Our Vision

About

About

Our Vision is to create a space where Sullivan's English Learning students can…

Effectively Study

Effectively Study

and learn in an area for individual mentoring and instruction and group work

Feel Safe

Feel Safe

away from the pressures of attending an urban school focused on a foreign language

Be a Resource

Be a Resource

for their families, as social service agencies can use the room to reach students and help their families adapt*

Sullivan Solidarity Fund

The pandemic has hit all of us hard. But it has hit some of us harder than others.

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Counseling Suite

A new counseling suite is a high priority for the Sullian community. The project is temporarily suspended until Chicago Public Schools completes the roof project in the Summer of 2021.

Ellen Glasser Global Center

The most significant Friends of Sullivan project to date, the FOS fully funded the conversion of Sullivan’s tired and less than functional library space into The Ellen Glasser Global Center, an exciting new space that promotes learning and fellowship among Sullivans English Learner population as well as the rest of the student body.

A Toast to the Sullivan High School Alumni Association

Here’s a cheer for the Sullivan High School Alumni Association. Over nearly three decades, the faithful alums contributed over $300,000 to Sullivan; 80 percent of it for student scholarships, and the rest for the “Teachers Wish List,” which usually meant money for supplies teachers were paying for out of pocket. Sadly, the Sullivan High Alumni Association disbanded at the end of last year.

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New Kiln for Art Department

Friends of Sullivan is thrilled to have successfully partnered with Sullivan to fund this important arts project.

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In 2019 and 2020, the FOS has underwritten the cost for a Martin Luther King Day tournament, chronicled HERE.

Friends of Sullivan is currently planning to organize and fund two tournaments in 2021 - one for middle school boys, on MLK Day, 2021, and our first tournament for middle school girls - and with the new gym soon scheduled to open, the first tournament actually held at Sullivan.

Your contributions towards this initiative can help us throw these engaging and highly important tournaments, which helps familiarize so many of our neighborhood students with the advantages of attending their exceptional local high school.