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Graduation Events/Eventos de graduación

Cap and Gown Pick-Up/Recogida de toga y birrete: Parents can pick-up cap/gown and yard sign for those that have PAID all graduation fees. Pick-up dates/times are May 11th – May 13th between 10am-230pm at door 1. Los padres pueden recoger toga / birrete y letrero en el jardín para aquellos que hayan PAGADO todas las cuotas de graduación. Las fechas / horarios de recogida son del 11 al 13 de mayo entre las 10 a.m. y las 2:30 p.m. en la puerta 1.

Graduation Fees/Cuotas de graduación$190.00 was due in April, but you can still pay at the district office or school office. These fees are needed ASAP (Cash or Money Order).If you already paid through the PayPal link, then you will need to send a copy of your receipt to [email protected] with your student's name. Should you have any questions or concerns please contact the JWLA office at 708-825-2195. $ 190.00 debían pagarse en abril, pero aún puede pagar en la oficina del distrito o en la oficina de la escuela. Estas tarifas se necesitan lo antes posible (efectivo o giro postal). Si ya pagó a través del enlace de PayPal, deberá enviar una copia de su recibo a [email protected] con el nombre de su estudiante. Si tiene alguna pregunta o inquietud, comuníquese con la oficina de JWLA al 708-825-2195 

Last Day of School for 8th Graders/Último día de clases para estudiantes de octavo grado: 8th grade students last day of attendance is Friday, May 14th. This date is for 8th grade students ONLY. El último día de asistencia de los estudiantes de octavo grado es el viernes 14 de mayo. Esta fecha es ÚNICAMENTE para estudiantes de octavo grado.

 8th Grade Graduation Date/Time/ Octavo grado fecha / hora de graduación:  Graduation will take place on Thursday May 20th at 10am . A letter will be sent out in May to parents with the directions of the day.  La graduación se llevará a cabo el jueves 20 de mayo a las 10 am.

Graduation Parade/Desfile de graduación: The parade will take place on Saturday May 22nd starting at 10am. El desfile se llevará a cabo el sábado 22 de mayo a partir de las 10 am. 

Graduation 2020 Highlights

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Jesse C. White Learning Academy
Vision and Mission 
Vision Statement

Our vision for Jesse C. White Learning Academy is to be a 21st-Century learning institution that graduates students who are confident communicators, critical thinkers, and problem-solvers who are motivated to engage in lifelong learning and empowered to achieve personal and educational goals in a culturally diverse, global community.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to prepare our students for tomorrow’s world by providing effective and innovative educational practices in a safe and supportive environment.

Administrative Team

Dr. Cynthia Levy, Ed.D. - Principal
Mr. Daniel Peters - Assistant Principal
Mrs. Latrice Grant - Assistant Principal
Ms. Killeen Sharp - Assistant Principal
Victoria Coleman - Administrative Assistant 
 Kimberly Myles - School Secretary

Working Together to Ensure Student Success!


16910 Western Ave.
Hazel Crest, IL. 60429 
Phone - 708-825-2190

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