• John C. Haines Elementary School
  • 247 West 23rd Place, Chicago, IL 60616
  • 773-534-9200

Way of the Wildcat

John C. Haines

Level 1+ School

Haines School did it again!
Level 1+ for the last six years (2013-2019)
KUDOS to the staff and students!

News & Updates

Haines Spirit Week Jan 13-17
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Jan. 2020: Classroom Newsletters
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Resources for Families to Keep Warm and Safe this Winter

Dec 18 & 19: WINTER ARTS FESTIVAL ~ Video

***November 2019 Student of the Month***

Haines School featured in Edutopia!

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Every October, schools and organizations across the country join STOMP Out Bullying™ in observing National Bullying Prevention Month.

The goal: encourage schools, communities and organizations to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying and put an end to hatred and racism by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of all forms of bullying on all children of all ages.


Building Cross-Cultural Connections in Two Languages

Social contracts empower students at Haines.

Who's doing it over here...
Chicago Magazine ranked Haines Elementary Top Neighborhood School

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Check out Ms. Savage and her students. What an easy way for students to reflect with one another in class.
>> 60-Second Strategy: Respond, Reflect, and Review | Edutopia

Proud to be listed in the Chicago Magazine's
Top Elementary list.
Honored to be in the Top 5!
Haines community ROCKS!!

Level 1+ School

Haines School did it again,
Level 1+ for the last five years (2013-2018)
KUDOS to the staff and students!
Parents, we couldn't have done this without your support!

Haines is a National Title 1 Distinguished School


January 1, 2020

Happy New Year everyone!

I hope you enjoyed the break and had some time to relax and spend time with friends and family.

As we look into 2020, I hope that we all have a CLEAR vision of the school.
We want to continue to:
-Help all children be successful
-set high expectations for students
-build positive relationships with students

Please join us as we continue to soar into new heights at Haines School.






Catherine Amy Moy Davis (camoy@cps.edu)

Important Dates
Jan 2020

Jan 02:    School resumes

Jan 8:     Spelling Bee - 1:00 PM

Jan 10:    SUPERHEROES DANCE- 5:30-7:00 PM

Jan 13 - 17:    School Spirit Week

Jan 17:    PAC Meeting

Jan 20:    NO SCHOOL- Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday

Jan 24:    LSC Meeting

Jan 30:     BAC Meeting

Jan 30:     Math and Science Family Night- 4:30-6:00 PM

Jan 31:    NO SCHOOL- School Improvement Day

Haines Highlights


  • Dec 2019


Less Than Two Weeks to Apply!

It is extremely important that you reach out to all of your 8th grade families to make sure they are close to completing their applications. The deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 school year is Friday, December 13, 2019. Online applications must be submitted no later than11:59 p.m. CST, and paper applications must be received by the Office of Access and Enrollment no later than6:00 p.m. CS

 Visit go.cps.edu to learn more. #gocps

  • Jan. 18, 2019



  • Prospective Parents