Noble Blog

How We’re Returning Back to Schools Safely

How We’re Returning Back to Schools Safely

In just about two weeks, Noble students and staff will be back on campus, starting off the new school year on September 3. Here’s the latest update to our comprehensive plan to return back to schools safely in the midst of COVID-19: MASKSFace masks must be worn over...

Truly Coming Home: Johnson College Prep Celebrates Homecoming

Truly Coming Home: Johnson College Prep Celebrates Homecoming

This is part of a series of blogs from Noble campus representatives to give a deeper look at campus life. Homecoming at Johnson College Prep has always been a joyous time, but this year was even more special. Traditionally, homecoming is a time where we celebrate our...

Committed to Serve: A Noble Principal and U.S. Army Veteran

Committed to Serve: A Noble Principal and U.S. Army Veteran

Service to others. That’s the bottom line of Veterans Day to Mark Hamstra, a U.S. Army veteran and principal of Chicago Bulls College Prep. “I think that’s the broader message than just veterans… how can we collectively recommit ourselves to service? To ideals that...

Noble Students Fall in Love with Coding

Noble Students Fall in Love with Coding

 Noble students across several campuses are falling in love with coding. They’re gaining hands-on skills while building their own websites from scratch. Students are engaging with tech professionals at major companies like Expedia, Grubhub, Groupon, and Centro. But...

Celebrating Our PrinciPALS #Noble❤️PALs

We appreciate the hard work and passion that our Noble princiPALs bring to our school communities everyday. As we wrap up this National Principals' Month, we want to give a big shout-out to all our PALs. Check out a message from our CEO to our PALs and a ton of...

COVID-19 Safety at Noble Street College Prep

COVID-19 Safety at Noble Street College Prep

This is part of a series of blogs from Noble campus representatives to give a deeper look at campus life. Returning to school has been a whirlwind of emotions for students, teachers, and families, but the overwhelming feelings of joy and excitement have been at the...

Anti-Racism Commitment Diálogo, Part Two

Anti-Racism Commitment Diálogo, Part Two

In part two of our Anti-Racism Commitment (ARC) Diálogo, we talked with three staff members who took part in the ARC design and refine process in spring 2021. This process included many meetings with staff, students, alumni, and families. These meetings ultimately led...

An Inside Look at Noble’s Contact Tracing

An Inside Look at Noble’s Contact Tracing

On a Sunday at 2:30 p.m., a Noble Schools student reported that they had tested positive for COVID-19. Within three minutes, our COVID-19 Rapid Response team confirmed they had received the report and started investigating. By 3:33 p.m. the same day, the team had...

Latinx Heritage Month 2021 Diálogo

Latinx Heritage Month 2021 Diálogo

For this Latinx Heritage Month, we hosted a diálogo with some of our Noble community members and asked: What does it mean to be Latinx at Noble, in Chicago, and in the U.S. at large?  Hear from four Noble staff and alumni as they discuss what it means to them to be...