News & Announcements


While we may be apart, we can still make a difference together as a Viking team. Let’s connect our community through giving. Friends of Amundsen are partnering with the student members of Taste the Difference Club to collect food and goods for the Common Pantry to help fight hunger in our community. This event will run from December 7th through December 16th. For drop-off locations and other ways to give, please click on the link above.
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Class of 2023 Student and Parent Meetings Begin December 7th!

Attention Sophomore families interested in the IB Diploma and Career-related Programs. We are excited to announce that next week, the Amundsen IB team will be hosting virtual information sessions for the Class of 2023.  These sessions will include information about the application process for the IB Diploma and Career-related Programmes. Student and parent information sessions will help you to understand our upper level IB programs AND how to navigate the application process so that students can successfully submit their applications by Friday, January 8th, 2021 at 5:00pm. Click on the link above for more information, including the link to the December 9th Parent Meeting.
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Save March 6, 2021 for FOA Raise the Sails!

The Friends of Amundsen have announced that their annual fundraiser, Raise the Sails! will take place this year on March 6, 2021. Please save the date for what is expected to be the virtual event of the year. More information will be forthcoming. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Local School Council Election Results

The results of our recent LSC election are now in. Please click on the link to read a summary of the results and a letter from Principal Pavichevich regarding the election. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all those who were willing to serve. Results will be certified at the Special LSC meeting on Wednesday December 2, 2020 at 5pm.
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Parent to Prospective Parent Zoom Call

Missed the Open House? Have some questions for current Amundsen parents?
Don’t fret! FOA is hosting a “Parent to Prospective Parent” Zoom call to help answer any questions you may have about Amundsen, how to get involved or just to listen in to see what other parents are thinking.
Please join us on Tuesday, December 1st from 6:30-7:30pm. Click on the link to join. Meeting ID: 867 0528 1443
Passcode: 438716
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Tutoring is now available!

Tutoring is now available!

Amundsen High School will be offering after-school tutoring, weekdays from 3:00-4:30, beginning Monday, November 30th. Different subjects are offered each day. The schedule and sign-up form are located on the student tab of Once signed up, students need to enter the tutoring virtual space at or after 3pm to access the tutoring rooms. Click on the link above to access tutoring information.
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Amundsen’s Math Team does it again!

Amundsen freshman Dominic V. is currently ranked 1st in Algebra across all schools in our division after two back to back 1st place finishes in Chicago City Math competitions!! Team Geometry came in 2nd place, and the Algebra 1 team placed third. Great job Viking Mathletes! The team's next contest is in 2021, so there is still time to get involved. The Amundsen math team is open to all interested Amundsen students.
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LSC Elections are November 19th

Please read the attached document regarding voting procedures for the November 19th Local School Council Election. For further information, please see the Local School Council page of this website. Thank you!
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FOA Holiday Vikings Shop is now open!

Show your Viking spirit with some new gear! Take a look at our new hats, gloves and scarves—they make great gifts. Seniors! Check out the new 2021 Senior Shirt and order one today. Sale runs from 11/16-11/29 with pick-up or delivery the week of 12/14. Click the above link to visit the shop!

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