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Amundsen Remote Learning Plan: For Families

During the school closure, Chicago Public Schools’ goal is to provide students with remote learning opportunities to help minimize instructional loss, provide students with routines and structures to help stay engaged and connected, and ensure that students are healthy. Amundsen High school will meet these goals by implementing the plan attached.
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Amundsen Academic Decathlon Team wins 3rd place at State

The Viking Acadec Team finished the season strong winning 3rd place at State. The Illinois State Academic Decathlon Competition at Northeastern University on March 14th was cancelled due the covid-19 pandemic and replaced with an abbreviated online version. The 2020 Team was extremely consistent placing 3rd at Regional, City and State. A big shout out to Isaac E. for winning Silver in Econ-Honors and Jennifer P. for winner Silver in Math-Scholastic. Our dedicated decathletes are: Isaac E., Oswaldo R., Deen S., Jennifer P., Valeria R., Rodrigo A. Annie R., Jackson F., Julian S., and Caleb K. Go Vikings!!!
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Dear Viking Parents,

We have received several questions directly from all of you, which we will answer in this FAQ document.

Because we wanted to honor each and every question asked, you may find some repetition in both questions and answers.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have additional questions or concerns not addressed here.

We are wishing you health and peace during these difficult times.

Anna, Kristi, Cybill, Minh
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Important Information Re: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Attention Amundsen Community:

Per Governor Pritzker's order of March 13th, all schools in Illinois, including the Chicago Public Schools, will be closed from Tuesday, March 17th through Monday, March 30th. This includes Amundsen High School. School is expected to resume on Tuesday, March 31st, but this is an ongoing situation and may change. Please refer to the main CPS website, linked above, for more information regarding CPS's response to the Coronavirus epidemic. In the meantime, please refer to Google Classroom for assignments and communications from teachers, and to this site for Amundsen-specific information. At the present, all clubs and sports teams are suspended until further notice and the building will be inaccessible to non-essential personnel. The building will be closed to students and staff after Monday March 16th but will be open for voting on Tuesday, March 17th. (Go to for more information about polling place accessibility). Thank you!
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Amundsen Academic Decathlon Team takes 3rd at City!

Congratulations to the Amundsen Acadec Team on advancing to state for the 3rd consecutive year by placing 3rd overall at the CPS City Championship on Saturday. Individual medalists include Isaac E., Oswaldo R., Deen S., Annie R., Jackson F., and Julian S. The Decathletes are optimistic about bringing Amundsen a state level trophy at the Illinois State Acadec Competition on March 14th. Congratulations to all and Goooo Vikings!!!
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Amundsen Japanese Bowl Team takes 3rd place at the Illinois Japanese Bowl!

The Amundsen Japanese Bowl Team of Matthew B., Sebastian B., and Carmen G., placed 3rd overall at the Illinois Japanese Bowl this past weekend. In only the 2nd year of the school's Japanese program, Amundsen's team finished ahead of every other public school in its first year of competition. Congratulations to all of the students and a special shout out to Ms. Kameyama for this excellent performance!
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Amundsen High School Rated Level 1+ Again!!!

We are happy to announce that, for the third year in a row, Amundsen High School has been rated a Level 1+ high school by the Chicago Public Schools. Amundsen is one of only a small number of neighborhood high schools to have achieved this rating, and the only one to have achieved it after being in a probationary status. We are so very proud of our students, and we thank and congratulate all of the members of the Amundsen family who have contributed to this achievement. We could not have done it without you! #3peat #NeighborhoodHS #Viking_Pride
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