March, now is the time to start researching the schools in your area where you may want to send your child for the 2014/15 school year.  CPS starts taking applications for children that will be…

Toddlers and Babies and Toys OH MY!

So you’ve expanded your beautiful family, but do you now feel like the walls are closing in on you?  It is possible to move on to bigger and better things.  Sometimes we all drive around this gorgeous city and see the multi-million dollar homes and think ‘where do I fit in’…well if it is the…