News & Announcements

Support and Celebrate Amundsen High School at FOA's Raise the Sails 2021!

You’re invited to Raise the Sails! Join Friends of Amundsen and the entire school community as we support and celebrate Amundsen! Raise the Sails is FOA’s largest fundraiser. For 2021, it’s a free virtual event with the option to order dinner delivered from Calo Ristorante! Registration is required. For more info and to register, visit https://friendsofamundsen.ejoinme.org/RaisetheSails2021or click on the link above to go directly to the site.

The Teach Chicago Tomorrow Pathways Partnership is looking for Applicants

CPS graduates can make an extraordinary impact as future CPS teachers. Teach Chicago Tomorrow helps you plan your path from student to teacher, and connects you with academic and support programs and financial resources to get there. The first cohort of 100 CPS graduates is being recruited now from the CPS class of 2021 for the Teach Chicago Tomorrow Pathways Partnership Program. Click on the link above to register for the information session.

Join ASM for Amazing Arts Programming at AHS this Spring!

Do you like to dance?! Create comics?! Earn a $325 stipend when you sign up for one of these programs. Make new friends and gain a special experience with support from After School Matters who can ship materials and/or technology your way! Scan the code below to fill out an application! Feel free to contact Ms. Barba at dbarba@cps.edu if you have any questions!

FOA loves our teachers and staff!

Over the last week, 25 Viking volunteers assembled and delivered Valentine's Day care packages to the entire AHS team, both at school and at work-from-home. A big Friends of Amundsen thanks to all of you for everything you do for our students every day!

Can't find your second semester classes? The Viking Navigators are back!

The Viking Navigators will be back on Monday, February 8th, to support students who cannot find their semester 2 classes. Although we think most students have been told by their teachers about where to go on Monday, we know that students who have new schedules may be lost. Students who need assistance can visit meet.google.com and type in "Viking Navigators" to get help from an Amundsen staff member. The room opens at 7:30AM and will be available throughout the day. We encourage students to visit the student portal as well to look for links to their new Google Classrooms before they visit the Navigators since most information should be there. Please reach out to Ms. Murray or Mr. Nguyen with any questions.

Shop Embellish boutique Feb. 8-14 for 20% giveback to AHS!

Share the Valentine's Day love with Amundsen by shopping at Embellish! Shop online or in-store Feb. 8-14, and Embellish will donate 20% back to the school. Embellish is a lovely local boutique -- and a big Amundsen supporter -- featuring jewelry and accessories for gifts and for keeps! Click on the link above to connect!
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