CPS Schools Close Tuesday, March 17- Monday, March 30 Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Chicago Public Schools will close beginning Tuesday, March 17 through Monday, March 30.

Classes are currently scheduled to resume on Tuesday, March 31. School-sponsored activities, events, field trips, and athletic events are also canceled during this time.

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Taste of Northside Now Virtual Event Due to Coronavirus: Online Silent Auction Ends Tonight

With the health of our community our highest priority, this year's Taste of Northside was converted to an online-only auction. While we are sad to not to host our annual party, we will instead bring our community together to support, celebrate, and raise critical funds for Northside with a virtual event.

Online Silent Auction Ends TONIGHT, Sunday, March 15

All of the over 300 great items in our silent auction are still available for bidding through TONIGHT, Sunday, March 15, at 10:00 pm at The amazing gift certificates, sports tickets, experiences, and services solicited by this year's auction committee will be available to buy from your couch, and all money raised benefits ALL Northside students.

Stay tuned for details coming soon on how you can experience the Taste of Northside from home by participating in the Live Auction, Paddle Raise, and Raffle announcement on Friday, April 17. Participants in the virtual event will be automatically entered into a drawing to win a pair of Apple AirPods.

Paddle Raise for NCP's New Turf Field

You don't have to wait until April 17 to participate in the Paddle Raise for NCP's new turf field. Our Northside video club, the Mustang Reel, created THIS VIDEO to inspire your generosity. Let's all PONY UP, and then click HERE to see the impact of your contribution.

50/50 Raffle

Help us reach this year's goal of $10,000 in raffle sales! The drawing is on April 17. CLICK HERE to buy one chance for $25 and HERE to purchase five chances for $100.

The price paid for Taste of Northside admission tickets is now fully tax-deductible, and we hope you'll consider it a gift to the school to help cover non-refundable costs.

Questions? Email Debra Swan, Event Chair at

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Online Auction Still Open

There are just a few hours remaining for our online auction, so get your final bids in!

You’ll find restaurant gift cards, tutoring and test prep, sports tickets, fitness packages, and more, generously donated by local businesses and individual donors. Many items are a great deal!

The silent auction closes tonight at 10:00 pm. Don't delay! Place your bids now!


Silent Auction Item Pick-Up

The Benefit Committee is assessing the best way to distribute the Silent Auction items safely. We will advise all winners when we have finalized our delivery/pick-up plan. Thank you for your ongoing patience and support.


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