News & Announcements

Raise the Sails was a smashing success!

Last Saturday's Friends of Amundsen event raised more than $92,000 for Amundsen. Wow! We are amazed by the generosity of the Amundsen community, and we thank you, thank you, thank you on behalf of all the students who will benefit! GO VIKINGS!

**You can still donate to Raise the Sails!**

Give to Fund-a-Need here:

Local School Council Election Thursday April 21, 2022

The Amundsen Local School Council election will be held this Thursday from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm. Voting will take place in the school library at 5110 N. Damen. Details for the election, including candidate statements, can be found on the Local School Council Page of this website, linked above, and are also posted in the school foyer.

Amundsen IB Seniors named Questbridge Scholars!

Congratulations to Amundsen IB Seniors Kailey G., Eduardo E-F., and Javier C., who were recently named Questbridge Scholars for the Class of 2022. Questbridge Scholars receive full-ride scholarships to prestigious universities throughout the United States. We congratulate these Vikings on this amazing accomplishment! We are so proud of you!

Amundsen Parent Series: March 29 College Search Parent Panel

Parents, join Amundsen's Parent Advisory Council (PAC) on Tuesday, March 29, for "Navigating the College Search," the final session in our March online college prep series. Registration is required for this session. Click on the link above to register.

Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine!

CPS clinics will be offering the Pfizer vaccine for all CPS students 5 and older and their family members. The vaccine is FREE, SAFE, and EFFECTIVE at protecting individuals against COVID-19. With school in session, vaccinating our communities NOW is more important than ever.
More info can be found at

Civic Orchestra of Chicago Back at Amundsen!

This week Amundsen welcomed back arts partner Chicago Civic Orchestra to mentor our orchestra classes. 6 members of the orchestra worked with our 7th and 8th period students and will be returning on a weekly basis to Mr. Reidy's orchestra classes. We are so excited to welcome them back to our school and so grateful for their continued partnership. (

Amundsen GSA is making Custom Pronoun Buttons!

In observance of International Pronoun Day this last week, Amundsen's Gender-Sexuality Alliance is creating custom pronoun buttons for students and staff! Proceeds go towards future GSA activities. Follow the link to request your custom button!
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