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Roberto Clemente Community Academy Graduation “Dig Deep into your history of struggle”

By Matt McCanna, Roberto Clemente Community Academy On June 8th more than 1,000 people gathered in Moody Bible Church to celebrate Roberto Clemente Community Academy's graduating class of 2015. The atmosphere was electric, showcasing the young talent in Humboldt Park from Jasha Jackson performing an outstanding rendition of the 'Star...

Roberto Clemente Community Academy – Fine Arts Accomplishments

By Luis Salgado, RCCA This year at Roberto Clemente Community Academy, there have been many achievements in the fine arts department. The Art 2 and AP 2D Studio student artists have showcased work at the All City Arts Exhibition,  the Congressional Art Competition, and also exhibited works for the Puerto...

Newly Installed UIC President Visits Clemente: Learns About Community As A Campus Initiative

By Michael Emmer, Puerto Rican Cultural Center The newly installed president of the University of Illinois, Timothy L. Killen spent several hours learning about the Community as a Campus concept. The event was held at the newly opened Parent University at Clemente Community Academy. State Representative Cynthia Soto welcomed the president...

Culinary Competitions Pay Off

By Luis Salgado, Roberto Clemente Community Academy It was a busy and successful one for some of our culinary seniors at Clemente. The three students pictured with their chef instructor (Erica Hernandez, Chef Leszczewicz, Hannia Vidals, and Shantel Lane) completed the final phase of one of their scholarship competitions. For...



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