Social Studies News

  Hamilton's arrival to Chicago has drawn much excitement and fanfare.  Sales have been through the roof and lines for tickets have been around the bl...

"We want to open up the world to the students and show them that there are a lot of new startups out there."

Soapbox Challenge Kickoff

November 29, 2016

Civics classes participate in the Mikva Soapbox Challenge. Students worked to develop speeches for city-wide speech competition

Twenty three Lake View students take a bus to early vote.

Lake View Students Set Record Registering Their Peers to Vote

Lake View Students Set Record Registering Their Peers to Vote

City Hall Visit

March 17, 2016

Thirty Lake View Civics students attended the City Council meeting on March 16, 2016

After holding their own History Fair day on March 1st, Lake View advanced 5 projects to the regional contest.

You(th) Decide Forum

March 17, 2016

Eight Lake View Civics students attended the You(th) Decide Forum at Chicago-Kent College of   Law on March 4, 2016. The forum was a real-time discussion of a cu...

Lake View continued to strengthen our commitment to working with neighborhood elementary schools by traveling to Coonley Elementary to serve as judges for their History Fair.

Lake View Students Attend John Marshall Law School to Participate in Seminar on Public Protest and the First Amendment Commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lake View Students Attend John Marshall Law School to Participate in Seminar on Public Protest and the First Amendment Commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr.

Too young to vote, hundreds of young people head to Des Moines to campaign, tell their stories

StoryCorps is working with high school teachers across the country to ask students to interview a grandparent or elder over the 2015 Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Using the new free StoryCorps mobile app, participants will be able to upload their recordings to the StoryCorps archive at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. In one holiday weekend we will capture an entire generation of American lives and experiences.

Project Soapbox

November 24, 2015

At high schools around the city, students give speeches on topics from child abuse to gay rights to teen unemployment.

On May 28, World Studies students were thrilled to attend the Opening Program- Global Cities Drive the World at the Pritzker Pavillion, Millenium Park. Speakers included Mayo...

Congratulations to Glenda Villalon, a sophomore at Lake View, has been selected as a finalist for the Chicago Metro Area History Fair in the individual website category.&nbsp...

Rosa Lamb teaches 11th and 12th grade Global Studies: Holocaust and Genocide at Lake View High School in Chicago.

Changing How Civics is Taught

Leadership & Legacy

Political Science students held a voter registration drive from Sept. 30-Oct. 2 to register eligible voters in our school.  Our students faced the  challenge of&nbs...